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Forum: Frugality & Finances   Yesterday, 11:31 AM
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Yes and no. My pain / joint issues get better...

Yes and no. My pain / joint issues get better when I eat less wheat, and improved greatly on a high protein diet that happened to also be nearly GF. So I'm not sure which made it better - the high...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-12-2014, 11:14 PM
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Posted By frugalmama
Mamarhu - HUGS. Totally have been there On...

Mamarhu - HUGS. Totally have been there

On the dryer hinge - try the tech support forums on Slickdeals. There is a thread there on home appliance repair that is filled with wonderful people who...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-12-2014, 08:10 PM
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Posted By frugalmama
Justmama - My washer is starting to die too....

Justmama - My washer is starting to die too. About every 10-15 loads it doesn't spin out right {normally on something that soaks up water like a sponge of course}. It's a good 10+ years old though....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-10-2014, 11:39 PM
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Posted By frugalmama
Hugs to all those dealing with fibro or arthritis...

Hugs to all those dealing with fibro or arthritis issues - I've been dealing with them all week too :( Thankfully mine is mostly in my knees / feet, so I can still work with my hands as long as I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-02-2014, 03:43 PM
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Posted By frugalmama
Crazyms - the site is confusing, but if you punch...

Crazyms - the site is confusing, but if you punch in your zip code it will give you a list of options available in your area. Some zip codes automatically qualify regardless of income because it's a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-29-2014, 03:10 PM
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Posted By frugalmama
Checking in from the library again. Seems to be...

Checking in from the library again. Seems to be quiet on this thread the past couple of days - hope everyone is okay. Things are okay here - working on stuff, but we are doing okay.


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Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-23-2014, 03:21 PM
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Posted By frugalmama
I can echo everyone else's posts on public...

I can echo everyone else's posts on public assistance - it's a PITA. But so helpful once it finally works.

Hugs to everyone that is dealing with issues.

Been working on cleaning house, yet...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-18-2014, 03:22 PM
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Posted By frugalmama
Quick update from the library - *hugs to all*...

Quick update from the library - *hugs to all* BTW.

~DD is better thankfully. Spent a week with her sick though.

~peeved at our public library system. Tried to set up a payment plan but they...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-14-2014, 01:04 PM
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Posted By frugalmama
Checking in quickly from the library again. My dd...

Checking in quickly from the library again. My dd is sick but getting better thankfully.

Another vote for ZenniOptical here - my glasses came from there {$15} and have held up wonderfully. I am...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-09-2014, 03:36 PM
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Posted By frugalmama
Justmama - I'm higher in the dumps, at least lol....

Justmama - I'm higher in the dumps, at least lol. Not quite as low as I was thankfully. Glad to hear you found a job, even if it's PT.

CrazyMS - WTG on quitting smoking!

Satori - glad to see...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-06-2014, 10:24 AM
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Posted By frugalmama
Justmama - Hoping the job interview went great!...

Justmama - Hoping the job interview went great! And that is wonderful about the shoe vouchers!

Crazyms - I'm working on increasing the income, but it's hard. Right now it's time to gear up for my...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-03-2014, 01:34 PM
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Posted By frugalmama
Trying to keep chugging but the water keeps...

Trying to keep chugging but the water keeps getting thicker & thicker. Dealing with a lot of personal stuff plus missing the neighbor's granddaughters who have become like daughters to me because...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-02-2014, 03:39 PM
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Posted By frugalmama
Lurking here right now. Just don't have the...

Lurking here right now. Just don't have the energy to post. It's been a hard month and not getting any easier it seems.

Hugs to all.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-26-2014, 03:00 PM
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Posted By frugalmama
Checking in quickly from the library. Broker than...

Checking in quickly from the library. Broker than broke - trying to get enough to cover basic needs for dd right now.

Will try to reply to everyone when I can but until then HUGS to all.

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Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-18-2014, 01:55 PM
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Posted By frugalmama
Mamabear - *hugs* Hope you are able to get into...

Mamabear - *hugs* Hope you are able to get into the apt soon & that things calm down with the school.

Justmama - good luck on your state boards!

Wolfcat - WOAH. West Nile is serious. I worry...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-14-2014, 01:24 PM
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Posted By frugalmama
Zebra - hoping you are okay Mamarhu - sounds...

Zebra - hoping you are okay

Mamarhu - sounds like everything is working out for you with the job & family :)

Mylie - WTG on getting the unemployment

Justmama - libraries are great aren't...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-11-2014, 03:10 PM
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Posted By frugalmama
Had a great trip today! For $10, I got: ~ A...

Had a great trip today! For $10, I got:

~ A Bookend
~a book for my dd
~ A Heidi Ott 18" doll in full outfit {was color of the day so .99!}
~A homeschooling book we needed for this fall
~A...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-11-2014, 03:07 PM
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Posted By frugalmama
Justmama - Argh! I can't believe I forgot about...

Justmama - Argh! I can't believe I forgot about using Tea! I will try it tonight since even though it's been a couple of days, it's still pretty bad - a large portion of my upper arms are pretty much...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-09-2014, 01:50 PM
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Posted By frugalmama
Checking in from the library. Hugs to everyone -...

Checking in from the library. Hugs to everyone - just don't have time to reply to each one of you thanks to library time limits :(

Yard sale went so-so. Did okay on the 1st day, but the 2nd day...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-06-2014, 01:26 PM
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Posted By frugalmama
FWIW pay attention at your grocery stores to the...

FWIW pay attention at your grocery stores to the HBA aisles. I've found a ton of dental items & soap items on clearance in the last weeks that have ended up being free or nearly free after coupons....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-06-2014, 12:41 PM
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Posted By frugalmama
Justmama - thanks. I really needed to hear that....

Justmama - thanks. I really needed to hear that. And congrats on the CNA license! I agree - look into temp agencies. VA hospitals are good too if you have one nearby.

Zebra - HUGS.


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Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-04-2014, 12:26 PM
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Posted By frugalmama
Checking in from the library again quickly. ...

Checking in from the library again quickly.

Went to my appointment with the city agency for electric assistance this morning, and they are going to pay not only the $96 that was the remainder of...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-02-2014, 11:05 AM
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Posted By frugalmama
Checking in from the library again :) They are...

Checking in from the library again :) They are having a end of summer fest today so dd is happily sitting in the puppet show after getting her face painted.

Never got a call back from the agency,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-31-2014, 02:20 PM
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Posted By frugalmama
Mamarhu - I love tie-dye too, but I would...

Mamarhu - I love tie-dye too, but I would probably pick the more conservative outfit. Just to be on the safe side.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-30-2014, 04:20 PM
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Posted By frugalmama
Checking in - net got cut this morning so I am at...

Checking in - net got cut this morning so I am at the library. The kindle I bought used a couple of months ago fell this afternoon & the screen shattered :( I swear I just can't win lately.
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