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Forum: Tightwad Tips 11-12-2002, 04:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,514
Posted By Lvega28
no luck shopping every other week

I tried shopping every other week and was unsuccessful... I always ended up over spending one week to make sure I wouldn't run out of food before the end of the two weeks.

Then my husband would...
Forum: Teenagers 10-09-2002, 05:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,911
Posted By Lvega28
not a lesson to be learned quite yet...

After reading through all the replies... most of which I agreed with... I had to add my two cents.

In my opinion, your son was told he would be paid, he should have been paid at the end of the...
Forum: Tightwad Tips 09-11-2002, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,015
Posted By Lvega28
dh trying to be frugal

Another thing I just recently started doing is when preparing the grocery list I ask them what I should bring so they have something quick and easy on hand... it may not be as frugal as homemade but...
Forum: Tightwad Tips 09-04-2002, 11:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,015
Posted By Lvega28
dh is not very frugal

There are things that my dh does not believe we should have to do because we are a two income family!

I think we spend way to much money and should save more money...

So here is what I've done...
Forum: Making Cents 08-26-2002, 04:15 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 15,366
Posted By Lvega28
eBay

If your house and garage could use a nice spring cleaning... try putting your excess on eBay. The holidays are coming up, are you any good at crafting? If so, check eBay or your local trade shows,...
Forum: Tightwad Tips 08-09-2002, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,803
Posted By Lvega28
I WON!

I won the books on eBay... yay! They should be here in a week. I am sooo looking forward to receiving them. I paid $9 including shipping for 1 &2.

Lourdes ROFLMAO
Forum: Tightwad Tips 08-07-2002, 02:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,803
Posted By Lvega28
Tightwad Gazette!!!!

I just placed a bid on ebay for 1 & 2.. my fingers are crossed! I need all the help and ideas I can get and since you all seem to :heart: it I will take your word!

Lourdes
Forum: Tightwad Tips 08-07-2002, 02:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,625
Posted By Lvega28
Pinkie Winky 1 step at a time

I am still new at trying to be frugal. August 1st was the first day of my new and improved life! I'm hoping to work a part time job and return to school soon. This will also allow me to spend more...
Forum: Making Cents 08-07-2002, 01:26 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 25,528
Posted By Lvega28
shocking $100 a week

I overspent this week! And it's only Wed!

I will keep trying. I wasn't prepared to start this yet. But hey no time like the present to try!

Kimmyo... thanks for the support!

momof4......
Forum: Making Cents 08-05-2002, 02:08 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 25,528
Posted By Lvega28
blushing $100 a week challenge... is tough!

Ok so I didn't quite make it! I spent $80 on groceries (YAY!) for the week. $20 gas, I commute so I will need $20 gas again on Thursday. And $55 on back to school stuff, it was all clearance...
Forum: Making Cents 08-02-2002, 05:44 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 25,528
Posted By Lvega28
I'd like to give this a try

Aug 1st was the first day for the NEW budget!

I have alloted $400/mo for groceries, I'm hoping to use up some of the canned goods in the house (since I keep stock piling it but not using it!).
...
Forum: Grocery Shopping 07-25-2002, 11:39 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,500
Posted By Lvega28
$20 grocery budget

Was anyone able to come up with a menu for a week based on the items listed and $20. If so, I'd like to see it. I am hoping to put myself to the test. I am still spending WAY TOOO Much money on...
Forum: Tightwad Tips 07-25-2002, 11:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 10,232
Posted By Lvega28
Simplicity

Although I am only just beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel, thanks to three kids with a bad case of the I wants!

I recently decided to rid myself of credit card debt and my own...
Forum: Grocery Shopping 07-20-2002, 05:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,500
Posted By Lvega28
$20 grocery budget

This would be my menu and grocery list for the week:

veg oil
oatmeal $1
big can of tomatoes (stewed, chopped, sauce, paste, whatever I could get cheap) $1
eggs $1
potatos $1


menu
Forum: Grocery Shopping 07-18-2002, 11:46 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,500
Posted By Lvega28
$20 grocery budget

Here's a great site for additional recipes and ideas for healthy meals for people on a budget/limited income:

http://www.usda.gov/cnpp/
Forum: Grocery Shopping 07-18-2002, 11:41 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 16,500
Posted By Lvega28
$20 grocery budget

I have three kids and that need stuff! Sometimes that means taking money out of the food budget to buy other things.

These are some things I do to stretch a dollar:

1. Quesadillas, cheese and...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-18-2002, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,539
Views: 156,116
Posted By Lvega28
Introducing myself

Hello All!

I am a new member although I've been receiving the email newsletter for sometime.

My name is Lourdes I live in Azusa, California, I am 29 years old.

I have three kids, Jessica...
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