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  1. Christmas
    I have two little girls (6 and 4) who like to cook. Unfortunately, they try to do it every time my back is turned. Not quite, but sometimes it feels like it. They will have out a bowl, water, melted butter, sugar, flour and anything else they can think of, including the very expensive...
  2. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    What is a reasonable budget for 2 adults, 2 boys (11 and 8.5) and 1 girl (9)? I'm not including pets because I only buy one brand of dog food and I only feed the guinea pig fresh veggies/fruits and hay. With/without HBA/toiletries is fine. We currently eat out a lot and it eats up all our...
  3. General Chat
    I'm always depressed when someone says they get along fine on $50/month or something. I need to look at this on a per person basis. I'm buying for 9 people. Probably the equivalent of 7 adults. I spend $165/week. That is also HBA. I'd like to get it down but it seems if I spend less we...
  4. Question and Answer
    Does anyone know where I can get large gallon widemouth plastic jars at a REASONABLE price? I found the perfect jars earlier, 10 inches high and 5.9 inches wide. A reasonable price, but when I went to checkout to check shipping, there was a "small quantity" charge of $15.00 bringing the total...
  5. Question and Answer
    I have to be really careful about the electric bill this winter and would like to keep the thermostat low at night and run space heaters in the bedrooms. What's a reasonable price for a new, small space heater? Thank you!:scratch:
  6. Kitchen Basics
    hi i would like to establish a base point-a medium number for a food budget for myself (40ish female) husband (50ish) and a senior dog and 1 young 4 yr old cat should people and animals $ be seperate since i buy them in the same store? i have alway been thrifty but never budgeted :surprise...
  7. General Chat
    I like sweaters. All winter long, I wear turtlenecks with pullovers. At home, I wear chenille pullovers. I have some dressier sweaters for church and such. And I have some well-loved cardigans! So, I currently have: * 4 chenille sweaters for around-the-house * 2 well-worn cardigans for...
  8. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    NO, NO, NO. I think they are way over priced and it drives me crazy with what you have to pay for a new vehicle. Even used vehicles are way over priced in my opinion and trying to purchase a used vehicle at most garages here is NUTS!! You?
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