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  1. How to Lend Money to Loved Ones

    by , 08-13-2008 at 10:10 AM (C@rol's Blog)
    By Elizabeth Brokamp

    Lending money to a friend or relative? Many folks will tell you, "Don't do it." Or at least never lend more money than you can risk losing. Unless you clearly define the terms of your loan at the outset, you may just as well have called it a gift and called it a day.

    Think that attitude is overly cynical? Watch People's Court or any one of the other judge shows on TV. Their dockets are chock-full of cases in which personal loans have
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  2. 6 Ways to Save on Groceries

    by , 08-13-2008 at 10:05 AM (C@rol's Blog)
    By Dayana Yochim

    If you're not moved much by the effort-to-payoff ratio of comparison shopping and coupon clipping (guilty!), this article is for you. Put down your scissors and recycle those Sunday circulars. Don't even bother fiddling with the calculator on your cell phone while you're navigating the supermarket aisles. That's right, with minimal-to-no pre-shopping preparation even sloths like me can save money on groceries.

    Incorporate a few of the following low-effort
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  3. #12 Meatloaf

    by , 08-12-2008 at 11:53 PM
    Tonight was meatloaf. I'm not sure I like the hamburger I have gotten from Dillon's. I normally buy from Walmart, but I got it on sale from Dillon's. I just don't like it very much. So, after using my stock of hamburger that I got (6 lbs) I will buy from Walmart.

    The meatloaf was okay. The mashed potatoes were really good. The peas were good.

    Dh and I talked about the need to lose weight. So, he thinks we need to be going to the Y three times a week. I have ...
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  4. Day #11 (and #10)

    by , 08-11-2008 at 09:48 PM
    Yesterday we were invited to a friends house for dinner and some poker. So, my Salisbury steak will have to wait for another day. We had glazed ham, macaroni & cheese, shrimp cocktail, chips & salsa, and some alcoholic beverages. Mike's Hard Lemonade and Smirnoff Ice. Dh and I have 5 between the two of us. It was fun. We played poker, I am not that good. Because I thought I had 3 pairs at one point and bet quite a bit only to find out I had 2 pairs. Also, I had 4 of a kind and I ...
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  5. Am new here

    by , 08-10-2008 at 09:55 PM
    Hello everyone
    This is my first blog on here,I can tell you a little about me. am married,I have 3 childern and 9 grands,I love to crochet,walk, do yoga,pen paling,I hope to make some friends,I love to travel,bake and cook.well this will be short.:knit:
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