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  1. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Again know I am preaching to some of the choir here, but for those who watch the market, commodities, bonds, oil prices and stock up accordingly you will be fine. Here are some signs that you need to keep on keeping on. Stock what you eat, eat what you store, rotate and stock your pantries...
  2. General Chat
    Wow...20 yrs ago today, Stevie Ray Vaughn passed away. Its funny how this has stuck in my mind - 20 yrs ago today, I was laying on the couch, watching the news...in labor w/dd Meagan..and the news was reporting that Stevie Ray Vaughn had been killed in a helicopter accident in Appleton...
  3. General Chat
    I finally broke down and bought a few pkgs of Goodnights.Not really the most frugal thing to do, as I have always just washed everything the next morning after a bedwetting incident. My older 5 kids never had much of a problem....but with the younger five, I dread winter b/c its when it mostly...
  4. Family
    I know this is going to sound bad but it's honest. I have an uncle who was the "cool" uncle. When I was a kid I thought he was awesome and I practically worshiped him. The truth was that he didn't even know I existed. He just tolerated me when I was around. The last time I saw him was when he...
  5. Freebies
    Complete a survey about dance movies & get a free CD wallet http://www.teenfreeway.com/otx/cdwallet/cd_main.htm
  6. Frugal Living
    Wow! After 9 years I'm finally quitting my awful job, but of course this is a big step and with the relief there is also alot of fear. My doctor and my family both feel that the stress and frustration is becoming really unhealthy, so tommorow I will go in and give my notice. I'm really not sure...
  7. Freebies
    Come for the food your heart desires Thursday, February 14 and receive a free lunch if you’ve been married 50 years or more. You’ll also receive a free photo of you and your sweetheart or family. *Menus and schedules may vary by time and location. Offer good only at participating...
  8. General Chat
    I have a betty crocker cook book ( the binder style ) that is about 8 to 10 yrs old and its missing a few pages. Most important is the pancake recipe that calles for brown sugar. My family likes these the best and for some reason we cant seam to get it right. It just doesnt taste the same so I...
  9. Careers
    ...next Tuesday. I am so nervous! Our financial situation dictates that I return to work now that the girls are both in school every day. I don't want to go back, but I really don't have a choice. If you could spare some good thoughts, vibes, etc, I'd really appreciate it. I don't interview...
  10. General Chat
    :"100 Years Ago" :================= : :The average life expectancy in the United States :was forty-seven. : :Only 14 percent of the homes in the United States :had a bathtub. : :Only 8 percent of the homes had a telephone.  A :three minute call from Denver to New York City :cost eleven dollars...
  11. Hobbies
    ...and how did you get started? My love of flowers and plants started at a very young age. In highschool, I wanted to learn floral design, so took some basic classes. Then I worked pt in a floral shop and took more classes. Then as the yrs went by, I went to many trade shows and conventions...
  12. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    Gabe has surprised me yet again. omg We were playing with the kids in the livingroom and suddenly he's jumping. He can do this. Now I know he's pretty flexible. He touches his toes with ease etc.... but this....blew me away. roflmao. I am thinking of taking a pic of him to post, but for...
  13. General Chat
    I am looking for a job!! I applied at 3 different offices today.And 1 last week,the one last week was a no go but fingers crossed one of these is a go!!!! I am so nervous about working but I HAVE to money is so tight!!!!! And with my car payment and our new house its so worth it to me!! These...
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  14. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    OMGOSH! It comes to a grand total of.......(drumroll please!) $157,487.35!!! Wow! I knew we had come a long way, but I didn't realize it was THAT much! Anyone else used the snowball method of paying down debt? I would love to hear your stories....... More to come on this subject.
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