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  1. General Chat
    "Pinching pennies" in Canada might get more difficult since they're eliminating pennies. Canada Getting Rid of the Penny to Save Costs | FOX8.com ? Cleveland news & weather from WJW Television FOX 8
  2. General Chat
    Just got tired of the owners controlling my privacy. It wasn't private in the least. And I'm tired of all the information. I'll probably go back and check it out in about a month to see if it's changed any more. But I think I'm done for a while. Now I'll have more time for surfing FV! :cheergrl:
  3. Kitchen Basics
    Last night I made a pot of chili in the pressure cooker. I used some stew meat, left over taco meat from the freezer, and a little coffee that was left over from the morning in addition to onions, beans, frozen homemade chicken broth and spices. I have never used coffee before in chili but I...
  4. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    I have three nice size pieces of pork steak leftover. I want to put them into some sort of casserole or soup. I have put beef pieces in the crock pot with some boulion to tenderize/shred the pieces. I just dont know what to do with pork. Any ideas are greatly appreciated.
  5. Relationships
    DH told me yesterday after noon that he is no longer happy and doesnt want to work on our marriage no more. Then I find out (not through him but through our cell phone company) that he has been texting that girl over 3,000 times this week, and this has been on going for over a month. And the...
  6. Success Stories
    Using part of our tax return I just payed off the last $3433.71 on hubby's business loan he used to buy his lathe. Frees up the $305 a month payment, paid off roughly 2 years early, not sure of exact end date had we just done minimums. $8k left- $2k cc, $6k LOC for business, then DEBT FREE...
  7. Envelope system
    What do you do with the left over money in your envolope? This is my first month staying strict with the envolopes and there a few that might have some money left. Do you carry it forward? Do you add it to savings? Do you use it instead of adding more next month? I was planning to carry it...
  8. Question and Answer
    I've been very good lately about turning one nights meal into something different the next night or two... I made piccolinni pasta with sauce Sunday night.(didnt cook last night because I worked a double shift while it was offered!) I wanted to use the leftovers up tonight... what do you do...
  9. Family
    He was about to leave for work and he realized he didn't have his wallet. The counter top where he swore that he left it had become cluttered since he put it there, which I'm sure what my fault. In those last few moments before he left for work, we both went from being okay (for a morning) to...
  10. General Chat
    shirt pocket....went thru the laundy and....the dryer!!! now the dryer has ink all over inside!!! help! how to remove. did a bit of reading online and it says to use rubbing alcohol then wipe out w/. water, then spray w/ a bleach and water mixture.... any ideas? also taking ideas on how to...
  11. Question and Answer
    Don't kno hat happened, but the to letters to the left of the E - you kno the ones that I mean......the one you hardly ever use on the far left and the one next to it that e use all the time!! Is there anything I can do to restore using those letters? Help!! Please!! This is driving me crazy!!
  12. General Chat
    for his new duty station in Utah. Sometimes I hate the Army and the fact that we will be separated by duty again.
  13. General Chat
    I tried to think of all the little things I can get done now, before the new year, so I can start fresh! First, I cashed in my MyPoints for a Kmart gift card. Second, I cashed in my hubby's WorldPoints for a $25 check (gotta love real money) :hat: Third, I'm about to empty/count/roll all...
  14. General Chat
    School starts August 17th. I'm so excited. :D I have to take DS5 early and get him signed up for the lunchroom supervision program, then he'll find out who his teacher is at about half an hour later. He's really sad at the idea of being away from the kids that were in his Kindergarten class...
  15. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    Tonight I made a pork roast and roasted veggies.. I usually just make stew out of the leftovers. But that's getting old. Any other ideas to use them for tomorrow?
  16. Frugal Canadians
    We watched it last year when it was from Alberta. This year it's from the east coast. We had lots of fun watching it last year and are doing so again. It's a total hoot!!
  17. General Chat
    oh my! that, ladies, is my style. classic georgian, federal, and empire style. all mixed up and nothing matches. drool drool... sigh. especially the black barleycorn leg china cabinet and the tall secretary. fortunately i know a used furniture store in katy where i can find pieces like that...
  18. General Chat
    I received a big donation of Ju Ju from YankeeMom and immediately broke down in tears over her kindness. Thank you, you are :hero: It seems so silly to cry over Ju Ju but the gesture meant a lot. Before my accident I was in severe depression. Since: YankeeMom donated Ju Ju My BFF came over...
  19. Frugal Living
    Ok guys, please dont flame me..... I am not one to really eat leftovers. I don't know why. If I do save the leftovers, I usually end up throwing them out because they have gone bad. But tonight.... I HAD LEFTOVERS!!!!!!!!! I am really going to try to start using my leftovers. Even if there...
  20. Family
    I love my parents. Alot. But two weeks is just a long, long, loooooong time to have anyone live in your home......no matter how much you love them! My parents came tuesday a week before Thanksgiving.......and just left today. I drove them to the airport at 4:15 AM - yea, you read that...
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