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  1. General Chat
    Getting ready to get ready to go turn in the pre-app for a job. There's 3 parts to acceptance and this is the first stage. If I pass then it's on to step two which is a meeting. Part of the first stage is a financial background. Sigh. I wrote a Letter of Explanation. I'm hoping that they...
  2. Secondhand Shopping
    Tomorrow morning our ARC thrift store is starting their annual 99cent sweater sale. All sweaters in the store will be 99 cents and I am hoping to find some for everyone in the family to replace the worn out ones. My fingers are crossed!!!
  3. Needle Arts
    well, not litterally... but it feels like it! :shrug2: What do you do to keep the yarn from hurting your tossing finger? I tried lotion, I tried even holding the yarn lower on the finger... basically, I now have broken skin up and down my finger. I thought about making a finger-sleeve, but I...
  4. General Chat
    Thank you ALL !!! :cheer4: OldMan got his promotion AND $1.6356 more an hour! :cheer4:
  5. General Chat
    For those who know our story, I think we're about to enter a happier chapter. :cheer4: For those of you who don't know our backstory... to recap... we have gone from good job, to being told he had another job, to that job being taken away after he gave notice to the good job, to working an okay...
  6. Financial hardship
    This is the first court date with Wells Fargo. To get disposition dismissed and make them honor the stay....if this goes our way then next comes an affidavit for judges decision that they cannot go against the bankruptcy court cause they were included in it and they chose not to show up...
  7. Careers
    I have a chance to get a part-time job, but i could put the entire amout on bills, which would help out So much right now. I havent had an outside the house job for 31 years! I dont want to say too much, and jinx it! Please cross your fingers, or say alittle prayer, I need all the help I can get!
  8. General Chat
    Old Man had an interview for an internal transfer last Tuesday, at 6am :thud: The job would mean he would no longer have to work outside all the time because he would be one of the Regional Trainers. He would be working for the parent company and would no longer have to deal with the donkey...
  9. General Chat
    My Husband went to a info session for a large new store that is opening about 45 minutes away from where we live (its where we used to live before) yesterday, he got the comment "we need people like you in the lumber yard" lol he is 6 foot 4 and a big heafty strong guy, he had to go back today...
  10. General Chat
    I have a job interview today for a Gallery Educator position at a local museum/discovery center, and I'm really excited! The pay isn't the best, but its full time with health insurance, and even though I'd have to work weekends, I'd have two days off during the week to spend with my son and get...
  11. Careers
    So i am working right now on a short term project that ends in September, and kind of freaked out about what will happen after that. I saw a job posting for a position with the organization I am currently working for, but because I have had some logistical problems with my current supervisor, I...
  12. Support
    My husband went in to speak to his boss this morning about moving home, he is trying to convince them that he doesn't need to be in Toronto to do his job. He didn't tell me the specifics yet, but it sounds like it went well. His boss wants to think about it and have lunch with him tomorrow to...
  13. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Here's hoping I do not owe anything but a refund would be great to stick it right on the debt. My appt is tomorrow. I know I will get a state refund but who knows how long that will take to get back I need to keep tighter watch on my selfemployment income and expenses so taxes are covered. and...
  14. Money challenges
    I am doing so good on budget and not spending friviously but when it comes to this wonderful world of the internet, THAT'S A DIFFERENT STORY!!! Just the click of a button and my money leaves my account. I'm shopping for used clothes for my kids and think "oh it's only $5... or $9.... what can...
  15. Health and beauty
    Can I get some suggestions/ideas? My part time job is in a vets office. I'm constantly washing my hands. I think it's the soap that's doing it. I'm to the point where 2 of my fingers have actually started to crack and bleed from my skin being irritated by the soap. I'm going to start...
  16. Supplemental Income, Small Business
    Hi everyone, i need some help!Think, think, think as Pooh bear says. I have the opportunity to rent a "booth" at my local church's first annual craft fair. I need ideas of quick things the kids and I can make that we can sell. I want to involve the kids as part of their homeschooling, maybe...
  17. Blog
    Yesterday, Hoodie became tangled in a mini blind cord. I am always careful to keep them up so I am not sure what happened. He ripped it off the wall and broke it. I don't think he even knew it happened. Even though it is a cheap blind, I decided to try to glue it back together. With all due...
  18. General Chat
    Piggly Wiggly has been having a contest. They called me today to tell me that I am one of 4 semi finalists. If I win they will call me on Saturday. If I won then they come to my house to see how many store brand items I have in my house and they give me a $50 gift certificate for each item up to...
  19. Support
    As everyone knows, the hurricane is heading towards us. We are prepared to lose electricity and lose all our groceries- it is just going to happen- hopefully not for 2 weeks this time, though. We have enough food that is shelf stable for a few days. Luckily, we are staying with my in laws and...
  20. General Chat
    Dh had someone come & look at his Firebird (Formula, t-tops, sweet car) last night. They said they would come back today with the cash, they just wanted to sleep on it. Please please please cross your fingers that they don't change their minds. We don't owe anything on the car, it's been paid...
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