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Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-17-2010, 11:40 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,590
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
eirual- We just got to BS3 a couple of weeks...

eirual-
We just got to BS3 a couple of weeks ago and it is kinda scary. We have worked so hard to pay off this debt and I am soooo afraid of getting into more. Right now our budget is really tight...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-05-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,590
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
This thread has been very encouraging. I'm...

This thread has been very encouraging. I'm really trying to sock "extra" money away towards our FFEF but it is sooo hard. Expenses keep coming up and we are on such a tight budget. We have no car...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-01-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,590
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
Happy March!! I have not posted here often but...

Happy March!! I have not posted here often but do read. I really need help with the next phase. We have finished BS#2 though and are on to savings so mtm can you please move me to BS3? thanks and I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-04-2010, 08:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,325
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
I have to agree with how hard this is. Lately I...

I have to agree with how hard this is. Lately I have found myself looking in my pantry, writing down as many meals as I can from what I already have and going to the store for a few more...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-13-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 5,168
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
We got our tax return this morning! We are now...

We got our tax return this morning! We are now finished with BS#1 and our on to BS#2. I paid off our credit card and paid on our car so we should be able to pay it off by the end of summer. Then on...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-05-2009, 12:10 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 5,168
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
Oh Kara what a good idea to start buying...

Oh Kara what a good idea to start buying homeschool stuff now. I was addding it all up for next year last night and wanted to go hide. I'm just going to get one book a month I think. Starting with...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-05-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 5,168
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
Oh and I wrote down all of our debt last night...

Oh and I wrote down all of our debt last night and worked out an agressive payment plan and timeline. I showed my plans to dh and he actually got excited!
We lowered our directv service (dh said...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-05-2009, 11:54 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 5,168
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
We got paid today! I was able to pay all of our...

We got paid today! I was able to pay all of our bills (even some that were a little past due http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/bag.gif) And I put $300 towards BS1. We will just be...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-01-2009, 11:19 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 5,168
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
Could you please add me? I did DR a few years...

Could you please add me? I did DR a few years ago and got all of my debt excpet mortgage paid off-then we bought two cars, dh got an amex, we got a home equity line of credit, etc. I feel like I am...
Forum: Diapering   12-23-2008, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
I am (hopefully) going to get some bag balm...

I am (hopefully) going to get some bag balm today for ds's diaper rash. Can I use this with cloth? We are currently using kushies cotton all in ones. Thanks for the help!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-15-2008, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
Oh and I just added up DH's beer and...

Oh and I just added up DH's beer and cigarette's. It's about $140 a month which makes me very very angry but it is what it is. I doubt those habits will change no matter what which is ridiculous to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-15-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
Yes..I haven't spent any money on groceries yet....

Yes..I haven't spent any money on groceries yet. Or gas. Or anything else. With gas prices as they are now, we spend about $60/week. I have been spending about $200-$250.00 on groceries every two...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-15-2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 272
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
Hello Ladies- I resigned from my part time job...

Hello Ladies-
I resigned from my part time job today. I was working for my father in law and have been unable to really do the work for the past year. I made $600 a month and need help tweaking my...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-14-2008, 10:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,555
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
I got a job waiting tables at night for a few...

I got a job waiting tables at night for a few months and saved/payed off debt with everything I made. Then at the last minute DH's family (who are very well off) gave us about $2000 to help...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-19-2008, 06:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,685
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
68 here...we have gas heat and no fireplace. My...

68 here...we have gas heat and no fireplace. My mom lives next door and keeps it at 70 so sometimes we go over there to "warm up." NAK
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   11-18-2008, 12:06 AM
Replies: 592
Views: 10,837
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
I have lost the wedding ring(not the one given...

I have lost the wedding ring(not the one given to me on my wedding day but another one bought for me last anniversary by dh) that dh bought me from Tiffany's in March. It is just sterling silver and...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-17-2008, 11:46 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,256
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
I just got off the phone with Target-they have...

I just got off the phone with Target-they have been dealing with angry moms all day. The rep was very nice and told me thatwe should be recievingan e-mail in the next 2-3 days explaining what...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-03-2008, 11:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 320
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
I had no idea that there was a Hanna outlet only...

I had no idea that there was a Hanna outlet only 45 minutes from me!!! I feel so so cheated. thanks for the post!
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   07-03-2008, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
So to make a long story short, I have been...

So to make a long story short, I have been trying to go vegan for two years. I think my biggest roadblocks right now are my family. They just won't eat the vegan things that I make (I use a lot of...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-17-2008, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
I have no idea how the window fell. We have...

I have no idea how the window fell. We have lived here for 4 years and never had any such problem. I will say that the people who lived here before seemed to do everything poorly. Like they put in...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-17-2008, 12:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
thanks ladies everything has been cleaned...

thanks ladies

everything has been cleaned up (I hope) but I am still making her sleep in her brother's room tonight far away from any windows. She told me that her Big Daddy (my dad who died...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   05-16-2008, 10:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 471
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
Okay I need some help in calming down. This is...

Okay I need some help in calming down. This is what happened:

I opened my kids' windows just a crack so we could have a breeze while they were going to sleep. I am in the kitchen and all of a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-03-2008, 11:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,318
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
http://www.mothering.com/img/vbsmilies/smilies/bu...

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Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-03-2008, 12:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,361
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
I heart Costco. We get our fresh fruit and...

I heart Costco. We get our fresh fruit and veggies there. We just rotate what we get. For this two week period we are eating apples, clementines and bananas. Last time it was pears, mangoes, and...
Forum: December 2007   12-15-2007, 07:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 443
Posted By Mom2Wilmo
I think I may have to resort to "seduction...

I think I may have to resort to "seduction induction" though it has never worked before.
I just keep telling myself that it will be over soon ans then I will be wishing I was pregnant. This baby is...
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