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Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-27-2016, 05:58 AM
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I had a pin in my wrist and the removal was...

I had a pin in my wrist and the removal was fairly painless. Sort of like having a splinter or bandaid removed. The pin just keeps things in line as it heals. Try not to stress too much.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-06-2016, 04:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 989
Posted By Springshowers
I agree with the previous poster. We all have...

I agree with the previous poster. We all have favourite clothes. I think it's okay that some wardrobe pieces never get worn... it's just a part of life. I have things that fit that I never wear!
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-06-2016, 05:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 966
Posted By Springshowers
It might be cheaper to pay his rent somewhere and...

It might be cheaper to pay his rent somewhere and be able to terminate child support. That way you do everything directly.

I totally understand he needs to be willing to leave first, which would...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-05-2016, 03:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 966
Posted By Springshowers
It also sounds like it would be cheaper for him...

It also sounds like it would be cheaper for him to rent a room with some other students and manage his own money. Maybe she's become reliant on the child support to make ends meet and is trying to...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   05-04-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 966
Posted By Springshowers
Maybe you should stop paying the tuition, and pay...

Maybe you should stop paying the tuition, and pay it directly to the student loans instead. It must be so frustrating... you are trying to do the right thing and she's stealing the money. That's what...
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   04-27-2016, 04:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,653
Posted By Springshowers
In Portugal the mothers maiden name is the middle...

In Portugal the mothers maiden name is the middle name.

Battery at 1% more later.
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   04-08-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,271
Posted By Springshowers
OMG Oldsmom that's horrible! I can't imagine.

OMG Oldsmom that's horrible! I can't imagine.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-07-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 22,724
Posted By Springshowers
Quick question for those of you that resell....

Quick question for those of you that resell. Where is a good place to sell a high fashion name brand mens trenchcoat? Someone gave me one to sell. It seems to occasionally go for big $ on ebay but...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-25-2016, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By Springshowers
It seems like a good idea if it's running well....

It seems like a good idea if it's running well. Even if it just lasted three months you are ahead of things $.
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   03-13-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 784
Posted By Springshowers
His comment about coming second to your kids...

His comment about coming second to your kids jumped out at me. Of course he would come second. Your kids are minors and depend on you... They come first no matter what.

It sounds like you are...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-11-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,179
Posted By Springshowers
What a great way to ration food between siblings...

What a great way to ration food between siblings for treats!
Forum: Blended and Step Family Parenting   02-28-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 784
Posted By Springshowers
Often people still keep primary control over...

Often people still keep primary control over their own kids and stand back when the other parent is making a decision. You can be supportive, but not in control of decisions for his kids and vice...
Forum: Single Parenting   02-27-2016, 08:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By Springshowers
And I agree never give him access to passports....

And I agree never give him access to passports. He is so likely to disappear with them, even just to spite you.
Forum: Single Parenting   02-27-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By Springshowers
That sounds just terrible. Have you reported him...

That sounds just terrible. Have you reported him to the police when he threatens things like that? They should be documented.

Should he be seeing the kids? He doesn't sound like a person in their...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-13-2016, 01:04 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 22,724
Posted By Springshowers
I love the idea of making a chocolate bunny. ...

I love the idea of making a chocolate bunny.

Did you hear Goodwill Canada has closed and declared bankruptcy?
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-04-2016, 04:53 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,179
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, 02:47 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,179
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, 04:56 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,179
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, 10:43 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,179
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, 05:04 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,179
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, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
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, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
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, 08:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
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, 02:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
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, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
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...
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