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  1. General Chat
    So the weather is real bad right now lots of freezing rain, turning to rain, then turning to snow. They have canceled all school buses. The police are reporting lots of accidents, the 401 is closed. But the schools remain open! I don't understand that I am not walking DD to school in this it...
  2. General Chat
    Right now it is about 57 degrees outside. I have the bedroom windows open to get help get some fresh air inside. With the sun shinning in and me being dressed warmly it feels warmer. Am enjoying the good weather now, who knows when it will be like this again!!!
  3. Christmas
    SO many ways to oraganize and handle opening presents How do you do it? Growing up my mom had an order that you opened presents ( sort of like a go around the circle thing) You sat in present opening order and only moved from your spot if it was your turn to pick out a present at the tree...
  4. For Sale or Trade
    hi all I just opend my web base gifts shop. take a look tell me what you think. Mountain Gifts - Welcome
  5. Vacations and Travel
    Talk about records...........we have our last ski hill closing THIS WEEKEND. As in..........SNOW SKIING!!! :thud: Thought I would post this for all of you that are in a heat wave......... no heat wave here.........we have yet to hit 90!! Final Day for Skiing - Crystal Mountain Washington
  6. Freebies
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  7. Kitchen Basics
    I ask because I've always put it in the pantry or left it out on the counter. The last month I've opened THREE jars, which is most unusual. It's rare when we go through one jar a month. So today I'm cleaning out the fridge and I find all three jars in the fridge :huh: All I can figure is...
  8. Kitchen Basics
    Sorry if this has been discussed before but has anyone taken open hearth cooking classes? (Meaning 18th/early 19th Century period cooking using actual receipes from the period.) I'm fortunate enough to live in the area with Revolutionary War period sites, including a couple that offer classes...
  9. Computers
    ~I was looking for a free document program for my laptop and this one seems popular. Anything I should know before I download? Is it a simple Word type program?~
  10. Kitchen Basics
    I was looking for potatoes for dinner tonight(we are out) but in the process I found 7 open boxes of cereal. All diff. kinds. We will be having cereal for breakfast the rest of the week. And I will have to start keeping better track of what is open and what is not.
  11. Announcements
    In preparation for growth, we are looking for volunteer moderators/content leaders. Ideally, we'd like active members that are willing to be a Frugal Village evangelist. We want mods that will help lead a forum(s), help to report or lock questionable, inappropriate or spam posts and threads and...
  12. Utilities
    when I am done baking I leave the door open so the heat goes into the room... but the light comes on automatially. My old oven you had to turn the light on... do you think I am saving money or wasting it ? I often forget to come back and shut the door.
  13. Homesteading and gardening
    http://www.durgan.org/URL/?TomatoesS 26 June 2009 Tomatoes with open rope support System I will limit the removal of the suckers, since I am of the opinion that one gets better quality tomatoes by limiting sucker removal. The ropes make supporting the side shoots convenient. Some plants are...
  14. Education
    Go here to sign up and to see the schedule. http://www.learninga-z.com/special/openhouse/index.html Each day during the week they will give you free access to one of their sites. Most of their resources are pdf, so you can download a year's worth of stuff if you want ;)
  15. Site Support
    Can we either link in siggy or post an open invite to a new social group that is here on FV? Since I was here briefly & am just now coming back, I am either familiarizing myself with new ppl or RE-familiarizing myself. I looked thru the FAQ & the Rules forum & either there's nothing, or I'm just...
  16. General Chat
    come on villagers...what can we do or say to get all these 'lurkers' to jump in with both feet...:lurking: use your best 'invitation voice' and lets start convincing them why its even BETTER on the inside....:grouphug: okay 'all your lurkers out there'...what's stopping you....we really aren't...
  17. Question and Answer
    I have one. I know I asked this before but I can't find it. Sorry. =/ I've read that they don't heat at all and are mainly for prettiness or whatever- but will it work in a pinch? At all? I'm hearing that they're predicting 8-10 inches over the next couple days for our area. The roads are...
  18. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    http://mynameisjoecortina.wordpress.com/2008/09/23/an-%e2%80%98open-letter%e2%80%99-to-gop-vp-nominee-sarah-palin-from-a-former-green-beret-american-patriot/ This is from a former Green Beret and he is not holding back!
  19. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    Anger issues?
  20. Site Support
    the problem started after I joined last night.I can open 1 thread then after that nothing. Marie
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