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by RecoveringDreamer
Wed Oct 24, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Starting our 2018 No Spend Challenge
Replies: 607
Views: 70212

Re: Starting our 2018 No Spend Challenge

We do have food pantries but I feel that 1. there are more people in need than me. 2. I am a diabetic on a gluten free diet.. I am concerned about getting food I cannot use that could go to others more in need. I will manage ok. I have been able to meet my needs with what I have as well as making u...
by RecoveringDreamer
Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Gardening
Topic: Question about herbs
Replies: 5
Views: 5308

Re: Question about herbs

When I was a baker, we made Lemon Lavender mini cakes and cake pops.
by RecoveringDreamer
Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: cheap or frugal?
Replies: 10
Views: 1382

Re: cheap or frugal?

After reading the article - I disagree with some and agree with others. The difference between cheap and frugal has always been simple for me. You are cheap when you do things that harm other people or save money at other people's expense. If you don't tip because "no one ever tipped you at your jo...
by RecoveringDreamer
Sat Jun 30, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: dollar stores ripping off the poor (?????)
Replies: 4
Views: 660

Re: dollar stores ripping off the poor (?????)

I think dollar stores are terrible for the poor. There are very few things that aren't much higher per ounce because of the packaging size. Given that these stores are often the only source of food in certain neighborhoods (other than perhaps a convenience store that, if you're lucky, may sell a ban...
by RecoveringDreamer
Tue Jun 12, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Making Money
Topic: Zazzle
Replies: 1
Views: 3880


Has anyone sold with Zazzle? Any advice?

Dh and I started a zazzle page and are hoping to create a little income stream (or trickle) without having to stockpile items waiting for them to sell.
by RecoveringDreamer
Mon May 07, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Money wise...things that I need to remember
Replies: 27
Views: 3752

Re: Money wise...things that I need to remember

This has been a pretty spendy year for me too. We are doing fine financially since I got my new job, but sheesh. The biggest expense was that I bought a brand new car, my first. My cousin has always done my mechanical work for about 90% off what you'd pay elsewhere. That was the only reason I could ...