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  1. Family
    Hello, Granted it has only been a week or so since we've needed to tighten our belts. I've noticed some positive changes. We all eat at the table and the food is healthier. We needed to cancel after school activities so we are home. I have time to cook and we don't have any money to go out. The...
  2. Easter
    I have an 11dd and 13ds. Of course they are way past the Easter Bunny believing stage but they still get a basket each year. I try to get them things that they both need and want, within reason. Plus they get some of their favorite candy. I also make a nest for the dining room table of all...
  3. Homesteading and gardening
    there is a liquid that is used to drench plant roots to kill any bugs on them, before bringing them in for the winter,does anyone know the recipe.I usually repot them but I have so many out there this year I need an easier way
  4. Green Living
    When we go inside at a fast food restaurant and eat, I have started going through all the containers too see what I could bring home and throw in our recycle bin. I'm not really sure why I do it, but I guess I'm just in the mindset of recycling and it doesn't end when I leave the house. I'm...
  5. Utilities
    Ok, I am determined to bring my bill down. My 11/1/06 bill is $150.19. I'm trying not to use the dryer, shut lights off when not needed etc. Let's see how much I can bring it down for the 12/1 bill. Then we have Christmas!! LOL
  6. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    Hiya Everyone ... official counter tells me that DD goes back to school in 10 days!!! :yikes: I was sitting down on my 'thinking chair' trying to figure out what I will need to buy for DD's lunches on a weekly vs. monthly basis. I thought it would be cool for her to bring lunches from home...
  7. Home Decorating
    Today when we talk about garden rooms, the line between inside and outdoors can be blurred. After all, we are bringing more of the outdoors in, and also decorating our outdoor spaces more like rooms. So here are some great ideas for either space, to add the charm of the garden wherever your room...
  8. Frugal Living
    Here is an article about bringing common sense back to the dinner table. I thought you might enjoy:
  9. Kitchen Basics
    I have heard this from an elf but santa needs details - I am not sure which one I want - I want a mixer that will mix double batches of bread. Does anyone have one of these and know what model I am talking about?? I think it is $174 at Price club if I have the right model - help me - I really...
  10. Lifestyle challenges
    I firmly believe there is creativity in each and everyone of us. Here is your challenge for this week. You'll need: ~coloring book ~crayons or pencil crayons ~a quiet place to work ~soothing music ~scented candles. Find a couple of pictures in your coloring book that your drawn too. It...
  11. General Chat
    I wouldn't be surprised if we start seeing price increases soon. I have a friend in CA who is in the agricultural trucking business, and I know this is affecting him.
  12. Leisure & Media Arts
    Saw this movie tonight...silly but funny! Steve Martin did a great job and Queen Latifah was very funny...there were a lot of kids in the theatres(March Break I guess) and there was only one scene I can think of (sexually suggestive) that might not be swearing that I can think...
  13. General Chat
    I'm beginning to really enjoy having dh home and although he will have to find a part time job at least, I'm quite content to live in a lower income bracket in order to have him home more. Have you ever thought about a lower income alternative so that dad is home more? Or would you prefer he...
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