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Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-27-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,069
Posted By kalisis
The kids and I go about once/month - they do 50%...

The kids and I go about once/month - they do 50% off 4 colored tags rather than the usual 2, so it's like double bargains. 
 
We just stopped yesterday - I bought them both new bikes for a total...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-27-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,324
Posted By kalisis
Thing is, if you want to eat cheap, you have to...

Thing is, if you want to eat cheap, you have to not be picky.  That's what I've found out - we eat what's on sale and make do with what's in season.  It's not always stuff we want, but it's within...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-26-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,262
Posted By kalisis
I mush them up and add some mayo (vegan if you...

I mush them up and add some mayo (vegan if you want) and either pickle relish or dill and some finely chopped onion and celery.  Reminds me of tuna my mom used to make.
 
Also, I riff on a...
Forum: Activism and News   03-20-2010, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,524
Posted By kalisis
It took me over 6 months to cancel services with...

It took me over 6 months to cancel services with Verizon when I moved last year. I moved to a different state, clear across the country and they STILL continued to bill me for a landline and DSL...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-15-2010, 05:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 447
Posted By kalisis
Yep, I remember you!

Yep, I remember you!
Forum: Single Parenting   03-11-2010, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By kalisis
Are Writs of Habeus Corpus different in that...

Are Writs of Habeus Corpus different in that they don't need to have a court stamp on them? Does anyone know? FWIW, I'm in NY State.

I don't think they are.

I'm asking because I was served...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-07-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,516
Posted By kalisis
Yesterday was my shopping day - I generally only...

Yesterday was my shopping day - I generally only shop once/week, so even though it adds up fast, that's pretty much it. I did manage to avoid a Walgreen's purchase, I was feeling awful last week and...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-06-2010, 12:54 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,516
Posted By kalisis
1. Eat out lunch only 1x/week - 1/4 2. Weekly...

1. Eat out lunch only 1x/week - 1/4
2. Weekly grocery budget of $100 (can include eating out in this on weekends I don't have kids)
3. Spending allowance of $50/week and that includes dry cleaning...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-04-2010, 11:16 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,516
Posted By kalisis
1. Eat out lunch only 1x/week - 0/4 2. Weekly...

1. Eat out lunch only 1x/week - 0/4
2. Weekly grocery budget of $100 (can include eating out in this on weekends I don't have kids)
3. Spending allowance of $50/week and that includes dry cleaning...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-03-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,516
Posted By kalisis
I'm redoing the way I'm breaking up my weeks - I...

I'm redoing the way I'm breaking up my weeks - I need to have money to spend for the weekend. I'd also like to try to be ahead of the game each week, pay it forward, if you will, rather than borrow...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-02-2010, 04:46 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,516
Posted By kalisis
I'm here for the whole month! a. Who you...

I'm here for the whole month!

a. Who you are - single WOHM to 2 kids. I don't have childcare expenses, but a host of other ones, for sure. I am expecting a large tax refund this month and...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-07-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,709
Posted By kalisis
Hello Everyone! I used to do this challenge...

Hello Everyone!

I used to do this challenge every month, a few years ago, before I left my X and my life totally blew up. But, I'm back again and rarin' to go.

First, my intro:


a. Who you...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-29-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 301
Posted By kalisis
Ok, so the update is that I wore the dress, with...

Ok, so the update is that I wore the dress, with the cardigan and the shoes, no tights or hose. I felt like boots were too heavy for the dress and I kind of wanted to show some skin...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-25-2010, 12:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 301
Posted By kalisis
I usually wear a pair of pantyhose under...

I usually wear a pair of pantyhose under fishnets. I like the look.

Ok, so that dress is pretty heavy. I think tights will be too much. Gah...decisions!
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-24-2010, 09:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 301
Posted By kalisis
Hmmm....I'm wondering. My dress is sleeveless,...

Hmmm....I'm wondering. My dress is sleeveless, but I'm putting a cardigan over because I have a tattoo on my upper arm that needs to stay a secret.

This is the dress:...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-24-2010, 07:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 301
Posted By kalisis
ugh...well, I guess it's bare legs then. Or get...

ugh...well, I guess it's bare legs then. Or get different shoes. Shoot.

Thanks for the advice.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-24-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 301
Posted By kalisis
Ok, I have shoes very similar to these - they're...

Ok, I have shoes very similar to these - they're a little dressier, but similar style.

http://www.zappos.com/n/p/p/7467551/c/72.html

I am planning to wear them with a dress to a cocktail...
Forum: Women's Health   01-11-2010, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By kalisis
Thanks for your comments and commiseration. This...

Thanks for your comments and commiseration. This is really worse than anything I've ever experienced and I truly feel like I might be losing my mind. The worst two days last week were Monday and...
Forum: Women's Health   01-10-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 463
Posted By kalisis
Is this common? DD weaned in August and at...

Is this common?

DD weaned in August and at that point, I had been nursing for 5 years. I never suffered from PMS before I had kids, it wasn't a big deal, my cycle was regular and it just came and...
Forum: Postpartum Depression   01-10-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,354
Posted By kalisis
Definitely get help. Call a hotline, talk to...

Definitely get help. Call a hotline, talk to someone, go to the Dr and get some help. It's a tough situation to be in, but there is help out there for you.

Don't lie. Don't lie about anything....
Forum: Family Planning   01-09-2010, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By kalisis
My cousin used Essure and she loved it. If...

My cousin used Essure and she loved it. If you're really sure, I think it's ok (although I haven't done the research myself.)

For me, I just only date women from herre on out. That's the surest...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-08-2010, 12:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 96
Posted By kalisis
The mushroom gravy mix is really good. ...

The mushroom gravy mix is really good.

Also, Simply Basic banana vanilla body wash. It's our favorite and I buy several with each order.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   01-01-2010, 04:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 756
Posted By kalisis
No. No, no, no. I don't eat at the neighbor's...

No. No, no, no. I don't eat at the neighbor's house even tho we're pretty good friends with them because their house isn't exactly spotless. And it smells funny. I assume they have mice. Ick, ick,...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   12-31-2009, 01:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 618
Posted By kalisis
I regularly pay for tolls for cars behind me. I...

I regularly pay for tolls for cars behind me. I also regularly pick up people's tabs in diners...I just did it last week. It's such a rare thing that usually the manager will come over and...
Forum: Activism and News   12-27-2009, 03:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,302
Posted By kalisis
Something that works directly with women,...

Something that works directly with women, providing health services.

International Women's Health Coalition (http://www.iwhc.org/)


Here's their rating page:
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