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  1. Drugstore & Grocery Store Deals/Product Reviews
    I went to Kroger to get $.97/lb chicken and two free yogurts today. While I was there I found $.29 english muffins, $.39 dinner rolls, $.49/dozen donuts and $.69/loaf french bread. I bought as much as I could and put it in the freezer. I also stocked up on $.49/box pasta. I think we're set...
  2. Frugal Living
    Call me nuts but I love hand me downs. Before hand me downs we had a very limited wardrobe (3 to 4 outfits) and just those cost us a big amount of money for us. Now we have more to choose from. End up with things we would of never been able to have before. It always amazes me how our needs...
  3. General Chat
    About a month ago my 10 yr old sister was placed with us. When she came to live with us she had very little clothing that fit properly. I have 2 daughters and one of them is very similar in sizes. SO my sister has been sharing a lot of clothes with our girls for the last few weeks. Today my...
  4. General Chat
    Here is a list of POST OFFICE possible closings. Our town is not the list. Thank goodness.http://www.nowpublic.com/world/post-office-closings-2009-complete-list-post-offices-close
  5. Financial hardship
    Dh just called, there are some plant shut downs coming up. He'll have 4 days off in March. :box: They are claiming this is to stop production so that they input a new computer system. These are unpaid days. Not fun. They *say* that the outlook is positive. They did 10% staff cut, of the 13...
  6. Secondhand Shopping
    We just got 2 complete comforter sets (something I wanted to get before winter!), an almost new Eastpak bookbag (for my oldest) a smaller jansport backpack (for my youngest!), and a few purses that me and my oldest love! This was from our landlords, on occasion they have given us handme downs-...
  7. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Well, we sat down this evening and paid off: *Sam's *Wal-Mart (and cut up the last plastic we owned) *GE Money Bank (in over 6 years with this account, we only paid off $600 of $3600, so you can imagine how good this one felt to get rid of) *All medical bills related to Michael's birth *Amazon...
  8. Health and beauty
    I was so excited a weeks ago. I was down to 149. Since that time, I have only lost one more pound. I am now at 148 and holding. A little discouraging but, I'm committed to sticking to this diet. But I seem to have slimmed down in my neck area. :thanx:
  9. Secondhand Shopping
    We went to my mom's for Thanksgiving. She always has boxes and boxes of clothes she is getting rid of. She told me to go through them and take what I wanted because she was taking them to goodwill. I ended up with 7 pairs of jeans/pants for work and everyday wear. I also found 5 nice shirts...
  10. General Chat
    We are selling our house, and bulilding in the spring, so we will be renting in beteween. Well we are selling it ourselves and if it doesn't sell by x-mas we will get a realtor after the 1st of the year. So, we have not put an ad in the paper yet cuz it is not totally clean (there are a few...
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