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  1. Frugal Living
    As of June 18 Visa raised allowed hold by gas pumps from $75 to $125. The time of hold is still up to 72 hours. Visa has allowed $75 hold since 2008. With gas prices above $3.00 a gallon, $75 did not always fill the tank anymore and pumps were shutting off before larger vehicles were fully...
  2. Health and beauty
    Blips are those small things. Letting off a little steam ...those stress things that have your back up. No need to go into long descriptions just let your blip fly and be gone, leaving you room for some good stuff. Here goes my blip for the night: After 26+ years what's with the crunchy fat...
  3. General Chat
    I got a wierd letter from my mortgage company today. (Side note, if you are with OCWEN, or are thinking of financing with OCWEN, please know that my experience has been the WORST. I wouldn't reccommend them to my worst enemy...or maybe I would. They're that awful) Anyway, i was on hold...
  4. Health challenges
    I've been very cavalear about my health for the last few years. I have watched my mother have a heart attack and bypass surgery at the age of 69, 4 years ago and THAT didn't scare me.:cheerup: I have watched my cholesterol and triglycerides climb for at least a decade into horrible numbers...
  5. General Chat
    I so upset. You all know i have pancreatits, was in hospital last month for a few days so they detoxed me of my meds. Well i also have bipolar and have been off meds for 7 weeks ,started them back 1 week or so ago. So here i am taking a 1000mg that my doctor gives me of depakote for bipolar.My...
  6. Question and Answer
    My neighbor just returned from Florida for the winter. He was under the assumption our power was off less than a day. We were off for five days. He had put ice cubes in a zip top bag in his freezer. He said they were not hardly melted. We share the same transformer so I know he was out as...
  7. Homesteading and gardening
    It has been in the 60's the past couple of days and I am desperate to plant something. I know that would be a mistake though, so I am holding back. I can't wait for growing season here.
  8. Freebies Good for Mac - PC or Linux My down loader scans for virus's Erika
  9. General Chat
    We have a lot of credit card debit and 2 mortgages. We have diligently been paying our debt down over the last 2 years. We have followed Dave Ramsey's plan to this point and it has been working! However, with the state of the economy and the constant fear of layoff I have decided to put...
  10. Just Tips
    ~You can have the P.O. stop and start home delivery through their website. It literally took me 30 seconds to request this service. And now I can go on vacation without worrying about our W-2's sitting in the mailbox. :sun: ~
  11. Home Decorating
    I'm in need of furniture for my apartment and a friend told me to check out Ikea. I'm kind of worried about the quality, but I do like the modern/ contemporary designs they have.
  12. General Chat
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  13. General Chat
    I got my surplus check today and went directly to the bank and deposited it in my checking account. I then went to the grocery and loaded up. We have been waiting for the surplus check to go to the grocery. Needless to say we have been getting quite creative in the kitchen. So I get home and...
  14. Kitchen Basics
    We always buy a few extra turkeys at Thanksgiving. I got one out of the freezer on April 27 (11 days ago). I was planning on cooking it this weekend, but DH got called out of town. According to Butterball, turkey is safe to put back in the freezer as long as there are still ice crystals in...
  15. News you can use
    Hold onto your Apple? It could turn rotten Q: Should I hang onto my Apple stock (AAPL) and wait for a recovery, or is this stock going much lower? </img>
  16. News you can use
    Other nations hold off on actions to spur economy The Federal Reserve is feverishly cutting interest rates and staging innovative credit auctions to pump more money into the banking ... </img>
  17. General Chat
    THE RULES OF RURAL OHIO ARE AS FOLLOWS > >Listen up City Slickers! > > > >1. Pull your droopy pants up. You look like an idiot. If you don't pull them up I might do it for you! > > > >2. Turn your cap right, your head isn't crooked. > > > >3. Let's get this straight; it's called a "dirt...
  18. Goals and Dreams
    I am actually looking for some advice, in regards to having to put my Education on hold for a full year. The circumstances as to why I must do this is: 1. I am getting married next year and currently saving for it, also we need to plan for it as well we are slowly starting this process. 2. We...
  19. Frugal Living
    But, it got to be 92 here today, and I had to turn on my a/c:bang: ! Will be turning it off at dusk though!!!!!
  20. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I have been thinking about the kind of money we are going to have spare after our debts are paid off. Do you know I would be able to holiday at least 3 times a year with the kind of money we are repaying right now:blush: .... The ammount of repayments would also allow us to move to a bigger home...
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