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by Happychoice
Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Starting our 2018 No Spend Challenge
Replies: 607
Views: 104376

Re: Starting our 2018 No Spend Challenge

Today is the 8th day of the yr and so far I have had to spend only one day and that was to put $30 gas into my car. I was down to a quarter tank and I didn't feel comfortable driving with a low amount during the cold weather.
by Happychoice
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check in Jan 8, 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 5393

Re: Daily Check in Jan 8, 2018

Good day frugalites! I woke up to snow falling but now the temp is rising and will turn to wet snow. Such a turn around.... Sat was -23 C, now +1 C. I won't be driving today, but do plan to go out for a walk depending what the sidewalks look like. My fear of falling determines whether I feel safe or...
by Happychoice
Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily check-in January 5, 2018
Replies: 33
Views: 4444

Re: Daily check-in January 5, 2018

Hey frugal friends.... The weather sure is a hot topic (pardon the pun) with everyone these days. Probably 'cause we've not seen an extreme in temp like the current one for a long time. The Weather Network says that Toronto had its coldest January 5th in 60 yrs. I live about 35 kms from T.O. so know...
by Happychoice
Wed Jan 03, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Starting our 2018 No Spend Challenge
Replies: 607
Views: 104376

Re: Starting our 2018 No Spend Challenge

I think the manufacturers have gotten wise to folks doing this to save a buck so they deliberately sabotage them to blow up like that so you are forced to pay $20 to 40 a piece depending on which cartridge you need. I so agree with you NoisyPC. Experience tells me not to try that again. I don't wan...
by Happychoice
Wed Jan 03, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: What Are You Looking Forward To?
Replies: 24
Views: 3807

What Are You Looking Forward To?

I know this is off the frugal topics, but thought I would ask. Is there any specific event you are looking forward to in 2018? The one I can think of that I am looking forward to is the Winter Olympics in South Korea starting Feb. 9th...... not that long away. I enjoy the competition of the sports. ...
by Happychoice
Wed Jan 03, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check in Jan 3, 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 3834

Re: Daily Check in Jan 3, 2018

Hi frugal friends. Day 3 of the new year. There's nothing outstanding about this day, at least not to me. Frugal meals at home.... bacon & eggs for brfst, homemade turkey soup for lch and because it was so good soup again for dinner along with a garden salad. Soup is just so good these frosty days. ...