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Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-19-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,022
Posted By Purplehaze
I am a single mom with 3 kids here and getting...

I am a single mom with 3 kids here and getting $240 a month plus WIC. But that's with me working part time.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-07-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,372
Posted By Purplehaze
I have a drying rack that is almost always set...

I have a drying rack that is almost always set up in my living room now that my DD is old enough to understand not to pull it down.... It adds moisture to the air in the cooler weather and in the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-07-2009, 10:50 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 12,486
Posted By Purplehaze
something I am considering... it is close to...

something I am considering... it is close to that but $325 a week after taxes, that comes to $16,900 a year if you include the 5 week months. If you only did the math as $325 x 4 then it would be...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   01-08-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,553
Posted By Purplehaze
We each have 2 bath towels- color coded. We also...

We each have 2 bath towels- color coded. We also have one swimming towel each and those swim towells live in the swim bag, to keep them out of the way.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-05-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 580
Posted By Purplehaze
I have to have goals... usually a short term and...

I have to have goals... usually a short term and a long term one. Right now my short term goal is to save for my mini vacation at th end of January and my long term one is to replace my wood stove...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-12-2008, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 327
Posted By Purplehaze
try to sell them on Craigs list or something......

try to sell them on Craigs list or something... see if you can make a few bucks and then you would hav the money, maybe, to buy one of the items you want.
Forum: Organize & Declutter   12-06-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Purplehaze
a warm buttery yellow is what I am looking for...

a warm buttery yellow is what I am looking for for my living room... right now mine is like a "dirty white" and I hate it.... But I have gotten a few samples and none have been right yet... anyone...
Forum: Adoptive and Foster Parenting   11-03-2008, 12:41 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 9,749
Posted By Purplehaze
Is she too young for that?

Is she too young for that?
Forum: Single Parenting   10-13-2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 741
Posted By Purplehaze
"the Wonder Of Boys" by Gurian, great book......

"the Wonder Of Boys" by Gurian, great book... that said, does he have any signifigant male involved in his life? Unkle, Grandfather, family friend? anything???
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-13-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 326
Posted By Purplehaze
It's only 6% so I would leave it to keep growing...

It's only 6% so I would leave it to keep growing as retirement, especially with how young you are, by retirement age, that money will really have GROWN!

I would just be as frugal as you can be...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-20-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 401
Posted By Purplehaze
What if you got her a passport and you kept it...

What if you got her a passport and you kept it in a safe deposit box? I do not think they would alow him to then get a second one?
Forum: Parents as Partners   08-20-2008, 08:22 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,076
Posted By Purplehaze
Synthea- just thinking about you and wondering...

Synthea- just thinking about you and wondering how it is going now?
Forum: Single Parenting   08-20-2008, 08:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 856
Posted By Purplehaze
How is she adjusting? How old is she? Is she a...

How is she adjusting? How old is she? Is she a former racer? I wish you the very best! As the mama or 3 rescues, I swear these babies just KNOW where they came from!!!!...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-20-2008, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By Purplehaze
(((hugs)))) to you mama...

(((hugs)))) to you mama http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/redface.gif I could not read and not respond.
Forum: Single Parenting   08-20-2008, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By Purplehaze
I would think , for me, that having it be...

I would think , for me, that having it be completly differnt from the first one would be big... I had a fairly large/fancy first wedding, altho it was at my parents house...

I kind of agree with...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-19-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 456
Posted By Purplehaze
have you consulted an attorney yet? Last time Dh...

have you consulted an attorney yet? Last time Dh and I almost split we sold our house first and then later I had found out I could have stayed and not had to buy him out till after the youngest was...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-19-2008, 11:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Purplehaze
"Too Bad to stay, Too good to leave" or...

"Too Bad to stay, Too good to leave" or *something* like that, I may have reversed some words in there... I have not started it yet but I had heard about it on here a while back and another friend...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-18-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 522
Posted By Purplehaze
I don't have any good advice but could not read...

I don't have any good advice but could not read and not send you love and light and a hug mama.
...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-16-2008, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By Purplehaze
5 years is quite an accomplishment!!! Yeah! ...

5 years is quite an accomplishment!!! Yeah!

Can you tell more about the process? How did you make it? What kept you going on the awful days? http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/joy.gif:
Forum: Single Parenting   08-16-2008, 09:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,406
Posted By Purplehaze
And Welcome! You did nothing wrong, so I am...

And Welcome! You did nothing wrong, so I am wondering why you felt you had to hide? I am glad that you came out : ) http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif

Welcome!...
Forum: Single Parenting   08-15-2008, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
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Views: 344
Posted By Purplehaze
like I'd like mine to be.... I can hope : )

like I'd like mine to be.... I can hope : )
Forum: Parents as Partners   08-15-2008, 10:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 610
Posted By Purplehaze
You mentioned that he lost the wallet and YOU...

You mentioned that he lost the wallet and YOU made the calls all about the stuff. It it was me, I would not make the calls. Let him handle things. Let him deal with the consequences of his actions....
Forum: Single Parenting   08-13-2008, 10:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 511
Posted By Purplehaze
Oh that is wonderful! I got my job too- start on...

Oh that is wonderful! I got my job too- start on Monday as well : )
Forum: Single Parenting   08-12-2008, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By Purplehaze
for posting this!!!

for posting this!!!
Forum: Single Parenting   08-12-2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 287
Posted By Purplehaze
I got the job!!!!!...

I got the job!!!!! http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif I am so psyched but also a little scared and nervous, both to do the job but also because once I complete this step it...
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