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by Quilter51
Wed Sep 28, 2016 1:56 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Flat screen TVs - what's the 411?
Replies: 15
Views: 2872

Re: Flat screen TVs - what's the 411?

Jodi a smart TV is not difficult to use, trust me I am a luddite. And they are not that different from each other,although I understand Samsung has the best. My thing about the smart TVis that I don't have to have anything else. Everything streams through the app, so that there are not extra control...
by Quilter51
Sat Sep 24, 2016 1:36 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: What is obsolete for you now and going obsolete as we speak??
Replies: 36
Views: 6551

Re: What is obsolete for you now and going obsolete as we speak??

Hmm. I use a check for my rent and girl scout cookies but that's about it. Hello bill pay!!! I rely on GPS, but because I am a true road tripper and like to take side trips I do have detailed maps.....just not for direction. I have a good sense of direction anyway. I waver between a paper planner an...
by Quilter51
Sat Sep 24, 2016 1:23 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: young people don't buy cars and homes anymore?
Replies: 16
Views: 2545

Re: young people don't buy cars and homes anymore?

Well, I rent long term and I save money and time while doing so. I think if you are one of those folks willing to do all home maintenance yourself, then it may not be such an issue, but I was not. I pay less for this house than my house payment was, and I never have to snake the potty or cal, a repa...
by Quilter51
Tue Sep 20, 2016 11:46 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: smaller home can = better lifestyle.
Replies: 35
Views: 5951

Re: smaller home can = better lifestyle.

I would simply say that down sizing and minimalism are not the same thing. I downsized and kept most of my stuff. But I left yard work and home maintenance and steps behind. Downsizing does not have to mean a condo or apartment. And while it's not always true I know a lot of people who are house poo...
by Quilter51
Sun Sep 11, 2016 7:24 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: How many of US from About.com's original frugal living forum are still here?
Replies: 126
Views: 19962

Re: How many of US from About.com's original frugal living forum are still here?

well, although I have been by occasionally only since all our forum changes, I have been here since..............well lets just say it was the minding company and most of ya came on afterwards. I will not get started on Pat. Not only because she had bigot issues but because she had favorites. All yo...
by Quilter51
Sun Sep 11, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Will I Really Use This Sewing Machine
Replies: 9
Views: 1731

Re: Will I Really Use This Sewing Machine

Thanks everyone. I probably will take an online class and my local vacuum and sewing store will have free classes.

Im just wondering if I will actually use it more than once in awhile. I won't make a lot of kid stuff, and most of my family are into modern decor, so..............