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Working Our Way Through Not Working

Working Our Way Through Not Working

It's often difficult to find others who are going through similar circumstances with which we can relate to or learn from.  Especially (and surprisingly so) with unemployment.  Sometimes it just helps to know there's another married couple out there going through the exact same thing.

So I'm excited to be able to introduce you to Suzanne Blair of Frugal Friends Network.  She and her husband experienced their own lengthy season of unemployment as well, and Suzanne agreed to share some of her story and some really helpful tips for Working Your Way Through Not Working.

After you read what Suzanne has to say, be sure to click over to Frugal Friends Network and check out their website.  It's a really great money saving resource.

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When my husband was laid off from work, it was during which time my daughter, Sierra, was passing away. It was a blessing in that he was able to be with me during that difficult time; however, due to medical bills and both of us having debt ...

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Hard Times During Unemployment

Hard Times During Unemployment

Millions of families across the nation are dealing with the difficulty of unemployment.  And sadly, the spouse of the unemployed family member carries their own set of emotional burdens.

It's a very lonely place to be and the overwhelming emotions can often become destructive to the marriage.  There are ways to cope through this storm and deal with those feelings in healthy, fruitful, and productive ways.  Trust me, I know because I've lived it.  For three very long years.

That's why I wrote the book UnEMPLOYED Faith.

Today, I'm honored to be featured as a guest over at Spanish4Kiddos where Barbara has read my book, interviewed me on her website, and is offering a giveaway of the book too!

She asked me some really great questions about my journey and how others can find the support they need.   So please join me over there, will you?  And don't forget to enter her giveaway to WIN your copy of UnEMPLOYED Faith!

Book Tour: Hard Times during UnEmployment

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A Frugal Lifestyle During Unemployment

A Frugal Lifestyle During Unemployment

In today's economy, the word unemployment is all too common.  Our national unemployment rate is at least 8.5% right now.  This equates to millions of American families currently struggling through a season of unemployment in their home.

It's so hard!  If you fall into those sad statistics, I know what you're going through.

My husband and I are now in year 3 of our unemployment journey.  It's been a long and emotionally devastating road for us.  This is by far the most difficult "money crunch" we've had to deal with in our 13 years together.  With the grace of God, we are still getting by.

Today, I'm over at Frugal Friend's Network discussing some tips on living a more frugal lifestyle during unemployment.   Join me there?

A Frugal Lifestyle During Unemployment

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