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by mainer
Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:33 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: $1200 a month in The City :-(
Replies: 15
Views: 1883

Re: $1200 a month in The City :-(

floridacatlover wrote:
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:22 am
You sound like a smart lady.
Ouch, sir :mrgreen:
by mainer
Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: $1200 a month in The City :-(
Replies: 15
Views: 1883

Re: $1200 a month in The City :-(

My mother (1917-2002) told me that during the war fuel was regulated, I THINK that she told me that yu got so much per car?? When I lived in The City, I loved using MUNI, not practicable where I live now. DH and I drive fewer then 9,000 miles per year. IC Yeah. Unless it's a state of emergency, nob...
by mainer
Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:31 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Okay, So What Are Your Current top Frugal Practices
Replies: 19
Views: 2640

Re: Okay, So What Are Your Current top Frugal Practices

We frequent our small local restaurants often. They all serve coffee in ceramic cups. There is one that everyone raves about. It closes for a while and when it opened back up, the place was packed. But i refuse to go there. They serve their coffee in Styrofoam cups!!!! The HORROR!!!!! I don't mind ...
by mainer
Fri Aug 02, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Okay, So What Are Your Current top Frugal Practices
Replies: 19
Views: 2640

Re: Okay, So What Are Your Current top Frugal Practices

Right now, I'm on a mailing spree. I'm mailing ex-class mates, ex-colleagues, and others about the environmental benefits of switching to ceramic coffee mugs. Most places--including workspaces--use paper cups. The challenge is to sound positive without alienating them or accusing them of negligence....
by mainer
Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:40 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: $1200 a month in The City :-(
Replies: 15
Views: 1883

Re: $1200 a month in The City :-(

This is utterly depressing, but not surprising. Housing and healthcare costs are rising and rising. At the same time, we cannot complain about the costs. When we do, we are called commies. So much money for so little space and privacy, yet the demand doesn't subside. Anything goes, apparently. Thank...
by mainer
Fri Nov 16, 2018 1:54 am
Forum: Frugal Tips
Topic: 100 Frugal Tips
Replies: 28
Views: 14198

Re: 100 Frugal Tips

Wow! This is comprehensive! I wish I had something to add here. I've learnt so much just sifting through this thread! :)