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  1. General Chat
    I ordered a second hand Welbilt bread machine. I can't wait to get it. My DH wants me to make the cinnamon buns. LOL I am looking forward to making a french bread! DH is more a bread freak than me and he loves the homemade which cost $5 a loaf at a bread store we go to.
  2. Holidays-Special Occasions-Celebrations
    I need to vent...and need some advice, too... Dh & I have SO many events coming up between now and the middle of August I am about to lose it! 1 Bridal Shower 3 Weddings (Have gift for one, going in $25 joint on another, still need for 3rd wedding). And one of these is a 110 mile, round...
  3. General Chat
    I can breathe again! :lol: School has definitely gotten a good strangle hold on me, especially in the FV department. I've switched into lurking mode because partially, the school load I have leaves very little to being able to do much of anything else. Couple that with trying to go to the gym...
  4. Home Environment
    ~Any last minute advice for me? I'm feeling overwhelmed and like a cleaning nut right now. It will never be clean enough for me not to be embarrassed about pics of my home going online. :ack: I don't like this at all! :blush:~
  5. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Wells Fargo is going to try the fee thing now......... Bottom Line - Wells Fargo to charge $7 a month for checking If you bank there..........read it. If not, be SURE to read your own bank notices when they come in the mail. If they are successful, without much 'fall out', you know the other...
  6. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    So, I wanted to payoff 4 debts this year and went into the budget to try and get a good snowball rolling but it just isn't working out! It really frosts my cookies when I hit a wall when it comes to money. I went off this months bring home numbers(which I think were a little lower than normal...
  7. General Chat
    I've been away for more than a year but I am back. I will mostly be lurking but wanted to say Hello to everyone!
  8. General Chat
    I guess I have been lurking off and on for a bit, but I am now ready to be active and learn much from many of you.....I love being frugal and finding a great bargain......as well as meeting new people!:grnwave:
  9. Single Moms
    Christmas is coming and I am wondering how other single moms handle the holidays and gifts etc. I don't do well at Christmas for various reasons. Emotionally I am a wreck, family gatherings often end up with my sister fighting everyone. I am on a fixed income and trying to figure out what...
  10. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    My husband knows his job will end in June 2013. He's 60 and the chances of him getting anything else in his field are slim to none, even part-time teaching (academic). My job ends June 2012 and I'm going back to school for 8 months to get a teaching certificate and take over as the main...
  11. General Chat
    I have been away from the village for a few months, and I have missed you folks and the feeling of relating to people who share some of my same values and perspective. :) Our family is preparing for a pretty big shift in the coming weeks. My DH is resigning from his full time job as a delivery...
  12. Coupons
    In there was a site where you could go and see what inserts are coming for the following week. I can remember the site anyone care to share.
  13. Pests
    In our dining room, there's a small section where ants are coming into the house. They're black ants, but there are also queen ants too (DS12 has squashed five or six queens the first time and there were five more today trying to escape through our window). DH is sitting at the spot where...
  14. Discount Stores
    Trader Joe's May Be Coming To Houston - Family News Story - KPRC Houston Trader Joe's May Be Coming To Houston POSTED: Tuesday, May 3, 2011 HOUSTON -- A popular grocery store chain could be making its way to Texas and Houston. California-based Trader Joe's said it is looking to open multiple...
  15. Homesteading and gardening
    My chickens are doing real well and laying 7 eggs a day..My greenhouse is housing lot's of yummy veggie's..I just purchased 120 cinder blocks that was delivered a hour ago and will be my new addition to making a 48 by 4 foot wide raised bed..I added 7 more fruit trees to my orchard..bought and...
  16. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    My father in law was killed earlier this month in a boating accident while fishing. Naturally my mother in law (and the rest of our family) is devastated. We went down last week for the funeral/services and while there, I worked with my sister in law to put together 20 or so individual 1-2...
  17. General Chat
    As if last week's storm wasn't scary enough, we have another one on it's way towards Florida. It will be here in a few hours. I can see it creeping it's way closer on the weather reports. I hope that we don't have the damaging winds like the other one. Last week, it damaged 69 planes at the...
  18. General Chat
    Ended up calling and complaining about the mailman. Yesterday I put a stamped letter in the mailbox at 8:30 am and it was not picked up. Today I heard the mail truck only to see that my neighbor received her mail and my stamped piece of mail was still sitting in the my mailbox waiting to be...
  19. General Chat
    2011 I want to REALLY get serious about $. I am going to work on my budget while on vacation and was wondering, what do YOU spend your money on (i.e. mortgage, car, gas, electric, phone (land & or cell), cable, groceries, as well as "frivolities" etc. Thank you.
  20. Pets
    Does your pet make sounds that at first scare you. This morning around 4:00 am I woke up in a half sleep to hear a really odd noise that I never heard before. I kept on asking myself what is that noise. Then I thought this is odd, I better evacuate since it did not sound normal. Only to...
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