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  1. Just Tips
    Something our family does. Saves on your water consumption, therefore what you pay for water and electricity. Rainwater comes off our roof on two sides, why not use it? We have a green bin, about 2 gallons, we use in the house to store compostables before putting them in the backyard composter...
  2. General Chat
    I took a flooring guy to small claims court for $3,500 which I paid him for flooring - and he never supplied. He never showed up to court and the judge found in my favor. Now how do I go about collecting this? The county website says to file a Citation to Discover Assets, and the clerk will send...
  3. General Chat
    It's been a few years since this question was asked so what the heck. On another forum I'm on the question was asked, "what do you collect?" I guess I'm the odd guy, I don't collect a darn thing!
  4. Financial hardship
    As alot of you know in April and May we couldn't make the house payment. In June we got caught up. In July we got caught up with credit card payments and started making payments on the car that got repo-ed. In August our health insurance went from $690 to $815 AFTER I had raised the...
  5. General Chat
    I collect miniature shoes and chairs. That's not terribly odd. But I also collect dictionaries. Today I was at the public library, looking at their sale cart. Found a Websters Geographical Dictionary for a quarter!!1 Whoo Hoo!! I was elated and couldn't wait to show Hubby. When I got...
  6. Blog
    I like to walk and when I walk, I am always on the lookout for coins. I don’t really consciously do this — it has become a habit over the years. What I do know is that most years I add over $100 to my savings (you would need to keep over $10,000 in your local bank to earn the same amount in...
  7. Hobbies
    I am an avid collector of old salt & pepper shakers, miniature tobys, figurines and a little miscellaneous. My dad was an antique dealer when I was growing up (started with flea markets) and I am the only one of us girls who continued on with the collecting packrat syndrome :D. I bought my...
  8. General Chat
    If you do what kind do you collect? Where do you find them? Do you make recipes from them? I love to read the ones from the 1930's through the 1950's. I think it is a great to to see how people lived and ate during those times. Since many of the old cookbooks not only had recipes but also...
  9. Hobbies
    I've got a good sized basket of them and would love to send them to someone who would enjoy them. Let me know. Laurie in Bradenton
  10. Hobbies
    Hey Just a thought what do you collect.Being frugal makes my collecting adventures even a more Adventure I dont do Longaberger parties but i do collect the baskets have combos and rare baskets picke up at auctions.I also collect boyds bear cats meow pyrex and I always find it so much cheaper and...
  11. General Chat
    I have a few (three to be exact, rofl) and I would like to get some more. I love the teacups with matching saucers, the daintier, the better. I found some at ebay. And though I do have certain criteria, i don't know what to look for otherwise. I would love to buy, but again i don't know what to...
  12. For Sale or Trade
    I have one for sale. It was given to my by my BIL and it has never matched anything I have. It is lovely, and I would like someone to have it that will appreciate it. You can see my Yahoo auction at http://auctions.yahoo.com/auction/97807655 Feel free to email ( [email protected]) or PM me...
  13. Education
    The e-group we go on field trips with has started a stamp collecting time each month where the kids can come and trade stamps and I suppose work on their albums. I asked ds1 if he was interested and he said yes. I don't want to invest a bunch of money since I don't know if he'll stick with it...
  14. General Chat
    I collect too many things. I collect coca cola anything, old bottles, anything to do with chickens or roosters, tins, and angels.
  15. For Sale or Trade
    I have 23 "My Little Pony" points that can be traded in for a free pony, charm bracelet, etc. on thier website until Jan 31st. Please let me know (PM me) if you're interested!
  16. For Sale or Trade
    i have just came across several pieces inteh stuff hubby brought home( like 13 i think) let me know asap if you collect these and are interested
  17. Pets
    My new chickens - Sara, Gabby and Margery, are ready and waiting for me to pick them up this morning.  Sara and Margery are black Austalorps and Gabby is a "commercial" red.  They currently live at a farm on Flaxton Mill Road, not far from here. The coop was cleaned out yesterday, I have to...
  18. General Chat
    I collect books, Bibles, references, encyclopedias, gardening/craft books and helps, etc. Used to collect pierced earrings also. Debbie
  19. Secondhand Shopping
    what type do you collect? Or is it not anything specific and just any cookbook that you happen to like? Do you only buy cheap cookbooks at garage sales or do you pay good money for the cookbooks you want? I'm considering starting a collection. I've pared things down so much that I am seriously...
  20. Secondhand Shopping
    With all the people coming back and new members, I was thinking this would be a fun way of getting to know more about each other. What kinds of things do you collect? I collect: Pig figurines, pictures and stuffed animals. I tried to convinve DH that I needed a real pot bellied pig to add...
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