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    Frugalone, Maybe give your mind a break for a...

    Frugalone,

    Maybe give your mind a break for a bit. What do you enjoy doing that currently has nothing to do with work? Sounds like your first answer may be reading (me too!), but think outside of...
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    I took some glasses to the consignment shop a few...

    I took some glasses to the consignment shop a few days ago and they sold so I was able to purchase new, more appropriate sized ones for "free" :).
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    Just finished devouring chicken tacos with DH...

    Just finished devouring chicken tacos with DH after a long day at work (for me) and cutting up a fallen tree (for him). I made the chicken earlier this week in the crockpot. I used oinion, garlic,...
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    Welcome! After reviewing your goals, you have...

    Welcome! After reviewing your goals, you have definitely come to the right place! I am a relatively new member and have already benefited greatly (and hopefully returned the favor a time or two). I...
  5. We also do a monthly budget that we review weekly...

    We also do a monthly budget that we review weekly in case any unexpected expenses have come up or things have changed otherwise. DH and I have found throughout the 8-9 months we have been aware of...
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    [QUOTE=Zoe Girl;129440] So ask about turnover,...

    [QUOTE=Zoe Girl;129440]

    So ask about turnover, how long do people tend to work for the organization/company, how old it is, and then what are their biggest challenges at the time. QUOTE]

    I...
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    I just recently went through this in Nov/Dec of...

    I just recently went through this in Nov/Dec of last year. I left a traveling sales job in the marine industry-- think yachts, beach destinations, million dollar clients etc.--- for a local retail...
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    The closest we get to bed making on a daily basis...

    The closest we get to bed making on a daily basis is pulling our duvet covered down comforter towards the headboard. Every night we take a few seconds to straighten the sheets before climbing in. At...
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    Congrats on scoring an interview! Hope it goes...

    Congrats on scoring an interview! Hope it goes well and keep us posted. I know you will be happier wherever you end up. Just be thorough in your discovery process of a new company (sounds like you...
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    I agree Bootsie. Zoe-- A difficult situation....

    I agree Bootsie. Zoe-- A difficult situation. However, you know your worth at your position and can stand behind the actions you have taken. Let her vent and probably make a fool of herself (reads...
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    Hope both you and your computer are feeling...

    Hope both you and your computer are feeling better soon!
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    Sorry to hear about your frustrations and...

    Sorry to hear about your frustrations and mistreatment. I left a job two months ago in which I felt much of the same. I worked part time until Tuesday when the new FANTASTIC company hired me on full...
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    I store my dangly earrings on a vintage cheese...

    I store my dangly earrings on a vintage cheese grater I bought for $3, painted a funky color and added little feet (drawer pulls that were free) to the bottom. For necklaces, my dad handmade a tree...
  14. I too use hide or unfriend more frequently than I...

    I too use hide or unfriend more frequently than I used to find necessary on FB. It is amazing what people will post these days. I still use it to catch up with old friends or stay in touch with...
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    Have you considered using your smart phone to set...

    Have you considered using your smart phone to set a reminder. For example if you need Item A every 3 months, you could set a reminder for 2.5 months after purchase. That way you would have two weeks...
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    This weekend was the last day to drop off winter...

    This weekend was the last day to drop off winter items to the clothing consignment store. I took a small amount of our items as well as my BIL and his gf's winter wear they no longer needed. BIL and...
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    My MIL says that finding out the sex of the baby...

    My MIL says that finding out the sex of the baby at time of birth is one of life's last great suprises and asks why so many couples want to take that from themselves. Her words ring true to me. I...
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    [QUOTE=Fawn;123972]It is always fun for me to...

    [QUOTE=Fawn;123972]It is always fun for me to fingure out I do not need the random crap and move it on through the universe to someone that can use it. For me, keeping things out of the trash is half...
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    Hit the button a little too quickly and tried to...

    Hit the button a little too quickly and tried to edit (unsuccessfully). KUDOS to you treehugger for $100 a month. WOW! I didn't eat pork or red meat for 13 years, but DH has made me quite the...
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    I think you are right :). Turns out you...

    I think you are right :). Turns out you definitely can have too much of a good thing :~).
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    I once made a homemade pizza and FORGOT THE...

    I once made a homemade pizza and FORGOT THE SAUCE. What can I say? It had been a tough week LOL. It turned out though as a delicious errr cheese bread. haha DH didn't mind, but I sure felt silly.
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    About 6 months ago we started a pretty tight...

    About 6 months ago we started a pretty tight budget. Every dollar has a name and only that name. We went through our grocery money a little more quickly than anticipated with the holidays (Now we...
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    100% agree! Leftovers makes staying on a budget...

    100% agree! Leftovers makes staying on a budget and eating healthier possible in our household too :) And ALL of you are making me hungry :)
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    Kat- GREAT JOB on the jeans! It really is so hard...

    Kat- GREAT JOB on the jeans! It really is so hard to purge those garments which used to be our "go tos" and made us feel "gorgeous" when we wore them. Proud of you for releasing and sharing them with...
  25. My DH would say Roll Tide and when will it be...

    My DH would say Roll Tide and when will it be available?! Have you considered a composting toilet (not quite as scary as it may sound) http://www.woodlanddirect.com/Outdoor/Composting-Toilets and/or...
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