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Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-29-2014, 10:39 PM
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Posted By crazyms
frugalmama - How does that internet work? I've...

frugalmama - How does that internet work? I've never heard of anything like that. I looked but didn't really understand the site.

justmama - You're right they shouldn't be allowed to withhold the...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-16-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 603
Posted By crazyms
I agree with the idea of finding tasks for him...

I agree with the idea of finding tasks for him might help. If you don't want to do that directly then maybe leave your "to do/fix" list on the fridge in clear view of everyone so he can see your...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   09-16-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 683
Posted By crazyms
Oh sorry I followed this from recent posts and...

Oh sorry I followed this from recent posts and just realized it was in the DDC. I'm not in your DDC but I wouldn't be getting it if I was pregnant either. Honestly pregnancy is more of a reason to...
Forum: February 2015 Due Date Club   09-16-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 683
Posted By crazyms
We don't do the flu shot either for the same...

We don't do the flu shot either for the same reasons as others here. Actually we were considering allowing it this last year but preliminary flu test came back confirmed Influenze Type A in BOTH my...
Forum: Learning at School   09-16-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 491
Posted By crazyms
I don't know anything about starting a PTA/PTO...

I don't know anything about starting a PTA/PTO but saw you mentioned the fundraisers. The only fundraisers I've seen be really successful in my area are Avon and the Krispy Kreme donuts. The donuts...
Forum: Parenting   09-16-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 939
Posted By crazyms
Or just mad that no one here feels bad for the...

Or just mad that no one here feels bad for the MIL not getting her way even if it is over AP stuff.

Honestly I'd keep my mouth shut. You're the grandmother NOT the mother. Your job is to play with...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   09-16-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,294
Posted By crazyms
Sorry I spaced out too. I'm at 186. Ugh. Hoping...

Sorry I spaced out too. I'm at 186. Ugh. Hoping to get more motivated soon. It's been a very strange few weeks for me lately.

Lilac sorry for your loss. I hope your family recovers quickly.
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Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-16-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,630
Posted By crazyms
Same here. Not usually a lot of bargaining but I...

Same here. Not usually a lot of bargaining but I price check and compare a LOT. I definitely do my research before making a decision if at all possible so it can save us money.

Sillysapling - I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-16-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 69,749
Posted By crazyms
Hope you can figure out what's best for everyone...

Hope you can figure out what's best for everyone heyx. Sending good vibes your way and for your friend too.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-15-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,630
Posted By crazyms
:yikes Oh wow! I guess I should quit talking bad...

:yikes Oh wow! I guess I should quit talking bad about my poor old van. It keeps breaking parts the last few weeks but nothing that expensive yet. Just lots of little parts. *sigh*
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-15-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,630
Posted By crazyms
That's what happened with this one. It's probably...

That's what happened with this one. It's probably a good thing. This one had been on the market well over 6 mos and we weren't sure initially but decided a week later to call back and it was under...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-15-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 69,749
Posted By crazyms
Ours too! It's nothing major but every time dh...

Ours too! It's nothing major but every time dh gets home we buy a part or two and fix something then something else breaks. Some has been routine maintenance but in the last few weeks we've done...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-11-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 916
Posted By crazyms
Depending on your monthly payments I would still...

Depending on your monthly payments I would still probably follow the DR lowest amount first since the money from those monthly payments would then be extra money towards the larger amounts. I try to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-11-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,630
Posted By crazyms
Have fun picking your paint colors!!! The fun...

Have fun picking your paint colors!!! The fun part is about to begin. I think take and bake pizzas would be a great celebration!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-11-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,630
Posted By crazyms
I keep trying to remind myself of that also!...

I keep trying to remind myself of that also! House hunting is always so so so stressful and emotional.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-11-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,630
Posted By crazyms
:lol Yep! It's gone now though and the old...

:lol Yep! It's gone now though and the old Durango that we gave up on fixing. Dh has a flatbed to sell when he comes back in and then we get the lovely task of cleaning out the storage building....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-10-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,630
Posted By crazyms
It does but it'll be okay. I was just hopeful...

It does but it'll be okay. I was just hopeful since that house was very in line with our wants/needs with little missing. Oh well. Maybe the next find will have a better yard which was this house's...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-10-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,630
Posted By crazyms
:( Today has been more than stressful! We did...

:( Today has been more than stressful! We did spend a little this morning at the store grabbing small items like bread. Not a bad spend though. The the big sale we were suppose to have made yesterday...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-10-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 69,749
Posted By crazyms
Look at zennioptical for his glasses. I get ours...

Look at zennioptical for his glasses. I get ours there for $15 or less per pair shipped. I've used goggles.com as well and they were okay too. Check into low income/sliding scale student dental...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-09-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,630
Posted By crazyms
1. My goal for this month... Save money for a...

1. My goal for this month...
Save money for a house! We also have minor vehicle repairs (a few low cost small parts to replace) that are on the top of our misc. wishlists.

2. My long term...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-09-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 69,749
Posted By crazyms
I'm going to try to do this and hope I didn't...

I'm going to try to do this and hope I didn't miss anyone:
sillysapling That sucks about the baby's Medicaid. I hope they get it sorted out soon and before it's needed! Good luck with arranging...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   09-04-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,294
Posted By crazyms
Haven't been on the boards since I last posted...

Haven't been on the boards since I last posted but my weigh in Monday morning was 185#. I'm definitely not doing as well as I could be diet wise although I've been doing really well with exercising...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-04-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,336
Posted By crazyms
Sorry been running behind with checking in around...

Sorry been running behind with checking in around the forums. I feel like August was a bust for us! Between vacation and dh thinking we could just cut loose and spend with his new income it wasn't as...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-04-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,057
Views: 69,749
Posted By crazyms
Sorry things have been crazy busy here and I've...

Sorry things have been crazy busy here and I've been a little out of it lately too. I'm starting to come around and pep up a little though. Dh is home this week and I'm hoping we can get some things...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-25-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,336
Posted By crazyms
We managed to get a couple of no spend days in...

We managed to get a couple of no spend days in and did a small grocery shop but didn't spend extra. I haven't been tracking the days or numbers exactly since the vacation through me off track. I'm...
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