Mothering Forums - Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 250
Search took 0.18 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: Springshowers
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-04-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,713
Posted By Springshowers
The odd time I have bought a few bags from Whole...

The odd time I have bought a few bags from Whole Foods... it's easily $100-$200 for almost nothing. I can see pretty big bills if I bought everything somewhere like that.

That said.. I am really...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-04-2016, 03:47 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,713
Posted By Springshowers
Apparently there are a lot of expensive Costco...

Apparently there are a lot of expensive Costco trips. They are all skinny though so not overeating.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-03-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,713
Posted By Springshowers
I talked with someone today in a house of 4...

I talked with someone today in a house of 4 adults and 2 kids, who spend more than $4000 a month on food!!! Sometimes 5K! Eeeekkkkkk!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-03-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,713
Posted By Springshowers
RuthieGirl it's not rude at all. Have your normal...

RuthieGirl it's not rude at all. Have your normal food ready, and if they want to spend extra on special things enjoy! Trips to stores like that are so fun!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-01-2016, 06:04 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,713
Posted By Springshowers
I think it's a bad sign that I don't know how...

I think it's a bad sign that I don't know how much I spent last month on food. I started the month writing everything down then just started keeping receipts to look at later.

I won't shop this...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-21-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By Springshowers
Plus you want to have your investment grow... Not...

Plus you want to have your investment grow... Not shrink over time.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-21-2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By Springshowers
We had great difficulty selling ours. No one...

We had great difficulty selling ours. No one wants to buy a house like that. So in reality you are accepting that it won't increase in value as much over the years, and you will have trouble selling...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-21-2016, 09:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By Springshowers
Foundation issues are the biggest problem you...

Foundation issues are the biggest problem you could have. The fact that inside floors are already sloping is really concerning. I wouldn't do it. The structure of the house could already be damaged....
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-18-2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By Springshowers
Check out DWIL on Baby Center. They would have...

Check out DWIL on Baby Center. They would have much firmer advice. Likely recommending that you tell your mom you don't want to hear her opinions on his hobbies again ever. And if she doesn't respect...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-16-2016, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By Springshowers
Is there any chance your DSD that needs care...

Is there any chance your DSD that needs care could actually live in the main living area? It might mean more interesting things for her to look at, and would free up a bedroom to space out the...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-16-2016, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By Springshowers
Lots of people get upset when their kids are with...

Lots of people get upset when their kids are with the other parent, but not WITH that parent for most of it. I agree that looking at some schedule changes to give them more time with Mom might be a...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   01-16-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 337
Posted By Springshowers
It must be such a difficult situation to be. I...

It must be such a difficult situation to be. I think it's sad though that your kids probably feel that you traded them for your step daughter. That's not a good thing for your long term relationship...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-16-2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,713
Posted By Springshowers
I feel like I am doing surprisingly well keeping...

I feel like I am doing surprisingly well keeping my shopping down. I am doing a no spend challenge and doing only essentials. I am not even buying drive through coffee. I guess a big part of that is...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-07-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,713
Posted By Springshowers
Interesting things I learned recently. Canned/dry...

Interesting things I learned recently. Canned/dry goods have to be guaranteed safe for one year past the expiry date. And milk products are supposed to be guaranteed good for an extra month. This is...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-07-2016, 10:10 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,713
Posted By Springshowers
My kids eat the same, so that's easy. Part of the...

My kids eat the same, so that's easy. Part of the cost this week is that I had eaten down most of my pantry. I had to rebuy chicken burgers etc. The boxes will last 4 weeks though.

On the bright...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-05-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,713
Posted By Springshowers
Ragana how big is your family? I am really...

Ragana how big is your family? I am really curious when people talk $ how many people it covers.

I was attempting a budget of $100 a week for one adult and two kids. But I can already see that...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-02-2016, 12:09 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,713
Posted By Springshowers
I am going cash only. I have a paper in my wallet...

I am going cash only. I have a paper in my wallet and am collecting receipts and adding to the total on the paper. For info only I am including any gift cards I use. I have menu planned for the first...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-30-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,713
Posted By Springshowers
What would you think is reasonable to budget for...

What would you think is reasonable to budget for one adult and two kids (4&6)?
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-30-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,713
Posted By Springshowers
I am in too. I am starting a no spend challenge...

I am in too. I am starting a no spend challenge except for essentials for January and February. Tracking food money will be a good addition.
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   12-21-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 991
Posted By Springshowers
Also you posted on another thread he broke your...

Also you posted on another thread he broke your hand. That's not okay. Leave.
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   12-20-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 991
Posted By Springshowers
I agree that's not the behavior of a kind...

I agree that's not the behavior of a kind considerate man who wants to deal well with his step child. Even if you decide to stay together getting married without this solved isn't a good idea.
...
Forum: Single Parenting   12-14-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By Springshowers
My Ex did the same thing. My 4 year old was...

My Ex did the same thing. My 4 year old was stressed. I just told him Daddy doesn't believe so Santa comes to our house. He totally accepted it and was so very happy.

I would just tell her that...
Forum: Site Help   12-14-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,654
Posted By Springshowers
Sure that's a good spot.

Sure that's a good spot.
Forum: Site Help   12-09-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,654
Posted By Springshowers
I think we could start our own... They allowed it...

I think we could start our own... They allowed it last year and I am sure would this year too.
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   11-23-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 560
Posted By Springshowers
I think it's totally unreasonable to buy him a...

I think it's totally unreasonable to buy him a car. He's done everything NOT to deserve it. Just no... I know it's not in your hands though. But it's just totally wrong and rewarding him for being a...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 250

 
Forum Jump: 

Online Users: 16,028

118 members and 15,910 guests
<3mymom , a-sorta-fairytale , agilesheltie , alada , AlmostJenny , annaka , bannerd , BeautifulLife02 , beep , bluefaery , cadence.clair , catfish123 , Cats41 , chickabiddy , chknlovr , Cstandish , Dakotacakes , darthtunaqueen , Detroit mama , element2012 , EmilyBB , emmy526 , ericaness , erickairenephotography , ErinMomma , farmer , fljen , frugalmama , funfunkyfantastic , gooseberry , greenemami , hakunangovi , happyhats , heyxxmcfly , hillymum , hopeful1979 , iliketodisco , Infosearch , IsaFrench , ismewilde , japonica , K703 , Kate&Joey , kathymuggle , kindofcrunchy82 , KittyChess , Leksie5000 , LibraSun , lilgreen , LiLStar , lilyofjudah , LLM21 , loba , maiajay , mariamadly , May4 , Maya Olson , MCatLvrMom2A&X , MDoc , MeepyCat , Milk8shake , minerva23 , moominmamma , my3beasties , MylittleTiger , NaturallyKait , Nazsmum , oaksie68 , oceansolitude , oldsmom , pers , Piskito , pokeyac , Pookietooth , prosciencemum , Pumpkineater , revolting , rhythmwalk , RollerCoasterMama , rubelin , ryassine , SandiMae , sarafl , savithny , shantimama , shinky , Shmootzi , siennaflower , sillysapling , SilverSage , skj2011 , SplashingPuddle , Springshowers , static , StepGirlfriend , stephalittle , Sukhada , SweetSilver , Tettie , TheBugsMomma , thtr4me , Tigerle , UnschooledMama , valerievalira , Valid28 , VS Angela , WallaWallaMamma , Waterwoman4 , Xerxella
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 01:21 PM.