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by rinty
Fri Jan 22, 2016 6:23 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily Check-in Jan 22, 2016
Replies: 32
Views: 7349

Re: Daily Check-in Jan 22, 2016

Nice to have you posting regularly again, Gayle. :) Here its cold and rainy so the dog has had a short walk. DH has driven over to one of our sons with our old TV and stand.They are moving and they are welcome to it....it was a bit big and clunky for us and it was certainly too big to have in the be...
by rinty
Fri Jan 22, 2016 5:52 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Five Frugal Things January 2016
Replies: 33
Views: 7110

Re: Five Frugal Things January 2016

1. have souped, stewed and casseroled all leftovers so NO waste. 2. all laundry cold water washed, racked to dry 3.trimmed my own bangs 4. had to get anew battery for the SUV but used a courtesy card and got money back, plus free change out and install. 5. made cleaning clothes from some of the fia...
by rinty
Fri Jan 22, 2016 5:49 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: What do you think of the economy 2016?
Replies: 22
Views: 7128

Re: What do you think of the economy 2016?

I think things are going down. Governments are admitting it. Here in England house prices have become unsustainable, there a bubble ready to burst right there. Obviously with DH on a pension now ( his personal one and his state one) we are concerned over pension funds and the stock market. I wouldn'...
by rinty
Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:53 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Five Frugal Things January 2016
Replies: 33
Views: 7110

Re: Five Frugal Things January 2016

1...........All that saved paperwork came in handy. It proved we did not owe £7000 or $15000 that had been claimed. The blessed relief !!!! 2.........Lots of No Spend days. Yes, its felt harder to do than previously but its been worth it. Rather like dieting. The food spend is ridiculously low this ...
by rinty
Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:41 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: What do you have a hard time throwing out?
Replies: 23
Views: 4752

Re: What do you have a hard time throwing out?

I'm going though papers, and I am finding that I am having a hard time throwing out bday and Christmas cards!!!! What do you have a hard time getting rid of? Any ideas on how I can throw my cards out? IC :-) Well, if you really don't want to throw them away, why not find another use for them. What ...
by rinty
Thu Jan 21, 2016 10:33 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Retirement Pros and Cons
Replies: 9
Views: 3063

Re: Retirement Pros and Cons

First I have to say that I wake up every day thankful that I am retired. DH and I are getting along yeah. by chose we don't travel, we did do a very little traveling but found that it was not for us, to be honest DH is in bad health and travel is not fun. I spend my time DE cluttering the house (ha...