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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    Three months or about two pound per week is enough of a weight loss. I lost 21 pounds from 210 to about 189, and kept it off. This in about three to four months. First I quit buying sugar and don’t eat any desserts, except berries with skim milk. Best to avoid if possible. It was not difficult...
  2. Health and beauty
    Three months or about two pound per week is enough of a weight loss. I lost 21 pounds from 210 to about 189, and kept it off. This in about three to four months. First I quit buying sugar and don’t eat any desserts, except berries with skim milk. Best to avoid if possible. It was not difficult...
  3. Homesteading and gardening
    My Juicer. Believe it or not I got mine for nothing. My son brought it to me from a friend who didn't use it. At first I was not impressed, since I had a centrifugal juicer years past and found it such a misery to clean that I gave it away, also it didn't leave enough of the microscopic fibre...
  4. General Chat
    Just curious if any of you entered the contest. It is still open to enter. The official weigh in is free at WW. I'm not doing WW at this point but am going to take advantage of the free first meeting and no fees to join. I plan to stop in occasionally and pay by the time to weigh. I about fell...
  5. Health and beauty
    Made some change in my diet with some exercises 3-4 times a week. I'm down 16 pounds this week. Wahoo! :) Diet consists of veggies/fruits, 1 or 2 slice of bread. Limited dairy, no meat.... Drinks: Water, green tea. My goal is to lose 80LBS.
  6. General Chat
    My son is working for the summer for the company his father works for He does this every summer and is a certified hvac man. He attends college during the other part of the year . The job pays well and one of perks is he gets to keep the scrap metal. Copper is going for alot now and he also...
  7. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    ~My DH was informed this week that his place of employment for the last 15 years would be ceasing operations within a year. We weren't completely shocked by the news because there have been a lot of rumors flying around for months about plants being examined for closure. National level...
  8. Third Agers
    Is the loss of patience due to age? It seems the past year or so I seem to have very little patience for anything. Weeds too tall in the flower bed, dog not doing *exactly* what I want, idiot drivers, etc etc etc. All my life I have been a pretty patient happy go lucky kinda guy but damn, cross...
  9. General Chat
    I just found out that a friends father committed suicide. I am at a complete loss on how to console her. She has not spoken to her father in a while. I told her to call me if she needs anything. Any suggestions on what I can say or do? Know you guys can help me on this.
  10. Question and Answer
    that may sound crazy to some of you :) I see this posted and I'm not sure what it is. Thanks for taking time to explain. TC
  11. Drugstore & Grocery Store Deals/Product Reviews
    I understand that they are something a store sells at a loss in order to drive traffic into the store, but I don't know specifically what they are. Can someone give me examples? I'd like to buy those products at the place I can get them for the best price. Take Target or CVS or something...what...
  12. Health and beauty
    Came across this tonight and found it very interesting...I wonder how many of us are doing one or more of these 17 tips w/o realizing :) 17 unusual weight-loss tips | Weight Loss | Get Healthy | Best Health
  13. Pets
    We had to put our beloved Maine coon cat to sleep yesterday due to kidney failure. We miss her so much! I'm not sure we will be able to find another equal to her...she was just such a wonderful companion.
  14. General Chat
    Does anyone use the Alli weight loss pill? It is supposed to help your body cut fat intake. I took my first pill last night and another one at lunch today. I am a little wary of diet pills and have never tried one. I am trying to eat healthier and exercise with my Wii Fit program. Thanks in...
  15. Financial hardship
    Hi, I am new here and am hoping someone has some great advice and I am also hoping to be able to help others. Here is my problem. I have about 35000.00 in credit card debt. I know...WHAT!!! Let me jus tell you how we got to this point. My hubby was a teacher for many years and we had no...
  16. Food challenges
    I put this in the food challenge area because I am FOOD CHALLENGED! I eat too much. LOL Does anyone eles find it very difficult to go on a diet and not blow the grocery budget? I spent about 40 extra this week because of all the additional produce along with having to by my own dairy and...
  17. Health and beauty
    I'm down 0.4. :yippee: Amazed because we had Chinese one night for dinner, pizza (I take off the cheese because I am LI), 2 choc. chip cookies (medium large size), a few strawberry muffins, and a cupcake over the week. However, as bad as that is, I was eating worse before I re-committed on June...
  18. General Chat
    Dear fellow frugal friends, my 18 year old daughter just called me hysterically crying. Her best friend has been killed in a car accident. My daughter was NOT with her. I don't know any details other than this girl was not wearing a seat belt and was of course thrown from the pickup. I have...
  19. Financial hardship
    http://www.frugalvillage.com/forums/group.php?groupid=15 I've created a group for members that are experiencing job loss.
  20. Health challenges
    Or am I crazy? For me, weight loss and dieting is 90% mental and 10% physical...so I find having a mantra that I can repeat to myself helps me alot. DH thinks I'm crazy, so I thought I would ask around and see if anyone else does this! Right now, my brother is getting married in September...
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