Monthly Archives: October 2013

Cheap, Last Minute Halloween Costumes!

Where else, but The Office and Jim Halpert, do you go for the “best” cheap Halloween costumes? Don’t like Bookface?  All right, Dave… And, if all else fails, just go as the three-hole punch version of yourself… And not that … Continue reading

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The EPIC CONCLUSION of the Great Grocery Challenge!

Give me that big cart!  Those small ones will not help today! With my grocery list in hand, coupons clipped (electronically!) and sales scouted, I made out after work to drop more money on groceries than I ever had before.  … Continue reading

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The Great Grocery Challenge (Pt. 2)

Previously: The Great Grocery Challenge (Pt. 1) A week ago I received a 10% off everything coupon.  Wanting to make the most of it I was encouraged to make a plan to maximize my savings.  Rational, right?   The plan … Continue reading

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Progress Report: October ’13

Day 185 | $15,394.01 paid | $56,681.57 to freedom Soccer season is over.  A regional loss and suddenly my afternoons gain an extra two hours, even if it is only for so long.  September and October as a high school … Continue reading

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The Great Grocery Challenge! (Pt. 1)

A few days ago, I dropped a painful $50 on groceries.  And really, I didn’t get that many groceries.  $17 on a case of beer and another $8 on a case of Pepsi.  However, I did pick up a couple … Continue reading

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Freedom = Random Acts of Kindness

Happy Friday!  Been a while since I’ve had a blog post about things I’d like to do when I’m free of student loan debt.  This is a video that’s been going around the interwebs lately. How awesome would it be … Continue reading

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Spending Report – September ’13: Back to School

Ah the life of a teacher.  September was a sprint.  From teaching to coaching, from meetings to parent teacher conferences, from planning to grading.  So begin the 70-hour work weeks.  Of course, as hectic and exhausting as it is, I … Continue reading

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