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Forum: Frugality & Finances   Today, 01:29 PM
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Had a few things to bring in funds but now it...

Had a few things to bring in funds but now it looks like they might fall through (selling an unused computer, taking a babysitting job with perfect hrs). Im feeling discouraged and inadequate. ...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-31-2015, 08:26 PM
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I think i may have a few gifts out of the way. ...

I think i may have a few gifts out of the way.

Sister one- mini crockpot i got on clearance
Sister two- dress i wasnt able to return but us bwt and bbw soaps i got on sale...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-31-2015, 10:31 AM
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Getting organized this week. I havent been great...

Getting organized this week. I havent been great at cooking so im hoping a daily dinner menu will help. Also made up a big batch of oatmeal.
Trying to sell our desktop on fb this week. Im...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-26-2015, 12:23 AM
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Occasionally my husbands work caters lunch. When...

Occasionally my husbands work caters lunch. When its done co workers either bring leftovers home or it gets thrown out. On his way home he texted he had some food to bring home. Yay to any free...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-25-2015, 10:52 AM
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Making roast beef stuffed baked potatoes tonight....

Making roast beef stuffed baked potatoes tonight. Gotta boil pinto beans for tommorrow. Im proud of how much better ive gotten at cooking from scratch, stretching food, and trying new recipes. I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-20-2015, 05:35 PM
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Following. I need to worry about halloween...

Following. I need to worry about halloween costumes for two, birthdays, thanksgiving dinner and of course Christmas. We aee signing up to a new bank that offers a 200 dollar bonus after two...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-20-2015, 11:01 AM
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Getting to work in the kitchen. Yesterday i ysed...

Getting to work in the kitchen. Yesterday i ysed the breasts of a cut up chicken for dinner. Today the rest. Ive been cutting the skins off for schmarltz, which id never heard of! I can use the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-19-2015, 02:05 PM
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My husbands been off work all week, and finally...

My husbands been off work all week, and finally goes back tomorrow. Im relieved hes not beung let go but this couldnt come at a crappier time for us. We have no food in the house (we were doing a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-13-2015, 09:53 PM
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I will check dg, wolfcat. And i find micheals...

I will check dg, wolfcat. And i find micheals coupons often so thats an idea. Im mainly wanting them for gifts and fall jams.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-12-2015, 09:29 PM
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Cheapest place to get mason jars? Have a wn,...

Cheapest place to get mason jars? Have a wn, dollar general, target and big lots nearby. Im ok with online too if shipping is fast and not astronomical.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-12-2015, 01:50 PM
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Sold my keurig and accessories. This makes the...

Sold my keurig and accessories. This makes the coffee pot i bought nearly free, yay! Other gratefuls-

Potatoes 10 lbs for 1.49
I thought i needed to do a pricey reapair to my home, rurns out...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-11-2015, 12:46 PM
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Oh, my neighbor gave us a walmart bag of yellow...

Oh, my neighbor gave us a walmart bag of yellow tomatoes. Think im going to try my hand at tomato bacon jam. Maybe enjoy the rest with some sea salt and cheese?
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-11-2015, 12:32 PM
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Elilha, i mostly agree. Its just hard not being...

Elilha, i mostly agree. Its just hard not being able to nurture her interests due to money.

Heyxx, sorry about the job and the baby. Hugs, pedialyte or gatorade.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-10-2015, 02:37 PM
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Posted By happyhats
I will be able to hopefully widdle more away from...

I will be able to hopefully widdle more away from my expenses by dropping aflac, vision and dental. Our vision and dental covers very little. I dont love dropping ins but at least its plans,that...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-09-2015, 12:02 PM
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Posted By happyhats
My daughter is getting interested in homeschool...

My daughter is getting interested in homeschool classes. This is great, id like to encourage that. Just, ya know, money. So im trying to find some affordable options. She also really wants to go...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-07-2015, 10:49 PM
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Can you just pay for the exam and go through a...

Can you just pay for the exam and go through a cheap eyeglass online store?
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-07-2015, 09:40 AM
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Views: 27,800
Posted By happyhats
Hi heyxx! Havent seen you (and a couple other...

Hi heyxx! Havent seen you (and a couple other mamas) in awhile.

Had to get up early to take puppy to vet
Her sutures are out and shes all free and clear. Got to enjoy a little quiet time...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-06-2015, 10:33 PM
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Views: 27,800
Posted By happyhats
Good and bad news-hubby is putting in his two...

Good and bad news-hubby is putting in his two week notice to weekend job. It feels like a weight has been lifted, and honestly it wasnt making much money. But weve accrued some debt we need to get...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-06-2015, 12:32 PM
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Views: 27,800
Posted By happyhats
Im sure it would be great without sugar too. ...

Im sure it would be great without sugar too. Next popcorn recipe i want to try is olive oil and garlic salt. Might be a great sub for when chip cravings hit
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-05-2015, 01:44 PM
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Views: 27,800
Posted By happyhats
Spending the day in the kitchen. Making a batch...

Spending the day in the kitchen. Making a batch of rice for the freezer, a batch of spaghetti sauce, and amish oatmeal for tomorrow/this weeks breakfast. Finally tried coconut oil popcorn. Yummo! ...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-04-2015, 03:06 PM
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Doing a pantry/freezer challenge this month. ...

Doing a pantry/freezer challenge this month. Basically only buying perishables as needed. We had a bbq sun and tonight i shredded leftover grilled chicken and warmed it in the crockpot with sauce.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-27-2015, 01:42 PM
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Views: 27,800
Posted By happyhats
Id love some butcher paper. Think i have to wait...

Id love some butcher paper. Think i have to wait for ikea for that. My brain keeps brewing! Thanks!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-26-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 27,800
Posted By happyhats
We have a craft table. I made a deal with the...

We have a craft table. I made a deal with the kids that if they keep everything clean they can pick out a new poster a piece. The reason for the foam mat is i found one at sams for $22. I think it...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-26-2015, 01:12 PM
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Views: 27,800
Posted By happyhats
Our house has an unfinished basement. All...

Our house has an unfinished basement. All concrete, exposed ceiling. Our washer and dryer are there, as well as our chest freezer and shelf of storage. Im trying yo convert the rest into a big...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-20-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 27,800
Posted By happyhats
Ugh. Feeling stressed. Hubby will have only had...

Ugh. Feeling stressed. Hubby will have only had two days off come august 1st. And yet somehow we have a bunch of bills hitting us at once we dont have funds for (one time purchases like spaying...
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