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  1. General Chat
    Well, it has been getting into the 30's and even the 20's at night here so I have turned the heat on offically this year. Yuck!!! My heat is turned down very low so it has only been running at night and early morning. Guess that is ok since winter is officially here in 4 days. Just keeping...
  2. General Chat
    She finished her student teaching today. She graduates in 8 days. I'm so proud of her. :tay:
  3. Kitchen Basics
    And I'm not happy about it, but I had to be. Rules to kids.... No more than 3 boxes of cereal a week and no more filling the bowl 2 to 3 times at one sitting. Run out....too bad. Eat oatmeal, toast, or my 19 year old can buy her food if she is not happy. Cheese, it's becoming a delicacy here...
  4. General Chat
    I checked the weather channel & in a red boxed area it said our area was now under a tropical storm warning. Earlier this morning the sun was out & not a cloud in the sky.....now all of the sudden we are looking at black clouds coming off of the ocean and the winds have picked up a little...
  5. General Chat
    So school was NOT what I expected BUT it was good! The nerves went away once I got there and realized my class of...3 is not young hs girls but other women there to learn! I had expected book work..some health and safety guilelines BUT instead we learned Chemical straightening. WOW hands on...
  6. Success Stories
    I paid off the last of my small loan. Now I am officially debt free until I get into the house mortgage. I canceled my gym membership but it will be active for 2 months. Next I gotta call the cable company and see about getting rid of cable and home phone. My home inspection is scheduled for...
  7. Utilities
    We replaced the belt in our attic fan today and that was only like 9 bucks. It 'broke' down at the end of spring and I was scared it was something major but thank goodness it was only the belt. Love this time of year! Have the windows open and I can hear the crickets now. :D I think it's only...
  8. General Chat
    Well, not really, there are a lot of good things about it. But, there is a person harassing me and I can't stand it. I used to get that on myspace, so I closed my account, not too much loss there. But facebook? You're not supposed to be able to harass someone there. My husband and I are having...
  9. Home Environment
    I know.. I can't edit the title.. but it should be NOW I am an official fruit fly hater.....lol I have tried all the "tried but true" ways of getting rid of these pests. They just love my kitchen and when it was cold they found a warmer place my bathroom. And my rabbits cage.....So I waged a...
  10. Third Agers
    My last child flew down east to go to university last week. I'm not missing her yet...thanks to MSN, Facebook, and an unlimited long distance cell phone plan. But I think it could be coming once university starts and she gets distracted. I've also been mega-busy, which has helped...
  11. General Chat
    I had to be back at work this morning for staff development. I will be sitting in meetings all week and the kids start back on Monday. It is funny because it feels like we never left for summer break. It is good to see all the new staff. I am hoping for a great school year.
  12. General Chat
    Rabidplaybunny87: Okay, so my neighbors officially hate me GarbageStan23: why? Rabidplaybunny87: Well, me, david and andrew were having a bonfire in the backyard, and we were making s'mores and all... and suddenly we here sirens, and see a firetruck turn into the street in front of us...
  13. Homesteading and gardening
    I must have taken over the title of flower lady in my family :D! For my birthday I was given 4 hanging baskets, 2 hibiscus bushes, 1 rose bush and a tomato plant....ended up having to go & get more shepherd's hooks!!!
  14. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    and I think it was a serious wakeup call for him. Last night while I was asleep he decided to figure out our current $$ situation since we got our federal check. We were behind on some of our bills and will have to use our entire check to get back on track, plus pay off some bills-such as the...
  15. Frugal Living
    I am now making rice and beans and salad for dinner, in order to start saving money!
  16. News you can use
    The credit card party is officially over Don't count on those 0% offers anymore. As banks stick even good customers with higher rates and tighten up on credit lines and balance transfers, you need to think about protecting yourself.
  17. News you can use
    Yahoo officially rejects Microsoft's $44B takeover bid Yahoo's board on Monday, as expected, officially rejected Microsoft's unsolicited $44 billion takeover offer, possibly setting ... </img>
  18. Financial hardship
    we got the letter in the mail tuesday-DH is no longer an employee of the school district.twelve years he put in there, was injured,had surgery reiunjured on the job.....they have always had no care for the well being of their employees we are better off him no longer working there.No lawyer...
  19. General Chat
    I know that there are lots of germs in the world, but I am relatively clean and I guess I would prefer to not be neurotic about certain things. But, e-coli all over my hands when I'm transferring laundry to the drier? :ugh::nerv2::ack: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21423163/?GT1=10450
  20. Family
    DD had her baby boy last night at 11:40 p.m.. His head was stuck in the birthing canal and he was delivered by cesarean section. One heck of a night last night and dh and I didn't get home til 2 a.m.. But he was worth it. DD is doing well and was up, showered, and dressed tonight. 7lbs. 14...
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