Happy Thanksgiving

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Registered: 04-10-2003
Happy Thanksgiving
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Mon, 10-14-2013 - 9:44am

I just wanted to say Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! I had a great weekend! I am starting to get settled in and getting organized. My new freezer came this week and my mom and I spent Saturday stocking it. We spent $150 on ingredients and made chicken soup, beef soup, lasagna, meatloaf, shepherds pie and slowcooker taco chicken. Combined we made over 90 meals! Add that to the turkey dinner left overs and I will be eating well for a while.

I am getting my finances settled too. I am happy to say the car and LOC is paid off! I didn't get as much on the student loan because of unexpected expenses but that means I am down to $17K owing :)

Also my monthly expenses are lower than I anticipated! My taxes are $200 lower per month then I planned and my mortgage payments are $50 lower. So I should be able to attack the student loan even more!

Things are really great!


Bex -

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Registered: 06-06-2001
Wed, 11-27-2013 - 11:13am

Way to go on all the cooking! That's awesome, and hopefully you'll feel healthier with all of the homecooked meals, too.

Congratulations on working so well on paying down the debt, and happy Thanksgiving, too!

Liz


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Registered: 10-01-2008
Wed, 10-16-2013 - 1:33pm
WOW! They are going terrific! Now if you and I can both channel our inner MaryAnn and snow ball the heck out of that final debt!
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Registered: 10-02-2011
Wed, 10-16-2013 - 12:38am

Oh, wow, you guys have an earlier Thanksgiving than we do! 

Happy Thanksgiving!!!

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Registered: 04-08-2008
Mon, 10-14-2013 - 4:09pm

Yes, Happy Thanksgiving indeed! It sounds fantastic :)

We stocked up on prepared food here too. I also got most of my cleaning done - didn't get to the walls and I really need to wipe them down. I didn't do a stitch of homework but I'm taking a breather, haha.

This move sounds like an absolutely fantastic move for you.

Dee

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Registered: 11-14-2008
Mon, 10-14-2013 - 10:48am

oh Yes, Happy Thanksgiving! You sounded very busy with your cooking!

Congrats on all the debt repayment. Look out student loan with no loc payment and no car payment!! you are going down!!