Frugal Village Forums banner
burning
1-20 of 25 Results
  1. Computers
    We have some dance videos in which the music was good and we wanted to put just the music on a CD. We converted it through Windows Media and clicked on "audio format".Once the video finished converting we were able to burn the music. The problem is the disk wont play in our stereo.We can listen...
  2. General Chat
    We have a smallish vermont castings wood burning stove in our family room - use to have a large one that made things much hotter ( sometimes too hot as there was no real way to control the temo ) but it not only was illgeal by new EPA standards but it wasnt working properly - leaked etc...
  3. Frugal Living
    We have a wood burning fireplace in the new house. I've never had one before. I'm wondering how much it would save us to buy firewood vs cranking up the heat. A thing of firewood is about $200-300 here, depending on whom you buy it from. You can get a firewood permit here for $5 to get 2 cords...
  4. Success Stories
    We paid off our mortgage about a month ago. We have always planned on having a mortgage burning party, so we decided on Memorial Day Weekend. Does anyone have any fun ideas for a theme or activities at the party itself? We expect about 100 people aged - 1yo to 70yo. We will also be...
  5. Homesteading and gardening
    When I was small, I remember my grandfather burning leaves in the late fall or spring. When burning, he added potatoes wrapped in tin foil and a cast iron pot and few other things (I was probably about 5 when he passed so the memory is very faded) and when the leaf pile burned away, we had a...
  6. Green Living
    We have a lot of newspaper lying around. I saw something online that you can buy to make newspaper logs to burn in a fire. I like the idea of cheap/free fuel for a fire too. But is it okay for the environment to burn newspaper?
  7. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Okay, hubby and I may have a financial windfall which would allow us to pay off our mortgage completely. I'd love to have a mortgage burning party to celebrate when this happens. But, I've read that they can be considered rude or out-of-fashion. They may be considered rude because you are...
  8. Health and beauty
    I have this problem and was wondering if anyone else has it or knows anyone who has it...TIA
  9. Utilities
    We have a woodburing stove that we use for heat in the winter. I absolutely love it, but lately it seems as if any piece of wood even brushes up against the top, the bricks start to fall out. Its getting really frustrating and I'm sick of burning myself trying to get them back in while I have...
  10. General Chat
    I woke up this morning to find out many of my friends in town had to evacuate their homes at 3am. The schools are all closed. I went into work but after 4 hours my boss closed the gym and sent us home. The air is so bad with the wind blowing so hard. It seems the fire in my area will be...
  11. Utilities
    Was lying in bed this morning and smelled the baseboards. I never turn these on and hubby knows better. Then I heard the pop and snap, and jumped out of bed to find them on :pdoff: I quickly checked the thermostat..and started cussing hubby, but no...they were all the way down. It suddenly...
  12. Health and beauty
    I started looking at this issue when I had to go on puffers for my lungs. I burn a lot of candles and was looking at the bits of smoke coming off and thinking... I wonder what's in that? Here's a decent link that outlines candles, waxes, and what we breathe when we burn them. I was shocked...
  13. Frugal Living
    I live in the city limits and we are required to have a contract with one of the garbage/recycling companies, but my in laws live in the country and they burn everything. Which way do you suppose is better for our world. In one hand, landfills are filling up so fast with crap that will still...
  14. Computers
    My pc came with a dvd/ cd writer combo, but I can't figure it out. I want to transfer a home movie from my camcorder to a DVD.
  15. Question and Answer
    Has anyone ever done this? I've just heard about it. Supposedly you wrap up old newspapers tight and burn them in the fireplace. Does this work? Is it safe? I'm thinking about the inks on the pages of the newspaper. How does this compare to burning real logs? Jean
  16. Kitchen Basics
    I have bread baking in the oven. I'm wondering why it smells like it's burning. I check it and it looks alright except the top is pretty black. Guess what, someone had changed my oven setting! UGH!!! I'm now seeing if it will finish cooking the bottom of the bread w/o burning the...
  17. General Chat
    http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20051230/od_nm/coffee_dc;_ylt=AvqEEUpDc4gEeiLfI95tHBKs0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTA3NW1oMDRpBHNlYwM3NTc- :poop: :coffee3:  
  18. Leisure & Media Arts
    http://www.news12.com/LI/ap?aID=D8EGN0I00&tab=topstories Mother Tosses Baby From Burning Building NEW YORK 2005, 12 15 A mother, cornered by smoke and flames, prayed as she tossed her 1-month-old baby from a third-floor window to the crowd below. "I said, 'God, please save my son,'" a...
  19. General Chat
    We are on fire again....... Chatsworth , San Timataio Canyon, Calimesa. Camp Penelton, Moreno Valley. Lost 90,000 chickens at a chicken ranch ,a garage and a few other buliding. Chatsworth has to evacuate the animals. Our fire season started early this year. Pray that they get these fires get...
  20. Holidays-Special Occasions-Celebrations
    I am so busy surfing and burning! Danielle is giving away the soundtrack to her wedding in the form of a cd. I am so proud of myself that I have dont this at a fraction of the cost! The people she talked to about making the cds said tht they would charge 1.00 per cd and that she would have to...
1-20 of 25 Results
Top