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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. Kitchen Basics
    Last night after dinner I was really needing something sweet but there isn't even a chocolate chip morsel in this house. Closest thing to something sweet was the honey bear and a package of dried cranberries. How sad is that?!:thud: I need to get something in this house for my time of need, lol...
  3. Needle Arts
    I came across this looking for something else on the internet. I had to post a link here. Geez Louise! Ask The Audience: The Motherload Of Yarn Envy? Horror? I just can't imagine....
  4. Dave Ramsey
    Has anyone used it? I went thru my jewelry and I have plenty of old, outdated, broken stuff (and WHY did I save it?). We have a jeweler near here that does sales 6 days a week. I'm wondering if anyone has done it and if they were happy with the results. I also wonder what they do with the...
  5. Meal planning
    I cleaned out and reorganized my deep freeze and my small freezer above the fridge and came up with an inventory. :) I didn't include any ice cream, quick cook items (like nuggets, fries, TV dinners, frozen meals), or baking supplies (like almonds, pecans, chocolate, etc) in my list...
  6. Quilting
    Compared to others, I don't have a huge stash, but being in frugal village I want to use up what I have. I'm planning to cut up strips of Aunt Grace fabrics and make a string quilt. Anyone else working out of their stash?
  7. General Chat
    :present: Just wondering if anyone else keeps a stash of items for when you need a gift? I have started watching for great deals to put in my gift stash. For example, when I get a Bath and Body Works coupon for a free item (up to $13 value) with any purchase I go in and get a $1 gift bag and put...
  8. Just Tips
    I came accross that many women have their own account or stashing some cash away which is keps as a secret shhhhhhhhhhh! I am completely agree with this policy,but I have a question. What you are saving for?
  9. Home Environment
    Food stuff is the one thing that is under control, however, the non-food stuff has, it seems, always been out of control! So far, I've "uncovered" 10 hair conditioners, 2 shampoos, 6 bar soaps (2 are being used to make my drawer smell good. :D), 2 toothpastes, 1 dental floss, 3 pairs of...
  10. Frugal Living
    Without giving away any secret hiding places, for those who keep their emergency funds in cash (or those who do not use a bank whatsoever), whats a good way to safetly keep cash at home? We have a floor safe but it is one of those electronic keypad types that takes a battery. It seems to be dead...
  11. Money challenges
    ~We did this last year and it was pretty motivating! Anyone interested in doing a May "Slash-n-Burn" with me? - Frugal Village Forums Personally I need to Slash and Stash to finish off my 6 month Emergency Fund. So for May: Slash: -Back to running a limited amount of loads in the dishwasher. I...
  12. News you can use
    Where to stash your cash now Where do I keep my cash? During times of financial crisis (like now), that's the question on many investors' minds. And when the financial crisis involves the credit markets (as it does now), the answer isn't so simple.
  13. News you can use
    Where to stash college savings The tax incentives of an in-state 529 plan are obvious, but the benefits may not be as great as they seem. Here's how to tell whether you'd be better off investing out of state.
  14. News you can use
    Stash It, Don't Cash It The economic stimulus bill means a rebate check is coming your way. Read on before you spend it to juice the economy.
  15. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    My wife and I had a mutual fund that was heavily invested in stocks. Since we are doing a complete over-haul of our financial stuff, I cashed it out while it was up. I want to keep it in something that can be readily accessed in the event of an actual emergency, yet in something that earns...
  16. Preparedness and Survival
    Found this site. Has ready to eat meals in packages. I guess you could heat em up or eat em as is. I might order some to have around someday. Has anyone tried their stuff??
  17. Hobbies
  18. Frugal Living
    I am trying to learn as much as I can about saving money and would appreciate knowing how and where you save. I save in the equity I am building in my home, by contributing quarters of time worked into social security, in my 401k, my change jar and by stockpiling food and goods. I also save...
  19. Frugal Living
    Is there a good web site for stocking up on stuffed animals? My kids are getting invited to parties these days -- and while their friends seem to have outgrown toys, they still like stuffed animals. If not a web site, a brick-and-mortar store?
  20. General Chat
    How would you ladies react if you found out your husband had a LOT (he said thousands) of money stashed away in his closet? Mine told me last night about his stash, "just in case anything happens" to him and I need it. He considers it HIS money, but said it was available for emergencies...
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