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by colonialgirl
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: How Does Your Location Help or Hinder Your Frugality?
Replies: 9
Views: 435

Re: How Does Your Location Help or Hinder Your Frugality?

This is an excellent question. I have been considering how to answer it this afternoon. I live in a small country subdivision 5 miles from the edge of our state capitol city with about 100,000 population. I am 7 miles from the nearest grocery store. 15 miles from the furthest. My water and electric ...
by colonialgirl
Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:33 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Cleaning Stainless Steel Sinks
Replies: 16
Views: 544

Re: Cleaning Stainless Steel Sinks

I use vinegar - but only leave it on a couple of minutes. Then I use a Mr. Clean Eraser to scrub it with. Then rinse like crazy because vinegar is an acid.
by colonialgirl
Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:31 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: One more thing about baked potatoes...
Replies: 11
Views: 590

Re: One more thing about baked potatoes...

No - I don't think so. My mom always made crispy baked potatoes - but that was to conserve on foil. The first time I had a soft potato skin I thought I had died and gone to heaven. I am going to try the oil and salt - but like your mom I am still going to wrap them in foil.
by colonialgirl
Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:28 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check-in January 17, 2020
Replies: 30
Views: 1394

Re: Daily Check-in January 17, 2020

Thanks FCL -
It is absolutely frightening. I was back and forth about getting this book - but now I am going to read it. I have laid off political info a great deal of late for my own self care - but this is something I have to read. I trust Phil Rucker as a journalist.
by colonialgirl
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check-in January 17, 2020
Replies: 30
Views: 1394

Re: Daily Check-in January 17, 2020

Ok, not fair fcl. Give me a title so I can find it.
by colonialgirl
Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: 20 Things in 2020
Replies: 11
Views: 743

Re: 20 Things in 2020

I vow to take 20 naps in 2020. Probably the best I can do.