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Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-12-2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,402
Posted By Simply_Jen
I'm not doing too bad here I guess. I did...

I'm not doing too bad here I guess.

I did have to buy groceries yesterday and also while there I bought one of those canvas type store bags that are out now to hold groceries and to save plastic...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-11-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,577
Posted By Simply_Jen
How's everybody doing? I hope good! I've...

How's everybody doing? I hope good!

I've been doing really well lately and hope to keep it up. I want to see my savings account balance keep going up each month and this helps to keep me inspired...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-09-2008, 03:30 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,577
Posted By Simply_Jen
Hi Rachel, As for myself, I ended up having...

Hi Rachel,

As for myself, I ended up having to go to Walmart yesterday to buy 2 skeins of yarn and a few groceries.

I needed the yarn because I'm working on little cross-in-my-pockets for...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-06-2008, 02:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,402
Posted By Simply_Jen
sunanthem, thank you so much for your...

sunanthem, thank you so much for your encouragement ... I felt better after I read your post. *Hugs*

Elizabeth, you did great with going to the mall and not buying anything - keep up the good...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-05-2008, 05:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,402
Posted By Simply_Jen
I would have posted earlier today but was too...

I would have posted earlier today but was too ashamed because I broke and did go over to the store [which is right across the street] and bought 2 of the throws last night [Thursday night] after I...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-04-2008, 12:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,402
Posted By Simply_Jen
Why is it that when you are determined not to...

Why is it that when you are determined not to spend that all of a sudden you find something you want [or have to have?]

I bought a really super soft throw blanket [the softest one I've ever felt]...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-03-2008, 11:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,402
Posted By Simply_Jen
Oh man ... I broke down today and spent $1.25 in...

Oh man ... I broke down today and spent $1.25 in the candy machine in our lobby. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/blush.gif

I guess the only good thing about it is that it come...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-02-2008, 09:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,402
Posted By Simply_Jen
Dear Rachel, I'm sorry ... wish I had an...

Dear Rachel,

I'm sorry ... wish I had an answer for you, but I don't. http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif

As for not spending, I've made it through day #2 and have...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-01-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,402
Posted By Simply_Jen
Well gals, here it is ... 3:11 p.m. and so far...

Well gals, here it is ... 3:11 p.m. and so far so good.

But then too ... no bus running today so I couldn't get anywhere to spend money anyways. *lol*

Okay, that's not true I guess 'cuz Rite...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-01-2008, 03:34 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,402
Posted By Simply_Jen
Hi again! Rachel, for me with compacting -...

Hi again!

Rachel, for me with compacting - I'm aiming for not buying anything this month except for food, health items if needed and the other exception for those compacting long-term, I believe...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-31-2007, 02:20 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,402
Posted By Simply_Jen
I'm so glad I won't be alone here ... thanks for...

I'm so glad I won't be alone here ... thanks for posting everybody!

Vanessa ... good job with avoiding the clearance sales [I've totally avoided them as well!]

I totally agree with you gals,...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-31-2007, 04:54 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,402
Posted By Simply_Jen
Hi! I was just wondering if any of you who...

Hi!

I was just wondering if any of you who have also only made a "one month" commitment to compacting would like to post on this thread with me?

I know that many are going for 3, 6 or even 12...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-21-2007, 02:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 368
Posted By Simply_Jen
Wow, we've all been busy little bees, haven't...

Wow, we've all been busy little bees, haven't we? *lol*

I'm continuing to make progress with decluttering [both on the computer and off!]

My main goal before the end of the year is to...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-20-2007, 03:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 548
Posted By Simply_Jen
Thanks so much for posting this 'cuz somehow I...

Thanks so much for posting this 'cuz somehow I totally missed it.

I hope Cynthia gets feeling better soon and I am so sorry to hear that the boards will not be able to be used anymore .... I love...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-20-2007, 03:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By Simply_Jen
Hi MamaVegan, Just jump in anytime you're...

Hi MamaVegan,

Just jump in anytime you're ready! :-)

Love,

Jen
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-20-2007, 02:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By Simply_Jen
Way to go, Sapphire ... good job! As for...

Way to go, Sapphire ... good job!

As for myself, I made a huge dent as well in my basket full of papers. I'm sure I still can find many more but they'll have to wait for another day. *lol*
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Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-18-2007, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By Simply_Jen
Okay, I've got way too many papers [ones I...

Okay, I've got way too many papers [ones I haven't gone through in ages and I'm sure I don't need most of them anyways.]

So, I thought I'd issue a challenge to see if anyone else would be...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-18-2007, 10:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 368
Posted By Simply_Jen
I know what you mean about your inbox ... I've...

I know what you mean about your inbox ... I've got several in-boxes and they need cleaned out as well.

This may sound funny and I don't know if everyone else does it or not but I always am...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-18-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,577
Posted By Simply_Jen
How about if the gift card is from Walmart or a...

How about if the gift card is from Walmart or a store like that and you're compacting, that you maybe use them for things that you "have" to buy that compacting doesn't include.

Such as: Toilet...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-18-2007, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 368
Posted By Simply_Jen
Hi! I've been working on this off and on...

Hi!

I've been working on this off and on all day and am pleased to say that I've made a tremendous amount of progress on it [Thanks so much for the challenge!]

Yes, I've got far to go but man,...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-18-2007, 11:47 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,577
Posted By Simply_Jen
I'm definitely in for the month of January [will...

I'm definitely in for the month of January [will need a lot of support and encouragement from you all though!]

I tried this in October for a month and I only made it till the 7th and then it...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-18-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 368
Posted By Simply_Jen
I'll join you in this challenge! It's...

I'll join you in this challenge!

It's something I've been trying to work on over the past month and I have made progress but ...

I still have a long ways to go [ugh - where did all those files...
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