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by colonialgirl
Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Five Tips for Newbies
Replies: 28
Views: 3127

Re: Five Tips for Newbies

You all have already stated most of the good things. I would only add one. Organize your home. Nothing derails cooking at home or repairing clothes or working in the garden than being unable to find what you need when you need it. I get disgusted and say "forget it" when that happens and frugality s...
by colonialgirl
Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Warning: Political
Replies: 107
Views: 8692

Re: Warning: Political

Sandy - according to CNN this information was released by the Trump campaign and testing all campaign orders is apparently standard before events. I struggle with this so much. My initial guy reaction is to think "breathe deeply idiots" because of their lack of responsibility, knowledge and just pla...
by colonialgirl
Mon Jun 15, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Re: Daily Check-in June 15, 2020
Replies: 55
Views: 3345

Re: Daily Check-in June 15, 2020

Morning all - Just a quick log on to say little going on here. Hubs went to Sams yesterday and said they were out of many things but had plenty of meat. Also said a majority of people had masks on. Today is our 46th anniversary. It does not seem possible to me. We can't go out to eat so my sweet man...
by colonialgirl
Sun Jun 14, 2020 12:52 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Is the Coronavirus affecting you
Replies: 1247
Views: 199174

Re: Is the Coronavirus affecting you

Kudlow is an absolute putz. He thinks that saying something out loud makes it true. I think mortgages are up because people are finding bargains from the forced sale of homes of people who are in financial trouble and because a lot of people have had to refinance to stay above water. Refinances are ...
by colonialgirl
Sat Jun 13, 2020 11:51 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: The Things We Don't Buy
Replies: 25
Views: 2700

Re: The Things We Don't Buy

You're welcome Sheila. I feel the same way. I swear they raise the price every time I buy a can.
by colonialgirl
Wed Jun 10, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: How Do You Extend The Life Of Clothing?
Replies: 18
Views: 1645

Re: How Do You Extend The Life Of Clothing?

I think it is frugal to have enough clothes that you don't wear them continually. Resting between wearings or washing really extends the life of any cloth. Sheets are a good example. I love pretty sheets and so I have a bunch. But I rotate through them and some of mine are 20 years old and just as b...