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  1. Hobbies
    I started entering sweeps and giveaways this past fall and now it is a full time hobby! I have won 2 pairs of boots, home decor, food, dog toys, kids toys, books, gift cards, etc and just this past week a won a cruise!! I have never been far away from my small town in South Carolina so I am...
  2. General Chat
    Hi Frugal Villagers, I just recently started cake decorating, I started taking my first class last week through Michael's. So far coupons have been great especially when it comes to a hobby that can be expensive. I've also started looking online for novelty cake pans by Wilton, on places such...
  3. General Chat
    Just returned home from my Dollar General coupon day (spend $25 - save $5...do it right, spend exactly $25 & it works out to 20% off everything you buy. That's all those $1 items now costing .80 cents)...My DG lets me do as many 'deals' as I want and I calculate them right to the penny of...
  4. Leisure challenges
    Anyone want to join me in a de-stashing challenge to work on using up stockpiles of craft supplies? My downfall is yarn. I am a yarn junkie. My containers of the stuff are visible proof. It is time to start seriously using up what I have and stop the alluring pursuit of the next delectable...
  5. Secondhand Shopping
    I have a new hobby that I love. I recently discovered that people in my area often move their yard sale postings from the garage sale section of craigslist to the free section in the afternoons. This weekend I went to one a few blocks from my house and was able to bring home for free --- one...
  6. Needle Arts
    My Mom bought me a Beginner's Bobbin Lace kit and I've been researching the web and You Tube all morning. Does anyone else in the Village make lace this way? I was really surprised learning it is just 2 steps... like knitting had a knit and purl, tatting has a 2 step stitch and lace is either...
  7. Hobbies
    i love to collect ceiling fans
  8. Hobbies
    I've been thinking about the recent thread "Is there something you've always wanted." I posted there that I had houseplants in the past and two or three now, but never had the indoor jungle I wanted. And why not? So I am going to remedy that. Well, maybe not jungle and certainly not jungle...
  9. Hobbies
    When is too much stash just too much? I'm a firm believer in having amusements and enjoyment in life, but my collection could be exhibit A of Excessive Stash. I have gradually cleared out some, but I still have too much. I've added a line to my signature for no spending on hobbies and things I...
  10. General Chat
    After many many years of drinking my dh has been sober for 5+ years. I am very proud of him. But he needed something to take his mind off of the need to drink. He has taken up wood working. It started as odd jobs for believe it or not a fellow drinker that still drinks and had prceeded to many...
  11. General Chat
    This term caught my eye. What is considered a hobby farm?
  12. Hobbies
    Scrapbooking. I love going to the scrapbook store and picking out the supplies I need. I also enjoy taking pictures and finding pictures online to use for my scrapbook.
  13. Hobbies
    Stupid question coming...How did you guys find a hobby that you liked? I feel like I have no talent or nothing intrest me. My dh bought me a candle maker and that was cute for about 20 minutes of making an ugly one.(well it came with orange wax and a shape I don't like) I am a candle lover but...
  14. Hobbies
    or obsession (I'm pretty sure that's what Gripey would call it) but I have my bellydance recital tonight. :nerv2: It's been such a fun class, very challenging and completely addictive. I'm really sad that last night was our last class (except for one girl in the class.......very annoying). I've...
  15. News you can use
    10 tips for a thriving hobby business Author and entrepreneur Barbara Brabec offers 10 tips for getting your hobby-inspired business off the ground.
  16. Hobbies
    Hi all, I was wondering if any of you play instruments as a hobby? I find that playing an instrument is very fun, relaxing and frugal! I play the electric guitar and have been learning to play the last few years. I tell my kids that I am a "rockin' mom" but they still call me a nerd...
  17. Hobbies
    Which do you like the most?
  18. Sewing
    Got new sewing machine off freecycle, very excited, impending new hobby, got pattern for patchwork cushion off web, material off ebay - first hiccup - bobbin case missing - no worries, found web site selling parts for my machine and £9.50 3 days later set off excitedly to my den to make...
  19. Find Your Kith
    I have been entering sweepstakes for a couple of years now. I have won lots of great things. I know I introduced one member here to sweepstakes and she won a trip to California. I would love to share ideas, etc on the hobby.
  20. Freebies
    hollyhobbie.promotionrewards.com/register.cfm coupon code : Holly Friends
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