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    bunnys, I can SO relate to your Thermos hunt!...

    bunnys, I can SO relate to your Thermos hunt! Sometimes I have the worst time biting the bullet on something vs. continuing to hunt for a deal. A Thermos would be exactly the kind of thing I'd look...
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    I'm not that freaked out by all plastics in...

    I'm not that freaked out by all plastics in general. My main area of concern is not adding more to the waste stream. We all take food to school or work (DD is going into 4th grade and takes soup to...
  3. Thread: One car?

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    We could not do it, which is a bummer, because DH...

    We could not do it, which is a bummer, because DH and I work in the same building, even. But our work schedules are very different -- he goes in at 2 p.m. and works until 10 or 11. I go in at 11 a.m....
  4. We split up the services. We still have cell...

    We split up the services. We still have cell service through AT&T, but we went to our cable company for Internet service. No more landlines for us -- the only people who EVER called our home phone...
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    I love it when I manage to clean the house really...

    I love it when I manage to clean the house really well before a trip. When we get back, I always wonder if somehow a cleaning service snuck into the place while we were gone! The worst is NOT getting...
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    How are we all doing? No updates to this thread...

    How are we all doing? No updates to this thread for a week??? I got rid of a sun tea jar that I hated (the jar was a dark-colored plastic and didn't work very well -- the tea wouldn't brew properly)....
  7. I'm going to try to say all this gently, and that...

    I'm going to try to say all this gently, and that is to look at the UPSIDE with a more practical eye. You have been focusing on what you are losing, what you are missing out on. But what about the...
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    I wondered where this thread had gone! I never...

    I wondered where this thread had gone! I never noticed the separate forum for daily challenges -- I'd been looking in the "Organize Your Life" forum. So glad to have found you guys!

    Yesterday...
  9. Thanks, guys. I really appreciate it! We would...

    Thanks, guys. I really appreciate it!

    We would be using a local auctioneer that DH has actually purchased some pieces from. He's attended numerous sales there. And this auction house is well known...
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    Our house was struck by lightning on July 4th....

    Our house was struck by lightning on July 4th. Nothing burned, but our electronics, and the first-floor AC unit, were toast. I just got Internet service back today, so I took the opportunity to clean...
  11. Any experiences with auctioneers/consigning pieces? (Long, with rambling)

    Hi, all! Although I haven't posted a lot, I'm a voracious lurker (if such a thing is not oxymoronic, haha). I come here for motivation and lots of advice.

    We are in a serious decluttering mode....
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    I've been ordering from Amazon since the early to...

    I've been ordering from Amazon since the early to mid-90s. I rarely shop anywhere else. Overall, they have the best prices, and if you can buy $25 worth at a time (of items that are SHIPPED BY AMAZON...
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    Imagine my surprise ...

    ... when I tried to go to the "old board" a couple of weeks ago and found that it had moved.

    I'm back, still as readsomething (my nom d'Internet). I had a couple hundred posts on the old board,...
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    Pizza dough and rolls in bread machine?

    I just bought a new bread machine (trading up from a 1-pound machine to a 2-pound). Would anyone care to share a bread machine recipe for pizza dough? And also one for rolls that can be reshaped and...
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