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  1. Secondhand Shopping
    Two weeks ago, Goodwill had all clothes for $1.00. I found 4 coats 3 scarves, 4 pants and two purses. Just this past Sunday they had another $1.00 sale. I picked up 3 jackets, 5 tops, and two coats. And it gets better. I stopped at the St. Vincent DePaul shop and it was quarter day. I...
  2. General Chat
    Have any of you every purchased a house that was For Sale By Owner? If so, what questions did you ask the owner when you toured the property? DH and I are looking at a house tomorrow and we want to go in prepared! Thanks so much in advance for your help/suggestions!
  3. Secondhand Shopping
    Does anyone buy much stuff at yard sales and thrift stores just for resale on the internet? I look for things I can use but I also keep an eye out for things that I know are worth far more than the yard sale price. Today we went out on our bicycles to stop by a few local yard sales. The first...
  4. Question and Answer
    I am almost 25 and will be beginning law school this fall. The school requires that all students be insured, whether it be through a spouse/parent or through the insurance supplied by the school. I am single, and have not been on my parents' insurance because I have been working full-time at a...
  5. Preparedness and Survival
    however a wondering if it is cheaper to do it myself...I have a dehydrator but would use plastic ziploc bags to put them in so that they could lay flat in a suitcase if i needed to take it and run....if i use a ziploc bag...maybe a couple like overlapping them and use oxygen absorbers how long...
  6. Kitchen Basics
    from Marshalls Creek Spices on Amazon.com or you can go to their web site directly..I'm mentioning this because their average size is 6oz containers and a $7.95 flat shipping no matter how much you buy..I ran out of powered Ginger close to a couple of months ago..so I was looking in Walmart...
  7. Vacations and Travel
    Hi, I have a quick question regarding airplane tickets. I plan to fly my sister from Austin, Texas to here in Seattle, WA in June for my college graduation. I will be buying her airplane ticket. I've never done this before. Since I will have the credit card, how does she get her ticket? Can she...
  8. Frugal Living
    I lost my job this past year, and we are knee-deep in debt. So I'm on a self-imposed spending holiday for 2012, which means NEEDS only. If we can live without it, we aren't buying it! Being a red-blooded American, of course I am already seeing things and thinking I'd like to have them...
  9. Christmas
    I am. As much as it pains me I am buying my daughter what she really wants- a pair of sparkle Uggs. I have looked and looked for a deal on them- anything. But there is nothing. Everything else I'm buying for Christmas I bought for a steal, but nothing showing up for this item. She is a...
  10. Weddings and bridal showers
    here is an extremely undervalued stone. beautifully cut. eBay - New & used electronics, cars, apparel, collectibles, sporting goods & more at low prices i have a message to him to ask him measure it with a ruler, because i remember helzberg selling this ring as a helzberg masterpiece 1...
  11. Just Tips
    If you have been buying bulk coffee at Starbucks.........might want to read this. Massachusetts Fines Starbucks For Undisclosed Fee On Coffee Found it very interesting...........and if the fee truly wasn't disclosed I hope they lose!! Sad where we have gone with "consuming".............and...
  12. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Hello, I'm not sure if anyone can give me some advice, but here is my questions.......We are wanting to buy a house next year - October/November range. We have bad credit right now around 600. It is bad because of unemployment and dr bills - collections. We should have all of the...
  13. General Chat
    I was out weeding the garden when an Amish buggy pulled in the yard. It was an older gentleman and a young couple. The older gentleman joked and said if I sold him my house they would weed my garden :) He asked if we were interested in selling. I told him we planned to sell for something...
  14. General Chat
    My dh and I have been thinking about buying a generator. We have only lost our power a few times but now that we have a stockpile of perishable food we would be in big trouble if we lose power to the freezer and extra fridge. Does anyone have a generator and are they worth it? Thanks!
  15. Home Environment
    I made an appointment with a realtor (Sulek and Dutton) to look at 2 houses one is a 4 bedroom, 1 bath house with a 2 car garage, for $12,000 it has beasutiful woodwork and a great staircaise, it is in town in Martins Ferry, OHIO and the other is on Coleraine Pike out in the country for $18,000...
  16. General Chat
    I went to my DD1's online college bookstore tonight to check book prices. Wow! About $600 for four books! And these are just pre-req classes. Any ideas about how we can buy books for less $?
  17. General Chat
    Since everything is going well I'd like to put buying our first home on the extended, extended plan. However I am a planner and have a lot of questions and do not want to make a mistake. so my question to you all is, What questions do you wish you would have asked your first time around? What...
  18. Laundry
    After a year with NO washing machine (or dryer) and having to do everything by hand, we are moving and have decided to buy a washing machine. I like drying on the line and am planning to continue to do that when weather allows but I learned this year that that means going weeks without being...
  19. General Chat
    This is funny and sad at the same time. Have you heard any of the excuses in the video? In The Know: Should The Nation's Unemployed Be Buying New Apple Computers? | The Onion - America's Finest News Source | Onion News Network
  20. Question and Answer
    I’m moving from Australia to the US in a couple of months with my American partner and the plan is to fly into Boston where we have family and then drive across the country to California where we intend to settle down. I want to buy a cargo van for approximately $5000 in Boston and set up a...
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