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  1. Needle Arts
    I have been admiring felted projects I have seen online and at craft shows recently. I have also done some research online. So today I am in a thrift store and spot what I think is a wool sweater. Get my hands on it and check the label. Lambs wool , rabbit hair, and something else. They wanted...
  2. Christmas
    Hi folks, I've started a new thread as we go into the exchange phase. Remember, we are doing 8 ornaments. We have about 1 week left to work on them. If, for some reason you cannot make 8, send what you can and I will make it work.
  3. Hobbies
    I'm testing the water to see if there are enough people interested to put this together. This is a test, if enough people want to play I will do sign-ups in a week or so. We will make and trade winter holiday ornaments made of felt, here are some ideas I pulled off the web: Appliqued Felt...
  4. Secondhand Shopping
    I feel very very lucky to have found this but others I;m sure won't understand my excitement. Back story: Since I have lost weight I Needed a swimsuit. I have always been hard to fit into a suit as "I was endowed my my Creator" with large cup size. I have always wanted a larger cup size...
  5. General Chat
    A little background...My dd#2 is 19 and has never cut her hair. It had grown to where she could sit on it & she babied it. Then last week, she dropped a bomb on my head - she told me that she wanted to cut it....only to the middle of her back, but still....that's quite alot...
  6. General Chat
    My kids were playing outside earlier and I went out to bring them something. My three year old walked back in the house, locked the door and sat down to watch tv. Went around front with my son, front door was locked. Went to get the key that hangs outside, it was gone. Went to the...
  7. General Chat
    Went to the local store Monday to pick up meat. On the door there is a sign. " Due to the rising cost of electric and fuel We are discontinuing Senior Citizen Discounts" Couldn't there have been some other way than hitting our Senior Citizens when they are already having such a...
  8. General Chat
    ......that you were being ignored? My limit is twice. Twice to contact. Twice to attempt. Twice to whatever. If nothing after two times... I'm done. It used to be 3 times- but statistically speaking, I realized that there was no change in the outcome from twice to thrice. So, why waste time...
  9. Family
    We got into a little argument about that I had dialed her in the wee hours of the morning. To make a long story short, I had told her that I was sleeping. When I left, the only thing I can think of is maybe when I woke up and noticed that my cellphone was still on, sometimes when I go to turn it...
  10. Frugal Living
    I am trying to buy better groceries. I am getting there, but still no where near where we need to be yet. Last night at the grocery store, I was watching this cart in front of me loaded with processed crap. Now I buy a lot of things like that, but never things like twinkies and chips and...
  11. Family
    we applied for section 8 yesterday and they barely let us in b/c of not having merrick's birth certificate and we still have to turn in jason's. but yesterday was the last day they were taking applications for it. then we went and applied for food stamps and medicaid for merrick and me. we got...
  12. News you can use
    Sharply rising prices have triggered food riots in recent weeks in Mexico, Morocco, Senegal, Uzbekistan, Guinea, Mauritania and Yemen, and aid agencies around the world worry they may be unable to feed the poorest of the poor. http://www.nationalpost.com/news/story.html?id=412984
  13. Family
    If you left or dropped off the face of the earth, that no one would even care? I am feeling like this alot more lately than in the past... but last week my mother invited me to lunch with my 2 cousins (both women) and they were talking about the passing of my aunt (their mother) and I felt so...
  14. General Chat
    Dd had a Christmas show at school tonight. The problem was that I didnt know about it untill one hour before show time. Apparently I didn't get that memo and my dd never said a word. She is only in kindergarten so I had no idea. At five I found a reminder note in her back pack. She was...
  15. General Chat
    that he bought me front row tickets to Montgomery Gentry and Trace Adkins in December!!!!! :thumb:
  16. General Chat
    Like just throwing in the towel and live. I try sooooooo hard to make the money stretch and cook meals and try to keep the lights off and keep the bills down. I am at my wits end and the bills keep climbing and something else has to be done. I'm sick of :fence: for nothing. My nerves...
  17. General Chat
    My husband is away working... I felt like spending a little $$$, after all, it IS Saturday night... so I did! I got online and made a $20 additional payment to my Home Depot credit card! I feel better :thumb: Maybe next time, I'll pour a glass of wine, and THEN make the payment! :cool...
  18. General Chat
    I work in the play area of a store. Well this lady goes by the counter and says we will be right back, and they all headed down the hall to the bathroom. Well they all come back a few minutes later and I start filling out the paper work and she realizes she left her purse in the bathroom. I...
  19. Health and beauty
    I finally hit the 40 pound mark! Why is it that 40 sounds like so much more than 39? :toothy: Lots more to go but that really felt good.
  20. Family
    You just wanted to be alone or single? This is a very important topic for me. For the past year or so I have just been having this feeling that I wanted to be a single mom making it on my own without the worring about: ~ Doing things right for hubby ~ Being afraid to speak my mind ~ I dont...
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