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by nbeaver
Tue Mar 19, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Few things are better then ~~~~~~~~~~~~
Replies: 23
Views: 3207

Re: Few things are better then ~~~~~~~~~~~~

A cup of hot tea when snow is falling.
Hot, buttered popcorn while watching a movie with DH.
My little granddaughter reaching out her arms for me.
The dinner table with all the kids around it.
by nbeaver
Tue Mar 05, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: new packaging
Replies: 20
Views: 3034

Re: new packaging

I'm curious, Penny, about why you see the last three as negative. I would see those as positive changes. Ojodi, I agree about the difficulty of getting those hard plastic packages open!
by nbeaver
Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Compare electric vs. gas powered equipment
Replies: 13
Views: 2811

Re: Compare electric vs. gas powered equipment

Good for you for asking the question. It may be difficult to determine which is cheaper, and there are certainly other factors that might make you choose the more expensive option, but we should all be willing to think through our choices every so often.
by nbeaver
Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Buying Dollar store food - I can do it!
Replies: 43
Views: 6820

Re: Buying Dollar store food - I can do it!

My local Dollar General, located in a small town of about 600, is clean, nice, has the friendliest checkers anywhere, and does carry some fresh produce. I do some shopping there but most of my shopping at Aldi's and Walmart because both are close to my work--but both are about 15 miles away. The pri...
by nbeaver
Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:18 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Valentines Day....Doing Anything Special???
Replies: 21
Views: 3014

Re: Valentines Day....Doing Anything Special???

We HATE going out to eat on Valentine's Day itself because of the crowds, so last year I did a tablecloth, candles, mushroom/cheese stuffed chicken dinner in the living room for DH and me. This year we have 3 foster kids, and the younger two are very, very difficult. So DH will be coming down to my ...
by nbeaver
Tue Jan 22, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Factoring in the cost of inflation
Replies: 20
Views: 3429

Re: Factoring in the cost of inflation

Ohjodi makes a good point. As I recall, the Tightwad Gazette research indicated that in real money (amount of time worked to pay for something), nearly everything was cheaper than it was 50 years earlier. The exception was health care. Now that TG is 30 years old, my guess would be that the basic fa...