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A Penny Saved Is A Penny Earned, What I Wish Everyone Understood About Money Management

Hi there! Join Sarah on Facebook, Pinterest,  and/or Subscribe to keep up with what’s new at lifeshouldcostless. A penny saved is a penny earned…for the longest time I had no clue what that meant. I thought that it was only referring to savings, as in putting it in the bank, and so the true meaning was totally …

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BIG List Of Stocking Stuffer Ideas For Emergency Preppers

Christmas will be here before you know it, and it just so happens that I have some unconventional gift ideas to share with you. In addition to “Something they want, something they need, something to wear, and something to read”, we also do stockings. This year I feel pretty strongly that I need to work …

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Safety Talk Reminder For Pre-K To Early Graders

Hi there! Join Sarah on Facebook and Pinterest to keep up with what’s new at lifeshouldcostless. My oldest is now in school full day and in anticipation of the school year, I decided that we needed to do a little bit of emergency prep. I’m always worried that I’m not going to cover all of the important issues that …

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If It’s Yellow… It’s NOT Mellow. Time To Replace Those Smoke Detectors!

I’ve been wanting to replace our smoke detectors since the day that we moved in. They were super gross and you’ll see why it has been bothering me so much as you look at all of the pictures… Anyway, the only reason that I put it off at all is because I thought that it …

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Some Thoughts On Permanent Birth Control From An Emergency Preparedness Perspective

We have officially joined the “done having kids club”. I know it sounds strange for me to say that before our fourth child is even here, but I just wanted to share some thoughts and our reasoning on the subject. For me, pregnancy is rough. I’m continually having to worry about pre-term labor and the …

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