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My Money Saving Hobby: Restoring Furniture

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June 23, 2015 by Michelle

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Back in April, we were faced with a bit of a problem. We had just signed the lease to our …
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My Doctor Gave Me Money! (Why You Should Know Your Insurance)

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June 11, 2015 by Michelle

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Bills, bills, bills. My life has been bogged down with medical bills. I’m talking thousands just coming through my mailbox …
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Kids or Parents: Who Gets the Money in a Garage Sale?

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June 9, 2015 by Michelle

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“You made $135.”  “Wait… What?” “At the garage sale. You made $135.”  “How? I didn’t sell anything.”  “You sold your …
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You Truly Cannot Plan for Everything… But Plan Anyways

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June 8, 2015 by Michelle

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I think my last couple of posts have made it abundantly clear: You cannot plan for everything. Did I believe …
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How to Balance Health and Wealth

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June 3, 2015 by Michelle

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Big news with the FNP family… After 25 days of NICU partying, we’re finally home in our own beds as …
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It’s Okay to Fall Apart

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May 29, 2015 by Michelle

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Woah. I managed to go two full weeks without updating this blog. Already, motherhood has changed my life dramatically. Baby …
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The NICU Cost: More Than a Hospital Bill

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May 15, 2015 by Michelle

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It’s been one week and a day since our baby girl came into the world and changed our lives forever. …
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How I Spent My Mother’s Day: A Baby is Born

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May 11, 2015 by Michelle

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I never, in my wildest dreams, thought that this Mother’s Day, I would actually be a mom. Well, I knew …
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Another FNP Rant: Buick Enclave Commercial

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May 5, 2015 by Michelle

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We’re alllliiiivvveeee! We survived our weekend of moving and unpacking with only swollen feet (all me) and bruised egos (a …
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20 Trash Bags: Why Minimalism is Essential

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April 30, 2015 by Michelle

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Today is the day! It’s our final night in our current apartment– the place we have called our home for …
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MEET FNP

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Hey-o! I’m Michelle. FitNPoor was started when my husband lost his job and we were forced to make big changes with our lifestyle. Now he's employed and I'm working my dream job as a writer and small business owner. This is my journey of knowing nothing to learning everything possible. I'm getting us on the right track to financial freedom by slimming down our debt and working out our assets.

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3,200/8,000 dollars

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