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Forum: Frugality & Finances   Today, 12:52 PM
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Posted By Wolfcat
We got a huge hit this last week. The local...

We got a huge hit this last week. The local police chief doesn't much care for us, and we let the yard get a little out of control. We'd just spent a full week working on it, and the lawn hadn't...
Forum: Spirituality   Today, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By Wolfcat
We usually do a feasting of some sort for the...

We usually do a feasting of some sort for the Sabbats. I'm always looking for ideas for branching out our celebrations. Since we are Heathens with variations, the Sabbats are only of moderate...
Forum: Spirituality   Today, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
Posted By Wolfcat
Thumbs up Pagan Families Celebrating Lammas (August)

Hey everyone!
Our threads seem to have slowed down quite a bit, so I'm giving this months' thread a head start.

What do you have planned for Lammas?
What books do you use for teaching your...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-18-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 5,724
Posted By Wolfcat
Aside from the usual of getting rid of toys and...

Aside from the usual of getting rid of toys and stuff that breaks or is unused, we have three large boxes of outgrown/redundant shoes and clothes going out as soon as it gets packed into the car....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-22-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 46,395
Posted By Wolfcat
Thank you all! We already have someone...

Thank you all!

We already have someone working on a location 15 miles away. They need to set up more truck routes to support it and then we are in. And we'd have more than 50 orders in the area...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-19-2014, 09:58 AM
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Views: 46,395
Posted By Wolfcat
Back and forth: Bad - got denied for...

Back and forth:

Bad - got denied for insurance (medicaid) because we "failed to turn in paperwork" (we turned it in within a week of getting the notice, but the mail is slow around here).

Good...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-16-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 836
Views: 46,395
Posted By Wolfcat
zebra, you could do homemade pizzas. I make a...

zebra, you could do homemade pizzas. I make a pizza dough, divide it up into mini pizzas, put about a 1 tbls of pasta sauce on it, top with whatever (the kids love pineapple and ham, mixed veggies,...
Forum: Spirituality   06-16-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By Wolfcat
Hi Lillith, and welcome! I'm working on...

Hi Lillith, and welcome!

I'm working on Farmer's Market stuff today, in preparation for the first market of the year this Saturday. It's weird being the one in charge since I'm the youngest...
Forum: Spirituality   06-04-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By Wolfcat
Congrats! Don't forget to do a house blessing. It...

Congrats! Don't forget to do a house blessing. It always makes me feel like it's really home when we do a house blessing.



Oh, how cool! Pics when you do it, right? :grin:

I know what you...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-01-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,107
Posted By Wolfcat
Netflix here. The Roku box is about $50 one time...

Netflix here. The Roku box is about $50 one time fee, and we got two so the kids don't have to fight over it. It's great. DS watches Pokemon (his current fad), and DD watches Daniel Tiger, Lunar Jim,...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-01-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 868
Posted By Wolfcat
Can you bake bread or can jams/jellies and sell...

Can you bake bread or can jams/jellies and sell at a farmer's market? I do that and we make plenty more then we will eat, so I can sell the rest.

As for cutting, I bake my own bread, so we never...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-01-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,789
Posted By Wolfcat
We talk about it all the time with the kids,...

We talk about it all the time with the kids, essentially since they were old enough to know what money is.

We talk about what things cost money, why we pay bills (electricity runs the tv, you...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-01-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 672
Posted By Wolfcat
DH repaired the washing machine - the lever that...

DH repaired the washing machine - the lever that gets pushed down when the lid is closed got broken; lever was about $20 on amazon.

I learned to can from videos and online recipes.

DH learned...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-01-2014, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 567
Posted By Wolfcat
This one is a washer and spinner in one. Also...

This one is a washer and spinner in one. Also looks like a bigger capacity. It's called the GiraDora, if you can't access the fb page.:wink:
https://www.facebook.com/GiraDora
Forum: Spirituality   06-01-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 384
Posted By Wolfcat
Cool Pagan families in the month of Juno

We kinda skipped last month, but now that the kids are out of school, what are we doing to keep them entertained?
:nerd:
:eek:
:wink:
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-01-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 46,395
Posted By Wolfcat
*sighs* It should be good news. DH got a...

*sighs*
It should be good news. DH got a promotion and a raise. The raise is just in time to make up for the higher electric bill in summer (yes, we try to cut expenses, but we can never seem to get...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-17-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 836
Views: 46,395
Posted By Wolfcat
Today, I'm going to play Good & Bad wherein I...

Today, I'm going to play Good & Bad wherein I will alternate good news happenings with the bad:
 
DH got a promotion (and raise) at work! With me working more hours, we are doing a little better....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-15-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,415
Posted By Wolfcat
I have accomplished my first real foraging...

I have accomplished my first real foraging event.
 
Dandelions and lilacs from my yard:
http://www.mothering.com/community/content/type/61/id/332012/width/200/height/400...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-04-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,711
Posted By Wolfcat
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by winterfan http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1075647/what-does-your-budget-look-like-20-30-000#post_17602590)...
Forum: Spirituality   04-01-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By Wolfcat
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by LTurtle http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1399799/pagan-families-in-april#post_17600679)

Hello!...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-31-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,360
Posted By Wolfcat
We got briskets: 65 lbs at $2.25/lbs. They come...

We got briskets: 65 lbs at $2.25/lbs. They come in 13lbs hunks, untrimmed. So I taught myself how to trim them. Then, I couldn't stand the idea of throwing away 3lbs of fat, so I learned how to make...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-31-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,711
Posted By Wolfcat
This is my budget worksheet. All of our normal...

This is my budget worksheet. All of our normal bills are scheduled in with a running total that is color-coded to indicate if there may be an overdraft. We generally run about $100 over what is...
Forum: Meal Planning   03-31-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By Wolfcat
When I started meal planning, I used boxed...

When I started meal planning, I used boxed dinners. And we only planned suppers for the first three or four years.
 
Wolfcat's easy step-by-step meal planning:
Step 1: Look through your pantry...
Forum: Spirituality   03-31-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By Wolfcat
We usually have a Pagan thread for each month,...

We usually have a Pagan thread for each month, though March got skipped. Here (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1399799/pagan-families-in-april) is April's thread. Ask and we shall answer.
Forum: Spirituality   03-31-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By Wolfcat
Hey all! I know there wasn't a March thread,...

Hey all!
I know there wasn't a March thread, so I thought I'd get us going again.
 
Lots of stuff has been happening in the Pagan blogosphere, gardens are getting prepped, and it's getting time...
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