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Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-15-2008, 01:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,569
Posted By noahandlinasmom
I would personally buy it with a clear...

I would personally buy it with a clear inspection if it was a fabulous deal, however I had no idea houses were so expensive in Illinois and the taxes!! Yikes!! Our taxes are only $700 ish a year. I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-10-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,702
Posted By noahandlinasmom
We are house broke. We only make about $20K a...

We are house broke. We only make about $20K a year and our mortgage is over half of that. We do live in a nice neighborhood, but it is an association of condos with big yards. I feel safe at night...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-10-2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,956
Posted By noahandlinasmom
We also need about $200 less than the thrifty...

We also need about $200 less than the thrifty plan for our family...doesn't it make you wonder what in the world the average american is eating and how they are spending their money??? Their are...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-02-2008, 12:48 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,060
Posted By noahandlinasmom
Before you get too upset with my response, let...

Before you get too upset with my response, let me tell you, I understand. My husband loves fast food and has put over $700 on credit in the last 3 years. However, you really can't change him, he...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-03-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 17,632
Posted By noahandlinasmom
Don't have time right now to read all the posts,...

Don't have time right now to read all the posts, but I love what I have read so far. I am sure there are problems with the system, but I also believe that there is a bigger problem with our country....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-25-2008, 10:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,975
Posted By noahandlinasmom
Growing up, my family was poor but not frugal. I...

Growing up, my family was poor but not frugal. I remember however, that I always viewed our poverty as an outcome to wastefullness, although it was probably a good mix of income and wastefullness. I...
Forum: Natural Body Care   06-17-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 536
Posted By noahandlinasmom
I probably only wash my kids hair with shampoo...

I probably only wash my kids hair with shampoo once every 7-10 days- it's never oily, and it seems healthier when it's not washed as often.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-04-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,387
Posted By noahandlinasmom
My husbands is eating out/snacks, mine is...

My husbands is eating out/snacks, mine is clothes for my kids/thrift store shopping.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-30-2008, 10:45 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,361
Posted By noahandlinasmom
We will probably only make about 17-20k this...

We will probably only make about 17-20k this year and we own a home. Our mortgage takes up about 40-47% of our income plus utilities. We also live about 10 miles from town, so we can't really walk...
Forum: Natural Body Care   05-07-2008, 11:52 AM
Replies: 11
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Views: 569
Posted By noahandlinasmom
I think they are supposed to be free of any...

I think they are supposed to be free of any ingredients that have been found to be linked to cancer. I bought one set after really liking the samples, but now I can't use half of it because it dries...
Forum: Reuse & Recycle   05-07-2008, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,799
Posted By noahandlinasmom
Thanks for the responses so far

Thanks for the responses so far
Forum: Natural Body Care   05-06-2008, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 245
Posted By noahandlinasmom
Are there any natural mascaras that don't flake...

Are there any natural mascaras that don't flake and wash off with just warm water??
Forum: Reuse & Recycle   05-06-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,799
Posted By noahandlinasmom
Is there just an extra long hose you can buy to...

Is there just an extra long hose you can buy to use gray water from your washing machine to water your lawn? Anybody do this? Have pics? Also, I like to use our bath water to wash our clothes in,...
Forum: Multicultural Families   04-17-2008, 08:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,391
Posted By noahandlinasmom
My husband/children are basically a minority for...

My husband/children are basically a minority for the whole town. We have some other Asians here, but Koreans are rare. Boy did the dentist (Korean) at our local clinic get excited when he saw our...
Forum: Multicultural Families   03-29-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,803
Posted By noahandlinasmom
Hi my name is Donna and I am white American and...

Hi my name is Donna and I am white American and my husband was born in South Korea. He was adopted as an infant, so culturally we are mostly american, but I hope we can all visit Korea one day. We...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-22-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,622
Posted By noahandlinasmom
We pay $725 mortgage with taxes/insurance + $125...

We pay $725 mortgage with taxes/insurance + $125 assoc. due. We have a nice almost 1000 sq foot 2bed/1bath condo with a huge fenced back yard. Although it's a lower middle class neighborhood, it is...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-07-2008, 12:16 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 10,004
Posted By noahandlinasmom
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Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-06-2008, 12:59 AM
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Views: 10,004
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Forum: Natural Body Care   03-06-2008, 12:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 199
Posted By noahandlinasmom
My best friend is having her third baby and as a...

My best friend is having her third baby and as a gift I want to put together a gift basket of homemade natural baby products my ideas and questions are listed below:

*Jar of coconut oil as baby...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   03-04-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 485
Posted By noahandlinasmom
For awhile I use to just give it to the first...

For awhile I use to just give it to the first person that responded, but after awhile, I realized that that often meant the moderator- who views all messages first was claiming first dibs. She got...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-04-2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 10,004
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Forum: Women's Health   03-03-2008, 05:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By noahandlinasmom
Because both my husband and I are each other...

Because both my husband and I are each other only sexual partners, I asked my midwife if it was really necessary for me to have an annual pap smear and she said no but that she recommend that I keep...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   03-03-2008, 05:39 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,484
Posted By noahandlinasmom
American Frugal Housewife

American Frugal Housewife
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-02-2008, 10:56 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 10,004
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Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-29-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 10,004
Posted By noahandlinasmom
1. Please introduce yourself and tell us...

1. Please introduce yourself and tell us anything you think it would help us to know about yourself.

My name is Donna, and we are a family of four soon to be 5. I am a SAHM and my husband is...
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