Tag Archives: Christmas

Frugal Recipe for Fruitcake

You’ll need the following:   a cup of water a cup of sugar four large brown eggs two cups of dried fruit a teaspoon of salt a cup of brown sugar lemon  juice nuts and a bottle of whiskey.

Ask TaxMama 580 – The Votes are In

Dear Family, Join me soon. I will be visiting Gina and Kat at the Moms Making a Million Radio Show Friday 8:00 AM PT www.blogtalkradio.com/momsmakingamillion . If you missed the show, you can listen later. This is a delightful site dedicated to helping a million moms make a million dollars. Don’t you want to be […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 576 – Sleepy Weekend

Dear Family,  It’s November. Government offices were closed yesterday for Veteran’s Day, and are open again today. We’ve gotten spoiled with our Federal holidays landing on Mondays so we can have a long weekend.  It’s odd to celebrate an event, however solemn, then have to go back to work the next day. In fact, California’s […]

Happy Thanks for All the Gifts Week

Is there someone you forgot to thank? Is that Thank You card burning a hole in your pocket? Is Mom pestering you about calling your aunt? How long have you meant to thank him for that locket?   Well, for all you procrastinators, you ‘I meant to do it’ divas, you folks with good hearts […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 533 – Blowing Away the Bad Times

Dear Family, We’re getting ready for TaxMama’s Last Minute Tax Workshop – on Monday. It is designed to update you on the high points of things you need to know for your 2009 tax returns. Some tips to help you in 2010 – and things to watch out for! You will also learn a few […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 531 – Births and Rebirths

Dear Family, This week is full of birthdays – birth anniversaries, like that of my friends Lulu and Barbara…and an actual birth. Yesterday morning, just before my visit with Brent Clanton on CNN in Houston, my neice sent us an announcement about the birth of her new baby girl. Lisa’s daughter is thin and long […]

Santa Claus

I think Santa Claus is a woman. I hate to be the one to defy sacred myth, but I believe he’s a she. Think about it. Christmas is a big, organized, warm, fuzzy, nurturing, social deal, and I have a tough time believing a guy could possibly pull it all off! For starters, the vast […]

Thanks

We all have so much to appreciate, every day. These are the things that brightened up your life: From Jean Sullivan in Texas I am most thankful for the health of my family! If you have this you are lucky, because the stock market, job loss, and the other problems of the world pale in […]

Ask TaxMama Issue 483 – Thank Goodness I am not a Turkey

http://taxquips.com/index.php?cat=MoneyFunnies Our Job Advice of the Week encourages you not to stress too much about your interview. There are other jobs, after all. http://taxquips.com/index.php?cat=IRSNews We’ll keep pointing you to http://taxquips.com/index.php?cat=TaxQuips As always, we love your feedback, opinions and ideas. You are what makes all this fun – and interesting! Please use the Comments link online. […]

The True Value of Consultants

A lesson on how consultants can make a difference in an organization. (Is this the real reason Anderson went out of business?) A while back, we took some friends to a new restaurant, ‘Steve’s Place,’ and noticed that the waiter who took our order carried a spoon in his shirt pocket. It seemed a little […]