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Forum: Frugality & Finances   Yesterday, 01:22 PM
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Posted By justmama
That happens to me. Staying out o the stores is...

That happens to me. Staying out o the stores is the only way to avoid spending money. OR I have to pull the money out of the easily accessible acct and put it in the harder to reach acct. I have...
Forum: Gardening   04-23-2015, 09:53 AM
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Views: 171
Posted By justmama
I have 5 farm kids that all work hard on our...

I have 5 farm kids that all work hard on our land. We give them various tasks like picking spinach or weeding or cutting back overgrowth from the fence around the fields and they are fabulous. I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-23-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,353
Posted By justmama
We enjoyed some hiking and farm work on Earth Day...

We enjoyed some hiking and farm work on Earth Day yesterday. Nothing better than growing food to celebrate the Earth. :)


I'm getting a Friday night and Saturday day all to myself this weekend....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-22-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,498
Posted By justmama
When I was nursing babies I used to wear a shelf...

When I was nursing babies I used to wear a shelf bra tank top under all my shirts. Pull up the top layer, pull down the tank top and you are covered top and bottom for easy nursing. Actually since...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-22-2015, 06:17 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,353
Posted By justmama
happyhats, good on you for recycling and being...

happyhats, good on you for recycling and being creative. It's Earth Day baby!


Thanks all for the sunburn help. Everything feels much better with the tea and vinegar compresses and some...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-20-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,353
Posted By justmama
I don't burn a lot thankfully. I just didn't...

I don't burn a lot thankfully. I just didn't prepare for an early 70 degree day in april out in the sun. We spend a ton of time outside so the sunblock was in my camelbak from hiking.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-20-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,353
Posted By justmama
What about those window fans? That's all we have...

What about those window fans? That's all we have and when we were on the third floor apartment it worked fairly well. Definitely windows open overnight and shades down in the hot part of the day...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-20-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,353
Posted By justmama
sapling, that happened to us too. My bf was...

sapling, that happened to us too. My bf was hired as a subcontractor in the job he's in now. He was paid less with no benefits but since he technically worked for himself, he had the flexibility to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-15-2015, 04:25 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,353
Posted By justmama
sapling, my bf was exposed to carbon monoxide...

sapling, my bf was exposed to carbon monoxide several times at work due to poor ventilation. He came home really really ill once and honestly didn't feel better until a full day later when we...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-14-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,353
Posted By justmama
Gratefuls: -We hit a rough patch recently at...

Gratefuls:

-We hit a rough patch recently at home but things are evening out and I'm really over the moon about it.

-the farm just wholesaled a big order today to an organic co-op locally and...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-05-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,353
Posted By justmama
I've made almond butter lots of times before but...

I've made almond butter lots of times before but dude wait for the food processor. It takes a long time. Even in my cheapo food processor I have to babysit it and keep stopping it to scrape it down...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-03-2015, 04:46 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,353
Posted By justmama
kindofcrunchy, I'm crossing my fingers for you. ...

kindofcrunchy, I'm crossing my fingers for you.


sillysapling, I love this time of year for seedlings. But man, it's so overwhelming. I need several days in a row without rain to get the fields...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-02-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,353
Posted By justmama
I posted. It took forever. I responded to...

I posted. It took forever. I responded to everyone. And MDC ate it. :( What the eff.

It's just one of those weeks I guess. 2 of my 3 kids are sick. BF is sick. I'm not well myself. Just...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-27-2015, 11:08 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,353
Posted By justmama
I miss you guys. It's just absolutely dead here...

I miss you guys. It's just absolutely dead here and I'm so busy with spring approaching. My hours at the farm have increased so much that I'm bringing work home every single night and I'm there...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-13-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,353
Posted By justmama
I'm so glad things all worked out! Congrats!

I'm so glad things all worked out! Congrats!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-09-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,353
Posted By justmama
Gratefuls: -sunshine and 45 degrees outside...

Gratefuls:

-sunshine and 45 degrees outside right now. Oh YEAH!

-Got a significant amt of work done at the farm which is awesome.

-Paid some bills and had leftover money to go grocery...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-05-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,353
Posted By justmama
Welcome to all the new faces. Sorry you have to...

Welcome to all the new faces. Sorry you have to be here but glad of extra support and commiseration.

Zebra, I'm really glad you got the insurance situation sorted. I have no insurance right now...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-23-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,353
Posted By justmama
Welcome to the world above the rocks Mylie. ...

Welcome to the world above the rocks Mylie. Missed you. It's been cold here like that too. I'm definitely ready for that to be over. I'm so sick of rock salt, boots, snow to my knees, and...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-18-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,353
Posted By justmama
zebra, you've inspired me to do a little...

zebra, you've inspired me to do a little clean-out of our house. Between you and happyhats, I've just been hearing about decluttering so much that it's like a sign. :) I'm currently forcing us on...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-16-2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,353
Posted By justmama
For real New England? When will the blizzards...

For real New England? When will the blizzards stop? We've had like 6ft of snow in the last month. We are running out of places to put it. And it was -31 with the wind chill this morning. I'm a little...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-15-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,353
Posted By justmama
Trying a frugal weekend this weekend. I'm broke...

Trying a frugal weekend this weekend. I'm broke for 2 weeks. We are having another blizzard so we had to run by the farm Saturday and Sunday to check on things. Dug some carrots. So today(Sunday) we...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-12-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,353
Posted By justmama
frugalmama, that's an amazing system. Here we...

frugalmama, that's an amazing system. Here we have issues with lost paperwork, glitches in whether you get benefits or not, workers changing every month or so, etc. No one ever knows what's...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-08-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,353
Posted By justmama
Wolfcat, I know that frustration. I wish I had...

Wolfcat, I know that frustration. I wish I had answers. Is there anyone who could fix the sink or is there a YouTube video on fixing it so you can save money?
Mama bear, I'm sorry this is...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-05-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,353
Posted By justmama
ObamaCare is costing me a ton of money too. :( ...

ObamaCare is costing me a ton of money too. :( I just got back from taking my middle daughter in because I THOUGHT she had an ear infection. Turns out it's referred pain from a viral something or...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-03-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 9,353
Posted By justmama
Rhu!! I missed you! I'm sorry to hear that...

Rhu!! I missed you! I'm sorry to hear that things are so stressful but sometimes a change can be positive in life. Having the finances work out a little better will be a good thing for sure and...
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