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  1. General Chat
    DH went to use his debit card on the way to work and it was declined. When he went to check the account balances the savings has over 800.00 but 0 available and the checking has over 300.00 but -104.00 available. Of course with it being Saturday i cant call until:hmmm: Monday to figure it out...
  2. Utilities
    We are moving back Stateside this summer. Probably to Ft. Campbell which is on the Tn./ Ky. border. I'm curious about the cost of utilities since it has been almost 4 years since we have been in the States. We are looking at some places that are about 1200 square feet. Would anyone be...
  3. Frugal Living
    Trying to be as frugal as possible in hopes of someday being able to accomplish my dreams of living off the grid... I would like to compile a list of things that people are doing to save money... even if it is just pennies those are actually the ones I need because I know the obvious but its...
  4. Dave Ramsey
    We were at the Marine Corps Birthday Ball last night and I got to talking with one of the other ladies in attendance. We had never spoken before, but our husbands work together. Guess what? They are Dave Ramsians, too! They want to do a financial peace session through their church and need...
  5. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I just thought of this when replying o another thread. When a person figures their savings rate do you figure only your % of personal savings or does retirement savings figure into that percentage???? My inquiring mind wants to know :)
  6. Blog
    Well folks, the game's up for me! I have been lying. To myself that is. Here's the thing... I blamed my coat for making me look like I'd put on weight. Hmmm, I think that might be because I was wearing it at the time. Now, I am not fat, but I am fatter. It's not really a surprise, I lost the...
  7. Homesteading and gardening
    label my egg cartons. I want something eye catching, yet that goes well with my business cards and brochures. My cartons are plastic, ordered from eggcartons.com plastic, and in an unusual shape (...
  8. General Chat
    Hi everyone!! I've introduced myself already and have been looking around for a newbie forum but have yet to find one. I hope I'm posting this in the right place but I'm new to all this and am just trying to figure out how everything works around here. I see other members with Grocery...
  9. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    If home buyers were required to pay extra for PMI if they had less than a 20% downpayment, how does this insurance figure into the foreclosure mess? If the buyer defaulted shouldn't the insurance company which issued the PMI pony up? I know that lots of buyers took out 80-10-10 loans. Is the...
  10. Question and Answer
    Hi, We are only 2 adults in our family. We used to have a food budget for $600 a month, with some left overs for the next month. Now we are down to $400, and according to some posts that is still to high. I have tried different angles to this. My last angle is buying for 2 weeks at once.. then...
  11. Stay at home moms
    Do you know that they say that if people had to pay for the services that a stay at home mother does in a day that they would earn at least a six figure income. Tell me that anyone could afford to pay for what a sahm or sahd does! They seem to forget all the extra's a wife and mother does (or a...
  12. For Sale or Trade
    Hi all... I'm looking for some gently used (or well used, but still sturdy) children's figure skates. One in a size 2 girls and one in a size...well, for a 4 year old boy. Dd and Ds#1 are taking skating this fall and they are learning how to skate, so we certainly don't want to purchase new...
  13. Quilting
    a lady had a diaperbag, it was made out of rag patches, like the ones made fo r rag quilts. fabric for the sides, zipper in the top. i think it was 4 high and 4 long. handles were made the same way, not blocks, but sewn in a strip with hems out. anyone seen one?
  14. Frugal Living
    This not for the fix-it board, I'm just too cheap to buy a beach umbrella. I can't find any where I live (I hate shopping, maybe I'm not looking carefully). I have a 5' by 7' tarp (with grommets) that I use on it to keep the rain out. I'm trying to think of a way to convert it in a couple of...
  15. General Chat
    When I want to reply to a post, I know that you can click on the "QUOTE" button and the poster's message that you want to comment on will appear in your reply. But what if I want to make a comment on just 2-3 lines in a message, how do I "quote" just those lines and put it in my reply? I've...
  16. Stay at home moms
    IN otherwords, the math equation needed to figure it out! I've been looking all over the internet & I'm just not fingding it! All I'm finding is that we need to use it & we need to teach our kids it, but NONE that explain it! I use to know, but now can't remember! HELP! Thanks! Kim
  17. Kitchen Basics
    I'm just feeling very uninspired today and I can't come up with anything to make for dinner - can you guys help, please? The only thing I have thawed is some cooked chicken. We don't have any tortiallas or chips, so mexican is pretty much out. We're pretty souped out, after T-day and all. I...
  18. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    A little background - I am a sahm of a 15 month old and 4 month old. We live in a tiny house that we are in the process of remodeling, which is how we got into such a tight mess. My husband brings home around $345 a week. This is after taxes, insurance, 401k, child support for his daughter...
  19. Frugal Living
    Okay. I had a real humdinger at the market today...I did well $14 and change worth of groceries for $3 and change. :cheergrl: But that's not the dilemma. Here it is: I had a snausages coupoun good for $1 off. I also had a coupon good for free eggs if I bought snausages, up to $1.49. The...
  20. Frugal Living
    Hi, I am in a dilema. I usually spend whatever on groceries per week. I really want to give myself a budget of $150-$200 per week for food that will be including Braya's formula etc when she comes home. When I mentioned this to my best friend she about balked she thought is was WAY too much...
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