The Friday Gathering For 4/25/2008
Photo by: Mimi Tang
For the first time in quit a few weeks I really struggled with what to write for this section. I usually write about something exciting or interesting in my personal life, some major news topic, or about my “real job”. This week though, nothing really happened all that interesting. To be honest though, this is a good thing. We’ve been spending a great deal of time outside as a familyglb working in our yard, playing basketball, throwing the football and just enjoying the wonderful weather here in the Carolinas.
About the only real interesting thing I have to share is that we’re still waiting on that house we found. Two offers have been made against it, one Fannie Mae declined, the other was made just two days ago is still pending. Once those are gone, I’ll have some estimates done along with an inspection and then we’ll decide if we want to make an offer. We’re being smart about this and leaving it in God’s hands. If it works out great, if not, another one will come along.
- Please keep Pete from Bible Money Matters and his wife in your thoughts and prayers. His wife has a very large blood clot in her leg. She is a great deal of pain and in the hospital.
- Seems I won a contest! Kacie from Sense to Save held a huge Entrecard contest and while I was the grand prize winner, I did win 248 Entrecard credits under the Men’s Interest category!
Here are my favorite picks from my blogroll this week:
- The Simple Dollar – The Things Money Can’t Buy
- Mrs. Micah – Learning to Love Water, the Frugal and Healthy Beverage
- Brip Blap – how I managed to spend almost $9000 on lunch this year
- Plonkee Money – 21 resources for budget travel
- Frugal Dad – 12 Household Uses for Used Plastic Containers
- Single Guy Money – When a Second Job is Not a Good Idea
- My Dollar Plan – Personal Finance Site Rankings: April 2008
- Being Frugal – Kyle’s Coupons: The Joy of Camping
- I’ve Paid For This Twice Already… – Why Get Rid Of It If It’s Perfectly Good?
- Cash, Money, Life – Do You Really Need a New Computer? Frugal Tips to Extend Your Computer’s Life
- My Two Dollars – Medical Bill Went To Collections Even Though I Never Received it.
- Moolanomy – 25 Ways To Save Money On Health Care
- The Dough Roller – 11 Online Retirement Calculators
Hope you have a wonderful weekend!