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  1. General Chat
    Hi guys! My name is Masha and I am 27 years old living in the pacific northwest with my hubby and two dogs. Im in a heap of trouble & debt and financial problems, and I am hoping being a member of this forfum will help me get my life on the right track.
  2. General Chat
    I must thank each and everyone of you who takes the time to post...tips, recipes, ups and downs,everything! Because we have embraced the frugal way of living...in 16 years my Husband and I will beable to retire with a conservative 2.5 million dollars to our names...and our ages will be 47 and...
  3. Money challenges
    Just like what the title says, it is soo true!! :) Last week our vacuum died :( so there we are shopping for vacuums. He has always wanted a Riccar vacuum, me I thought "I know so many people that don't have an expensive vacuum with clean homes"...but he would just perk up talking about this...
  4. Freebies
    While this is not a send away freebie, it is a wonderful site for parents and children to download free make your own toys and novelties. Great for rainy days, gifts and all around joy. Check out The Toymaker Sorry, I can only recommending searching for this website now as I haven't posted...
  5. Christmas
    Hey everyone! Got a knock on the front door this evening....the UPS man had just delivered a package.....I brought it in and it was a huge box of Omaha Steaks from my brother and his family for Christmas! It has filet minons, top sirloin steaks, chicken breasts, hamburgers, hot dogs, scalloped...
  6. General Chat
    thing to do. I just received a card in the mail tell me the someone had made a donation in memory of my son. they didn't have to do it. I was one of his roommate parents. The donation went to Bonner Community Hospice in Priest Lake, Id Fern
  7. Education
    My dd starts her first year of college on the 16th. As of today they still do NOT have her financial aid info in the computer. She has three scholarships/awards that should more than pay for tution and books and all fees. However I can't order her books until the aid shows up in the computer...
  8. General Chat
    The sun is shining, the temps are somewhat warm. The snow is melting (although I despise the mud it's leaving behind) and I can finally get to my clothesline again. I've been washing bedding and putting it out all morning. Can't wait to go to sleep tonight with bedding that smells like fresh...
  9. General Chat
    copied from the dollar stretcher email. this isn't just a christmas gift but an anytime gift. sounds like a wonderful idea! you think??? ********* A Special Gift Last year I recorded a CD for each one of my children. It began with the day I found...
  10. General Chat
    I told my husband yesterday that I need to get a part time job because our budget is just not working and we don't have enough money to pay all our bills. When he came home from work today I told him about a part time job that may be available soon. He doesn't want me working. He said he would...
  11. Waste not Wednesday
    Good morning everyone. It is a rainy day here but the birds are singing and the coffee is hot so I am great. Made muffins and cut coupons already. Have to work later. What is everyone up to today?
  12. Waste not Wednesday
    What's up today y'all? The boys & I just got back from the commissary....$350 later :thud: But that's for the month so not too bad. The cold stuff is put away and after lunch I'll put away the rest. Later we'll pick up the girls & take dd16 to the SPCA. While she's there doing her thing I'll...
  13. Secondhand Shopping
    I had an hour to go thrifting today; and I found some of the greatest stuff: 5 petite dresses for my DD's. I looked up the mfgr: 2 of these dresses are sold at Dillard's for about $70 each. 2 cashmere sweaters. 1 small and 1 medium. So, one for each daughter. pair of Birkenstock sandals...
  14. General Chat
    Ok the back story on this is that when I was 23, and just graduating nursing school I made a dumb mistake. One day to our nursing classes this guy came selling these expensive pots and pans. I thought they looked really awesome, and I thought we would need them someday after we got married. I...
  15. Quilting
    I was on a quilting bus trip.We went to 5 quilt stores in the Cincinatti area that's a 4 hour trip from here.I bought loads of fabric....the prices in the U.S. are about 50% less than here so I was actually being very frugal (that's my story and I'm sticking to it)There were 40 of us on the bus...
  16. Leisure & Media Arts
    http://omg.yahoo.com/blogs/goddess/matilda-ledgers-guardian-angels/85?nc How wonderful of those 3 actors. There is good in Hollywood!
  17. Southeast Pals
    I am from WV and I a frugal momma. And I love it that way!! I like sewing and all crafts. I like flea markets, festivals and craft shows. And I love the great out doors..... Looking for like minded folks to chat with. And oh by the way I like :spam: .( I have always wanted to use that one) :sly:
  18. Frugal Living
    Since I've returned to work full-time and Dh is on holidays, he offered to cook dinner last night. I was very excited, we had bought 2 chickens for $8.00, (1/2 the price they usually are up here). All day I thought about our delicious frugal dinner. I suggested he stuff the cavity with a cut...
  19. General Chat
    Have you ever thought about something from your childhood.... something that you are almost positive existed, but now you find it never mentioned and others look at you strangely when you talk about it? For me, it's a candy that I think I enjoyed back in the 1950s. Now, I have a really active...
  20. Frugal Living
    wTodAy I wEnt to the store to pick up some cake mixES Xand I founD grounD beef on sale and marked down. I bought 35lbs for $15. wThen when I got home and checked my mail my utility bill was in, it is normally w$225 -W$275 but it was only W$109. YEAH!!!!!!!! waXll the turning stuff off and using...
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