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  1. Kitchen Basics
    My DH is starting his first semester of college next month. He is resigning from his full time job and will be picking up part time work as he is able. Needless to say we are examining our budget. I think that making a two week meal plan for our dinners will be helpful in reducing our grocery...
  2. Meal planning
    I have a list of things that need to be used up, help me come up with menu ideas.... idaho potatoes, cabbage carrots, onion cherry tomatoes, bell pepper lime, turnips lettuce , apple swiss chard , beets...
  3. Support
    I have another new to us tax night mare. Earlier this year we got a nasty gram from the IRS saying we didn't do 05 and 06 right. They'd kept 07 and we though that twas because we screwed up. we went about our business and thought nothing of it --yes i know, we should have persued that then. This...
  4. Homesteading and gardening
    I got duped on craigslist. I was looking for a childrens playhouse and offered up a trade. I got responded to a few times and it was clearly someone yankin my chain. I have checked: Walmart KMart Sears toys r us Home depot lowes newspaper freecycle and of course, craigslist My idea is to turn...
  5. General Chat
    My oldest, Blake, who is 16 has been nominated and accepted to be a student ambassador to China. http://studentambassadors.org/ It's not cheap. I could use your help coming up with fundraising ideas and a catchy slogan to use for posters and collection jars. You are all so smart and...
  6. Supplemental Income, Small Business
    I need to come up with ideas of places in which to advertise. Remembering what kind of business I have, I can't go advertising willy nilly. I have to be careful and respectful in the way I advertise and so on. Here's where I have advertised. Can you think of other places/ideas? My car: seems...
  7. Supplemental Income, Small Business
    We all have our ways of increasing income. Wether it be consignment stores, odd jobs, part time extra work, yard sales, etc we all have our ways. What I'd like to do is find the people that work from home and see what we do to promote your businesses. Do you hold "parties", run fliers...
  8. Frugal Living
    Now that Christmas is getting closer I'm busy trying to come up with creative ways to cover the gas money for holiday travels. (My goal is to come up with enough free gas cards to cover the whole expense, which I estimate to be about $150 round trip. Youch:eek: Here's what I've come up with so...
  9. General Chat
    please!  :D I want to start a new program at work (nursing home) where we, the activity staff, take time before lunch to help the residents wash their hands with warm scented water. They basically take a warm towel we've soaked in scented water, wipe their hands, and drop it back into our dirty...
  10. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    What are some of the ways you save water?
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