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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    6 January 2012 Garden Dust Sprayer. 6 January 2012 Garden Dust Sprayer. Garden dust Sprayer was received today and test operated using diatomaceous earth. It is advertised for powders and liquids. My use is primarily for powders. The unit was tested for operation for about ten minutes and...
  2. Dave Ramsey
    Paid the last $177 on my cc yesterday- YAY! Not closing the account, will use to put gas in the car from time to time then pay it right off to keep it 'active' for my credit score as we hope to move and purchase a different house in 3-5 years, but it feels GOOD....esp. since I have had such a...
  3. Success Stories
    My husband submitted the final payment for our last credit card today! We still have 2 outstanding debts to take care of, but we're one step closer - and I can (finally) add a date next to the Bank of America AmEx line on our debt kill list that hangs on our freezer. We switched around the...
  4. Success Stories
    [disco music]And another one's gone, and another one's gone, another one bites the dust![/disco music] Paid off another store card last weekend. Two more store cards to go, then we each have a bank card, one car loan, wife's student loans before moving on to the next step. I'm adding to my...
  5. Dave Ramsey
    just paid off boscovs charge 902.00 - worked alot of extra this month YEAH. now i can start hitting the visas which are the Big ones so wont be one a month thats for sure.
  6. Appliances
    It was one of those portable kind that I had to roll across the floor and hook it up to the kitchen faucets. Never knew these suckers existed until I met dh. The thing was pretty old and doesn't even clean the dishes anymore. I think it done retired on me. :( Even though it was a pain in the...
  7. Financial hardship
    Hubby lost his job yesterday. When his boss talked to him they said not enough work we have to let you go. However, when hubby called to get seperation notice they said they were putting him down as terminated. He is trying for unemployment but I don't know if they will approve him or not. He...
  8. Appliances
    Wow, the appliance failures are just piling up on us. First the AC, then the fridge... now the washer. (It's 10+ years old) DH put a load in just before company came and as we were sitting chatting I told him I smelled burning electronics (which usually means a computer died -- we lost a hard...
  9. Goals and Dreams
    I am excited but preoccupied with failure about it. Can that be possible? It's eight chapters so far. Each chapter is between 15 and 34 pages long. The initial chapter is five pages long. I have some table editing to do for the reference section, but that'll be in the second and final editing...
  10. Sewing
    do you have a serger? do you use it or is it hiding in a dark corner of the closet collecting dust? If you do what kind do you have? if you want one which one do you want? I would love to talk about serging... likes, experiments, fears? let's get those sergers out and serge foreward into the...
  11. General Chat
    http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/phoenix/main.php A really neat combination of pics from Mars.
  12. Success Stories
    We have some extra money after our storm damage repairs. Part of it is going to get the walls and/or crawlspace insulated (getting estimate today) and finish the shed (needs one more door and shelves, finish painting and trim). The rest is paying off my student loan...
  13. Just Tips
    I'm sure this will sound like a silly tip but over the past year of spackling and sheetrocking here its saved my hair from breaking off all over the place. cover hair with plastic (reuse one of those grocery bags you got still stuffed somewhere) and tie it up good, then cover completely and tie...
  14. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I just paid off my second CC. I'm so excited. Just the big one to go, it's finally under 10K. Payoff date should be August 09 if all goes right.
  15. Success Stories
    Just paid off my Home Depot acct and a few months early so I was still in the 0% window. :teddy2::teddy2: I am NOT telling dh it is finished or he will come up with some new project to use 0% financing on.. he forgets I still have to pay off other bills.:couch: Next one will not be so easy I...
  16. General Chat
    As I was driving to work today (I always look at the mountains as I'm driving...don't worry, keepin' it safe!) I saw Termination Dust on the mountain tops!! It came in last night!! :surprise: :dust::dust::dust::dust::dust::dust::dust::dust::dust::dust::dust::dust::dust::dust::dust: For those...
  17. Freebies
    http://www.wmmg.com/products/promotions_sample.asp?sample=med Please fill in the following fields and click submit to receive your free sample of MotherEarth D Pest Control Dust (8oz puffer bottle). Limit 1 sample per company. Offer valid while supplies last. Amazon.com: Mother Earth D Bedbug...
  18. Just Tips
    Smoke or Dust Stains On Walls Some stains just happen - you didn't drop or spill anything but there it is. Maybe you decided to move furniture around which involves hanging pictures in a different location. You take one down and find the wall around it is so stained that you can see where the...
  19. General Chat
    I am wondering how you all dust? Do you use a featherduster, some sort of spray and soft cloth, an old sock etc. etc. etc? I usually use an old sock but I do have a featherduster. I think the featherduster just moves the dust around. I would like to buy some spray to give my furniture a nice...
  20. Frugal Living
    Yep it bit the dust. My dh and heaven knows I love him JUST SAT ON MY BREAD. Yep sat on it. I had it rising on a chair out on the deck and he plopped his butt right down on my bread.
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