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Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-25-2016, 10:17 AM
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Posted By justmama
Zebra, I was there many years ago and it was...

Zebra, I was there many years ago and it was awful wondering if I'd have a place to live or not. I don't envy that feeling.
Mylie, hope you get a chance to rest and relax.


Gratefuls:
-bf...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-31-2016, 06:28 PM
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Posted By justmama
My state is switching over currently to online...

My state is switching over currently to online applications. Totally way easier than the 38 page TANF benefit application. I fill out benefits applications with clients on a weekly basis at least so...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-29-2016, 05:21 PM
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Posted By justmama
Michelle, I'm scared about this winter too. We...

Michelle, I'm scared about this winter too. We just moved into a house with oil heat so.......that will be painful. BUT we have warm clothes and we've been chilly before. It won't be the end of...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-27-2016, 08:47 AM
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Posted By justmama
I'm glad you are in remission. I'm glad you are...

I'm glad you are in remission. I'm glad you are here with us even if you unfortunately have to be here. :grin:





*hugs* to both of you. I totally feel your pain. It's like, I'd actually...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-27-2016, 08:37 AM
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Posted By justmama
Several victories already today. :love ...

Several victories already today. :love


-took in a laundry off the line this morning and I've got one washing to put out right now.
-got up and hit the $8 at 8am yoga class instead of sleeping...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-22-2016, 06:41 PM
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Posted By justmama
Ya know, I'm so sick of being too high income to...

Ya know, I'm so sick of being too high income to be able to get any services but too low income to survive. It's such BS. I don't really qualify as "low income" but I'm nowhere near able to qualify...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-14-2016, 08:23 AM
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Posted By justmama
mommymel and frugalmama, welcome back. :( Sorry...

mommymel and frugalmama, welcome back. :( Sorry you had to be here but we are glad we can be here for you.


So........my dryer doesn't work in my new house. It's a whole wiring thing. ...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-08-2016, 11:58 AM
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Posted By justmama
Zebra, you absolutely made the right choice. Do...

Zebra, you absolutely made the right choice. Do NOT loan this person money. Bank accts are very black and white, very basic. Money in vs money out. If you cannot make ends meet on the regular, yu...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-06-2016, 02:46 PM
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Views: 1,341
Posted By justmama
They are definitely okay when they are black. ...

They are definitely okay when they are black. Take off the peels and drop them in a plastic bag and put them in the freezer for when you have a moment. Whenever you decide you are ready, drop the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-03-2016, 10:06 PM
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Views: 1,341
Posted By justmama
Made peanut butter banana muffins for tmorrow's...

Made peanut butter banana muffins for tmorrow's breakfast with bananas I froze when they became too ripe.

Hung two loads of laundry on the clothesline today(we dn't have a working dryer).
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-28-2016, 10:55 AM
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Views: 2,191
Posted By justmama
I don't understand this statement. You FOUND...

I don't understand this statement. You FOUND this ice cream???? Like.....you forgot you had ice cream????? Does not compute. :grin:



Kids ate cereal and milk today for breakfast. I had a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-26-2016, 05:27 PM
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Posted By justmama
We lived in a 3rd floor 2 bedroom apartment for...

We lived in a 3rd floor 2 bedroom apartment for 18months. It sucked. The third floor wasn't optimal of course but we dealt with it. But the hard part was that it was only 2 bedroom and my complex...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-26-2016, 05:06 PM
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Views: 2,191
Posted By justmama
mylie, forgive me but your family are a bunch of...

mylie, forgive me but your family are a bunch of asshats. You do you honey. Don't you give two seconds of thought to what they want or expect from you.




Breakfast:
- leftover pancakes...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-23-2016, 03:39 PM
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Views: 33,301
Posted By justmama
Friday I was able to meet a friend at the...

Friday I was able to meet a friend at the farmer's market with all of our kids. We haven't seen each other all summer long so it was nice to catch up. The market doesn't start until 9am and I had a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-23-2016, 03:19 PM
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Views: 2,191
Posted By justmama
Yeah seriously. They are pricey. But...

Yeah seriously. They are pricey. But occasionally they go on sale for like 2 for $7. I buy two then of course. I like the mint chocolate chip one. Salted caramel nut sounds totally up my alley...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-21-2016, 05:23 PM
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Posted By justmama
I'll have to try that. They have good ice cream...

I'll have to try that. They have good ice cream so..... :grin:

My boyfriend's son HAAAAATES peanut butter. He gags at the smell. My kids think he's nuts. They would eat dog crap if it was...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-19-2016, 04:48 PM
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Posted By justmama
Well, I signed the lease last night. ...

Well, I signed the lease last night. BUT........my office made sure to let me know that if I wasn't out by 8/1 that I would pay for another full month of rent. :( SO since I clearly cannot afford...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-19-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,191
Posted By justmama
Mylie, what brand of coconut yogurt does L like? ...

Mylie, what brand of coconut yogurt does L like? I haven't found a good non-dairy yogurt I can tolerate. I'm dairy-free but for occasional yogurt(once a week??) and cheese maybe about the same...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-17-2016, 01:24 PM
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Views: 33,301
Posted By justmama
Mylie, I've been anemic all my life as well but...

Mylie, I've been anemic all my life as well but during my last pregnancy I got transfusion low. It wasn't good. Low iron is nothing to sneeze at. Take care of yourself.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-15-2016, 03:45 AM
Replies: 426
Views: 33,301
Posted By justmama
Wolfcat, I'm so happy for you! We...

Wolfcat, I'm so happy for you!



We found a house that we love. PLEASE cross your fingers for us that our rental app is approved. I handed it to her last night. It's so adorable. 1880 mill...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-05-2016, 12:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,191
Posted By justmama
This morning was kind of a disaster. I ended up...

This morning was kind of a disaster. I ended up having not only myself and my 3 kids but my boyfriend stayed over(he does this like once a week or twice a week) AND I ended up with two extra kids. ...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-03-2016, 09:27 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,191
Posted By justmama
We are doing this out of necessity. We basically...

We are doing this out of necessity. We basically have been now for almost a month. We are in for July until the food runs out.


Breakfast was homemade waffles with syrup. Made a double batch...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-29-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 33,301
Posted By justmama
Corson, Welcome! I feel your pain. My boyfriend...

Corson, Welcome! I feel your pain. My boyfriend is a firefighter/EMT. He works 4 on, 2 off right now due to some arbitration/contract issues. And he usually gets stuck working a callback on one...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-28-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 33,301
Posted By justmama
wolfcat, none of that makes you a bad mom. If...

wolfcat, none of that makes you a bad mom. If that were the truth we'd all be terrible parents on this thread. And I know for a fact that you guys aren't all bad parents. So don't be so hard on...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-18-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 33,301
Posted By justmama
Gratefuls: -Started my day with free yoga in...

Gratefuls:

-Started my day with free yoga in the park in the city today. :love

-Giving myself a mani/pedi tonight with some netflix time.

-Bills are paid with no shut-off notices this...
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