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  1. Sewing
    working/sewing with felted items. I know HOW to felt but am looking for helpful suggestions---any kind---for sewing/cutting/designing with the item once it is felted. I have just started doing this with wool sweaters from thrift shops. Have done some reading on-line about it and see designs...
  2. Financial hardship
    DH found this helpful calculator for debt snowballing. Thought I would share it here in case someone might find it helpful: Free Debt Snowball Calculator Program
  3. Home Environment
    Here is another site that I enjoy in my constant mission to stay decluttered! Lots of helpful articles and tips to be found here! http://www.organizingyourlifetheeasyway.com/
  4. Calculations and Alternatives
    This is a great site when trying to calculate the cost of recipes. Great when increasing or decreasing recipes also. For example: it will tell you how many cups of flour are in a 5 pounds, 18.14, so if you paid .99 for a 5# bag of flour. It comes to about .05 per cup (.99/18.14=.054)...
  5. Frugal Living
    I am curious to find out from others have to say in this regard about the this very book? What area do you find you use the most?
  6. General Chat
    I talked to the grocery manager at HEB & He said that he could only order from what was left in the HEB warehouse & I managed to get an order in - 15 cases of vegetables. All they had left were green beans, peas & corn - I ordered 5 cases each. Here's the surprise blessing - HEB had marked this...
  7. General Chat
    This might be helpful for some of us, depending on the stunts that your local grocery stores try to pull. In my situation, the only grocery store that has acceptable prices for our budget is HEB. Anyway, for a long time HEB had been selling a brand of canned vegetables called "Lakeside Foods"...
  8. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I downloaded these today (they are free) and have been playing around with my budget/expenses and thought maybe someone else would find these as helpful as I have! Debt Reduction & Snowball Schedule http://www.vertex42.com/Calculators/debt-reduction-calculator.html I like this one because it...
  9. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I found this site and I just wanted to share it with you guys. It's a money management site, which helps you to see all your finances in one place. I know there are other sites that do that, but every time I sign up for one I am so confused I just end up doing nothing with it. This one also has...
  10. Just Tips
    Budweiser beer conditions the hair Pam cooking spray will dry finger nail polish Cool whip will condition your hair in 15 min Mayonnaise will kill Lice, it will also condition your hair. Spike your hair (with Close-up tooth paste, it will also give it a tint) Elmer's Glue-paint on your...
  11. Health and beauty
    caused by working out and working hard. We bought a hot tub on Monday. They're gonna deliver it on Thursday:D We had one that we bought used about 9 years ago. It was 12 years old, kept indoors and used very little when we bought it. It finally died, a slow painful death so we decided to get a...
  12. Green Living
    http://www.planetfriendly.net/living.html thought folks could find some info here
  13. Goals and Dreams
    www.joesgoals.com i got this link from a blog i read (www.pediascribe.com) and i thought it would be helpful to some of us. it lets you track your goals online with visual charts its free and you can keep a log of what you have achieved. im going to set myself up a page
  14. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    Well, I finally found a pitiful little one room apt, but it's better than nothing, I suppose and am grateful that I've found it. Anyways, I'll be moving in this weekend and have $170 left for groceries. I am starting scratch, there is NOTHING. I need advice on what I should buy (I'm used...
  15. General Chat
    cell phone companies are charging us $1.00 to $1.75 or more for 411 information calls when they don't have to. Most of us do not carry a telephone directory in our vehicle, which makes this situation even more of a problem. When you need to use the 411 information option, simply dial 1 (800)...
  16. Holidays-Special Occasions-Celebrations
    http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/party/
  17. Writing Forum
    www.write101.com This site has a lot of tips and articles for every writer!
  18. Baking Breads
    Need help cooking with mini loaves for quickbread or mini muffins? This site will help you figure ammount of batter etc.:) http://www.baking911.com/quikbrds/qbloaves.htm#Q:%20Can%20I%20make%20mini-loaves
  19. Just Tips
    When I am doing laundry, especially the kids, I have a white trashbag with me and anything that is too small, will be too small (for the next season-mainly the boys.., stained, or never worn I toss it there immediately... I already have two bags of clothes and shoes this way... I am going to use...
  20. Homesteading and gardening
    http://www.helpfulgardener.com/
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