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Can’t Take My Eyes Off These Blogs #13-Veteran’s Edition

Happy Saturday everyone. We got our first taste of winter last night, and it’s supposed to be colder tomorrow. It’s time, but I will miss the warm fall weather we’ve been having. This weekend, I’m very happy the election is over, and I’m incredibly grateful to all the men and women who serve or have served in our armed forces to make sure we continue to have the right to vote and express our opinions. Please take a moment to remember and thank them this upcoming Veteran’s Day.

I was fortunate enough to blog swap with the lovely Pauline from Reach Financial Independence. Her guest post for his week was about Having a Cheap European Holiday and she shared my post about Caring for Your Eyes On Holiday: 5 Tips From  a Pro at Reach Financial Independence. (Pauline added the part about the pro!)

Aso this week:

Check out this giveaway Michelle at Making Sense of Cents is hosting with a bunch of other bloggers. You could win an iPad Mini!

Funny search terms this week included:

Can you incorporate many rentals and take out out a sep plan on the income-Holy crap, I have no idea, but that’s a lot of words.

hate school fundaisers-Me too!

how odten should you rrbalance your ira– Maybe as often as you spell words correctly

i am 35 is lasik worth the money– I’d have to see your prescription first.

brothel blogs-Do you think they have a tight little community like PF bloggers?


Eyes on the Dollar was shared around the web this week at these fine blogs.

Friday Recap, Plugged In, Hammock Hung! at Reach Financial Independence

Mr. CBB’s Weekly Blog Post Picks, Nov 9, 2012 at Canadian Budget Binder

Frugal Friday: Posts That Ruled This Week, The Election is Over Edition at Frugal Rules

Friday’s Circle of Friends, November 9 at Tackling Our Debt

Shhh, Please Mommy is Reading at the Computer at Money Master Mom

November 10, 2012 Favorite Blog Posts at Modest Money

Personal Finance Week in Review #37 at Work Save Live

Weekly Roundup and My Giveaway at Making Sense of Cents

Let me know if I missed anyone.

 And I couldn’t take my eyes off these posts this week:

5 Things That Are More Important Than Money at Young Adult Money. We all get hung up on money, but DC has some great points about what is really important.

Paying Off $27,000 in Student Loans at Outlier Model. Very aggressive debt repayment strategy. I love a good goal setter.

Our Journey Out of Debt at Work Save Live. I love a good journey. Out of debt is a perfect one.

Best of Craig’s List November 2012 Edition at Club Thrifty. Just make sure you aren’t eating when you look at his one.

10 Ways to Boost Your Productivity at Tackling Our Debt. I’m afraid now that pot is legal in Colorado, we will have lots less productivity, but maybe be more mellow?

Slaying the Grocery Bill Dragon at Money Master Mom. Die Dragon, die!

Saving Money by Making Homemade by Edward for Modest Money. I wish I could make homemade pies, but I can do lots of good Mexican dishes.

You Won’t Reach Retirement Without Saving For It at Frugal Rules. Well, you will, but it won’t be pretty.

Turning Leaves into Compost-Where There’s Muck, There’s Brass at Canadian Budget Binder. I just knew Mr. CBB was going to provide a yummy recipe to make out of leaves and garden trimmings, but this seems much better.

Do You Reply to Every Blog Comment at My Money Design. Yes, but ask me that again in a year.

Have a great weekend.

Have you served or do you have friends or family that have served in the military?


About Kim Parr

Kim Parr is a private practice optometrist, freelance writer, and personal financial blogger. You can follow her journey to 20/20 financial vision at Eyes on the Dollar.


  1. Hi Kim,
    I’m not a big fan of fundraisers either at least initially. When the big day comes I get right in there as I enjoy raising money for charity. I’ve yet to bake for a charity fundraiser but I’d be proud to showcase my Fudgy Brownies lol.. Enjoy your weekend my dear. Cheers Mr.CBB

    • Our humane society has bake sales all the time and I don’t mind those, just all the crap the school send home to sell. I’d rather just make a donation.

  2. Maybe you can offer those brothel blogs a guest post with your experience staying at one! Thanks for the mention.

  3. It’s very cold here too! But very sunny and beautiful so we’ll try to enjoy the weather before it returns to rain!

  4. Thanks for the mention! I hope you are having a great weekend!!

  5. Brothel blogs? Now that sounds like an interesting blog to read. I’m sure they’d have some entertaining stories. It would make sense business-wise to have something to do between clients too. I guess that searcher was a little disappointed to only find a photo outside an old brothel. Thanks for the mention and enjoy your weekend Kim.

  6. Mandy - Money Master Mom

    Thanks for including me…. wait, no, the dragon’s still moving, stab it again STAB IT AGAIN!!!!!!

  7. Thanks so much for the mention! Our weather is crazy here. It got to 80 today and they’re calling for snow tonight…craziness! Have a great weekend!

  8. Thanks for mentioning my post. Have a great weekend!

  9. Thanks for the (indirect) mention. If you ever want to share a recipe or a kitchen tip, I’d love to have you.

  10. Great list! I would check these articles later. Thanks for sharing!

  11. Hey Kim, Thanks so much for the mentions! Really appreciate it! Is it still getting colder there? Hope your week goes well!!

  12. Thanks for sharing those blogs. I’d definitely read them one by one and see what info I could get especially something about making home made stuff to earn as well as the retirement thing. Keep it up.

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