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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    Well this year we are expanding so the wife got me a new hoe! :cheer4: I've been wanting one for some time because I've been told over and over how much better it is than my old standard hoe. As for the expansion... we are planning on canning and freezing a lot this year. The wife wants to...
  2. Homesteading and gardening
    with chickens. I think I'm doing pretty good dispite my backyard is a 12x12 patch of grass. I'm doing a U-shaped garden around the edges and some container gardening that I can put on my concrete patio so there is still grass for my 3yr old to play in. This year I'm planting the basic tomato...
  3. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    I saw this coming months ago....can't say I'm surprised. The middle class definition is getting smaller and the "rich" definition is getting bigger.....sigh. New York Post Article Taken from above linked article. Emphasis added by me.
  4. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    We’ve been looking for a bigger house for quite some time but not sure if this is the right time to purchase a home. We live in a 3-bedroom rowhouse with two girls (7 & 2) and my mother. Girls are sharing room and my mother is in the second bedroom and we occupy the master. We are paying $671...
  5. News you can use
    Smaller car, bigger insurance bill? So much for being Earth-friendly: A little gas sipper may save you big bucks at the pump, but your insurance premium could soar.
  6. Pumpkin
    My neighbor was just telling me about using milk to grow pumpkins bigger. I googled it and it looked very interesting. Has anyone tried this? Does it work? Andrea
  7. News you can use
    ATMs play bigger role in identity theft Fraudsters have returned to ATMs in force as a favorite fishing hole for that prize catch: your debit card.
  8. Frugal Living
    I am now making rice and beans and salad for dinner, in order to start saving money!
  9. Homesteading and gardening
    Lets see those strawberries ladies... Can you beat mine?
  10. Leisure & Media Arts
    Roy Scheider has died....
  11. Utilities
    For those ladies who don't want to drop the moola for a big screen tv that the guy in their life wants this Christmas, this could be a way to argue logically against it: it uses more electricity. ;)
  12. Frugal Living
    My goal is to own a smaller house, built to quality standards, with a nice yard, filled with a reasonable number of high quality items that are well cared for and last for a very long time. This seems to be the polar opposite of the bigger is better, and buy things cheap and throw them away...
  13. General Chat
    Well.. we're going to need a bigger vehicle. WE have an alero right now and when this new baby comes there will be 5 of us (two in car seats) We can't get a new car right now.. but will probably do so at tax time. We will get back probably about $4000-5000 - I haven't figured it up yet (dh...
  14. Frugal Living :smhelp:
  15. Support
    One line from Joel Osteen's service stood out for me this week... "Sometimes our dreams are bigger than the environment we are in." If we are in a circle where those around us aren't supportive of our dreams, than we need to re-adjust that circle until we have the right combination of people...
  16. Frugal Living
    We are having to move by the end of the month unexpectedly. The house we are moving into we will be buying, but I am not sure when closing will be, sometime next month (we know the owner). Anyway, my question is.. we have a full sized bed and it is really cramped. My son is in a crib, but at 29...
  17. Goals and Dreams
    I found this board a while back and have just begun to visit again, computer now Anyway, Our family is looking into buying a larger home this coming late spring. I'm scared to death! I am 39, sahm of 3 girls. We just refinanced our house and now we find out a home we love will be...
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