Time for the end of the month bills! Will pay above double... moreTime for the end of the month bills! Will pay above double payment on a CC. The gas bill is only 1/3 of what I had budgeted but the higher water bill and a very high and unexpected bill for lab work will more than take the slack up. Glad DH had a little overtime on this check. I have to remember to telll the dr NOT to run that lab work unless absolutely necessary when I go back in Monday!
We got a notice this week that Target was cancelling our credit card if we didn't charge something in the next 3 months. They had lowered our credit limit to $200 about 3 months ago. I paid that card off over a year ago and asked them to cancel it but they refused. Glad they are finally seeing it my way so it won't show up on credit reports any longer!
Happy birthday Luckee!
Prayers for your family Babs.
Tracy- I kn... moreHappy birthday Luckee!
Prayers for your family Babs.
Tracy- I know it can be so discouraging when you feel as if you are fighting an uphill battle all of the time. Hopefully your low feelings will pass soon. You are inspring with all you do for your family.
We finally figured out why I nearly passed out at the grocery store--I forgot to take my meds and wasn't hydrating. As much as I remind DH to stay hydrated--then I forgot to take my own advice. I am still weak today but so much better than yesterday afternoon. I have "orders" from DH and BFF to not even try to go to the mailbox on the porch today. I guess DH will have to hang out the outgoing mail for me. That also means that laundry has to wait at least until DH goes to work so he won't know I go out to the laundry room.
Sumo (the inherited Shiz Tzu) and I had very good sleep in my recliner from about 2 am until 8:30. He was even reluctant to get up and burrowed back under the small cover. He wo... less
Hello Stretchers. A “little cooler” today (supposedl... moreHello Stretchers. A “little cooler” today (supposedly) – only around 92. Still humid. Yesterday was very hot and windy but no rain at all. Typing this in Open Office and will do a cut and paste. Happy Birthday to Luckee08, Martha and anyone who I missed. Babs, prayers for your DIL.
This has been a strange few days – Wednesday I finally was able to log onto the Forum and typed a nice, long catch-up note, but when I tried to post I got an error message and the post disappeared. Yesterday our water pressure dropped very low. Called the utility company and they said there were no work orders or other reports in the area but they would send someone to check. Turns out there was work being done on the side street, and the water was only out for an hour. (This morning, 24 hours later, someone finally checked about our water situation.) Then this laptop locked up for several hours until we could finally reboot. This morning the internet couldn't decide if it was connected or not. DH was having a ... less
contributed by Van in AL
As I was eating my apple ham sandwich today, I thought of all of the frugal things I had done in the last week. Maybe you can see yourself in some of these actions. For starters, I ate at my desk all four work days. On day one, I heated a can of soup in my c...
Always something interesting in my inbox. Found a site created by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau dedicated to educating consumer about auto loans. "Whether you’re a first time borrower or a pro, getting an auto loan can be complicated. Learn how to prepare so you can save money, redu...
by Rachael Everly
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For new graduates, working in the public sector can be a great way to gain valuable experience. It's also an easy way to work towards student debt forgiveness. With new estima...
by Camille Cabrera
At every point in life, budgeting is very important and so is staying connected with peers. It felt like the more I avoided using apps the more difficult it was to stay connected with everyone. When going from place to place, group payments wer...
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