Thursday, February 14, 2013


I think I can speak for everyone when I say, 
Finnnnnallllyyyy It's Friiiiiday!!!

So I'm thrilled for another edition of High Five for Friday with the lovely Lauren from From My Grey Desk, and my top five things from this week!

1.) First and foremost, this totally happened this week:
That's right. I applied for graduation!! 
The countdown until May has officially begun!! 

2.) Happy V-day to me
In case you missed it, check out my Valentine's Day post here

3.) Happy B-day to her:
...the human, not the Chihuahua
My sister's birthday was this week and she turned a whopping 28! I've been taunting her that she's closer to 30 than ever! That's the beauty of being the younger child I suppose, she'll always be closer to every monumental age than me.
Neener neener. 

4.) Happy B-day to Arizona
Thursday, my favorite state turned 101 years old! They lit up the Capital Dome and set off fire works
 to celebrate!
Dang, 101...and I thought my sister was gettin' up there.

5.) FPU
The hubs and I are going through Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University class, and this week's class was absolutely unbelievable. If you haven't heard of Dave Ramsey or gone through his! It will be the best 10 weeks you ever invested in.
We talked this week about dumping debt and his strategy for paying it all off, including 
"gazelle intensity."
Dave talks about Proverbs 6:5 
"Free yourself, like a gazelle from the hand of the hunter, like a bird from the snare of the fowler." 
...The hand of the hunter being debt, and credit cards, and loan companies.
He had a video up in the background of a cheetah chasing a gazelle, and it was clear how fast and hard the gazelle had to work to get away from the cheetah. He likened the cheetah to debt, and us to the gazelle, and that in order to get out of debt we must use a "gazelle intensity." 
Dave describes, you can wander into debt, but you cannot wander out! 
We must use gazelle intensity to get out of debt! 

So there you have it. 
This week's top five.
Lots of birthdays and animals. 
Just the way I like it.

Happy Friday folks!!


  1. I have had several friends and their husbands do Dave Ramsey's class and they loved it! Have a great weekend friend!

  2. Where do you take this Dave Ramsey class at?! I've heard so much about it!!



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