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Forum: Unschooling   Yesterday, 07:09 PM
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Posted By zebra15
Are you part of a homeschool group? Many groups...

Are you part of a homeschool group? Many groups have activites based on science/history lessons. For example one of our local HS groups did a lapbook day every week where the kids would do a...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   Yesterday, 07:01 PM
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Posted By zebra15
when ds was younger we would 'school' year round...

when ds was younger we would 'school' year round with lots of unschooling. summers were spent doing camps and classes that were only offered during the summer.

We took off from thanksgiving til...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   Yesterday, 05:04 PM
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Posted By zebra15
I had to go back to the grocery store today, i...

I had to go back to the grocery store today, i was just there on friday. The child is eating me out of house and home. AND he is still loosing weight. *throwing up my hands and giving up all logic*...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   Yesterday, 04:59 PM
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Posted By zebra15
Instead of a foam mat- how about an area rug or a...

Instead of a foam mat- how about an area rug or a couple rugs. I can find them on clearance or right now during 'back to school' sales for college and the like.
I dont know how old the kids are but...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-25-2015, 05:45 PM
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Posted By zebra15
Elliha-I go thru cycles of money and no money. ...

Elliha-I go thru cycles of money and no money. We are not struggling now but i had to pay kiddo fall tuiton last week and he needs one more book ($125.00), tuition was about 2k for full time fall...
Forum: Single Parenting   07-25-2015, 05:25 PM
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Posted By zebra15
I also view it as my kiddo's money. He is a...

I also view it as my kiddo's money. He is a teenager now and the arrears keep piling up. If cs comes in after he turns 18- it will be 'his' money. Right now i could really use the $$ as I'm paying...
Forum: The Childhood Years   07-25-2015, 05:17 PM
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Views: 227
Posted By zebra15
*we homeschool*, but summers are spent doing...

*we homeschool*, but summers are spent doing field trips, vacations, library time etc. All of which give/gave ds opportunites to read and comprehend. You would be amazed at what reading the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-24-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 354
Posted By zebra15
I just got back from a mini 3-day vacation. ...

I just got back from a mini 3-day vacation. GROUPON was a life saver. Everything from dinner to the museum was found on groupon. I saved-probably around 50%- using groupon, i have the app on my...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-19-2015, 11:49 PM
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Views: 354
Posted By zebra15
Can you call the hotel and check on what they...

Can you call the hotel and check on what they actually have/offer?
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-19-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 349
Posted By zebra15
Well at this point (15 yrs into it) I kinda know...

Well at this point (15 yrs into it) I kinda know what activites DS wants to do and generally about how much presents are going to cost- video games, books, lego set etc. I keep this number rolling...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-19-2015, 05:19 PM
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Views: 354
Posted By zebra15
I always 'pack' breakfast for us (DS and I are...

I always 'pack' breakfast for us (DS and I are both celiac) because the free breakfasts never work out. I bring (for breakfast) granola bars, bagels, hard boiled eggs and yogurt, all you would need...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   07-18-2015, 01:44 PM
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Views: 457
Posted By zebra15
I agree with Miranda, you really cant 'study' for...

I agree with Miranda, you really cant 'study' for a g/t test. And honestly if your child can't qualify for the program with out some type of study or advanced learning they are going to - most...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-14-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 21,530
Posted By zebra15
Why oh why are eggs over $3 a dozen for regular...

Why oh why are eggs over $3 a dozen for regular white eggs... while chicken remains $1.88 for boneless skinless chicken?? I wont ever undstand the grocery. I used to be able to get eggs on sale...
Forum: Indiana, Ohio, Michigan   07-14-2015, 04:06 PM
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Views: 111
Posted By zebra15
Im from that area but no longer living in NE...

Im from that area but no longer living in NE ohio. You might want to open your search to cuyahoga county and medina county as well. CC tends to be a bit larger than summit county and has/had a bit...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-13-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 21,530
Posted By zebra15
feeling a bit cr@ppy today, have no idea why......

feeling a bit cr@ppy today, have no idea why... more than a tad bit off for now. ugh
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-12-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 897
Posted By zebra15
Ive been crocheting to keep myself calm. Staying...

Ive been crocheting to keep myself calm. Staying calm is part of my therapy 'homework'. I'm not sure how well I'm doing on staying calm but I'm going thru tons of yarn this year. I've been keeping...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-12-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 21,530
Posted By zebra15
mamabear- we also get foodstamps (which were...

mamabear- we also get foodstamps (which were signficantly CUT this month) and ds had vit D issues. I just get the generic store brand vitamins, one general vitamin and one extra vit D. We are both...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-11-2015, 10:54 PM
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Views: 21,530
Posted By zebra15
justmama- i have an online bank, rolling coins...

justmama- i have an online bank, rolling coins wont help ;( ... coinstar is the best thing tho- its like free amazon money for us.

DS b'day is coming up,(sept). I've been watching sales etc and...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-09-2015, 08:28 PM
Replies: 411
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Posted By zebra15
sold DS text book tonight, need to flip the...

sold DS text book tonight, need to flip the funds for fall books. coinstar the change for amazon bucks again, fall semester books.
trying to schedule a much needed quick vacation. probably n ot...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-09-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,668
Posted By zebra15
Sold DS text book back $28 coinstar $18.74...

Sold DS text book back $28
coinstar $18.74


broken lamp
shirt


697/2015
$173.74 recovered
Forum: Organize & Declutter   07-03-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,668
Posted By zebra15
finsihed a scrap blanket, used equivelient of 6...

finsihed a scrap blanket, used equivelient of 6 skiens of yarn.
tossed a candle warmer, dont like it
7 more skiens of yarn to a scarf... dont like it either

694/2015

$127.00 recovered
134...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-25-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 21,530
Posted By zebra15
I want to cry. I spent yesterday at DES. ...

I want to cry. I spent yesterday at DES. foodstamps are cut because i now get SSDI. this month is 91 and next month is about 131 if i remember correctly. def way down from the 400$ im used to. ...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-24-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,668
Posted By zebra15
12 books to half price books- got a measly $10,...

12 books to half price books- got a measly $10, spent $3 on 3 dvd's not too bad

Finished a blanket I started over a year ago, counting as 10 skeins. I love the pattern but i hate the blanket, its...
Forum: Organize & Declutter   06-21-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,668
Posted By zebra15
need to cealn out my closet this week. have some...

need to cealn out my closet this week. have some tstuff in there im never ever going to wear again.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   06-21-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 21,530
Posted By zebra15
mamabear, can you start the laundry at your moms...

mamabear, can you start the laundry at your moms NOW and save that $40 starting NOW?
Before pullups people used dipaers, i did for my kid 14 years ago or cloth.

IDK how much your car is worth,...
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