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  1. General Chat
    so my brother does side work which is called a scrap metal junker person..meaning he will find people or they find him (word of mouth) that want to get rid of stuff and he goes and takes any metal item's that he sell's for so much a pound..he makes out really well sometimes with old junk cars...
  2. Frugal Living
    When I walked into walmart today ( had to return conditioner I accidentally bought when I meant to buy shampoo) Well, I walk in and the greeter hands me a composition notebook and a pen and says "our free gift to you. Thank you for shopping at Wal mart" I think I might cover the notebook and...
  3. Homesteading and gardening
    What the heck am I going to do with them all? Ideas??? * Salad * Guacomole * Avocado Rueben Sandwiches That's all I have! Love to have some other idea's! Don't want them to go to waste :shrug2:
  4. General Chat
    She got called into the principal's office and couldn't figure out what she had done wrong. It turns out she had the highest reading scores in 6th grade (lexile) and someone donated a Kindle for them to give someone who would use it for reading the 'classics'. She is soooo excieted. (And so...
  5. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I saw my dad yesterday and he said he had something for me. He handed me a check for $1,000 and said "happy summer". I was stunned! So...what am I going to do with the money you ask? Well I have to be honest, my first thought was "I can get my $500 chimnea!". But What I'm really going to...
  6. General Chat
    Apparently his manager had a screaming fit and threw a chair across the room at the morning meeting. Two other people in the office have also given notice. Fortunately we have a fat EF and the job market here is looking up.
  7. General Chat
    I cant do it any more. I have been on and off Low carb all my life . to tell you the truth It dont work for me. I love food . My hole life has been around food . making things for parties and cooking for the kids. I love to cook but when I am on low carb I cant. so I made up my mind I am not...
  8. Frugal Living
    I have to say, I recently relaized that I actually enjoyed hanging my laundry outside to dry. I started it up again now that we have the yard to do it in. I am looking forward to the electric bill going down a bit too! I mean, it is Texas for heavens sake - there is not many days here that I...
  9. Frugal Living
    How you might wonder? Well I will tell you why and how! I am first and foremost a quilter but over the past few years I have added beading, painting, and scrapbooking to my list of hobbies. All four can be very expensive, time consuming, and take up tons of space--which makes me nuts. So I am...
  10. Pregnancy
    On January 26,my 37th birthday I gave birth to a gorgeous 7pound baby boy.If ya have to share a birthday then I guess sharing it with your son great I had a midwife this time around and gave birth at 434 am and was home but 8am. He is adorable and his two older brthers are in love with him
  11. General Chat
    Ok the back story on this is that when I was 23, and just graduating nursing school I made a dumb mistake. One day to our nursing classes this guy came selling these expensive pots and pans. I thought they looked really awesome, and I thought we would need them someday after we got married. I...
  12. General Chat
    This morning on the news they were talking about the best advice your father ever gave you. What advice do you most remember?
  13. General Chat
    10 pound ham and 4 hamsteaks, and 4 boxes of lowfat icecream bars and a dora the explorer ice cream. this man is so neat, and he feels like dh takes extra care of his mom who lives in teh complex dh takes care of. i thought it was a great thing to do, however i bought 3 hams 2 weeks ago when...
  14. General Chat
    yesterday I gave a friend of mine 5gal. bucket of bread flour. they were thrilled. I had gotten a new 50#bag. so I needed room for it. they were going to make hm pizza that night. It made me feel good to give it to them.
  15. General Chat
    We're moving to..... Vandenberg Air Force Base near Santa Maria, CA. If anyone can recommend a real estate agent or areas to live I'd be thankful. That is if we can even afford to live off base.
  16. General Chat
    I recently gave up coffee(having lots of anxiety so figured it would help), it has been one month. I would buy a large Dunkin Donuts coffee everyday spending over $2.00. I sometimes would buy a muffin or a bagel before work. I figured I spent at the very least 18.00 a week. UGGHH! Well I...
  17. Health and beauty
    When I saw the bag of blood they took off the little rocking machine I thought 'wow' but really didn't think much else about it. But now I'm not feeling very good, just very, very weak and shakey feeling.... . Anyway the bag they took was so full it looked like it would pop. I've given before...
  18. General Chat
    Well, sorta. Dh and I and the kids are invited to the family. And he told me to take $200 or so and go buy me a nice dress!! (BTW, we just sold a vehicle, or rather I did, so any shortfalls are non existant, the EF is funded again. AND my daycare will be full likely after today). Dh saved and...
  19. General Chat
    Hey my gal pals! My mom told me yesterday that she is GIVING me her car. Well, I'm thrilled. It's not new it is a 1995 Buick Regal. Here's the best part.... It only has 44K miles on it. Can you believe it? It's always been in the garage. Then also yesterday, my in laws said they had...
  20. Christmas
    My Dh has wanted a 20 inch Flat Screen Monitor for 2yrs now...he emailed me from his computer (we have 3 of them) a sight and picture of the one he wanted...we both looked at it and it got excellent reveiws and was a reasonable price...so anyway he walks back into the livingroom after looking at...
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