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  1. General Chat
    Forgive me if this is in the wrong place--didn't know where to post since this isn't a DIY project. I am currently taking bids on installation of new shingles for my home roof. I have three so far and expect at least two more estimates soon. My problem/question is how do I select the right...
  2. Drawing, Painting
    Hi, does anyone know of a good website that has free apple stencil patterns that I can print out? Thanks:)
  3. General Chat
    my friend called me this morning crying her mom had hurt her feelings don't even remember what over. (they have a very bad relationship) 4 over 30 years it has been this way... I told her she was 45 years old and did not need a mom who was going to treat her this way.. She said I know you are...
  4. Stockpiling
    This past year was really rough on us financially. I used up a lot of my stockpile and am now trying to get it built back up now that things are looking up for us. I am watching for sales on the following items... Canned beans Canned fruit Peanut Butter (my dh can eat half a jar at a time on...
  5. General Chat
    Any Longer? Think some oil CEO's would be unhappy? I'd like to make them all very unhappy right now. I'd like a car, and a home fueled by water, just get me some water cisterns. I wonder how much one of these cars would cost? Car that runs on nothing but water unveiled in Japan. No gasoline...
  6. General Chat
    Hi all, My family has been fortunate enough to qualify for a child care subsidy for our two children. We end up paying about $260-$300 a month for child care. However, my boyfriend just got back the hours that he had been cut last year (from 40 down to 32) and now makes more than we did when we...
  7. Frugal Living
    Don't you just love it when you wonder though the clearance aisle just to see what you can see and find something that was on your need/want list? Does this happen to you often? Share your stories. It happened to me today Our Grill ( like the George foreman grill) that we received about 9 years...
  8. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Its going to take DH and I about a month to get caught up on our current bills and back to working with a budget again. Anyone who can help would be appreciated! I am going to go with just DH's pay, because who knows when I am gonna get a job. I am not going to add in weekend yard sale money...
  9. Kids birthdays
    She will be 10, at the end of June. She is inviting several of her dance girlfriends, over for a sleepover. All of these girls are very rich. I need some ideas for goody bags, and menu!!!
  10. General Chat
    Gosh I have been packing for days now and it seems to never end. I am so exhausted. DH is working 3rd shift and sleeping during the day so he has not been much help (understandably) and my work told me not to come in today, and yesterday they told me to leave early because the store is closing...
  11. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    DH and I both have jobs now (I start Thursday) so I want to get a budget in line. I do not know exactly what we will be bringing home but I know we will bring home AT LEAST what I am putting. I am 100% sure on that, but it will most likely be more, but I always budget under what we bring home...
  12. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    When I grocery shop I check all the ads, get my coupons together and bring my list and go. It seems to have 7 dinners, and lunches and breakfasts for us two (sometimes 3 or 4 depending on if my dad and brother are here which is usually only weekends) can cost me around $100 a week!!! It just...
  13. General Chat
    So I know I'm not super active on this site, but if anyone has kept up with a few of my posts they would know that we are currently living in a toxic roommate situation and are trying to buy a house to move out. We found a house that is perfect for us. Not too big (1100 sq ft), in a mixed...
  14. General Chat
    For those that need this. I put a site on the meal planning section. http://www.thesneakychef.com/free_sneaky_chef_recipes.php It has some great recipes for gluten free recipes.I know i have read some of you needing more stuff like this. For kids it can be tuff. they are such picky eaters.I...
  15. General Chat
    Ok here is the story I have had a friend for 8 years. She left to go overseas becuae of hubs work. moved back just about 2 years ago. Things are not the same. She has said some nasty things about me i have said some about her, I have come clean and layed it on the table and was honest and she...
  16. Question and Answer
    for what to do with a floor like this. I was hoping to find a cheap (ha ha) rug to go hide it but not having any luck. DH doesn't want to sand it since its just a rental so I need some ideas. Thank you! :) Debbie
  17. Homesteading and gardening
    Let me say off the bat that I don't can. I probably should but I don't. I do enjoy freezing - corn, peppers, fruits, potatoes, etc. My FIL has a large garden and anything that we truly want we can get from him. I should have MIL teach me how to can but there are certain things that I don not...
  18. Goals and Dreams
    I am excited but preoccupied with failure about it. Can that be possible? It's eight chapters so far. Each chapter is between 15 and 34 pages long. The initial chapter is five pages long. I have some table editing to do for the reference section, but that'll be in the second and final editing...
  19. Frugal Living
    My SOOOO not frugal weekend! :pdoff: My car has been trying to overheat for awhile now, & the guys kept trying to buy parts for it & get it to work etc etc, so we finally got frustrated & took it to the shop to get whatever was wrong, fixed on Friday, friday night we were told we could come...
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