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  1. General Chat
    We had helped ds1 buy a vehicle with matching funds back before we bought my current 2010 car. Since ds1 had a car and the offer from the dealer on trade in was a joke we kept the 2001 ford. The plan was ds2 could learn to drive on the old taurus and once he had proven he could save his $ we...
  2. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I do not own a small business just to start but I am curious about a few tax issues with good reason. How bad is this ???? $70K behind on state taxes behind on paying in unemployment tax filed with state IRS has stopped in several times 6 certified IRS letter needed to be signed for...
  3. Homesteading and gardening
    This is a psychological effort triggered by a report from the UN. Food Production Must Double by 2050 to Meet Demand from World’s Growing Population, Innovative Strategies Needed to Combat Hunger, Experts Tell Second Committee Food production must double by 2050 to meet the demand of the...
  4. General Chat
    I found out last night from DH that today is Small Business Saturday. My DH works in a small business and we often try to support small local business in our community. I don't know if there is any kickbacks for today (I know in my DH's store they have a ton of good sales for Christmas...
  5. Home Environment
    ~I've been in love with tiny homes and cottages since I was a little girl. My sister and I had a playhouse that was actually a real, tiny home a neighbor had lived in. I heard about Tumbleweed homes here on FV and now I follow the Tiny House Blog. I spend waaaay to much time looking at and...
  6. General Chat
    :cheergrl:A few years ago we started using our local gas/electric company's Budget Billing Plan (open to everyone, not just those who are low-income, or have other special needs). So now, every October our bill is readjusted up or down, depending on how much we used the previous year. I...
  7. General Chat
    I took a flooring guy to small claims court for $3,500 which I paid him for flooring - and he never supplied. He never showed up to court and the judge found in my favor. Now how do I go about collecting this? The county website says to file a Citation to Discover Assets, and the clerk will send...
  8. Freebies
    ~Like their FB page and have a coupon sent to your cell phone. FREE Popcorn at Regal Cinemas ALL Summer Long – Hip2Save - Not Your Grandma's Coupon Site I don't have a fancy phone so I typed in the address sent to my pay-as-you-go cell and printed the coupon. Hopefully that works. ;) ~
  9. General Chat
    Just hung my first load of wash on my new clothesline! It might be silly, but it's taken a year to convince the hubs to put one up. He's several years younger than I am and comes from a family that always had the latest thing first, so they've never been without a dryer. I grew up old-timey...
  10. Coupons
    products, either tp, towels, or napkins. "Like" Marcal small steps on facebook and use the printer to print it out. My coupon expires 1 month from the day I printed it. Judi
  11. Homesteading and gardening
    Firstly let me say that the 'fancy ladies' have adapted very well and are giving as good as they get to the white chickens. I have even been pecked a couple of times when I dared to put my hand into the coop to fill up their food. (And it hurt!!!) Anyhow, my girls are all messy eaters and lots...
  12. General Chat
    And too expensive? Living in a 90-square-foot apartment: $700/month. [VIDEO]
  13. Pets
    Since the dogs can no longer be trusted loose in the basement (they potty in it) I am considering taking back my spare bedroom upstairs and moving the small animals to the basement. I want to move my computer back into that room, its a very bright and sunny room that I want to have as a guest...
  14. General Chat
    Opened the mail to day and found out out car insurance went down by $5.50 a month. Accident free discount. yeah, it is a small amount but I'm happy. every little bit helps
  15. DIY
    I have a very small tear in the arm of my sofa. I hope to somehow repair it. I plan to take a ride to Joann fabrics tomorrow to see whats available. any advice or tips before I begin?
  16. Freebies
    February 28th McDonalds will be giving away a free small coffee again. Starting February 28th just go into McDonald's and ask for your free coffee - no coupon or purchase is neccessary.
  17. Supplemental Income, Small Business
    I have ran a dayhome for the last 6 years. I am tired of it, my kids are both in school and I feel because I am at home with other peoples kids I am missing out on my kids events. I would love a homebased business I can do from home...I am in Alberta, Canada..we can't legally operate any...
  18. Success Stories
    Lots of bad stuff going on here right now, but today I made the final payment on our mini van. Now, woo hoo, it's free and clear, ours.
  19. Home Environment
    So, DH and I moved into a two bedroom apartment about 10 months ago. Still not fully unpacked, nothing on the walls. Clutter everywhere. Has never felt like home...and this is our first home together (makes me feel so guilty!!!). About to sign another year lease...and have no idea how to...
  20. Homesteading and gardening
    A small rototiller. Honda FG110G 26 May 2008 Planting Peach Tree. 26 May 2008 Planting Red-haven peach Tree. Honda in action. These small machine reduces the labor for backyard gardening by a guess-a-mate of about 80%. Demonstrated is the manual kick sod cutter, and reducing sod so the grass...
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