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Old 10-01-2014, 11:32 AM
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Yesterday I had the most embarrasing tightwad moment.
We are temperarily staying in a really small mobile home while we await possession of our new home in May. We sold our house in December.

Anyway, the home insurance agency guy was supposed to come over in the afternoon, and he did. But in the morning I hung up all my plastic baggies in the front porch where the laundry and wood stove are located. AND FORGOT about them.

When the Insurance agent came, he was looking at the woodstove and then was staring behind me. Then he got a funny look (grin) on his face.

Immediately I remembered those gosh durn baggies and didn't know what to do, so I walked into the kitchen with the hopes he would follow me in. He did, but he took one last look at the hanging baggies off the closeline

I told my husband about it when he got home and he almost wet himself laughing. Geez, I wanna be frugal, but does the whole town have to know, hehe

I guess I'm at the age that things like that don't bother me anymore. I figure if people are going to talk about you they will no matter what you do, so don't worry about the small stuff. Hopefully you gave him an idea of how to save money in his home.
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Old 10-01-2014, 12:16 PM
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That is a funny story Wildflower. I have a small "tree" on my counter that I hang them on. LOL....It is amazing how many times you can reuse.

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Old 10-01-2014, 12:35 PM
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Very funny but i bet he does the same thing or you have inspired him to do so.
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