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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    ~I just spent several hours walking through 5 wooded acres of land for sale. I'm in love! It's very reasonably priced for our area. There are restrictions to how/where we build on the land since it's in a protected zone. Here's the description from the listing: "5 Acre Home Site. Wetland...
  2. Quilting
    Connecting Threads is offering positions as Sample Sewers but only if you live in their specific area of Vancouver, Washington and Portland, Oregon. Notions Scroll down the page for full information. They pay $12.00 an hour! Their main addy is :"
  3. Supplemental Income, Small Business
    Hi everyone, i need some help!Think, think, think as Pooh bear says. I have the opportunity to rent a "booth" at my local church's first annual craft fair. I need ideas of quick things the kids and I can make that we can sell. I want to involve the kids as part of their homeschooling, maybe...
  4. Family
    Wow, what a mess. 8 years ago my wife and I moved away from our home state of OH and went to FL for a great opportunity. We made hay while the sun was shining, saved a lot, made some wonderful memories and when another fantastic opportunity presented itself in CO, we jumped at the chance for...
  5. General Chat
    Have you heard of One Laptop Per Child? You can google it to read about the laptop and the program. Basically, it is a huge charity program whose goal is to supply each child in developing countries with his or her own laptop. The laptops are specially designed with many durable and...
  6. Frugal Living
    I don't know where to post this... I have a little miff. I was 'freecycle'ng' a lot of things. I had tried to sell- but no bites. Oh boy!! you put it on 'freecycle dot com' or 'craiglist - free"... and the replies fly in. I had a 7 year old intact clean couch - that neither child...
  7. News you can use
    Foreclosures: Tragedy or opportunity? This may be your big chance, but it's no place for amateurs.
  8. News you can use
    Cuba trade gets 'new opportunity' Cuban dictator Fidel Castro's exit won't immediately open the door to new U.S. sales and investment but could propel longer-term ... </img>
  9. News you can use
    Spotting opportunity in a down market We've been hearing how bad the economy is and how a recession is looming. But before you start hiding your money in your mattress, remember there are opportunities in a down market.
  10. Supplemental Income, Small Business
    The "" site is taking applications for someone to run their frugal living section.
  11. Leisure & Media Arts
  12. Careers
    I just wanted to share the good news about an interesting opportunity. I work in a very small, close-knit industry (meaning there are only about 4 companies in my general area, and everyone who works at one knows someone who works at the other three, and we switch back and forth a lot) and was...
  13. General Chat
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  14. Frugal Living
    I have been presented with a golden opportunity that will change the way I frugalize. Two months ago my spouse and I broke up. I went to live with my family and I've been living in a spare room without an income or even my clothing for most of this time. I just got a job locally and my...
  15. Vacations and Travel
    DH was selected to go to the UK to do an exchange with the British Army. He is teaching at one of their Infantry Training Schools. He left January 2nd, and his course goes until the end of February. His official date to come home is March 9. Because of the length of this tour, the Canadian...
  16. General Chat
    And DH learned something yesterday. He was digging around in the yard to set a jungle gym. the legs need to be set in concrete to keep it from scooting and to heel it safe for the kids to play on. So he was pick axe-ing around to dig the holes. And here's what he learned: When you put a pick...
  17. Supplemental Income, Small Business I checked on the BBB site and they had one bad report, but have only been in business since Feb. of this year. Looks like another "If it's sounds too good to be true." kind of thing to me. What do you think?
  18. Frugal Living
    Wealth is knowing opportunities wehn they come (unwealthy people often mislabel them "problems") and, if opportunities don't come often enough, knowing how to make them happen. A poplular myth about opportunity is that some people have more than others. Not so. Like oxygen, opportunity is...
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