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    1. Site Rules

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      Although the terms are agreed to upon registration, here they are again, so there aren't any questions. I want all members to be aware of and clearly understand the rules here.

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    2. Question and Answer

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      This forum is for questions to be asked and answered. If you're new to frugality, this is a great place to start to get answers.

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    3. General Chat

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      Introduce yourself here. This is the chit chat and hangout area.

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    4. Recognition for the best topics of the week as selected by community members.

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      07-29-2014, 06:10 PM

    5. FV Neighborhoods

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      Find someone that lives near you. Snail mail pals, email pals, chat pals, and swaps forum too. Find out what a city is like before visiting, relocating or moving.

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      How do you save money on pets? Go to last post

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    2. Home Environment

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      Organization, cleaning, space management, decluttering, time management. Disperse or dispose.

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    3. Discuss festivities, party planning, preparations, stress, traditions, recipes, gifts and crafts for the upcoming holidays. Celebrations & birthday wishes & anniversaries too.

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    4. DIY

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      Includes do it yourself topics such as remodelling, appliances, automotive, computers, electrical, plumbing, hardware, pest control, decks, patios, greenhouses, insulation, doors, windows, masonry, home plans, plastering, tools, garages, etc.

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    1. Just Tips

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      Frugal tips, laundry tips, cooking tips, kitchen tips, organization tips, beauty tips, timesaver tips, cleaning tips, and home remedies. Reuse common household items. Second use, repurpose

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      What can I use a lid holder... Go to last post

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      09-20-2014, 07:58 AM

    2. Simple Living

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      Simple living & inner simplicity. Deliberate choices, joys, daily gratitudes & redesigning our lives. Reconnecting with ourselves. Inner balance, slowing down, true values, mindfulness, self purpose, personal development, reinventing, rediscovery.

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    3. Green Living

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      Eco-friendly, sustainability, fair trade, environmental, human rights, animal rights, activism, veganism,vegetarian topics. Natural living. Organic-Whole foods, Green living, recycling.

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      Glass vs. plastic for food... Go to last post

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      09-08-2014, 01:11 PM

    4. Homesteading and garden topics.

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      09-29-2014, 05:34 PM

    5. Third Agers

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      Forum for our 40+ members. Special stage of our lives. Empty nesters, midlife talks, grandparenting and more.

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    1. Discussions on debt reduction, credit cards, consolidation, debt free living, and money. Snowballing debt, paying yourself first, and money management.

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      Red face YES!! Pay off the mortgage... Go to last post

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    2. Freebies

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      This forum is post free samples.

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    3. Coupons

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      This board was set up to talk and ask questions about coupons.

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      Smile Sale + coupon = this ring... Go to last post

      08-12-2014, 07:09 AM

    4. Talk about your latest garage sale find, dumpster dive, secondhand deal, thrift store, flea market fun, estate sales, new to you's, antiques and collectibles too here. Questions, open discussions,and tips are welcome.

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      09-21-2014, 11:23 PM

    5. Discuss and review products too. Brick and mortar deal talk for Walgreens, CVS, Rite Aid and grocery stores. Discuss and review products too

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      09-17-2014, 07:28 AM

    6. Stockpiling discussions. Organizing, building, and pics too. Can post pics in the gallery or in the forum.

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      09-27-2014, 01:13 PM

    7. Careers

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      A forum for members that work outside the home. Topics can include interviews, returning to work, and work related issues.

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      anyone do freelancing? Go to last post

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    8. Have items to sell, swap or trade? This is the FV Garage Sale forum. Place ads in the marketplace and they'll show on the main site and automatically post to this forum, too. In search of something? Want to barter? Post here.

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      Books for Sale Go to last post

      07-21-2014, 03:56 PM

  5. Food Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. Kitchen Basics

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      Back to the basics cooking without ready made conveniences. Cooking from scratch. Discuss kitchen topics and food. ATTENTION: Tried recipes that didn't fail are to be posted in the FV cookbook forum. If it's a recipe that simply looks good and you haven't tried it, it can be posted here.

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      09-12-2014, 01:02 PM

    2. Meal planning

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      Get organized. Plan your menu. Share your meal plans and inspire others. This is for folks that plan ahead for the week, month, gasp year?! Talk about organizing meals.

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      Cool Meatless Moneysavers... Go to last post

      09-25-2014, 10:43 AM

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    1. Health and beauty

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      Health, fitness, weight loss and beauty topics, specific health issues, disabilities, disorders, syndromes, chronic illness, and diseases support. Healthy lifestyle. Discuss specific weightloss programs. Discuss nutrition & fitness. Rewards & Goals.Beauty topics such as hair, makeup, fragrance, fashion too.

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    2. Hugs, vibes, good thingies, and prayer forum. The place when you need the support of friends. Grief, Loss, survivors, care givers, addiction, recovery, disability, etc.

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      Send me happy thoughts and... Go to last post

      08-21-2014, 05:05 PM

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    1. Hobbies

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      Looking for craft or hobby ideas? Do you have a project that you want to share? General craft section.

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    2. Links to member blogs and sites. Click and read before posting your link

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    3. Find ongoing FV swaps here.

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      05-12-2014, 05:46 PM

    4. Leisure & Media Arts

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      Share your favorite tv shows, soaps, movies, books, and magazines here. This is the entertainment and media forum. Movie reviews, celebrity gossip and talk, sit coms, reality tv, hgtv, lifetime, etc.

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    5. Aspiring writer? Post and share your articles here. Read and discuss home and family related articles, too.

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      06-28-2014, 09:41 AM

    6. Vacations and Travel

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      Discuss tourism, travel, vacations, and getaways. Get tips and offer suggestions on hotels, transportation, activities, and restaurants. Post your vacation pics too.

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      2014 camping plans Go to last post

      09-22-2014, 01:49 PM

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    1. Green living, vegetarian, self sufficiency, homesteading, simple living and frugal living challenges.

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      2014 Homesteading... Go to last post

      09-25-2014, 08:50 PM

    2. Money challenges

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      Debt reduction, saving, budgeting, grocery, no spend, change jar, coupon, emergency fund, business, stockpiling, secondhand and utility challenges.

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    3. Food challenges

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      Meal planning, freezer, crockpot, cooking, no eating out and try new recipes challenges.

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    4. Book, writing and hobby challenges.

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    5. Cleaning, organizing, holiday, kindness and home projects challenges.

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      2014 To-Do Challenge Go to last post

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    6. Health challenges

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      Health, fitness, self improvement, body and soul, and me time challenges.

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    7. Goals and Dreams

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      Plant the seeds of your dreams here. Share your dreams, goals, ambitions, and aspirations. Gain support and encouragement.

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      09-27-2014, 05:34 PM

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