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  1. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Insurance for 2 Harleys going up $16 a year. Shopped around and got the same coverage for $70 less than last year's rate. Auto is going up $20 and homeowners went up (don't have the numbers handy). Taking her our homeowners and car insurance tomorrow to see what she can do. She has assured...
  2. Frugal Living
    Little Miss ask Santa for an "I can be" Barbie play set I liked the Cooking teacher one as you get a Barbie and a kid barbie (Kelly?) as well as a "kitchen" complete with step stool so Kelly can reach the sink to wash her hands. One listing on amazon has it listed for $52.99 plus shipping (...
  3. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I was thinking about dropping my land line and called them. Of course they don't want you to do that because they will lose money! Without my land line my net service would be 45.00 a month. I pay 35 now. So the nice lady locked me in for a year with my land line still, an extra feature, and...
  4. Just Tips
    A few days ago the back yard spigot came off in my hand when I went to shut the hose off. Argh! DH tried to repair it but just could not get the solder to take. So I called a plumber to save him the frustration. First guy out wants to sell me a fancy freeze-proof spigot to the tune of $1100...
  5. Weddings and bridal showers
    My sister is getting married in September and my son is going to be the ring bearer. I remember paying over $80 to outfit my ring bearer in his little tux. The deal is my mom keeps bothering me as to when I am going to get his outfit ordered. She is expecting me to take care of it. I told her...
  6. General Chat
    Sometimes, it really pays off having non-frugal family members. We live in a 60 yr old house with the never ending upkeep that an old house requires. My sister bought a house to flip. Well, her flip house has these beautiful bedroom, pantry, and closet doors. She has decided to replace all of...
  7. Drugstore & Grocery Store Deals/Product Reviews
    In the sunday paper, I saw that CVS had a BOGO sale on Folgers coffee and Cottonelle t.p I went by there today- the regular price on Folgers 33 oz is 11.99, and the cottonelle 12 pk double roll regular price is 12.49. Hardly a deal.. I have recently purchased the same size Folgers at Dollar...
  8. Frugal Living
    Today at Subway the children said as usual their please and thank yous when ordering. Little Miss looked at the cookies knowing not to even ask for one. But she pointed it out to me and I said "Yes, I see them". When we finished ordering sandwiches only. The lady ask us if we wanted anything...
  9. Meal planning
    I did some serious deep cleaning most of the day around the house. Amazing what I found that I had in my pantry that I didn't think I had! Even stuff that I had bought but because it was hiding in the back, I thought I was out. Now it's super tidy again. If you have ever seen the movie Sleeping...
  10. Pets
    We had a vet that we really liked, prices were great, treatment was excellent. We moved across town. Hubby still takes are German Shepherd to him because he has seen him all his life. When I got Zeus from the SPCA a year ago, I got a free checkup and reduced charges for the first year from...
  11. General Chat
    I finally got the hospital bill for my dd's appendectomy that happened way back on Palm Sunday. It seemed higher than I had estimated. Dh said, "Just pay it". But me being me, I just couldn't, so 3 phone calls later I got the bill reduced by $2000!:teddy2: They had not deducted his employee...
  12. Secondhand Shopping
    The automatic sliding passenger side door on my minivan stopped working. I checked into getting it fixed, and.....wow...$1100 for a new motor! No Way, Jose! So, DH checked online for a salvaged one, and found it for $135!!!!!!!!!!!Yeah! It pays to shop thrift and salvage! Now, we'll be able...
  13. Goals and Dreams
    I have been one of those who doesn't want to put all my debts on paper, because I knew it would just depress me. Well, in September, I finally bit the bullet and wrote down everything I owe (not counting utilities and such). This is the amount at the end of my sig, and when I figured it all...
  14. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    http://bethany.preciousinfants.com/2008/10/17/truly-touching.aspx
  15. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/us/2008/10/12/bolduan.debt.free.cnn Even for the non-religious, this is a really great story.
  16. General Chat
    A few weeks ago, we stopped at KFC for a simple Chicken tender meal to share. There were a few people in the restaurant, but no big deal. One guy was in line in front of me placing his order - just a simple chicken dinner. This KFC is combined with a Taco Bell and that side of the restaurant...
  17. General Chat
    So tonight we went to Island's restaurant for my birthday. They always send a generous birthday coupon. Free entree and free slice of Kona Pie, which is enough dessert to share. So we just needed to get an entree for DH and we're all set. Plus, I got money for my birthday, so I used that to pay...
  18. Question and Answer
    The ain't no such thing as a free lunch Thanks Greebo for saying it in another postit started me thinking about what the cost of free things is. You know who really pays the cost of the free thing. Something were easy to see who pays: like the person volunterring to pay for swimming or the...
  19. Drugstore & Grocery Store Deals/Product Reviews
    I don't know if I have told any of you yet, but I bought my dream car three months ago: a 2006 Chrysler 300C. Yes, it has a HEMI! Yes, I know the mileage could be better, but I DON'T care. I finally have everything I have always wanted car-wise: leather, sun roof, dual heat/air, premium sound...
  20. General Chat
    A couple of weeks ago we had golf ball-sized hail, which caused a lot of damage in our area. On Saturday the adjuster made it to our house. Yesterday, we received a check from the insurance company for almost $9600! The roof was considered totalled (there were holes in it)...it is only 6...
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