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  1. Holidays-Special Occasions-Celebrations
    Anyone planning anything fun to celebrate the day that only happens once every four years? :) Remember, according to 30 Rock, if it happens on Leap Day, it isn't real, so go wild! :D Leap Day: February 29, 2012
  2. Holidays-Special Occasions-Celebrations
    :heartsm:Hi! Its leap year and here in Sweden it is custom for ladies to pop up the big ? on 29:th day of february Is it custom over there too? :rose:
  3. Careers
    Moving at the end of this school year to be with my LDR BF. I am leaving my current job of 14 years, EEEK. Kinda freaked out about that because of all I hear on the news about the job situation out there. According to my calculations, I would need to make $13 an hour year-round job to equal...
  4. Health and beauty
    I have been trying to get back into the habit of running for a variety of reasons. I want to be healthy. I want to get in shape. I don't want to be fluffy. I want to feel good about my body and not obsess over it. Stress Relief. Etc. Etc. Today, I am taking the plunge. I am signing up to...
  5. General Chat
    I took my kids to McDonalds today and WOW their prices have jumped up. $4.50 for nugget kids meal, $6.50 for the 10 piece nugget meal:ouch: We won't be eating there anymore
  6. News you can use
    Gasoline, diesel prices leap toward records The price of diesel fuel hit a record Friday and gasoline prices are leaping so fast they could set records next week. </img>
  7. For Sale or Trade
    We are beginning to clean and are getting rid of some items that we aren't using anymore. I am hoping to eBay enough this summer to have my hardwood floors refinished. I am going to list a few things here that I think may be of interest to someone. So here goes: LeapFrog Leap Pad Learning...
  8. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Well, we got our refund, and did awesome things with it! We put four new tires on our '81 Toyota (76,000 original miles, 48 miles to the gallon, we're keeping it forever, lol) and had a front-end alignment too. We paid off our Craftsman tractor. We have 1 1/2 acres, so this was great. We bought...
  9. Secondhand Shopping
    Yesterday I stopped at the thrift store in my area. I almost did not stop ( thinking that there was nothing I really needed to buy....) but anyway, I found several Leap Frog educational toys for when DGD comes to visit. I got a talking farm, a baby pin ball machine and a musical microphone! The...
  10. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I took the leap into on-line banking. I have greatly resisted doing this for years, but I did my first step today. I have been trying to snowball, but my snowball keeping breaking apart halfway down the hill lol. My extra money comes on the opposite check then my car payment, which is the loan...
  11. Freebies
    http://www.quakeroatmeal.com/leapfrog/products/index.cfm
  12. Rebates, Refunds, Forms, etc
    $10 mail in rebate from Leap Frog on purchase of $50...
  13. Frugal Living
    On the side of frugality I wanted to say to think carefully before you replace something that has worn out. We have had our microwave go to the dump but are not going to replace it. One can keep food warm by placing the plate, covered with tinfoil or the lid of the saucepan, over a bowl of...
  14. Education
    For those with younger kids..... I noticed a Leap Frog DVD set at Sam's today. It has 2 DVD's - Letter Factory and Talking Words Factory - along with a small board book and a small stuffed animal for $15.87.
  15. Religion
    SCARY LEAP OF FAITH "The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms" (Deuteronomy 33:27, NIV). Brennan Manning, in his book, The Ragamuffin Gospel, tells about a child caught on the second floor of his house when it was on fire. The family members were all running out...
  16. Goals and Dreams
    Yesterday was a tough day, but I made a decision I only hope that I don't live to regret. I gave notice to my job as a teacher's aide.  As of the first monday in May I will try my hand at substitute teaching. The part that was hard is leaving something that I know is stable and brings in a...
  17. Holidays-Special Occasions-Celebrations
    I was at Sam's this morning and saw packs of Leap Pad books & cartridges. Each pack has 3 books & cartridges for $29.98 - fantastic price considering these are priced at $14.99 individually at all the stores here (WalMart, Target, Toys R Us, etc.). There were 3 different packs available in the...
  18. Leisure & Media Arts
    Are leap pad books worth the money? I am thinking of getting it and some books. Carrie
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