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by LWolfT
Sat Oct 31, 2015 5:31 pm
Forum: Frugal Tips
Topic: Frugal tasks when time is not an issue
Replies: 11
Views: 3459

Re: Frugal tasks when time is not an issue

I've read that hand-washing dishes uses more water than dishwashers ... then again, you have the electric costs to consider. BTW, you can hand-wash some clothes. Cook from scratch ( or near scratch) as much as possible. If you have time, you can use a slow cooker to make meals ahead. If you eat dess...
by LWolfT
Sat Oct 31, 2015 5:18 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Five Weekly Frugal Things October
Replies: 32
Views: 6630

Re: Five Weekly Frugal Things October

5. Am crocheting a pair of pot lifters as part of a friend's Christmas gift.. Pot lifters? Like mini pot holders? At my house ... 1) The usual -- having breakfast and coffee at home, taking lunches to work. (I honestly am amazed by the number of folks who bring take-out breakfast and coffee and als...
by LWolfT
Sat Oct 31, 2015 4:12 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check In October 31, 2015
Replies: 14
Views: 2863

Re: Daily Check In October 31, 2015

Good afternoon and Happy Halloween! Maggie, is your DS at the band competition here? Got a fair amount accomplished. Ran to the bank to pay the property tax bill ... place was packed. (really think the banks need to be open a bit later on Saturdays ... most of them close at 5 p.m. during the week, 6...
by LWolfT
Fri Oct 30, 2015 6:28 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check in Oct 30, 2015
Replies: 23
Views: 4086

Re: Daily Check in Oct 30, 2015

Good evening ... dry but very chilly. Glad the work week was over. We had trick-or-treaters today at the office ... annual visit from a nearby daycare. (The nonprofit I work for sprang for the candy.) Kids were adorable ... some of them looked bewildered by the whole thing, but they were happy to ge...
by LWolfT
Thu Oct 29, 2015 6:46 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Lost my Primary Care Physician! Anyone else?
Replies: 9
Views: 1966

Re: Lost my Primary Care Physician! Anyone else?

I suspect I'll find out one of these days that I'll need a new doc ... mine's at retirement age already.
Just hope the transition goes better than when my longtime dentist retired ... we didn't like the practice that took over and had to find another dentist.
by LWolfT
Thu Oct 29, 2015 6:42 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check in Oct 29 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 2937

Re: Daily Check in Oct 29 2015

Good evening ... Finally sunny today, but cold. Traffic was much better, too. But it still has been a difficult week at work, so glad it's almost the weekend. Made a quick stop at the $ store for a couple of things ... picked up a couple of stocking stuffers for DH, too. Need to go clean the landfil...