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by RecoveringDreamer
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: How long were you with frugal living?
Replies: 79
Views: 12790

Re: How long were you with frugal living?

I started at the About.com forums in 2008 (1 year in to living on my own). I've been MIA for a bit due to my work load for the last couple of years, but try to pop in occasionally.
by RecoveringDreamer
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Making Money
Topic: Zazzle
Replies: 2
Views: 8720

Re: Zazzle

I've not even heard of them before (not surprising as I don't get out or "on" much). What is it? Do you have a link to share please? https://www.zazzle.com/ However, several months in, I'd say it isn't worth the effort. I've tried to share it around and still have had barely any views and no buys. ...
by RecoveringDreamer
Wed Oct 24, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: Challenges
Topic: Starting our 2018 No Spend Challenge
Replies: 607
Views: 104275

Re: Starting our 2018 No Spend Challenge

We do have food pantries but I feel that 1. there are more people in need than me. 2. I am a diabetic on a gluten free diet.. I am concerned about getting food I cannot use that could go to others more in need. I will manage ok. I have been able to meet my needs with what I have as well as making u...
by RecoveringDreamer
Sun Sep 09, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Gardening
Topic: Question about herbs
Replies: 5
Views: 6229

Re: Question about herbs

When I was a baker, we made Lemon Lavender mini cakes and cake pops.
by RecoveringDreamer
Sun Jul 01, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: cheap or frugal?
Replies: 10
Views: 2063

Re: cheap or frugal?

After reading the article - I disagree with some and agree with others. The difference between cheap and frugal has always been simple for me. You are cheap when you do things that harm other people or save money at other people's expense. If you don't tip because "no one ever tipped you at your jo...
by RecoveringDreamer
Sat Jun 30, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: dollar stores ripping off the poor (?????)
Replies: 4
Views: 990

Re: dollar stores ripping off the poor (?????)

I think dollar stores are terrible for the poor. There are very few things that aren't much higher per ounce because of the packaging size. Given that these stores are often the only source of food in certain neighborhoods (other than perhaps a convenience store that, if you're lucky, may sell a ban...