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  1. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    i do my mil bills..she gets her ssi check and i pay the bills...well a few months ago it was one month she wanted me to do it the next she didnt and the bills got messed up..so then i took them over again and i have been trying to pay down her past due mortgages payments..1st and 2nd... well i...
  2. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I have a Capital One card it is only 2.99 on the balance until paid so it has been the one I was not in a hurry to pay while I did other debts. Well Oct 23 I wrote down on my chart I paid the bill due the 15th... I remember now there was a problem and I couldn't get it to post and I forgot to...
  3. Frugal Living
    messed up financially a lot this month. 1. graduation week i forgot the hectic schedule, and ended up in restaurants every day that week. spent 120 that wasn't budgeted. 2. ended up ordering pizza hut because i chose not to buy a $3.50 tombstone pizza for the freezer. now, i know better. i...
  4. Question and Answer
    As some of you may already know, I'm taking care of the flowerbeds and bushes at 2 group homes and a business. Well anyway, I went out to one of the group homes today to trim back the hedges. These haven't been taken care of in about 5 years. On one of the bushes I thought it was all one big...
  5. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I was wondering why my front sprinklers were leaking water even when they weren't on. My gardener turned off the water supply to them and they are still leaking. I thought it was just a valve or something, but I guess not. He says they have to be replaced. That sucks! Normally I wouldn't...
  6. Frugal Living
    I recieve 220 a month in food assistance and usually spend 100 also towards groceries. This month I decided to try to buy everything needed at one time instead of weekly for the whole month. I messed up, I realized today I left out a lot of stuff we needed so it's going to cost me more than 100...
  7. General Chat
    I can't believe it, I have never burned anything in all my years of being a homemaker, not food, not anything. Today I was fixing a tear in a pair of my sons shorts by ironing on a patch. Without any thought to the material I was ironing it onto I just got the iron good & hot and ironed/burned...
  8. General Chat
    I messed up something in our account. Big. To the tune of $500. I am so upset. dh is upset. I'm new to all this so I don't have savings yet. I have $25 in my emergency fund or whatever it's called. Payday is on the 31st. We have food. Gas in the car. I can't believe I did this. I...
  9. Christmas
    we have certain traditions, and i am not a person for change, this year everything is falling apart. i am having such a hard time dealing with it all. i had a small mental meltdown. first everyone shows up here at 6:00,a.m. and we do breakfast, then we undo stockings , then unwrap the gifts...
  10. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    LOL I double checked! I messed up! We owe less on discover than I thought!
  11. General Chat
    I was thinking about this as I made my bed at lunch time..... I usually make my bed early, run through the house, straighten things up if I didn't do it the night before, start the laundry, maybe talk on the phone for a few minutes and then have my shower in the mornings. This morning I had to...
  12. Frugal Living
    Have you ever messed up a deal? Or forgotten coupons that really made the deal? Or lost something for a rebate? I'm guilty of the messed up a deal sin. I'm mad but can only blame myself. 93% Hamburger is on sale for $.99.....So I grabbed three large packages......NOT remembering that there...
  13. Christmas
    Thank heavens for the EF! Dh's check didn't go in friday. The bank said things were backed up because of the federal reserve being closed on Vererans day.
  14. Freebies
    I forgot to check multiple choice. Can you vote here: http://www.frugalvillage.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=41839 instead please?
  15. General Chat
    I have to be at the Department of Motor Vehicles at 8:00 am tomorrow. You won't believe why! Last month we got the title for dh's 86 Chevy Pickup, or so I thought. I never opened it. Just knew it had our names in the little window and knew it was a title. About a week ago, some girl...
  16. General Chat
    I'm so frustrated and angry. I got a call from the boys Physical Therapy Office saying they had to cancel their Tuesday appointments for next week and to give them a call. I did only to find out that someone there screwed up royally. Apparently the office manager was out sick for 5 weeks and...
  17. Goals and Dreams
    ....we got a pizza for dinner:bang: ......I was trying so hard, but I was all crampy and grouchy and just could not face the kitchen...so we are out fifteen dollars...but on the bright side, there was enough left over for today's lunch...somebody kick me , please!!!!!!
  18. Baking Breads
    i dont know what i did wrong or it could be the rain..i use a bread machine and the dough stuck to my hands as i pulled it out and it didnt do this before.. if its damp should u not make bread\dough..im so new at this ..but the "hot pockets" i made came out good..i didnt put in enough filling...
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