Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Grilled Cheese

When Isabella prays at night, I have had a hard time discerning who exactly she prays to. I am fairly certain she is meaning to say "Dear Jesus", but it is just not coming out that clear. Now, she is definitely able to say the word "Jesus"-she talks about him often. And EVERY time we ask her what she learned after Sunday School, Church, MOPS, or Honeybees, she says, "Ummm, Jesus...'n God." And we say something to the effect of "What about them?" or "What else?"-to which she usually replies, "I dunno what else." Anyhow, it finally clicked tonight, before her litany of thanks poured forth for fruit snacks, lollipops, and the like (yes, those always come before her family), she most certainly addressed her prayer to Grilled Cheese. I had her pray two or three times just so i could her the greeting again. Pretty funny if you ask me.

On a different note, Johnny and I are taking the Financial Peace class at our church, and I LOVE IT!!! Between being a part of that class on Wednesdays and attending Weight Watchers on the weekend, I feel like I am getting rich and thin all at once! They are the types of things that inspire you and make you feel like you're succeeding just by being there. Obviously, I don't really think that is true, both are taking alot of hard work, but both have been a blessing. Dave Ramsey is awesome...I love listening to him and watching him. I really want to go see him live, but I think the closest one is in Kansas City, MO, and unfortunately, I don't think we have a vacation planned there anytime soon, I'll have to double-check. Well, the biggest change we have decided to make at this point is happening this week when we are closing ALL of our credit cards. I say "all" as if we use many. We basically just have 2, one for gas, and one for everything else, but I won't lie and say that I don't have a few more retail cards in my wallet because I am a sucker for the free underwear offers and the extra 20% off at Macy's! But, we are closing them all, and I am so excited to go to a completely cash system! Even though we paid them all off every month, we learned tonight that credit card users spend an extra 12-18% than cash users. It will be a big change for us, but I am looking forward to it...I'll let you know how it goes!

Have a good night...I am off to enjoy a heaping frozen Tbsp. of Cool Whip squeezed between 2 Chocolate Grahams, and they are going to be good!!!


Anonymous said...

That is so funny and cute about Isabella. Good job on the credit cards ... I am sure you will see a difference. Barb does the envelope system. She loves listening to him on the radio too during the day. Oh and I made those yummy treats last night too. They take care of that sweet tooth. Then Daniel found them, there went all my low point snacks, lol.

TwinsplusTHREE said...

My kids loved the cool whip and graham cracker treat...except I ate the rest of the cool whip...oh well!

Becky said...

Wow, you're really going to close the cards. One thought, do you need to keep one open, just to have credit, or that doesn't matter because you will always have a credit score? Very funny about the prayers, currently Jack always defers to us to pray. Maybe he needs to spend time at the "real" pastor's house!

Janet said...

I just did the last Dave Ramsey DVD last week! Love him.