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Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-11-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,131
Posted By betsu63
Congratulations. It is a great feeling to pay...

Congratulations. It is a great feeling to pay off debt!!
 
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-27-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,400
Posted By betsu63
Hi, I keep a $3000 buffer because I would have...

Hi, I keep a $3000 buffer because I would have to pay a 13.95 fee every month otherwise. I would never get that much interest on $3000 every month. I pretend that money isn't there and it is a no...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-16-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 367
Posted By betsu63
i think you need to sit down with your husband...

i think you need to sit down with your husband and decide how you are going to proceed. Have you an emergency fund? I think people don't start with this because they think they have to have a bigger...
Forum: Pets   11-06-2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 162
Posted By betsu63
Hi, it is probably allergies, but not...

Hi, it is probably allergies, but not necessarily food. I always had my dog to the vet with skin infections, ear infections and horrible, horrible scratching. His ears were swollen plus/plus. I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-06-2011, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 878
Posted By betsu63
Depending on where you shop dishes with eggs can...

Depending on where you shop dishes with eggs can be cost effective as they are a good protein source as well. Add some chopped vegetables and a little cheese to an omlette and you have a balanced...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-01-2011, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 728
Posted By betsu63
I bought a car with no debt and then started...

I bought a car with no debt and then started saving again after a year. I am saving 200 every 2 weeks. It might not be enough for a new one, but my goal is to just have a big lump sum as I don't...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-26-2011, 06:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,383
Posted By betsu63
Hi, thanks for posting. Of course this isn't...

Hi, thanks for posting. Of course this isn't "fancy" meat, but not everyone can afford the so so expensive meat that people buy. Yes it is true that it has cow parts in it. I grew up eating tongue,...
Forum: Learning at School   09-11-2011, 08:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,803
Posted By betsu63
I'm sorry this happened to your son, but I am...

I'm sorry this happened to your son, but I am pretty sure you will find that this is the case pretty well everywhere. I don't remember anyone being helped when I was in kindergarden and that was a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-07-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By betsu63
From what i have read on US Agricultural sites...

From what i have read on US Agricultural sites is that it is not necessary to blanch tomatoes. It is a way to remove the skins though. I guess how you freeze them basically boils down to when you...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-06-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 438
Posted By betsu63
Hi, just want to encourage anyone with a freezer...

Hi, just want to encourage anyone with a freezer and a little extra money to freeze fruits and vegetables. I haven't done it in a long while and decided to do it more as a way to ensure that I don't...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-05-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,128
Posted By betsu63
I love Aldi!! Very few name brand products, but...

I love Aldi!! Very few name brand products, but it is pretty easy to tell from the packaging who the manufacturer is. I haven't tried the frozen "convience" food type items, but I have good luck...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-25-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,060
Posted By betsu63
I don't know where everyone lives, but i have to...

I don't know where everyone lives, but i have to suggest Aldi as a place to get awesome deals on groceries. The products are mostly their brand but it is pretty easy to figure out what manufacturer...
Forum: Parenting   04-21-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 107,298
Posted By betsu63
Yes, I agree the risk is greatly reduced if the...

Yes, I agree the risk is greatly reduced if the child is expected to sit to eat. I know that anyone can choke. I guess I just worry about the high risk objects that are this way because they plug...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-20-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 802
Posted By betsu63
I have no experience with children and ADHD...

I have no experience with children and ADHD meds. I only have seen the results that adults get from them. You are doing the right thing by having your child properly assesed. My concern would be if...
Forum: Parenting   04-20-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 107,298
Posted By betsu63
People say the things they do about grapes and...

People say the things they do about grapes and hotdogs because statisically they are common choking hazards. I realize that you can't protect your children from every little thing, but it doesn't...
Forum: Mental Health   03-22-2011, 08:08 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 5,216
Posted By betsu63
This is so good to hear and a great inspiration...

This is so good to hear and a great inspiration to others that there is hope for them also. While I believe you should only take the medications you need, sometimes prescriptions are an absolute...
Forum: Personal Growth   03-22-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By betsu63
Hi, I was wondering if you had ever read any...

Hi, I was wondering if you had ever read any books on self esteem or Cognitive Behaviour Therapy or looked on the internet. They are techniques you can use. One book that is good is "Mind over Mood"...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   03-11-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By betsu63
Congratulations and best of luck on the NCLEX,

Congratulations and best of luck on the NCLEX,
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   03-08-2011, 06:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 770
Posted By betsu63
I know it isn't a "healthy" product but Oil of...

I know it isn't a "healthy" product but Oil of Olay with zinc oxide works really well for what you describe. Not all of the Oil of Olay have zinc oxide.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-04-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By betsu63
The splitting of the food is a great idea!!! I...

The splitting of the food is a great idea!!! I think sometimes alot of food is just overwhelming. I seen the same thing in the elderly. Often, we would just put one item of food in front of a person...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-04-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,319
Posted By betsu63
As far as houses go, it depends where you live...

As far as houses go, it depends where you live and what your income is. In 1990, I moved into a house and had 61000 of debt including what was owed on the house. Managed to pay it off in less than 6...
Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   02-27-2011, 08:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 865
Posted By betsu63
Not to be mean or judgemental-just curious about...

Not to be mean or judgemental-just curious about why people want their children to get sick with a disease that makes them suceptible to shingles later in life. Having looked after people with...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-27-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 334
Posted By betsu63
Hi, since you have 3 kids I would invest the...

Hi, since you have 3 kids I would invest the money for the kids for college.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-01-2010, 04:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,733
Posted By betsu63
Hi, salmon cakes are delicious. You can make...

Hi, salmon cakes are delicious. You can make dips with salmon also. Yummy
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-08-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 868
Posted By betsu63
Hi, check out Kohls and J.C.Penney. They have...

Hi, check out Kohls and J.C.Penney. They have excellent sales. You can get ideas of what things to put together by looking at websites or catalogs. If you sign up with Kohls, to get emaiils, you get...
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