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  1. Christmas
    Did anyone get anything that left them scratching their head thinking "What the Heck?" My MIL got me a tigger fleece pullover....I haven't worn a fleece pullover since i was preggers 10 years ago...LOL. I still have to have Christmas with my Dad next weekend, so I can't say that the tigger...
  2. General Chat
    With the economy so bad has crime gotten worse in your area. It has here. Seems like it has here. We are having a big problem in our county with prescription drug abuse and meth as well as a lot of stealing. Times are bad enough for everybody and then you have thieves stealing what you have to...
  3. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Heard an interesting and somewhat surprising statistic today on an older Dave Ramsey podcast (2/23/2010 - hour 2 - 20 minutes in) 2005 study from Harris Interactive commissioned by Redbook: Nearly 25% of married or engaged adults believe that openness about money is more important than sexual...
  4. General Chat
    Wesley was diagnosed with true phimosis towards the end of last month. Only about 2% of uncircumcised boys will ever have a medical problem regarding circumcision, but lucky us, Wesley was in that 2%. The circumcision was today, which has lead to a sleepless night and a really rough day for...
  5. Support
    Is this normal for an adult? When I look for answers online everything is about kids going to camp and teenagers going to college. It's supposed to be temporary, get better over time and apparently just for youth. I'm just getting worse. I was actually fine at first; the weather is nice...
  6. Financial hardship
    ..they just announced today that they will be closing the GM plant in my city. That is a huge part of the cities economy. My husband and I work in retail and we'll definetly be feeling the crunch since most people who shop at our stores are (were) GM employees. My husband will be affected...
  7. Freebies
    Free "For better or worse" booklet http://www.lhm.org/booklets/forbetter.asp
  8. Support
    And I might not be online much more after this next week. I need to be in court on the 14th, I was served yesterday. An unpaid bill has come out of the woodwork and is biting me in the butt. DH has hit the roof. I am scared out of my mind about the court date. I am so screwed. So, anyhow. Long...
  9. Question and Answer
    Those of you who said you would sell things. Does it make sense to try and sell things when most people won't have the money??? :scratch: I was just thinking that people who are struggling will not be able to buy things off ebay or wherever if they are in the same predicament as the rest of...
  10. Question and Answer
    What if you being doing now if you had a crystal ball and found out that things were going to be worse a year from now? Gas higher, utilities higher, food higher...
  11. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I got a phone call this morning that I completely didn't expect and basically ruined my day. The fraud division of my bank called me and told me that 4 charges (totaling about $400) went through on my DEBIT card from London last night. :surprise: I just couldn't believe it! DH and I are SOOOO...
  12. General Chat
    I posted this week about my dh friend who got killed in car accident.Heres an article about his family,it just gets worse for her <TABLE><TBODY><TR><TD>Desperate times for widow of accident vicitm</TD></TR><TR><TD> Date Published |<SCRIPT language=JavaScript type=text/javascript>...
  13. Health and beauty
    having a cold, coughing and sneezing and snotting when it is 91 degrees outside, with a heat index of 98!!!!! Man, I feel like crap!:sleepy:
  14. General Chat
    :foot: I broke, I choked, I fell off the wagon.............................. I was about to get my haircut at the mall (Ok decided this is dangerous, need to find another place to get a haircut), Gripey was with me and we had some time to kill (alarm bells going off everywhere, eh?). We were in...
  15. General Chat
    is trying to find one for your hermit crab! Really, it is. One of them has been going nuts trying on the same shells over and over so I go out and buy($5) a big basket full of assorted shells and end up with about 8-10 shells and put them ALLLL in and he is checking them all out one by one. I...
  16. Health and beauty
    I got my bill for my new homeowner's company today....$1746!!!! I cannot possibly even pay 1/4 of that by the end of May!!! I also have to pay $900 in property taxes by then. I don't even have enough stuff to sell to make that kind of money. Everything I have is crap. I lost all my good...
  17. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I need help. I'm once again addicted to stuff...and just spending money in general. I keep track of what I spend, I do have a budget and we normally use cash only, but lately, we've been lazy. I keep spending money on convenience items and we've eaten out at least 4 times in the last 5 days...
  18. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    I've had it, I just got a phone call from DH to tell me that we owe his work 2000Euro! Apparently when he took over his new job in July payroll made a few mistakes and we never noticed,at the same time he got a company car so we were not sure what his pay was going to be anyway with alterations...
  19. Family
    Let me begin in the beginning ...long story...lol Last Monday,I got some new carpet (we had to buy padding, the tack strips and rent a knee kicker..??)from freecycle.Enough to do 2 bedrooms,so we decide to do Jayme and Katie's room. Steve is pretty handy.We built nearly our entire house,but he...
  20. General Chat
    the a/c unit goes crazy!! UGH!! We can't call anyone out until tomorrow so we are going to sweat to the chirps of crickets tonight. :bang: We did have an a/c window unit out in the shed, so me and the boys put it in today and it is cooling a little. We have everything closed off and will sleep...
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