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  1. Preparedness and Survival
    I have an email buddy in Greece, who lives on the island of Crete. He told me yesterday that with the near-demise of the Greek currency he and his neighbours had been returning to the barter system. He is an olive farmer, so in return for help with his harvest, he pays his neighbour in olives...
  2. Question and Answer
    Has anyone here ever bartered with a business? I'm interested in taking a dance class, and would like to barter for it, but I have no idea how to go about doing it. Do you have any tips for how to bring up the topic and what I should say?
  3. Simple Living
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  4. Green Living
    If you have any old blankets, you can donate them to the animal shelter or charity to see if they can use it
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  6. Blog
    I am bushed and the week is not over. I did more stockpiling. I had company, BIL over the weekend and then my brother stayed over as he is going back to Ohio to finish his RN with his GI bill. He is an LVN already. I am going to miss having him close at FT Irwin but he is going home to find a...
  7. For Sale or Trade
    So, times are tight...the sky may not be falling, but times are tight. Personally, I know we are cutting way back on Christmas this year. I'm also going to try to be creative and am not above bartering for gently used items for the kids. I'm guessing that I'm not the only one in this boat and...
  8. Question and Answer
    Does anyone barter? Do you use a website to find the other person to barter with? I've heard it can be wonderful but I don't know much about it. TIA!
  9. For Sale or Trade
    I would like to barter with someone who sews and crochets. I sell Gold Canyon Candles and make mother's bracelets. I'm looking to have some blankets made for my kids for this coming Christmas and a cute poncho made for me. PM me.
  10. Frugal Living
    Okay, I'll be honest, I can't sew worth a lick. I want this cool little apron I saw made for me. I would provide the picture you'd copy and the fabric. In return I'd like to offer up a mother's bracelet of up to 2 strands. I can also offer up a scrapbooking package of paper and...
  11. For Sale or Trade
    Okay, I'll be honest, I can't sew worth a lick. I want this cool little apron I saw made for me. I would provide the picture you'd copy and the fabric. In return I'd like to offer up a mother's bracelet of up to 2 strands. I can also offer up a scrapbooking package of paper and...
  12. Frugal Living
    Check out www.craigslist.com. You can search according to your city. I haven't sold anything on craig's list yet, but to list something to sell, the post is free. I've purchased three great items off Craig's list. Everything I bought was 100% wood...very difficult to find these days...
  13. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    Do you (or your spouse/SO) barter? (Poll is open for 5 days for voting)
  14. Preparedness and Survival
    I saw this mentioned on a site solely devoted to homesteading/preparedness type issues and was curious if any preppers here at FV do this as well. The person mentioned that she purposely is adding extra shampoo, toothbrushes, toothpaste, etc. to her preps to use for barter should that need ever...
  15. Sewing
    I have a friend at church who has 2 daughters the same ages as my 2. I made both of her girls crocheted ponchos for Christmas. In the past, I have made one of the girls a dress and a matching dress for her doll. Anyway, the mom talked to me last Weds. night and said she would buy the pattern and...
  16. For Sale or Trade
    One used mom - lots of miles left and very feisty (will fight with you about anything) - Knows no bounds (will walk in while you are pooping, dressing, or having relations) Not thrifty (uses one roll of each paper towels and toilet Paper in one day) - Loves animals (will assume you can not care...
  17. Freebies
    I'm not sure if this is the right spot for this, feel free to move it. "MamaBarter is a unique way for parents to trade goods and services (at least services that travel well) with other parents via the internet. This list will operate as a way for us to advertise things we want to trade away...
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