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  1. Holidays-Special Occasions-Celebrations
    Finally!!!!!! :mdance: :cheer4: Hoping that craigslist has everything we'll be looking for & has it locally so we don't have to drive all over. :thumb:
  2. General Chat
    If you had to narrow it all the way down to 1... Christmas would just not be Christmas without (insert your cookie choice here). :santasm:
  3. Preparedness and Survival
    These are some things I am thinking about starting to pick up. What do you think Emergency Blanket x2 one for me one for DD. Emergency candles each burn for 8 to 10 hours they are 3.99 but would I be better off to make my own if I could figure out how. Coghlan's Emergency Candles | Canadian...
  4. Weddings and bridal showers
    one reception venue over another? Here is the problem, it is down to two reception venues, one is really nice with great decor and plenty of room. Less restriction on what you can do. One of the main ones is my ex-husband who is an exectutive chef wants to and will do the food as his gift...
  5. Mid-Atlantic Pals
    Last year, Ceashels and I looked into holding an FV gathering, but it never came to fruition. This year, we'd like to try again. We need to set a date, however, and estimate the # of attendees, because that will determine the pavillion costs. SO - August, 2010 - pick the date that works best...
  6. Freebies
    Free Sample of Dentek Triple clean Floss Pick - Walmart http://instoresnow.walmart.com/enhancedrendercontent_ektid80946.aspx
  7. Question and Answer
    No seriously.. I mean I know it's cool to wait a week or so and get a variety of answers.. but c'mon! I think we have more unanswered questions than answered ones.
  8. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Ok, long story short... Our Visa Credit Card account through our bank was closed. The lender no longer carries this type of service. Hubby and I don't really understand but whatever. So our bank offered us a new Master Card. She told us we would get 7.93% interest rate and a yearly fee of 40...
  9. Family
    Okay School schedules are nuts this year (plus son might be starting a sport) How do you do dinner when times are nuts? In the past I have made a crock pot meal when cooking dinner and picking up a child were going to conflict. But how do you do it when you know that you will be picking up...
  10. Question and Answer
    If you could pick one book to give as a gift to a spendthrift who's trying to reform, what would it be? What book changed your attitudes toward money or motivated you to change? What book is completely knock-your-socks-off, let's-put-the-kids-on-eBay...
  11. General Chat
    I have had a whirlpool smooth top stove for around 13 years or so.it is very hard to keep the smooth top clean no matter what I use. plus I do all the cooking and cleanup and don't want to spend more time cleaning the top .like I said it's not just a wipe down they are hard to clean and keep...
  12. Freebies
    http://prodlix.com/contact.html Free Guitar Pickholder and 5 Black Picks, 88mm from Prodlix
  13. Needle Arts
    I just spent WAY too much time window shopping the yarn section at Hobby Lobby. I've found that this time of year, they start slashing prices & I'm scouting it out for later, when they slash them further :) But, I don't have any patterns for the HL brand yarn, "Yarn Bee" so I'm not sure what I...
  14. Question and Answer
    I'm starting to find it a bit bizarre. Every single day I find at least one penny to pick up off the ground. Some days I find 14 cents, other times I've found a couple hundred (new game teens are playing, bouncing pennies from a roll on the sidewalk). What surprises me, is that I seem to be the...
  15. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    Now THAT's a big vote of confidence....eh? http://blogs.abcnews.com/politicalradar/2008/09/biden-hillary-a.html
  16. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    If you're a McCain fan, like me, you'll get a kick out of this. If you are an Obama lover, I'm sure you'll think it's "no big deal"... (I;ve never attached a YouTube video...hope it works How do you guys put the video box right in your post?
  17. Question and Answer
    Just tried googling and came up with many too many useless uninformative sites on how to select the best tire for any vehicle. Anyone have any tips on how to come up with a more effective search or know of any sites that I can go browse to help me review tires? Maybe don't post them here since...
  18. Beadwork and Jewelry
    Made some guitar pick earrings recently. Just uploaded pics to my album: http://www.frugalvillage.com/forums/album.php?albumid=51 Think I could sell em? Hehe. I'm working on a necklace tonight with a beautiful multi-colored pick.
  19. Secondhand Shopping
    We are living on an extremely tight budget, and I found so much great stuff at the large item pick up this year (where everyone puts out their large item stuff etc . which usually ends up being a put out of all large and small to go to the dump). we found dd a chair, desk and dresser .. all in...
  20. News you can use
    The best mutual funds to pick now Coping in a market like this requires patience and prudence (and maybe a few dividends).
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