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  1. Family
    Okay, I know a lot of people thought I over-reacted the last time my kids were late coming home from the X-in-laws. I tried making some changes and here I am,waiting again. After the burial ceremony yesterday, DD10 and I came home. Granny and Grandpa offered to drive DD15 home later. Well...
  2. Military Families
    Yup. That's about all there is to say. /sigh We asked for Monterey, CA. One of the worst jobs the man can get is the one that they always have to pull a lot guys to do. It's in Charleston, SC and it is notorious for being a horrible shore duty. Guys will request to stay on sea duty...
  3. Stockpiling
    Finally the store here is running a good sale on things I need to stockpile for winter! He has canned veggies on sale 12/5.00 which isn't as cheap as last year but much cheaper than I've been seeing them anywhere else. He also has the canned kidney beans I need and sugar on sale! And his...
  4. General Chat
    STINKS! Dds car overheated twice and there is no way on Earth DH and I will let her drive home 3 hours away to where she lives. She won't have any money for car repairs so we will have to deal with that bill. Oh well, what can you do? I just hope it is something small :nerv2: but I have a...
  5. General Chat
    Monday and Tuesday we had bad weather. The roads were bad but they held school. Yesterday I waited till 6:45 to get ready and got all the way there to find they finally cancelled it around 7am. Now its that time again and all the schools around us are closed, just like yesterday.... I don't...
  6. Home Environment
    I'm not waiting for someday anymore. When it comes to the fixing up sprucing up the house. No I'm not going to rush out and buy things but I don't want to wait for the money to be available either. So I'm going to do what I can. The first thing was Fix the blinds. A few years ago my...
  7. General Chat
    We are finally moving. After months of being told that we would be moving soon, we are finally going. I posted the details in a earlier post. In short, we are moving to Springfield, OR so that my DH work for a brand new company. He is so excited about this and will be working with a boss...
  8. News you can use
    Waiting for a subprime perp walk Admit it. you want to see some justice handed out on Wall Street. Thanks to the Great Mortgage Panic of 2008, your home value is tumbling, credit is harder to get and the job market may turn a lot tougher. And let's not even talk about your 401(k) balance.
  9. Family
    AAARRRGHHH! Last night, the Harlem Wizards were in town (similar to the Globetrotters) to play the local high school. We purchased three tickets in advance for dh, ds1, and ds2. We only purchased three because usually I work on Wednesday nights (we purchased them over one month ago). As it...
  10. Pregnancy
    Starting to get worried. Here I am almost 36 weeks pregnant and don't know if I have insurance yet!!! SCARY!!! :weeping: The secretary of the union sent in the paperwork I'd say a month ago and we haven't recieved anything yet. No bill no nothing. I guess the union is having problems with other...
  11. General Chat
    my dad and stepmom sent a gift card for my birthday (was the 11th) and so now im waiting for this: http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?product_id=5663209 to come (its what i got with the card). later on this week i should be getting harry potter and the order of the phoenix in the mail. i...
  12. Utilities
    to see the new Gas/Electric bill and today it came!! It was twenty dollars cheaper than last month!!! WOO HOO!!:rollsmile Some changes I made this month were to line dry my clothes, run the dishwasher at night and air dry the dishes, Keep the A/C set at 83 or higher during the day and no lower...
  13. Green Living
    What do you do with it? I'm too lazy to go and take leftovers to the compost bin every time so I tend to take them out every other day. But I still haven't figured out what to do with them and I get tired of looking at a plate full of leftovers sitting on the counter. What kind of a system do...
  14. Pregnancy
    46 more days until my due date and it can't come soon enough. Had a scare last week, no movemment in about 12 hours, had a nonstress test done, everything looked great, had an us done to size baby on Monday and she is already 5 lbs 7 oz, I was hoping she would be a bit smaller, but ok, I am...
  15. General Chat
    *update-although no news*I'm in Dallas, in the hospital waiting room They told us this morning when they took my nephew into surgery that it would be at least 4 pm (they took him at 7:15 a.m.) before we hear from them. All I wanna do is :choco: while I sit here.....:sigh:
  16. General Chat
    When it rains it pours! Yesterday I went down the basement to do some laundry. The floor was soaked:( DH came down and found 3 leaks, 2 in the main drain pipe and 1 in the water softener. We were able to fix the water softener ourselves, It just needed a new O ring. That cost 3.99. I like...
  17. Religion
    Today's Author: Pastor Bill ChristianCyberMinistries participant Jim Mantel from Andover, Minnesota has generously contributed to support today's cdd. Thank you - PTL! pb Scripture: Ecclesiastes 3:1 "There is a time for everything, a season for every activity under heaven." NLT We convince...
  18. Simple Living
    This is just so neat!! Stop waiting.... ~until your car or home is paid off ~until your kids leave the home ~until you go back to school ~until you lose 10 lbs. ~until you gain 10 lbs. ~until your married ~until your divorced ~until you have kids ~until you retire ~until Summer ~until spring...
  19. General Chat
    DH had a nap in the afternoon while I was at work.  It's never a good sign, he's always too frisky after a nap.  When I drove into our driveway and pressed the button for the garage door to open, he was waiting there with a dead toad.  :eek: The toad had been lurking in the chicken's water...
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