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New Words for a New(ish) Culture

It’s been a very stressful week for me, so today we’re taking a breather with a look at the lighter side of things. I saw a post on Alpha Consumer about the Cramer-Kasselt 2009 Cultural Dictionary. I couldn’t help but take a peek. Here are some of my favorite terms: Brickor mortis:  A term used to describe a housing market that has completely dried up. (Source: Wordspy.com). I love this! It…
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2011 Resolutions

It’s that time once again when I determine my resolutions for the year. So here goes. Let’s see how I do by the end of the year. Bump My Retirement Savings to 5% of Income This will be my personal 401K, not a joint goal. I think since I’m getting the extra 2% back from the government, I can turn around and give it to myself without noticing.…
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Happy Blogaversary!

Today marks the one-year anniversary of this blog’s launch. In that time, I’ve made 305 posts. I’ve also seen traffic grow from 400 visits a month to 22,000 visits a month. In my personal life, I’ve paid off nearly $40,000 in debt, discovered CVSing, changed the way I grocery shop to incorporate more foods from the farmer’s market and less from my local supermarket, and abandoned all hope…
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