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  1. Financial hardship
    I think I am preparing to move. I have really been cleaning out the house. It just doesn't look like we are going to be able to prevent foreclosure. This moving thing is a mixed bag for me. We bought this house planning to raise our kids here. I have liked it here and we have built ourselves a...
  2. Financial hardship
    A few months ago on this thread I posted about Wachovia taking an 5% interest only loan which we could pay plus some on principal and saying that in 6 months it would turn into a "regular" loan. What we were able to pay $600 a month on would at best guess would turn into somewhere between $2500...
  3. Dave Ramsey
    When I did my last update on debt repayments, I was at first a little bit dissappointed that I wasn't able to repay as much as the previous months - even though I knew that we're currently only living on one income, had a big move and all those things. What made me feel better was, when I...
  4. News you can use
    Adelphia founder and son's prison terms cut A U.S. judge reduced the prison sentences of Adelphia founder John Rigas and his son Timothy after an appeals court threw out ...
  5. Needle Arts
    I am working a pattern that has ssk: slip, slip, knit (slip next 2 sts knitwise, one at a time, to right needle; transfer them back to left needle, then knit them together through back loops. One st dec) and k2tog : knit 2 together both in the same pattern. What's the difference?
  6. Kitchen Basics
    Very interesting!
  7. General Chat
    What is a bench release? What is Driving under Restraint What is Schedule II Controled Substance and what does it mean if it is written in conjunction with "In-custody booking" LOL, this isn't in reference to anyone in my family, lol, don't worry.
  8. General Chat
    AVERAGE EMPLOYEE: Not too bright. EXCEPTIONALLY WELL QUALIFIED: Made no major blunders - yet. ACTIVE SOCIALLY: Drinks a lot. FAMILY IS ACTIVE SOCIALLY: Spouse drinks, too. CHARACTER ABOVE REPROACH: Still one step ahead of the cops. ZEALOUS ATTITUDE: Opinionated. QUICK THINKING: Offers...
  9. Coupons
    I've compiled a list of terms and abbreviations that I come across on my money saving adventures. Feel free to add to it! Blinkies - instore smartsource coupon dispensed near product, usually from red blinking box BOGO or B1G1F - Buy one get one free Catalina - coupon dispensed at register...
  10. Sewing
    Please Do Not Post To This Thread Sewing Terms Basting Temporary stitches to keep the garment together for fitting. These are usually hand sewn lines of stitching, made with a running stitch about ½" or 1.5 cm in length. Binding This is a narrow strip of fabric or tape used to cover the raw...
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