Tag Archives: excess

let’s move in together [day 220]

I went to the movies on Christmas day and saw the movie How Do You Know.  I don’t do chick-flicks and the way I ended up at this movie was a text message gone wrong.  It wasn’t horrible, but it’s … Continue reading

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A post Christmas story of be longing [flashback]

This was written 4 days after Christmas last year on my blog iembracechaos.com. What is out of the ordinary?  Choosing to help others and live differently in a way that changes life as we know it.  My kids really didn’t … Continue reading

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flashback [day 106]

Flashback. As a child I was taught to buy a lot of stuff we didn’t need and saving money was not mentioned at all.  My parents always had new cars, with car payments, and the justification?  Buying a used car … Continue reading

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the challenge: day 9 [grilling, propane, outdoor movies, teaching man to fish]

I decided to grill out tonight and was wondering if I was going to need a new propane tank. Since that is energy to cook with, and they sell the tank refills at the grocery store, I have decided this … Continue reading

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the future of shopping… really?

Take a look at this video:  The Future of Shopping. If this is the future of shopping in America, it’s another ring in the downward spiral of our financial culture and a step toward another depression era.  Thoughts? If we … Continue reading

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the challenge [day 1]

Day one of any long time period challenge is more of a normal time than a reality check of the radical decision you just committed to.  I decided to do this challenge very early in the morning, which is the … Continue reading

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excessable christmas

Excessable Christmas is a recent self-published book from blogging the 25 days of Christmas on iembracechaos.com.  This book highlights the excess in our society and the Christmas consumerism, with a quirky twist.  You can preview and or purchase this book … Continue reading

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