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  1. Sewing
    My Shark steam iron (only 4 years old and not much used) won't heat anymore. :grrr: I used to have another older steam iron that worked, but unfortunately I gave it away. So I need recommendations for a good steam iron... I like one that produces hot steam for pressing seams when sewing.
  2. Frugal Living
    Just finished rereading the complete tightwad gazette,have been wondering about other books like it you may have read. Anything worth checking the library for? TIA! Janine
  3. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    This year, we've decided to bite the bullet and get our taxes done at H&R Block here in Canada. Has anyone Canadian used their service and has an opinion of it? The main reasons are as follows: We don't want to be reassessed again and end up owing when somehow, someone miscalculated...
  4. Appliances
    I think ours is about to kick the bucket. DS8 woke me up at 4:30, saying he heard some loud noise. It turns out that it was coming from the motor in the fridge. I'm afraid it's going to conk out on us soon, so I need to get good prices set now. Any recommendations? :)
  5. Health and beauty
    I'm looking for a fat burner that helps in the loss of a few more pounds to add to my routine. I work out three times a week with a mixture of HIIT and weight training and still have some unwanted pounds hanging around. Any recommendations? :)
  6. Health and beauty
    I've been going to the gym for three months. When I started, I was at 150. At the peak of my weight loss, I was down to 137. But now, I've gained back about five pounds and I feel like I'm not getting any stronger. This is my workout: 10 minutes on the treadmill (increasing my speed every...
  7. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Hi. I am needing info as to what type of identity theft protection dh and I should buy. My mother is bipolar and is showing signs of heading for another huge manic episode. In the past she has gone on huge spending sprees that included flying all over the country, buying cars and wrecking...
  8. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I love reading books about being frugal, ideas to save money, cooking cheap ideas etc - they keep me motivated. I often see books listed in posts, but then forget where I saw them etc. I was wondering if I could get some recommendations about various books - all in one thread here. I...
  9. Question and Answer
    Hi everyone. We got flooded out last week in the RI floods and while we have now finally gotten all the water out, we are looking for ways to prevent mold. We have Chemically sensitive children, so looking for a more natural way than using bleach to prevent mold. Any ideas?
  10. Home Environment
    We installed a Peerless faucet with sprayer in the kitchen about a year ago. Everything was fine until about a month ago. The pipes starting banging. The only place it was doing it was in the kitchen. We figured that air got into the pipes, but we couldn't figure out how. So earlier today as...
  11. General Chat
    Well we just had out first snow fall. Anyway, I need to purchase some really warm winter socks. Normally I will buy the wool mens hunting socks to wear. I need socks that will keep my feet warm when I am waiting for the bus. I saw some at Famous Footwear. The reason I am asking is I see...
  12. Leisure & Media Arts
    I love reading ametuer slueth novels, but I particularly like reading series, following the same characters. These are some that I have loved: Janet Evanovich ; Stephanie Plum series Joanna Fluke ; Hannah Swensen mysteries G.A. McKevett ; Savannah Reid Mysteries Diane Mott Davidson ; Goldie...
  13. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Anyone have any recommendations for a good financial software? I'm looking for something to track all my accounts, debts, savings, as well as do forecasting, etc. And it needs to be available on Amazon because I have a 25$ giftcard.
  14. Question and Answer
    I have never bought one of these new and I'm about ready to, as I plan to do some limited canning this spring/summer/fall. Can you tell me things you wish you'd considered before you bought yours? Things that make you glad you own one, etc. please? Thank you in Advance! Judi
  15. Leisure & Media Arts
    I need a new book/author--fiction please. :) I like to read books by Maeve Binchy, Jodi Picoult (though I have gotten a few from the library that I just couldn't get into, which surprised me because I really enjoyed reading a few of hers), Elizabeth Berg (LOVE her stuff), John Grisham. I...
  16. General Chat
    Hiya Everyone, For 5 years now, the Old Man and I have been talking about moving "south". His family pretty much moved from Memphis to Arkansas... which is good because I had NO desire to live in Memphis. His uncle gave us a list of counties we may be interested in, but from way up here in...
  17. Appliances
    I thought we had a thread about these before but I can't find it. ;) Right now I have a cheap steamer that is cracked & on it's way out. My bday & Christmas is coming so I'd like to put this on my wish list. Those of you who use a steamer or cooker, can you let me know what you use & what you...
  18. Frugal Living
    for a pay-as-you-go Cell Phone Plan. I no longer need a monthly plan and I am looking for a pay-as-you-go Plan. Any recommendations? TIA!
  19. Sewing
    Hi all! I am in desperate need of a new sewing kit. The one that I am currently using is approximately 47 years old. It was my grandmothers and held up well for a long time, but now it is falling apart. It is this type of kit: Amazon.com: Sewing Kit: Kitchen & Dining However, the sides have...
  20. Leisure & Media Arts
    Animal Care & Pets (Cats & Dogs) Simple Living Living frugally Jokes/Wit and Humor (I'm a fan of Jeff Foxworthy and Bill Engvall) Books similar to "Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children From Nature-Deficit Disorder " by Richard Louv Excellent book to read about children and nature...
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