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  1. General Chat
    Hello, I need some input please.....We are looking into buying a house next year....if all goes as planned. Here is the problem...I have always wanted a little farm....some chickens, fruit trees, garden, etc....By the time we start looking, I will be 47 and hubby will be 48. Should we go for...
  2. Homesteading and gardening
    6 May 2011 City Compost 6 May 2011 City Compost The City of Brantford supplies free of charge vegetative compost during the month of May. Two garbage cans are permitted daily, about half a cubic yard. I pick up daily and store in my yard until it is applied to the garden areas in the Fall. This...
  3. Military Families
    Special Offers & Hopper Passes: Silver Dollar City Two days for the price of one for adults, and all kids are free. I called them a few days ago to double check, and the free deal for the kids doesn't require an adult ticket to match. The kids and I are planning on going this summer and a 2 day...
  4. Military Families
    The basis of the program: Tribute to the Armed Forces (May 30 & 31, July 3 - 5) Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun are pleased to announce FREE admission to active and retired United States military personnel and members of the National Guard on Sunday and Monday of the Memorial Day weekend and...
  5. Soups and Stews
    Cheapie's Soup Into a samll pot, pour two tablespoons of oil, and sautee: celery, chopped fine, including the greens ( I chop a section from the bunch about three inches long) 1 onion, chopped fine 1 sweet red pepper, chopped fine tablespoon of dried parsley, pinch of salt In crock pot or...
  6. Homesteading and gardening
    Remember awhile back when I said that if I had 5-10 acres I would like to have some goats, chickens and a Jersery cow? Well, I found this website that shows quite a few chicken coops that can be used in the city. The City Chicken Now to get my DH to help me. I could put one in a very narrow...
  7. Green Living
    I live in Houston in an apartment complex. I have DREAMS of moving out to the countryside and doing all sorts of really neat things to live greener - like collecting rain, growing food and using solar panel. I'm in a rented busy apartment complex at the moment so all these things are not...
  8. Utilities
    Our city is putting a new water and system in the other one 40 years old the city is has only 2200 people the project will be 5 million. Hubby went to pay the water bill and said sorry it was a couple days late, she said not to worry about starting next month everyones waterbill will increase by...
  9. Homesteading and gardening
    http://www.durgan.org/URL/?CityCom 30 April 2009 City Compost Brantford supplies daily two garbage cans of vegetative compost free of charge for 30 days starting about the end of April. I pick up about half a yard daily using a box in my van. This compost is placed in bins and used during the...
  10. Homesteading and gardening
    I miss my privacy. 8 years ago we moved from the acreage. Now the acreage wasn't ideal. The house was cold and drafty, lot sof mice we couldn't seal out. There was nothing for the kids that we could find. Now the kids are older, and very involved in sports, it would be hard to move away from...
  11. General Chat
    This is a slide show of a tent city that has formed along the American River in Sacramento, CA...the same place one existed during the 1930's Depression. The slide show includes images from then and now. I just found it very interesting to see the images virtually side-by-side. I know that the...
  12. News you can use
    http://tech.yahoo.com/blogs/patterson/33343 Circuit City is closing its doors and that MAY mean some good bargains. This article has some good advice as well as a little info for those who purchased extended warranties from Circuit City.
  13. General Chat
    Okay, just had to share this someone!! I got the mail today and just put it on the counter to look at later, we after supper, I was flipping through it and came to our city bill (this bill includes: water, electricty, sewage, and garbage), it had gone down $20,:applause: I started flipping...
  14. Leisure & Media Arts
    ~DH gave me this for my b-day but I don't have any friend's towns to visit through Wi-Fi. I'd love to exchange friend codes by pm with other Frugal Villagers!~
  15. Mid-Atlantic Pals
    We are going to Atlantic city and Philadelphia second week of Nov. Any suggestions for local dining or attractions? Where to get discount coupons for attractions in these cities? We like to see the major stuff but also enjoy off the beaten path excursians. Any places to avoid? Thanks Ciccy
  16. Frugal Living
    i have to go to London to do a course for work and i have to food and transport plus entertainment whilst i am there, but i dont want to spend much as i am going the last week of Novemeber and have christmas to think about, but was wondering if anyone had any tips on how to stay frugal whilst i...
  17. General Chat
    Yeesh, I lost my post.....here I go again. Anyone who has lived past, present, or has family living in the area could you please give me any details about living in the city or the area's around it? Which area's to avoid, which would be your favorite? Anything you think is relavent. We would...
  18. General Chat
    From Anyone who has lived past, present.....or has family living in this area. Could you give me information about living in this city or close by it, please? Any area's to avoid, which would be your favorite? If we go there sometime in the next year I am wanting to know what to expect: (we...
  19. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    This should never be allowed to happen in our country! These are people who have lost their homes.
  20. Vacations and Travel
    Just got home from Panama City, FL where the USFA (fastpitch softball) World Series was held! Boy, was it hot and humid. DD's team won 4 games and lost 3. DD hit one over Center Field fence for homerun! I'm so proud of her. She gives it all she's got and then some. All the kids did well...
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