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by rinty
Mon Jan 25, 2016 2:59 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check in Jan 25, 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 4002

Re: Daily Check in Jan 25, 2016

Hey All, I C Frugal I love your little check in ! Busy weekend with family. Nice though, not as spendy as it could have been thanks to vouchers and packing food to take along. Mind you we were at a wildlife park in the Cotswolds ( where all the posh folk live ) so it was never going to be super-chea...
by rinty
Fri Jan 22, 2016 11:25 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check-in Jan 22, 2016
Replies: 32
Views: 7264

Re: Daily Check-in Jan 22, 2016

Good morning, Watching TV News this morning. We are on the edge of the big storm that is supposed to up the East Coast. The City is looking at 1-2 inches, but a lot of schools have closed or scheduled an early out. It is not supposed to come for a few hours. The Southern part of the Viewing area co...
by rinty
Fri Jan 22, 2016 6:23 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check-in Jan 22, 2016
Replies: 32
Views: 7264

Re: Daily Check-in Jan 22, 2016

Nice to have you posting regularly again, Gayle. :) Here its cold and rainy so the dog has had a short walk. DH has driven over to one of our sons with our old TV and stand.They are moving and they are welcome to it....it was a bit big and clunky for us and it was certainly too big to have in the be...
by rinty
Fri Jan 22, 2016 5:52 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Five Frugal Things January 2016
Replies: 33
Views: 7031

Re: Five Frugal Things January 2016

1. have souped, stewed and casseroled all leftovers so NO waste. 2. all laundry cold water washed, racked to dry 3.trimmed my own bangs 4. had to get anew battery for the SUV but used a courtesy card and got money back, plus free change out and install. 5. made cleaning clothes from some of the fia...
by rinty
Fri Jan 22, 2016 5:49 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: What do you think of the economy 2016?
Replies: 22
Views: 7080

Re: What do you think of the economy 2016?

I think things are going down. Governments are admitting it. Here in England house prices have become unsustainable, there a bubble ready to burst right there. Obviously with DH on a pension now ( his personal one and his state one) we are concerned over pension funds and the stock market. I wouldn'...
by rinty
Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:53 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Five Frugal Things January 2016
Replies: 33
Views: 7031

Re: Five Frugal Things January 2016

1...........All that saved paperwork came in handy. It proved we did not owe £7000 or $15000 that had been claimed. The blessed relief !!!! 2.........Lots of No Spend days. Yes, its felt harder to do than previously but its been worth it. Rather like dieting. The food spend is ridiculously low this ...