Grilled cheese, tomato soup, macaroni and cheese, and peanut butter and jelly are just a few of our favorite comfort foods.

Show Notes

Grilled cheese, tomato soup, macaroni and cheese, and peanut butter and jelly are just a few of our favorite comfort foods. Join the Busy Ladies as they discuss their favorite comfort foods from their past and present

New Year… New You! Listen to Busy Ladies as they discuss New Year’s resolutions.  Listen as they explore goals of improving health, reducing using dairy products, focusing on others rather than self, reducing debt, and organizing your email.

Show Notes

Discuss past experience with never really making or keeping resolutions
– Setting obtainable goals – set small goals and reward yourself
– Changing the focus from self to others

Example: Do a nice thing for someone per week
Example: Send one thank you note a month to a friend to thank them for their friendship

Change focus from physical health to mental health/organization
Example: Things that relax you – reading

Example: Organize your email – get rid of contacts you don’t need anymore,
It’s New Year’s Eve and I’m filled with optimism … which should last until shortly after I run out of champagne.

 

Does the holiday season have you thinking about your budget and ways to save money? Are you in charge of the family finances and need to cut costs? Listen to Busy Ladies as they discuss ways to organize your budget including use of Google docs and mint.com, utilizing coupons/promotional codes, and meal planning.

Show Notes

Our topic for today is frugal ideas and budgeting tips

  • Google doc spreadsheet for budgeting
  • Google-voice saves on long distance and texting
  • Netflix and Hulu subscription instead of cable
  • Doubling recipes and freezing to have something to eat on busy night to not buy fast food
  • Making a menu to track meals – don’t double buy items already in your cupboard, freezing for another meal
  • Mint keeps track of finance for free–mint.com
  • Goodwill and Craigs List for used items
  • Madcoupons
  • Target – debit card
  • Plato’s closet
  • Use of promotional codes(pinching your pennies), paying down credit card, keeping track of payments – no late fees (calendar w/stick notes)

What to you think are the three things the ladies can’t live without.  Tech, flip flops and coffee to name a few.  Listen and see.

Show Notes

Introduction of the ladies of “Busy Ladies.” Listen as we discuss issues we find important to us as women. Learn about the top things we can’t live without. See who can’t live without her camera, who can’t live without her flip flops, and who can’t live without her Kindle. Find out ways we can simplify our lives without losing the things we can’t live without.