7 Christmas Gift Ideas for Impossible People

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Most of us are knocking out the items on our holiday shopping lists or either procrastinating and waiting until the last minute. Either way, if you didn’t do any Black Friday shopping or found some good deals but didn’t finish up your list, you’re probably saving the difficult people for last. That’s not a bad strategy, but you have to get gifts for the impossible people on...

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How to Recover from a Holiday Shopping Binge

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When my husband and I were just married (and beyond broke), we only bought very small presents for each other and some presents for my mom that were within our budget.  However, when we got home for Christmas, my mom was beaming with pride as she showed us the many presents she had under the tree for us. Embarrassed by our small number of gifts for her, we went out shopping on Christmas Eve to give...

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Updates: December 8-14

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Photo Credit: brockvicky via Flickr First off, a big congrats to Jessica at Mo’ Money Mo’ Houses, who is celebrating her second blogging anniversary. As they say, the first two years is the hardest! Also be sure to check out a couple of great giveaways.  Jeremy at Modest Money is giving away $250 cash via PayPal, in his 2013 Christmas Cash Giveaway.  And here is a whopping (currently the most...

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Updates: December 16 – 22

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After all the times we’ve moved in the past five years, this morning we repaid some karma and helped a friend move. We even scored a free BBQ, as an upgrade from our current free BBQ. I love free upgrades. Apparently Burnaby didn’t get the memo to melt all the snow as there is still lots on the ground out here from the winter storm earlier in the week.   Photo Credit: brockvicky via...

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