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  1. Family
    DD made the running team. She trained so hard. I am so proud of her. My ex came and we took her for ice cream for doing such a great job and to celebrate. Things were going great then you could see a change in her body posture and the way she looked. We came home I got her to bed asked her if...
  2. Relationships
    For the ones that remember the original thread which got deleted, here is the update. She came over Friday evening, and we talked. I told her my concerns, and she totally understood them. She said that she is the last thing I would ever have to worry about on the job, and she was just overly...
  3. General Chat
    Well- my interesting weekend turned into an interesting week! Yesterday, DH went to the bank to get the seller's agreement, we have to meet with the homeowner get them signed and witnessed! They gave DH a copy of what the mortgage will be, what's needed right away (for appraisal), and also the...
  4. General Chat
    So I found out a little over a week ago I guess that my CC information was stolen and used to buy over 900 dollars worth of stuff from Amazon eu Amazon du. My card was canceled and it was sent to the fraud department. I now have paper work I have to fill out and send back in, then they will call...
  5. General Chat
    Well the ring is in the shop bring repaired. The first place said the ring basically need to rebuilt and she was surprised I had not lost the diamond and at least one accent diamond already. Price quoted to fix it $432. Which is twice as much as it cost Hubby to design and have it made...
  6. Family
    DH had back surgery on Tuesday. I texted everyone (his mom and his sisters) and told them when he got done and then later sent them a pic with how he was doing when he finally got up to his room. Everyone sent some kind of message back that day (Tuesday) Since Tuesday his one sister has texted...
  7. Leisure challenges
    I think this went well for those of us who participated and I'm hoping we can continue strong this year! I'm going to set my personal blogging goal at 5 times per week. I find that I'm most successful when I write a bunch of things at a time and save them in a word document, then post first...
  8. Christmas
    We had a really great Christmas with everyone having really thought about the gifts they bought for each other. I received some amazing gifts - among others - tickets for Michael Buble in April (from dh), perfume, books, new ear phones. I thought that I would tell what happened regarding the...
  9. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    So things are moving along quite well my husband sold his motorcycle and lifted pick up truck =( we have enough funds to last until March i paid that electic bill in FULL ...lol we bought an older family car in place of the big truck (we still have money left over from the sale of the...
  10. Christmas
    I just thought I would give everyone an update on how things are. Some of you have maybe read the new thread of mine about dh, eldest son and I going to see my parents in Scotland on Jan 14th because of photos of my father that our eldest showed me (he had taken them on his phone when he was...
  11. General Chat
    First off I talked to my credit card company and they are working with me to get my card paid off so I am ending up with a 6% payoff as opposed to the 23% or whatever crazy thing I was paying before. Also, I have a second job as a nurse. I only work there like once a month. Well they called...
  12. General Chat
    We had such a memorable day. She was amazed at her surprises and her face when she came into the room for her surprise party was priceless. However what happened before the party was that for the first time in years all of my kids (with 2 of the boys' girlfriends) were together in the house at...
  13. Support
    I ended up having to take DD to the ER today because she was having such bad hallucinations. She wanted to strangle her self and me. She was begging me to make them stop and started crying and begged me to take her to the hospital. So she has been admitted to the child and adolescent psych floor...
  14. Education
    good morning! I wanted to thank you all for the great advice. I had my meeting yesterday with the principal, teacher, and behavior therapist concerning the incident between MIL and teacher.....well, I guess I should have trusted my gut on this one. I think I didn't get overly angry because I...
  15. General Chat
    You all were so encouraging to me as I wrote about a family in need after a house fire. I am glad to report that 3 churches pitched in to help this family. They now have mattresses on the floor and linens for the whole family, a couch and 2 chairs and a small table in the living room, a...
  16. General Chat
    So a couple months ago I posted this thread about my husband losing his job: http://www.frugalvillage.com/forums/general-chat/140750-my-husband-lost-his-job.html Well a couple days after that my husband went up to Sacramento for a job interview. Great right? He was up there a couple days and I...
  17. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I started to really buckle down with our money on June 1st. 2mths later and I have an update. In June I had $150 in Savings, 5k on a CC (growing rapidly), and $560 on another. I have been busy with work. I am self employed and my income varies and is not very dependable. When I do get paid...
  18. Support
    Just wanted to update everyone. My hubby had his knee replacement done yesterday. He is standing and walking a little. He is in much better spirits than I anticipated. He even joked a little last night. He is still in lots of pain, but meds are helping some.
  19. Dave Ramsey
    We have been working on our debt for about 5 years, discovered DR back around March. My signature line reflects current status. As you can see, our maximum credit card debt load was over $80,000 at one point (!!!!!) Can you say stupid? And of course, once the CC companies started...
  20. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Feds adopt a change to the law. Cap merchants pay increased from 12 cents to 21 or 24 cents (if they show good fraud policies basically) It does only affect debit cards run as a pin and signature base. Not credit cards they do not have a cap. Since debit cards run on signature base in the past...
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