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  1. For Sale or Trade
    I am going to list quite a few knitting books on Ebay, and I thought I would check here to see if anyone was interested beforehand. I don't want to take the time to make a list of authors, titles, etc if there is no interest in them. Some of the books were expensive, some weren't. I am...
  2. Money challenges
    I feel so bad asking you guys for so much help when I haven't been able to help anyone else out...anyway I need you help again. I have been trying to reduce the grocery bill for a couple of months now and I guess I just need a little help from the experts about where to start with the...
  3. Utilities
    How do you save on these? I am currently paying $99 mo for phone, internet & cable but the promotion is ending 12/31. I will get rid of cable and keep internet, but will still need a home phone. I am also terminating DH's cell contract at $80 mo (gave up my cell phone months ago) - so I would...
  4. General Chat
    Will reducing online tutoring fees about 20% increase the enrollment of the students with our India based online tutoring company?
  5. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Well, since everyone is hot and bothered about the issue of whether you should get student loans, I thought I could start a thread on a positive note. What are your ideas on how to REDUCE or ELIMINATE your student loans? My parents told me they would pay zilch on my college tuition, but I could...
  6. Homesteading and gardening
    http://www.durgan.org/ShortURL/?KFBMX 6 September 2008 Removing and chopping spend vegetation from the garden. Total time 25 minutes. http://www.durgan.org/ShortURL/?FHVJI Summary: Composting experience.
  7. Homesteading and gardening
    http://www.durgan.org/ShortURL/?AWMOS 28 August 2008 Reducing vegetation for composting. Some spent plants ere removed from the garden, and chopped for efficient, timely composting. http://www.durgan.org/ShortURL/?FHVJI 2008 Composting experience.
  8. News you can use
    Reducing electricity bills Warning! Your electricity bill may shock you. Rising fuel costs are pumping up the cost of your electricity. Here's a look at what's in store and how to combat those higher prices.
  9. Health and beauty
    http://www.naturalnews.com/023012.html NaturalNews) This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Raw Summit Teleseminar program which can be found at (http://www.rawsummitarchives.com) . In this excerpt, Dr. Gabriel Cousens shares important information regarding diabetes and how we can...
  10. Just Tips
    Well, the City of Welland has finally done it. they are now charging us to get rid of our garbage. They will take two containers of garbage. So of course, we have been heaping our two garbage cans. Well now they throw the ones that are over the edge of your can back in your yard...
  11. Utilities
    Hi just a few thoughts about saving electricity Convert to LED lighting (these bulbs are different to the normal "coil" bulbs that most people have these days in lieu of standard tungsten bulbs) - you can save 30-50% of your lighting costs. Work out what your biggest electricity costs are...
  12. Freebies
    http://walmart.triaddigital.com/Brands/jj_purpose.aspx
  13. Lifestyle challenges
    Here it is......... a continuation of Rhonda's great thread that was started last year! How is everyone doing this month? I have to admit things are shameful at my house. I'm using disposable diapers (go ahead and pelt me with rocks!). We've had some problems with our softener/chlorinator...
  14. Utilities
    I just got my monthly phone bill - i am so happy, 3 months ago it was averaging around 140 Euro/month, last month it was 84 Euro and this month its 54 Euro!!!. We have been really good at using skype for all our calls and it has really paid off!! - my challenge now is to get it under 50 Euro...
  15. Green Living
    Has anyone reduced their plastic usage in their homes. I have been researching this somewhat. I am debating on getting some pyrex storage containers vs. my rubbermaid ones. I have swapped out all my plastic dishes & cups. I just wondered if anyone else had concerns or had been working at this...
  16. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I will eat down some of my pantry stockpile -- before restocking. As I restock, I will be more organized about it!
  17. Home Environment
    I found this great website today about reducing clutter in your home. We all know the majority of these things, but I think a quick refresher is never harmful! I plan on doing lots of decluttering in the coming weeks. I find that people tend to accumulate more clutter as we move into the...
  18. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    Remembering a tip that I've used and dont even think about. That is: When your freezer is partially full or almost empty it runs hard, almost continually to keep that food cold because it's freezing empty air which flows out of an upright the minute it's opened! and which doesn't hold the...
  19. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    http://www.bcsalliance.com/y_managingyourdebts.html
  20. Money Articles
    Reducing debt usually isn't a high priority for people until they have already gotten into trouble with overspending. Using a few basic guidelines, and debt calculations, can help you see when your debt load is getting into the danger zone. Budgeting Guidelines First off, creditors use...
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