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  1. General Chat
    If you were going to take a class on healthy vegan cooking, what would you hope to learn from it? DH's aunt is doing a 2 hour class in about a month and she wants to make it as helpful as possible. Please share you thoughts on this. Thanks!
  2. Weddings and bridal showers
    I am trying to hard to become debt-free and things like attending weddings, graduations, milestone anniversaries and other celebrations are still important to me - meaning I don't want to go so frugal as to forego attendance or forego giving a gift in order to save a buck - so I'll be making...
  3. Support
    I hit rock bottem this summer when my son was sick and my marriage failed. I have now surrendered myself to the principles of AA.I had five months sober over the spring, but the stress of august hit me hard and I started up again, stopped after a hospital stay, then again relapsed in...
  4. Education
    Any of my fellow homeschoolers attending the HEAV (Virginia) conference this weekend? I'm attending and giving four workshops - and would love to meet some fellow Villagers. Look me up if your going to be there!
  5. Pregnancy
    I'm in a bit of a dilemma. We are due with #2 in the middle of June. DS#1 is 5, will be 6 by the time the baby arrives. The problem is, there is no one who can tend to him while the baby is being born. We live about a 10 hour drive from all of our family. There is no one at work that I...
  6. Weddings and bridal showers
    My niece is getting married in about 10 days. It's a frugal affair, with each family attending being asked to bring a dish that serves 15 people. The cake is a wedding gift, the pictures taken by a relative, the brides gown was a steal at $150, it was $1000! So I feel safe in giving the bride a...
  7. Christmas
    We stopped doing parties years ago and seeing has dh isn't working, we won't even have to go to the company party for kids. Our kids aren't in public school, so we have no concerts to go to. I love it because while everyone else's calendar is getting full, mine isn't. How about you...
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