I am trying to come up with an interesting tidbit from the last week, but all I can come up with is that I bowled a 161 in our bowling league. I am a 126 average.
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My Favorite Posts this Week
- Manteresting was launched this week! Funny site! I will do a review next week.
- Wealth Informatics with Money can’t buy me love… or can it? Yes, money matters.
- Everyday Tips and Thoughts with Housing More Affordable Than Ever? We are paying off our current house and will risk waiting at least 5-10 years to buy a home so we can pay for our next house with cash, even if it is more expensive.
- Money Reasons with Blaming Your Credit Card Debt On Your Spouse Ummm, no. Our spending is a joint decision.
- Out on the Veranda with Dinner Parties on a Budget Good tips!
- Invest It Wisely with How I Quit My Job, and What I Plan to Do Next Yay, another quitter!!!
- Million Ways to Save with How to Save on Video Games I need to show this to Mr. BFS
- Earn Save Live guest posted with 10 Tactical Tips to Give a Great Conference Presentation I am taking notes…
- Well Heeled Blog with Save Money or Quit Job, End Lease, and Travel to China for 3 Weeks? Tough choice.
- Couple Money with We Lost $20,500! (Where Did it Go?) Good idea to look into lowering property taxes.
Guest Posts at BFS
- Family Money Values with On the Road to Wealth – the First $100,000 Was the Hardest
- One Cent at a Time with Exercise Caution While Automating Bill Payments
Thank you both!
- Retire by 40 is hosting a $25 Amazon Giftcard Giveaway until February 19th!
- One Frugal Girl is hosting a Bamboobies Giveaway for new mommies and mommies-to-be until February 20th!
- Centsable Lady is hosting and Ipad 2 and Cash Giveaway until February 21st!
- 20s Finances and Passive Income to Retire are hosting a $75 in Prizes Giveaway until February 22nd!
- Master the Art of Saving is hosting a $25 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway until February 29th!
- Black Freelancer is hosting an Apple Ipod Shuffle Giveaway until February 29th!
- My Personal Finance Journey is hosting a $140 Giveaway until February 29th!
- The Extra Money Blog is hosting a $1500 Cash Plus Way More Giveaway until March 15th!
- Money Q and A hosted the Carnival of Personal Finance and included Frozen Yogurt Is Crack
- My Retirement Blog hosted the Carnival of Retirement and included Our Stock Portfolio – 2012 Update
- Aaron Hung hosted the Carnival of Financial Planning and included Our Updated Budget
If you are hosting a carnival that includes Budgeting in the Fun Stuff, please email me so I can include it in my roundup. Thanks!
Top 5 Referring Sites to BFS from Last Week:
Feel free to contact me if you have any suggestions. I’d love to add a few more blogs to my regular reading list or at least give a shout-out for great posts or contests.
As always, thanks to all the bloggers that teach me something new every day. Thanks to all my commenters for making this blog the community I want it to be. Thanks to all my lurkers too.
I hope everybody is enjoying this as much as me!
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