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  1. Sewing
    I was going to go out and buy a sewing machine to get back into the swing of things and low and behold I was given one lastnight for free. YAY!!!! I am so happy. Now I just need to find out how this one works. lol!
  2. Family
    For Valentine's Day, I gave my husband a home-made gift idea I saw on Pinterest. Here's the source page for the idea:a content housewife: “Love” message board {tutorial} DH was a bit confused by it at first, just a frame that says "I love you because" on it. He thought he had gotten a dud of...
  3. General Chat
    hide to day. But its not gonna happen. My 16 yo grandson is coming over to have a good cry. He's had a few bad days and to day is the worst. My son his fravorite uncle passed away 2 years ago to day. My son was 9 when Chris was born so Chris grew up playing with him. Its really hard to be this...
  4. Health challenges
    Last month, I ate vegetarian the whole month. I did it to give my body a break, even though it was just a small one, from the abuse I heap upon it on a daily basis. This month, I will let my body know I still love it and want it to stick around, by finding the time to floss my teeth EVERY...
  5. General Chat
    I'll admit it, I'm a hopeless romantic, and I'm a sucker for a good love story! Since it's almost Valentine's Day, I want to hear all your love stories! How your met your SO, the most romantic thing that's ever happened to you, or whatever you want! Let's hear them!
  6. General Chat
    We had to replace the MAF sensor ($134.95 + tax) on my car back in November. Light came back on within a couple of days but, with lots of stuff going on didn't have time to really worry about it. Got car back from the garage after having new engine installed, light comes back on the day after...
  7. Health challenges
    I have been thinking about how I abuse my body with poor choices: eating things that aren't healthy, not getting enough sleep or exercise, allowing stress to get the better of me. I have decided to challenge myself, for the month of February, to try to do at least one thing all month to give...
  8. General Chat
    Had to take ds to his appt. with his neurologist and I decided to combine the trip with a stop at Office Max to pick-up on some sales and necessitites. Walked out paying $1.73 (sales tax) for 2 reams of paper, 1 box of ink pens (12 pk), 1 box of file folders (25 pk), 1 color ink cartridge and a...
  9. Single Moms
    My Daughter and Son are 10&12 (going to be 11&13 soon) and both suddenly hit a growth spurt. I managed to buy 6 Pairs of boys jeans size 12 in great condition, Levis and Old Navy brands. And 3 pairs of Nike sneakers that look brand new. For $74.32. The price you would pay for a pair of the...
  10. General Chat
    This morning while flinging more stuff for a challenge I found another gift card that got stuffed out of sight. I guess out of sight, out of mind, really does mean something. Found a $50 Visa gift card, tucked in a it ended up in that box is anyone's guess...but, I sure am happy I...
  11. Secondhand Shopping
    I went with my son the other day and we got some great deals. I got my older son 2 pair of sports/workout pants, 1 pair for ds #2, and then a brand new pair of old navy jeans for ds#2 and a nice button down shirt. I also got some books for me, I LOVE to read. Then I scored this gorgeous...
  12. Frugal Living
    18 pounds of grapefruit for 5 dollars 10 pounds of oranges for 4.50 woohoo!
  13. General Chat
    love this time of year -you know why-FRUITCAKE-its starting to show up at wally world here and i so love fruit cake-I'm one of those few that like the taste of it-my mother would make one in sept. and wrap it in a towel and keep it moist in the pantry with rum --brings memories back ---hugs to all
  14. General Chat
    Our locaIckesic store gave Little Miss a "we are sorry present" The music store was very busy and threre computer was down and we needed to get Little Miss's volin post and bridge reset. It takes a long time to get it done, maybe set aside and forgotten? When we pick it up today even though...
  15. Pets
    Marco, getting a rubdown before therapy. I would say he's loving it.
  16. Secondhand Shopping
    woo hoo just got a end table that is a big enough square to fit nice in the corner for the sofa and loveseat and paid just 10$ Love Habitat For Humanity Re-Store- supports a great cause and saves me some $$$ !! :cheer4::cheer4:
  17. Homesteading and gardening
    As I've posted on other threads, we are having pregnancy issues. My mom has come up to stay with us off and on until things are finally resolved. I realized that she would be missing out on the opportunity to do some of her canning and preserving while she was with us. Then, they announced in...
  18. General Chat
    I purchased my last couch and chair from Goodwill for a total of $20. I had kept it for 4 years and between me and my cat we had pretty much destroyed the old thing. When I moved at the end of August I threw away the couch and kept the chair simply because I had to have something until I could...
  19. General Chat
    I have never really shopped at Target....maybe once a year. Now I love going into their store when they have their food clearance items.I became interested when the Target here finally got a grocerery store in it & I wanted to see if any of their prices were lower than HEB - especially since I...
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