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Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 02-09-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 19,900
Posted By MrsManiac
Not particularly frugal today: laundry in cold...

Not particularly frugal today: laundry in cold water and hm laundry soap. Have to run the dryer for most of it because there's just too much to hang lol! Got stuck in the snow and had to have a...
Forum: About You 02-09-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,513
Posted By MrsManiac
Hi Everyone!! I missed you all!

Hello to all my FC family and friends! I haven't been around for ages--intrnet service out in the boonies is sketchy at best lol. Just wanted to give you all a quick update: I finally got divorced...
Forum: What's For Dinner 02-09-2011, 07:55 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 8,465
Posted By MrsManiac
Tonight the kids and the ex are having Hamburger...

Tonight the kids and the ex are having Hamburger Helper lol! I have to work and "real" cooking is a bit beyond him these days, so just keeping it simple. Adding a salad and voila! Dinner is...
Forum: Tightwad Tips 06-23-2008, 07:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,005
Posted By MrsManiac
I have four folding racks and also a few...

I have four folding racks and also a few shower-curtain rods I hang clothes from. I use fans, too, or put the racks over the heat vent in the winter. I only use the dryer if I have a ton of...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 06-23-2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2,270
Views: 86,722
Posted By MrsManiac
Hi All! I haven't been around much lately--I had...

Hi All! I haven't been around much lately--I had ther hubby till up a part of the yard for a garden and have been trying like mad to get it going. Hopefully we'll have something come up lol!...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 05-12-2008, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,270
Views: 86,722
Posted By MrsManiac
Hi all! Frugal for me today was keeping all my...

Hi all! Frugal for me today was keeping all my cash in my wallet lol! I sold a bunch of broken gold jewelry over the weekend to a tune of $250--I will put it in the bank later to avoid spending it...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 04-30-2008, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2,270
Views: 86,722
Posted By MrsManiac
Thanks to everyone for all the well-wishes--it...

Thanks to everyone for all the well-wishes--it means a whole lot to me to know I still have a few friends left!!

Anna--I'm copying your ranch dressing recipe. Too easy and will help me use up...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 04-29-2008, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2,270
Views: 86,722
Posted By MrsManiac
Hi all! Long time no "see". I hope everyone is...

Hi all! Long time no "see". I hope everyone is well. Frugal for me was using a "stop-leak" product to fix the power-steering on my jeep instead of spending to buy a new housing. I'm basically...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 03-19-2008, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 54,911
Posted By MrsManiac
Good morning everyone!! A small frugal thing for...

Good morning everyone!! A small frugal thing for today, but I read the town newspaper here at the library instead of buying it. It's only 50 cents, but still...my goal for the year is to put all the...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 03-14-2008, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 54,911
Posted By MrsManiac
Hey all! I've finally made it back after way too...

Hey all! I've finally made it back after way too long! I'm using the library computer now so I won't be able to spend hours and hours here, lol, but at least I have a vehicle now so I can get here!...
Forum: What's For Dinner 06-11-2007, 03:55 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 18,649
Posted By MrsManiac
Tonight we're having breaded chicken, corn and...

Tonight we're having breaded chicken, corn and green beans. Simple to make--easy to clean up:)
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 06-11-2007, 03:30 AM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 66,824
Posted By MrsManiac
Good morning all! We had a very frugal...

Good morning all! We had a very frugal weekend--we got a late start getting the new place ready because the owner's moving truck broke down and they were a day behind. But we took things like the...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 06-08-2007, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 66,824
Posted By MrsManiac
Frugal today was walking the kids to school,...

Frugal today was walking the kids to school, linedrying the laundry, and using a hot water bottle to help ease a few cramps instead of running to the store for a pain-killer that wouldn't really...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 06-07-2007, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 66,824
Posted By MrsManiac
Frugal today is staying home...and yet more...

Frugal today is staying home...and yet more packing lol! I found some blankets dh was supposed to have donated, now i'm glad he didn't. I'll patch the holes and use them this winter at the new...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 06-06-2007, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 66,824
Posted By MrsManiac
Frugal today is meals at home and drinking the...

Frugal today is meals at home and drinking the iced tea I'm making. I'm still trying to beat the diet coke habit lol! Dh doesn't mind buying the soda, but I figured out how much per month we were...
Forum: States 06-06-2007, 04:39 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 37,101
Posted By MrsManiac
I don't know the temp yet, but it's bright and...

I don't know the temp yet, but it's bright and sunny outside, at least for now. Boy, I can't wait for Spring lol!

I packed away all except two pairs of jeans--everything else is "summer wear". ...
Forum: What's For Dinner 06-05-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 18,649
Posted By MrsManiac
Tonight is baked chicken thighs, mashed potatoes,...

Tonight is baked chicken thighs, mashed potatoes, and corn. I may bake a quick batch of cookies to use up some extra stuff in the cupboard so I don't have to move it lol!
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 06-05-2007, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 66,824
Posted By MrsManiac
Frugal for today is line-drying the laundry. I'm...

Frugal for today is line-drying the laundry. I'm also making a point of eating all my meals here at home. I'm going to sit down with dh later this evening and we're going to come up with a...
Forum: States 06-05-2007, 10:40 AM
Replies: 435
Views: 37,101
Posted By MrsManiac
Hi Janet! It's cold and windy here, too. I'm...

Hi Janet! It's cold and windy here, too. I'm hoping it gets nicer by the weekend--we'll be beginning our move to the new house, where we have to do some painting. I'd love to be able to open all...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 06-04-2007, 04:34 AM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 66,824
Posted By MrsManiac
Thanks for the frugal tip award! Lol--I've been...

Thanks for the frugal tip award! Lol--I've been so busy that I didn't even notice it lol!

Frugal today will be staying home and packing. Iwas going to drive over to Sam's club for dog food, but...
Forum: What's For Dinner 06-04-2007, 04:24 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 18,649
Posted By MrsManiac
DeBora(I think you were the poster, lol!)--I've...

DeBora(I think you were the poster, lol!)--I've made those Florentine meatballs. Yummy! I've also made them into patties instead of balls and served them on buns. They are very good!

Tonight's...
Forum: Around the Kitchen Table 06-04-2007, 04:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,112
Posted By MrsManiac
Mmm...cold fried chicken! And then a good rich...

Mmm...cold fried chicken! And then a good rich chocolate cake! Glad others are bringing the beans and potato salad!!
Forum: Quips, Quotes, Wisdom & Scriptures 06-04-2007, 04:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,529
Posted By MrsManiac
Thanks for the prayers, all. We signed the lease...

Thanks for the prayers, all. We signed the lease yesterday and can begin moving in next weekend. The place needs a bit of "cosmetic" work(Vince refuses to sleep in a pink bedroom lol!) but we have...
Forum: What's For Dinner 06-01-2007, 09:25 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 18,649
Posted By MrsManiac
Congrats, Ellen! Tonight we're having pasta...

Congrats, Ellen!

Tonight we're having pasta salad and grilled chicken.
Forum: Quips, Quotes, Wisdom & Scriptures 06-01-2007, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,529
Posted By MrsManiac
Talk about amazing grace!

You all will get a chickle out of this one--though I'm still reeling a bit.

Anyways, as a lot of you know, the bank has foreclosed on our house and we have to move. We can't refinance so we have...
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