November 8, 2013
You can only save so much stuff; kids art work, small buttons that come pre-packaged on new sweaters, ticket stubs. I have so many memory makers, it makes me want to learn scrapbooking. I mean that sounds good, right? I'd be going to the craft store regularly in search of the latest scrapping stuff, and would spend hours trying to make the perfect page or book. I know myself, and scrapping would take over my creative senses, and I wouldn't want to stop until the project was finished.
I've walked down a scapbooking supply isle, and wow, are there options. If you Google 'scrap-booking' you'll find an overwhelming array of non-acetone products to work with, too. The stickers are cool, as are all the little tools that cut cute things.
Still, I'm a cook, not a scrapper. Cooking is my craft, and William's and Sonoma is my 'craft store.' Seriously, when I get their latest catalogue in the mail I plan special time to go through it, knowing I'll be captivated and wanting everything. Log on now, and see what's available for the holiday; if you buy early there is free shipping, and if you need a place to start, I'd try the Le Cruet stoneware.
She buzz words
Right now she could be:
Scooping ice cream
She could be a :
She Phone Starter
Would she take a pre-marriage course or does she wish she had?
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Online schooling has become a popular option for those who want to get a degree or gain more knowledge, but have time and location limitations.
Here's a list of online resources to help her study:
Most advisors agree that she should build up an emergency fund that is equivalent to about six months of living costs. Here are some tips: start putting away savings at the earliest age possible and make sure you have health insurance. The biggest reason people go bankrupt is due to unforeseen medical expenses.
Here are some sites to help her keep her money in check:
Billshrink.com: makes sure you have the cheapest cell plan according to her usage.
Cardtrak.com: compare credit cards and find the best one to suit her needs.
ecoupons.com: grocery coupon swapping site
gasbuddy.com: finds cheapest gas in her area
priceprotectr.com: Alerts when a price adjustment is available
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