From the monthly archives:

January 2011

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How much is laziness costing you?

by Karen on January 26, 2011

I’ve mentioned before that Tony and I use a credit card to purchase all of our gas. We pay the bill off every month before it accrues any interest, and we get 5% cash back on all fuel purchases. Since we’re not paying interest, the 5% cash back is basically free money, and keeping an […]

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2010 in photos

by Karen on January 24, 2011

I realize I’m about, oh, 24 days late with this. The first few weeks of 2011 have been nutballs, so I hope you forgive me. 2010 in Photos from Karen Sams on Vimeo.

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Are babies expensive?

by Karen on January 20, 2011

Throughout my pregnancy, everyone who gave me advice agreed on a lot of things. I’d love the baby instantly. He’d grow too fast. He’d be worth all of the discomfort of pregnancy. (They were all right.) There was one thing they couldn’t agree on, though. Half of them said to prepare myself because babies are […]

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$20 Amazon gift card for $10

by Karen on January 19, 2011

You’ve probably already seen this, but I just wanted to pass it along just in case. Right now, you can get a $20 Amazon gift card for just $10 on the deal site Living Social. It’s available in all markets, and if three of you use my referral link, mine is free. :) Don’t forget […]

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Goals for 2011

by Karen on January 7, 2011

I’m surrounded by boxes once again, and in two days, we’ll move for the third time in eight months. It’s a stressful way to start the new year, but it’s really a great thing for our family. After eight months of frugal survival mode, we’ll finally be making enough to start building our savings instead […]

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2010 in review

by Karen on January 5, 2011

This has definitely been the craziest year of my life. It wasn’t until I started compiling links for this post that I realized just how much has happened this year. At the end of 2009, we booked tickets for our trip to Europe. In January, we started putting together the details for the trip and […]

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