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  1. General Chat
    This weekend there is a weekend long music festival and I just found out I won tickets! I wanted to go but really didnt want to spend the $. So now my dh and I will have a fun and free weekend :)
  2. Sewing
    I have wanted a sewing machine for several years. Finally found a used one that is reasonably priced. It's an oldie but goodie. Going tomorrow to pick it up. :cloud9:
  3. General Chat
    probably just a fluke since countrywide was bought out by BOA in past year or so, BOA probably took too much escrow the past year- i am sure made lovely interest off all all the peoples money who they did this too- but now have had to lower my payment for the next year . will be...
  4. General Chat
    took my 13 yo to the eye dr - i told the eye dr that the contacts she was using this past year were just too $$$ for our budget ( almost 75$ a month ) i asked if she could use the dailies brand i use to use but instead they decided to let her try another every 2 week brand she...
  5. General Chat
    Well my new Dell showed up today (early) and now I am surfing much faster than I used too! It's going to take a bit to get used to where things are & what not...since they seem to change stuff around every time they come out with something else! I have XP on the other one & this one has Windows 7.
  6. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Changed dh's script coverage in time and won't have to wait for the new premium to catch up with us! Many of you know that SS recipients didn't get a raise this year. Well, we are one of those families and the fact that we didn't get a raise didn't stop his script premium from going up! So, I...
  7. Secondhand Shopping
    Hubby bought a Harley in February. He rides to work as much as possible (using the HOV lane). Now that it is getting chilly a friend had loaned him some leather chaps to use. BUT another friend that frequents thrift stores (he sells used men and boys clothing on eBay), found a pair of men's...
  8. General Chat
    Been gone all weekend (thanks all my dear FV friends for the messages and the emails wondering where I was) due to opening deer hunting weekend. We have had a house full of relatives and people here and I have had no time to even breathe. They all left today but will be back on Friday once...
  9. Coupons
    About a month or so ago I signed up to view Kroger's sale flyer online. I also have a Kroger Plus Card that I use to get discounts (so they can track what I buy). In today's mail I received approx. 15 coupons (good until the middle of October). Some are for FREE full size items and some are...
  10. General Chat
    The local grocery store is having a meat sale. I was able to get Tyson's all natural, no hormones, no antibiotics, boneless, skinless chicken breast for - get this $1.49 a pound! Each pack was 1.5 pounds, around $2 a pack. I couldn't believe it and bought 10 packs. I am contemplating going...
  11. Supplemental Income, Small Business
    I made fifteen dollars today! I sold three of my chickens. I am now under the legsl limit for the city, and i can say to hubby....."neener neener, they sold! Told ya so, told ya so!" :yippee:
  12. Health and beauty
    We have our own subforum!!!! :cheer4::cheer4::cheer4: AdamantEve has sent me some info from another emotional eating forum she belonged to and we are re-working it to fit the spirit of what has already been created in the "I'm through with dieting kith" thread. As soon as I get the details...
  13. General Chat
    Not outside :D! The cable guy came yesterday, set up our HDTV service, sped up my internet service and changed our phone line over to cable service! We now have HBO as part of the package, my internet service is more than twice as fast as it was and our HD channels actually come in. I got to...
  14. Supplemental Income, Small Business
    I sold my second 6 pack of eggs today! 12/3.50 or 6/1.75. and someone bought a six pack today!!! I am so excited. My grand total this month is about 3.00. Move over Rockefeller!! :pblow:
  15. Adoption
    Just found this by accident. So glad we have an adoption area now :king: We adopted from China 3 years ago. :cutie:
  16. Frugal Living
    I got an email that I could view my electric bill. I logged in and almost hit the floor. It is only $110. :D :D YAY In laws lived here for 22 years. Last year this month their bill was $275 and the year before $250. We have been turning things off and unplugging things at night. I...
  17. General Chat
    Life is weird. Yesterday afternoon, I made a $100.00 mistake in my checking account and now only have $64 until the 6th. I was pretty mad at myself, but all the bills are paid and we have food. I made out a little menu plan that I have to stick with for the next 10-12 days or so. Basically all...
  18. General Chat
    Today our...visitor should be moving out. DH's employee has been camped out on our couch until he gathered the money to put down on an apt. well, he signed the papers yesterday and was told he could move in today. He was packing before work today! So...maybe...buh-bye!!! :grnwave: it would do...
  19. General Chat
    Ok, I just had to share this! Dh came home from work yesterday with flat screen computer monitor! Ours is huge and we have it on a tiny desk, so it takes up most of the desk. We have been talking about buying a flat screen, but just haven't wanted to spend the money, since our monitor is still...
  20. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    So ecxited here! We just paid off both of our credit cards and closed one of the accounts. Together they totalled $4,200 and now they are ZERO. Oh Happy Day! :tay: :fight: :cheer4: :yippee: :chug: :mdance: :relieved: :clap:
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