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  1. General Chat
    Well at age 52, I finally lost my first wisdom tooth yesterday. I do not fear many things, but the dentist is one of them. I felt like I was going to my own execution on my own free will. But I was brave and went to the dental surgeons office. My dentist told me that they would most likely knock...
  2. General Chat
    Found this on Facebook and thought it was pretty well sums up most of us on here, and those who want a debt free life.
  3. Careers
    Hello- I'm kinda sorta new to the forum, but not really since 2008 I was a leacher (spelling)... Here is some background my hubby & I were living in our state of Michigan. He was a carpenter while going to school & I am an RN.. He was laid off, from lack of work.. Which we knew was coming so...
  4. Question and Answer
    One thing I have realised about frugal living is that you sure can learn from your mistakes...and sometimes it takes years to perfect a system or a way of living that really means you are getting the most out of your life and your hard work. So I was wondering if anyone wanted to share what...
  5. Pets
    One of my favs to the cat: "Make good choices" :D
  6. General Chat
    I have a question? I'm 42 and i think i have a wisdom tooth coming in on the right bottom side. I have a very tiny mouth and had many teeth pulled when i was a teen around 17 and had braces. I had to have my back molars pulled because of crowding and they were break my side teeth. So plenty of...
  7. General Chat
    hello folks! Been MIA for a few weeks. I went to Wisconsin for the holidays and am just getting back in the groove with school back in and dh back to work. I will save for another post. I am this morning at my wits end. My dd 17 has been scheduled to get her wisdom teeth out this morning...
  8. Blog
    One Way To Find Out When contemplating whether to do something or not, a plucky voice in our heads may say, "You never know until you try." This is time-honored wisdom that encourages us to be game rather than to hold back. It reminds us that it is only through experience that we learn about...
  9. Dave Ramsey
    So my wife went to check her credit report in April and found a collection for $500. My wife calls the company they say it is a debt from 1999 for tires that she purchased. Wife never bought the tires. My wife thinks it might have been one of her sisters that has a reputation for doing this sort...
  10. Blog
    The Greater Cause With all that takes place in our lives, it can sometimes be easy to overlook the fact that we’re part of something greater than ourselves—a collective consciousness, the Universe, a greater cause. Because of our tendency to forget this, we might make decisions in our lives...
  11. Blog
    Embracing the Disinherited In tribal cultures, the elderly play an important role. They are the keepers of the tribe’s memories and the holders of wisdom. As such, the elderly are honored and respected members of tribes. In many modern cultures, however, this is often not the case. Many...
  12. Frugal Living
    http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/living/2008678892_depression28m.html My inner frugal person has always loved Depression-era stories. They inspire me to live a more simple, thankful life. We have a lot to learn from this older generation; we'd better listen carefully, they won't be...
  13. General Chat
    We all know them and have listened to many, what are some of your favorites? "Never argue with an idiot. They drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience!" My Grandmother. "Don't judge people by their relatives." Unknown "Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by...
  14. Leisure & Media Arts
    I have the set of four and have been slowly reading through them. I never heard anyone mention them before, but they're a pretty good read.
  15. Freebies
    http://www.wisdomonline.org/modules/content/index.php?id=8 Free Gift Package Welcome PacketThank you for your interest in Wisdom for the Heart. If you sign up for an online account with Wisdom, we'd like to send you a welcome packet. No purchase is necessary! This welcome packet includes a...
  16. General Chat
    We're gonna go a bit early and pick up some much needed supplies in town before hand but I'm gonna try very hard not to eat in front of her.....wish me luck. She ate a good breakfast at 8 a.m. and can't have anything else to eat or drink until after the surgery (2:15). Wish us luck, and TIA.
  17. Dave Ramsey
    Has anyone read this book by Dave Ramsey? We are currently recovering from Bankruptcy (med bills and no insurance) and would like to get our finances back on order. I found this book on half.com for $2.49. Would I be better of to pay $10.00 for the total money makeover? Any suggestions are...
  18. Simple Living
    1.) The three most powerful words in the English language are not, "I love you". They are, "I am sorry". 2.) Most people will be about as happy as they decide to be. 3.) Life's precious moments don't have value, unless they are shared. 4.) Whatever you are willing to put...
  19. General Chat
    Someone will always be prettier, They will always be smarter, Their House will be bigger, They will drive a better car, Their children will do better in school, And their husband will fix more things around the house. So let it go, and love you and your circumstances. Think about it . The...
  20. Home Environment
    In Donna Smallin's The One-Minute Organizer she writes: "Set your table for a formal dinner, to discourage household members from using it as a dumping ground for backpacks, mail, books, and everything else that comes in the door." I don't know that I'll set it for a formal dinner, but I...
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