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  1. Scrapbooking & Paper Crafts
    I decided I want to get into scrapbooking as a means to record vacation memories. I don't want to get into it in a huge way. I have way too many hobbies already. I've been looking at some books and websites but I'm having a hard time figuring out where to start. I don't want to spend much...
  2. Stockpiling
    :cowwave: Here I go- I went to Walmart and got my 2 double issue Dallas papers. That gave me 16 insert coupon packs. $10 Looked at my ads and decided on Family Dollar over Target, CVS and the dreaded Walgreens and Walmart. I got: 4 packs of Tampax pearl 4 dawn dish soaps 4 always Infinity...
  3. Frugal Living
    Thought this would be of interest for many as a FYI. Stock up now! I know many of you have gotten some deals lately good job, keep going. Anyone found any other information, stock up items for good prices , deals lately? Shrinking Beef Supply Spurs Record Prices as Sales Decline -...
  4. Question and Answer
    So I have had a little look around and this looks like a wonderful community with lots of great ideas, challenges and people! I guess I need a little help of where to start? I guess I should give a little bit of information about my situation and I would love some help from the frugal village...
  5. General Chat
    My brother arrived last night with his wife & two kids. They will be living with us for a few months until they save up for/find a place of their own. Also as a surprise we now have custody of my nephew (long story). We now have living in our house: 9yo, 10yo, 11yo, 12yo, 13yo, 16yo, 18yo, 4...
  6. Thanksgiving
    When does your Thanksgiving vacation/break begin? Are you looking forward to the break? Today ( Tuesday) is the children's last day of school before Thanksgiving break. They are having classroom parties. (one of three Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Valentines) They will return to school on...
  7. Dave Ramsey
    Just starting TMMO. Thought Baby EF was the beginning, but can't seem to get current on everything. Paycheck behind (2 wks). If tithing will be $1000 to the negative a month. My husband working as much OT as he can. I had surgery,but go back to work this week. $55000 CC debt (medical loss on...
  8. Third Agers
    My husband and myself need to begin again, (again). We are in a situation where we have one year or so to get our stuff together and try to buy a home. We have very few bills right now and are trying to up the income as soon as possible. There is no savings, we have three grown children, all...
  9. General Chat
    I guess I will begin 2 years ago... The company my husband and 1,000 other people worked for shut their doors and went back to Korea... Had severance, and luckily found a job two months later out of state.. That lasted until February 2009... Now he has been going to school to get his degree...
  10. Homesteading and gardening
    To the veterans of raising chickens... I need your help. My DW has decided she wants to raise chickens. Well I get the pleasure of building a coop and of course my wife never does ANYTHING small scale!:gaah: So, until I get a shed or coop built, she wants to get her chickens and needs...
  11. Homesteading and gardening
    I came home with 12 half pints, pectin, and no sugar added grape juice to make jelly. I also bout more plastic freezer bowls for whatever I need them for. This week or next week or both I plan to make salsa and jelly. Nope, in case you were wondering, I never make jelly from fruit. I alway use...
  12. Homesteading and gardening
    Just discussed with dh, we are not relocating the gardens this year. It'll be done next year. The plan is I want a little red barn in the backyard. Just a shed, but I LOVE the sheds that are build to look like barns, I find them quaint and charming. It will sit in the backyard(north side of...
  13. Frugal Living
    a few weeks (maybe months) ago I posted about my husband never getting paid at his job. He'd get paid here and there, random amounts of money (never the full amount, ever) so we could catch up with some bills. Our November Mortgage still hasn't been paid. "It's coming, it's coming.." They owe...
  14. Question and Answer
    Hi, We are only 2 adults in our family. We used to have a food budget for $600 a month, with some left overs for the next month. Now we are down to $400, and according to some posts that is still to high. I have tried different angles to this. My last angle is buying for 2 weeks at once.. then...
  15. Leisure & Media Arts
    How many Nathans hot dogs can they eat?! :munch: I love how they do the blow by blow descriptions sounding like some huge athletic event, saying things like "he's doing this with a jaw injury but look at that dedication to the sport. The whole thing cracks me up.
  16. Question and Answer
    I really want to start a budget but I have no idea where to start. How do I know how much is enough and what is right for us? We are looking to buy a house very soon and this is so important. Thanks!
  17. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Other than to stop spending, that is a given. I am just sick over this. I need to have a talk with DH about just how miserable our financial health is right now. I have done this to us and need to have some plans to discuss with him. Monthly Balance fixed debts, minimum balance 8/07 mtg...
  18. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I have a lot of small debts but they are all behind. I had 300 dollars this month to put down on those debts. But then wham I got a terrible tooth ack and had to go to the dentist today. They did 200.00 worth of x-rays and cleaning but they didnt do anything to solve the problem. I have to go...
  19. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Hi! I'm new here. :wave2: I happened to stumble across this site when I was searching google for budget information. I just finished reading Financial Peace and am ready to go...sortof. I know all the steps and I have all my pretty spreadsheets ready to go, but I seem to be having a problem...
  20. Frugal Living
    The March challenges (grocery challenge, debt challenge)? I am excited to begin these and here it is coming up on the first... ! I'm new here and I don't yet know the specifics. Thanks!
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