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  1. Frugal Living
    Went to the Amish bent and dent grocery for the first time today. It's about 30 miles from my house, but was on the way to where other places I was already headed. IT HAS CHANGED MY LIFE. Ok, so it's not like I can do my regular grocery shopping there, since their inventory is random and...
  2. Frugal Living
    Does anyone know of dent can or salvage locations near shreveport, la or east, tx?
  3. Discount Stores
    I don't know what they are called... you know, discount grocery stores that sell stuff that is nearing its sell-by date, dented cans, etc? Is there some sort of website to find them? I am relatively new to this area and I imagine there must be SOMETHING around like that... thanks!
  4. Discount Stores
    We have a salvage grocery store in the middle of my small town. I try to make a habit of stopping by there once a week prior to hitting the other stores. I recently learned that on Wed their frozen food items are 10% off. Here's how I did yesterday: 5 lb bag of uncooked battered pork bits...
  5. Drugstore & Grocery Store Deals/Product Reviews
    I went to a bent and dent store yesterday and got the following: 14 various pastas 16 oz a piece 10 various rice/vermicelli mixes 1 ice tea mix large can 7 boxes individual drink mixes you add to water 1 pound of yeast (I will be spliting this with my mother) 4 jars of salsa 10 pounds of rice...
  6. News you can use
    Inflation fears dent stocks in Asia, Europe Asian stocks fell more than 2% Wednesday as crude oil's jump above $100 a barrel rekindled fears that soaring commodity prices ... </img>
  7. Frugal Living
    Again I don't know if this has ever been posted but (again) thought I would throw this out here. Whenever we visit my aunt we stop at a bent and dent store. This store never advertises and is run by an amish couple and their family. The inventory is always different but I have found some very...
  8. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I finally am making a dent in my debt that I can actually see. I have all my accounts set up online so I can pay whatever I have "extra" each day/week to pay these down. However this past week I paid $395 towards my central air and then another $1500 sent towards it this morning! So at least I...
  9. General Chat
    Well, for the most part all the boxes that can be unpacked are. There are still about 6 storage boxes of clothes that need to be washed and then gone thru to either give away or hold for a future yard sale. About the only thing that is still boxed are books and my scrapbook stuff as well as a...
  10. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    With help from my mom and grandmother (I'm calling it early b-day presents) I was able to pay $100 to Paige's pediatrician and $100 to the hospital and $44.55 to my OB's office (the 44.55 was the last payment in my payback plan, but I wanted to go on and get it to an even number, so instead of...
  11. Frugal Living Just curious.
  12. Sewing
    from 2 large suitcases and 2 small full of my fabric I have weeded it down to 2 large suitcases!!!!! yahoo!!:D:D been doing a lot of sewing little projects and using up lots of bits and pieces. now to conquer the bins under the bench in my kitchen and see if I can't do anything there...
  13. Goals and Dreams
    It's about time. DH has been gone since wed morning and will be home late sunday and I am just now getting some Yes it is about 5AM and I am pretty much awake. Could have something to do with taking a quick power nap that lasted over 5 hours. ;) Anyway, the living room is now...
  14. Home Environment
    I made a big dent in cleaning out what was dd's room and will soon be my craft As soon as I take my tree down and get it in the closet I can put up the boxes with dd's stuff in there too until she moves. Ican even get on the bed now!!! WOHOOOOO!
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