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  1. General Chat
    so i am headed to fairfax VA tomorrow for a cheer competition - battle at the capitol with my 15 yo dd . back in november - 8th to be exact when we found out which hotel the team was at the coach told us the place and i immediately went on and reserved a room for myself and my friend ( who...
  2. General Chat
    DF and I have been together for almost 3 years and living together for 2. We have bought a house together, accounts together, the whole 9 yards. And said we were not going to marry to save money (its a long story but he is disabled and I have a good job so it is going to end up costing us in...
  3. General Chat
    What do you do to prepare for it? Hopefully the power will stay on since the heat and stove is Electric but if it doesn't do you all have any suggestions for us? The only thing I know to do is pile on the blankets and huddle. It's cold so we can put the refrigerator food outside and it will stay...
  4. General Chat
    Well doc said no more caffiene . N0 more SODA,COFFEE,BEER ECT. Don't have to worry about beer, i hate the stuffm but loves my soda,coffee. Anyone else go without this stuff. I already have a headache from not having coffee this morning and tonight. It's a positive thing. I should lose more weight :)
  5. Homesteading and gardening
    Dave said "Hon, I think we're true homesteaders now" because we made suet cakes yesterday. We bought a side of a pig from his sister and she gave us a grocery bag full of fat and we dicided to go buy some cracked corn and peanuts and melted down the lard and added some black oil sunflower seeds...
  6. Health and beauty
    I think maybe I'm a big baby. I got a crown put on my tooth the Monday after Thanksgiving. I had pain the whole 2 wks I had the tempory(sp) one on. I took Excedrin around the clock. I had to have it dumbed just to glue the crown down. I could still feel it. Well the pain starts in my tooth and...
  7. Christmas
    Ok, maybe not, and maybe yes. Christmas stuff is already starting to make an appearance in the stores. Who's started shopping? Starting in September, I'm getting 1 gift card on each of dh pay periods for those people we get cards for. I'm also going to add $50 to a walmart giftcard for the...
  8. General Chat
    http://www.cnn.com/2006/US/01/22/washington.portrait.ap/index.html
  9. Coupons
    coupons from LAST weeks sunday paper. if anyone wants these let me know kim
  10. Christmas
    I am finally getting into the mood of it all. I started baking cookies. I am making rocky road, sugar, peanut butter, and red &green M&M cookies. So far I have finished off all of the PB ones and have started the M&M ones, second tray is in the oven. Tomorrow I gotta make a pumpkin pie and an...
  11. Home Environment
    I have cleaned out my clothes three times this year and it seems like I still have a ton of clothes. I really want to get down to the basics with my wardrobe. I got them organized and have kept just my favorites and the ones that fit me NOW (ok, except for that one pair of jeans that I loved...
  12. Frugal Living
    http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/penny_pincher;_ylt=Alw8e3bde6To78DV0Iwi2o4EtbAF;_ylu=X3oDMTBiMW04NW9mBHNlYwMlJVRPUCUl
  13. Drugstore & Grocery Store Deals/Product Reviews
    When I first found out I was pregnant, I went and signed up for all the freebies I could find. One was the Welcome Additions club thru Similac. Anyway, we moved so of course I signed up again w/ our new address. Apparently I forgot that I changed the address and signed up a 2nd & 3rd...
  14. Frugal Living
    I worked this morning at my friend's bread outlet. I was paid $15. 00 for 2 hours...and my friend gave us 8 bags of mini cresent rolls, 3 packages of buns with raisins. Plus, she also charged me the price she pays for her stuff. For $15 I got: 1 kg box of granola cereal with berries (it's an...
  15. General Chat
    Thanks Sara!!! I have joined the ranks of the Bobbed!!! YeeeeeeHaaaaawww :surprise: :clap: :yippee: :dancing:
  16. Household notebooks and home manuals
    here's the link: http://www.thefrugalshopper.com/printables.shtml
  17. General Chat
    I have been offline for a few days and noticed the cute angels in some of the signatures!! You are all angels in my eyes!! You bless this Village tremendously!! :angel:
  18. Sewing
    Clubs have swaps going on do we? Why don't we have a little Icon? Do we even have a sewing club? If we do can I join? am I asking too many questions?
  19. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    As you know, we still do not have water, the well is now frozen and temps this week are supposed to be in the teens and single digits, so we won't have any for a while. Well my parents are in Florida for 3 months, I called Mom and asked to use her kitchen to do some cooking and to take showers...
  20. General Chat
    that bring up sweet, gentle family memories. These kind of posts sort of tear (water not ripped up) me up a little. My family background is...not pretty. Nothing outrageous that others have not gone through, just somewhat painful. I read these posts and think to myself, "gee thats what a real...
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