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by delighted99
Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Do you own or would you buy an electric car?
Replies: 14
Views: 1003

Re: Do you own or would you buy an electric car?

Not getting one in the near future. If our energy were derived primarily from a combination of either nuclear, wind, hydroelectric, geothermal instead of coal it'd be a different story. Electric cars are cornerstone of the effort to reduce the need for petroleum. If you own an electric car, are you ...
by delighted99
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Meet Aaron & Erin
Replies: 9
Views: 969

Re: Meet Aaron & Erin

Can you explain further? Will you be demonstrating something or allowing people to access the website ..? Sounds exciting. Hey frugals. My Frugal Home will be exhibiting at the Tennessee Valley Fair, in Knoxville, Tennessee, from Friday, September 6th thru Sunday, September 15th. Our booth is on the...
by delighted99
Thu Sep 05, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Give up electricity?
Replies: 43
Views: 3019

Re: Give up electricity?

I think we have the same temperatures preferences. I agree- there is some obscene use of AC going on in places. Delighted - our AC was out until July. I refused to get it fixed. To me it was not that bad. But i got tired of hearing the COD complain. A person that wants it about 85 degrees during win...
by delighted99
Tue Aug 27, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Give up electricity?
Replies: 43
Views: 3019

Re: Give up electricity?

Anyone here good at keeping up with vacuuming the refrigerator coils? I must say this is something I always have in mind but never actually do....
by delighted99
Tue Aug 27, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Give up electricity?
Replies: 43
Views: 3019

Re: Give up electricity?

Replying for a friend... haha :D This friend of mine will not use her AC in the summer. Her justification for this is that her family has a backyard pool so this is how they conserve electricity. We experience temps in the upper 90s in the summer and often higher!! For myself... I still read paper b...
by delighted99
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Challenges
Topic: List your Expenses Challenge
Replies: 4
Views: 450

Re: List your Expenses Challenge

Just wanted to share information as far as the landline thing. We opted to keep ours because emergency services cannot always figure out the exact location from a cell phone call. I purchased a cell phone recently and it said this within the first few pages of the manual. We do this often, but I do ...