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by Shelsmiles
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Sept 8, 2019 Daily Check-in
Replies: 37
Views: 2835

Re: Sept 8, 2019 Daily Check-in

Good morning. I love to pop back in here from time to time and see so many familiar “faces.” Idk if you remember me, but if you do, hello. 😊 Quick update on my life, DH has spent quite a bit of time unemployed or underemployed over the last few years. I closed my business in WY because although we n...
by Shelsmiles
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: NON frugal things that you do :-)
Replies: 29
Views: 2633

Re: NON frugal things that you do :-)

I travel. A lot. I go see my kids, I go watch my son’s wrestling tournaments, I go see DH as he works several states away and I go on a big trip every two years. When I go on a big trip, I do avoid spending a lot of money on touristy trinkets, but I do spend money on what I consider great experience...
by Shelsmiles
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Car Decision - the Verdict is In.
Replies: 14
Views: 1480

Re: Car Decision - the Verdict is In.

frugalaaron wrote:
Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:58 am
That's a great idea.
Thank you. I figure $150 on a great detail job beats car payments. 😊
by Shelsmiles
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: What One Frugal Thing You Do Saves You the Most Money?
Replies: 22
Views: 2378

Re: What One Frugal Thing You Do Saves You the Most Money?

No more one click shopping! I find it so easy to shop online and overspend if I link my cards to my shopping accounts. If I have to physically go get my card and type it in each time I think about it before I hit that submit button.
by Shelsmiles
Fri Sep 06, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Car Decision - the Verdict is In.
Replies: 14
Views: 1480

Re: Car Decision - the Verdict is In.

I like to buy a brand new car and then drive it until the doors fall off. Full disclosure- I drive a LOT. Our current vehicles- a 2002 with 229k miles and a 2013 with 170k. I have them detailed once a year- usually when I am wanting to buy a new one. It makes them “feel” newer if that makes sense. I...
by Shelsmiles
Sat Mar 23, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Frugal Tips
Topic: 100 Frugal Tips
Replies: 30
Views: 14889

Re: 100 Frugal Tips

41. Save your foaming hand soap containers. Refill with 2 tablespoons liquid castile soap such as Dr. Bronner's.,1/2 to 1 teaspoon liquid oil such as almond, avocado, grapeseed, or olive. 10 to 15 drops essential oil such as lavender, peppermint, lemon or your own blend. 42. Save your cleaner spray ...