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Forum: The Mindful Home   12-08-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,685
Posted By Wolfcat
Three feet high, but around 30 sq ft in area......

Three feet high, but around 30 sq ft in area... :eek:
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-14-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 33,499
Posted By Wolfcat
Well, I decided to list my pretzels on FB to see...

Well, I decided to list my pretzels on FB to see if I could get a few orders to boost my sales in addition to the weekly farmer's market. 12 orders, 16 doz pretzels and 18 hours of pretzel-making...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-08-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,392
Posted By Wolfcat
I transfer the money to a savings account on...

I transfer the money to a savings account on ally.com, an online bank. Since it takes 2-4 days for a transfer to go through, I have to plan ahead or pay myself back with the account. It keeps me from...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-18-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 33,499
Posted By Wolfcat
And now that hubby got his tooth fixed, a filling...

And now that hubby got his tooth fixed, a filling popped out of my tooth. Arrrggghhh!

We aren't struggling, per se, but we aren't doing so great either. It's driving me nuts being in this...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-12-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 33,499
Posted By Wolfcat
Sometimes, things happen that are so great, they...

Sometimes, things happen that are so great, they can hardly be believed.

Last night, we were going over our budget one last time to prepare for DH's dental appointment - figuring out initial...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-07-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 33,499
Posted By Wolfcat
I hear that. DH and I aren't on any insurance. He...

I hear that. DH and I aren't on any insurance. He just got scheduled for a dentist appointment to take care of a chipped tooth. We're gonna have to pay cash. Then in Sept., I have to get a Pap or no...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-26-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 33,499
Posted By Wolfcat
It's nearly the 4th of July and almost my son's...

It's nearly the 4th of July and almost my son's b-day.
We may be able to swing the gas to go to a free play in the park 45 min away. We may be able to swing a few small fireworks.
However, I'm glad...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-26-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,341
Posted By Wolfcat
The farmer's market started yesterday. I made 6...

The farmer's market started yesterday. I made 6 half-dozen bags of pretzels and 4 baguettes, plus a half-dozen jellies left. None of the jellies sold, but all the baguettes went and 5 bags of...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-23-2016, 10:09 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,341
Posted By Wolfcat
Well, long story short, DH gets a bunch more...

Well, long story short, DH gets a bunch more grants and loans for school if we get SNAP, so we applied and we ended up being awarded a whole $50/month (be still my beating heart). This will give us a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-19-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,341
Posted By Wolfcat
We need to do a big grocery shop - that seems to...

We need to do a big grocery shop - that seems to be our major failing right now.

6/1 - Groceries ($5) and eating lunch out ($9) >:D
6/2 - Nada 0:)
6/3 - Eating lunch out ($20) and paying for...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-14-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,341
Posted By Wolfcat
We need to do a big grocery shop - that seems to...

We need to do a big grocery shop - that seems to be our major failing right now.

6/1 - Groceries ($5) and eating lunch out ($9) >:D
6/2 - Nada 0:)
6/3 - Eating lunch out ($20) and paying for...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-13-2016, 10:37 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,341
Posted By Wolfcat
I spend a lot of time on name recognition, which...

I spend a lot of time on name recognition, which requires full-time internet access (3 blogs, author pages on 5 social networks, 2 weekly podcasts, 1 yearly online convention, periodic...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-11-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,341
Posted By Wolfcat
I wish there was public transit around here. A...

I wish there was public transit around here. A shuttle or something to get the few people who need it around would be great.

6/1 - Groceries ($5) and eating lunch out ($9) >:D
6/2 - Nada 0:)
6/3...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-11-2016, 05:14 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 33,499
Posted By Wolfcat
Had a big blow up with DH today. He's frustrated...

Had a big blow up with DH today. He's frustrated because he has to get "permission" to spend any money. I'm frustrated because I'm the budgeter and get pegged as the bad guy whenever we don't have...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-09-2016, 09:10 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 33,499
Posted By Wolfcat
Ok, deep dark frugal secret time. Each week,...

Ok, deep dark frugal secret time.

Each week, I'm in charge of going through the fridges and freezers at the shop. I catalog what we have and make a grocery list of what we need. I also pull out...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-09-2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,341
Posted By Wolfcat
DH is going back to college this fall, and we...

DH is going back to college this fall, and we need to keep things tight until then. We just got back from a working vacay, so our food supplies are a little sparse right now.

I'm not counting...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-07-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,392
Posted By Wolfcat
So we are in a really decent place, financially,...

So we are in a really decent place, financially, considering I work PT and DH has been unemployed for 4 months. He is going back to school, so we are working out all the moneys involved in that. We...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-07-2016, 04:02 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,341
Posted By Wolfcat
I'm late to the party, but DH is going back to...

I'm late to the party, but DH is going back to college this fall, and we need to keep things tight until then. We just got back from a working vacay, so our food supplies are a little sparse right...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-07-2016, 03:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,666
Posted By Wolfcat
The big thing for me is that Farmer's Markets...

The big thing for me is that Farmer's Markets offer FOOD. If a dog is not controlled, you have dog hair, dog slobber, dogs bumping tables... Also, many small children are a bit afraid of excitable...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-22-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 33,499
Posted By Wolfcat
I was just offered a contract to publish my urban...

I was just offered a contract to publish my urban fantasy book, Too Wyrd. The money isn't great, but I'm not really worried about that, what with it being my first full-length fiction novel. I've...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-14-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 33,499
Posted By Wolfcat
I would be happy to help you with your resume.

I would be happy to help you with your resume.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-09-2016, 04:55 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 33,499
Posted By Wolfcat
Well, DH has been unemployed since mid-Feb. We...

Well, DH has been unemployed since mid-Feb. We have been working and working at figuring out the job thing. We are considering jobs in the city, which would require us moving. We've had several jobs...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-07-2016, 04:59 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 10,294
Posted By Wolfcat
Yesterday, we made up two skillets worth of...

Yesterday, we made up two skillets worth of enchilada filling (1/2 a pork roast, 2 pks cream cheese, leftover beans from chili, four cups of rice, enchilada sauce and salsa, big bag of shredded...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   04-03-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 829
Posted By Wolfcat
Today we went shopping and processed some of our...

Today we went shopping and processed some of our 1/2 pig (sliced ham and pulled shoulder roast). Tonight, we are making sausage (one batch sweet, one batch savory). I'm hoping to get some other...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-14-2016, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,076
Posted By Wolfcat
Can I start over? This has NOT been a no/low...

Can I start over? This has NOT been a no/low spend month. At all. I know I can do better. But I do need to buy butter, flour, oatmeal and milk this week for sure. *sighs* And today is baskets day......
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