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  1. Meal planning
    OMG, this time of year is pure bliss for me. I LOVE sweet corn, and so does dh. We have it almost every night while it's in season! Our neighborhood farmer's market has tons of BIG ears, yet sweet. Pig heaven for me. :pig:
  2. Frugal Living
    It really bugs me that other people have to make my 7 yr old child feel as if she is deprived of something because we don't have cable. Several months ago we turned off the cable because we realized that we were paying 60 dollars a month just so my kids could watch Sponge BOB! All the channels...
  3. General Chat
    are you a 'pack-rat' or a 'neat-freak'...... have you always been the same way or have you gone from one to the other..... i would have to call myself a 'neat-freak'...
  4. Frugal Living
    What frugal thing did you do today in your effort to make the most with what you have? Did anything surprise your relatives or friends that might be not so frugal themselves? Any frugal victory you want to share? Today I gave each of my kids a butter knife when it was time to open gifts and...
  5. General Chat
    Ok...I don't know if I've reached my limit on the "gloom and doom" factor and it's really starting to have an effect on me... Or if "reality" is just setting in. This whole thing with mortgages and Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae is freaking me out. Those are HUGE companies with a LOT of...
  6. News you can use
    Bear market freak out Question: I have a pretty vanilla investment portfolio and an advisor who tells me to stay the course every time I call him while freaking out about the market. This money is my nest egg. I invest conservatively with mutual funds not individual stocks/ bonds. In other...
  7. Support
    this week is gonna put me in a mental home I swear it. Dh volunteered me to bbaysit his buddy's kid. Buddy is away in another city doing some training. His kid is on spring break. Buddy's wife just got a new job and wasn't given any flexibility to accomidate spring break. The kid is a wild...
  8. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Then everything will be okay. :D Of course I gotta give a bit of background. DH is in the Army. The plan was that he was going to deploy early next year and while he was gone I was going to use the extra money to pay off our vehicals (my truck and his motorcycle) and put some into savings for a...
  9. Leisure & Media Arts
    The hail has since melted off our street. But a few streets over it was at least a foot deep. First day of summer my hiney! http://www.kktv.com/home/headlines/1614977.html
  10. Home Environment
    I am. I love to have a container to put everything in. I have containers everywhere throughout the house. I love boxes and bins and storage containers, etc. I think, perhaps, I have too many and it's time to get rid of some! Maybe tomorrow. :toothy:
  11. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    i am i will be the first to admit it. but my children have to be clean. I make my children bathe daily need it or not wash their hair ect, this came up this weekend. we made smores, and my daughter said to the little girl with her i have to go down to the restroom to wash up and the little girl...
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