Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Starting the New Year off

          For me the start of the New Year has been great.It has been a little busy packing up Christmas taking down the outside Christmas lights and decorations.I do enjoy decorating for the holidays,but packing it all back up seems to take more time and is not a joyful task.I am glad to have that done.

         Also have been working on a budget I would like this year to have three credit cards paid off.We have been using the Dave Ramsey envelope system and it has been working great for us.Before when we just used our debit card we did not pay as much of attention to the balance as we should.Now with the envelope system when the money is gone it is gone.Which for me using cash I do think of each purchase more than just running the debit card.

        Have also been working on the weekly menu and trying to find new things to eat I feel like I have been in a rut.I feel like every week I make the same old thing.I have been looking around on pinterest and have found some very interesting things.I have been looking for new recipes that don't cost a arm and a leg to make.For tomorrow night dinner I am going to make crock pot pulled pork and I will also be making homemade sandwich buns for the pulled pork.I hope they turn out.I will let you know.This will be a true joy to make.

     It has been some kind of cold here today the high was 15  and tonight and last night the low was 7 .Not as bad as I have been seeing on TV for some of our wonderful friends up north.For our area this is pretty rare.I cant believe it but this weekend we will be back in the 50's huge  swing in temperature.I cant wait until this weekend.For me this is all for tonight.

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