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Dryer Part II

October 15th, 2019 at 10:59 AM by Amber

So the dryer wasn’t fixed after all. I think there is a shortage. So I unplugged 🔌 it. SO has a truck so he’ll pick up the dryer my uncle is giving to me. I’m so thankful that I do not have to buy a dryer.

I’d already cut back on the dryer usage but still wanted on.

Other than a few miscellaneous items, I’m all packed and ready to. I’m not checking a bag, so things should go smoothly. I have to pick my boss up so later, I’ll vacuum my car.

Now the electric...
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Oil Change & Flu Shot

October 15th, 2019 at 06:25 AM by CB in the City

I got my oil change yesterday ($64) and I also picked up a $10 prescription. While I was at Walgreens I got my flu shot. My arm is sore today, but not too bad. I get the high-dose shot; I don't know if that makes a difference in how you feel afterwards.

Anyway, I feel good that I will be protected against flu this winter (hopefully).

Variables are at 75%, but I think I have most things done now.

Since yesterday was Columbus Day, my son was off work, so he called me...
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tribunal today

October 14th, 2019 at 11:33 PM by mumof2

Well I woke up feeling horrible today..I had a doc appointment and she said since the move I have pushed to to long and my illness is kicking my butt so I need to back off and rest more..and that I look like crap (her words) I love this doc she is to the point will go to the ends to help her patients and fights the system every chance she gets...she is awesome.

Then we had tribunal today for compensation...really wasn't feeling it but wanted to get it over and done with and...
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Week 39 & 40

October 14th, 2019 at 09:05 PM by Shiela

Grocery = Week 39 - $146.92 and Week 40 - $81.20

Dentist = $450

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October 14th, 2019 at 07:09 PM by Amber

I think we fixed the dryer. SO came over and helped me remove the hose thingy from the dryer. We caught the devil but got it. I was surprised to see there was no blockage, we did however recover a tea light candle.

We turned it on a few times and it started to get hot. We will monitor it.

I was at my mom’s prior to heading home and my uncle was there, I’d mentioned the dryer and guess what he has one. Praise God, I won’t have to buy one. I’m so thankful.

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Staying Put

October 14th, 2019 at 05:32 AM by CB in the City

Florida DS let me know that I am not needed this week, so that's both a relief and a disappointment. Mostly a relief, since it would have been so expensive and I'm not sure I'm physically up to a whirlwind visit right now. He said he wants me to come when they are in their new place; he is very confident that one of these interviews will bear fruit. He is especially hopeful for the one today in Mississippi. He pointed out that it would only be an 11-hour drive for me, a big...
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why did this start again?

October 14th, 2019 at 05:03 AM by Smallsteps

I went across the state to see some family.
Lately i have noticed what i would consider places reverting back to practices i thought were gone.

when many places Started to take credit they set out minimum purchase or sometimes a fee to take credit and i had HEARD that some places have a block dollar hold until the transaction is complete like if you bought gas it may put a pending $100 until your purchase clears.

All of those things kind of disappeared for awhile (years)...
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Time for a new dishwasher

October 13th, 2019 at 05:45 PM by Steve

Another chapter in "The Joys of Home Ownership". My wife informed me that the dishwasher has been making an awful noise lately and the other day was the worst it's been. We could: a) call out a repair person or b) buy a new one. Yes, I realize there is choice c) try to troubleshoot it ourselves to see if we can fix it. However, I'm opting for choice b.

We got our first dishwasher in 1995. We remember because we bought it when DW was pregnant and started having trouble reaching...
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Dryer is Out

October 13th, 2019 at 03:49 PM by Amber

So my dryer is not drying 🙄🤦🏽‍♀️. I have the cash to buy another but I’m waiting. I’m going to unscrew the vents and see if there is any blockage. When I Googled the issue that was what came up in the search. I pray this thing is not out and that a simple vacuum will help. I really don’t want to spend any cash.

If I have to buy another one I’ll be looking for an energy efficient one. My dad use to go to this used appliance place, I’ll check them out...
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Frost, Shopping, and the Weatherman

October 13th, 2019 at 11:21 AM by Rob62521

We have a new weatherman for our local station and I think he believes he is entertaining. I do not need to be entertained when watching the weather...I want the forecast basically, but he likes to think he's clever. Well, Mr. Clever kept saying we were not going to have a frost Friday night. DH happened to go outside Friday evening and came in and said he believed it would frost. So, here we are out with a flash light so he can pick bell peppers and Rosemary in case it did frost....
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The Heat is On!

October 13th, 2019 at 07:50 AM by CB in the City

I sent a message to the property manager site yesterday evening. I don't know if this was a response to that, but the heat came on a few hours later. Oh, it feels so good!

I talked to my Florida son last night. He has three interviews next week -- one in Mississippi, one in Seattle, and one in Blacksburg, Virginia. The employers are paying for travel and expenses. Things are looking good, or at least hopeful.

Yesterday, when I was still so cold, I used the oven to make...
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Flu Shot, Laundry and Other Stuff

October 12th, 2019 at 09:03 PM by Amber

Went to my local grocer and got my $10 gift card for getting the flu shot. My arm is sore, it usually is when ever I get the shot, hopefully it won’t last long.

Wednesday I’m traveling to Atlanta for work, during this time I plan on speaking with my boss, the CEO, regarding training me to take her place. She’s extremely dissatisfied with the individual she has had in mind. She’s mentioned several times that she thought I could run the place. Even if I’m not tapped,...
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Many Things

October 12th, 2019 at 07:19 PM by My English Castle

Lots of bits and pieces today: DD worked on a school project called Generosity Feeds both last night and today assembling soup kits for school counselors to distribute as needed. And I did laundry, pickup, grading and more and more of that. It was very cold here too, and while I toyed with the idea of holding off on the heat, I thought, the heck with it. It was 35 this morning. Too cold to mess around.

Yesterday afternoon I brought in my potted herbs and cut some chives....
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GC/Outing and more

October 12th, 2019 at 07:01 PM by GratefulSaver

I took advantage of the Bath and Body Works sale on hand soaps because I had a $25 gift card. I spent 26 cents out of pocket for six hand soaps including shipping and tax. I usually make my own foam hand soap but I love the nice smell of the ones from B&BW. I certainly would not spend $6.95 for a bottle at regular price

Dinner and show (Little Shop of Horrors) were great. This little theater has been in our community for 88 years. I am thinking on making a donation at Christmas...
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Ugh, we got hacked?!

October 12th, 2019 at 05:03 PM by Terri

I wondered what was wrong when I couldn’t access the blogs. I’m so sporadic with my posting, but I actually had a few good entires that got lost. Maybe I can somewhat replicate them later on.
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Bath and Body Handsoap Deal

October 12th, 2019 at 03:20 PM by Banker Gurl

Bath and Body always sells great for me, it’s not a huge money maker but it’s fast and consistent! They had their handsoaps on sale for 5/$15, plus $10 off $30 online. They are normally $6.50 each so this is a great price! I got 5 for myself and 5 to sell. I have a few buyers who always want these so I didn’t even have to post them for sale, I just message my buyer and she said of course she wanted them!

Bath and Body Foaming Hand Soaps (Bought 10)
Regular Price...
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Saturday Rambling

October 12th, 2019 at 11:37 AM by Amber

Well Friday I sold an item on Poshmark for $7, my earnings was $4.

Checked my cash envelopes and I still have about $221 (total envelopes) left. I’m so proud of myself for not only staying with in my budget but coming well under.

Friday is pay day and I should be able to allocate additional funds to the CC. This is in addition to the extra $100 I have budgeted.

I returned the cable boxes to At&t and was told to hold on to the receipt for a year because they’ll...
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fake winter

October 12th, 2019 at 07:43 AM by Good Living

That's what I'm calling it. It's 33 degrees outside and snowing. We're inside at 62 degrees and the heat is still off. Next Friday it is supposed to get back up to 62 degrees so I'm hoping we're still in the game. It helps to live in the middle of other connected townhomes.

Thanks for the links Ceejay, is there a way I can re-insert them into my blog? back date them?
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Oh Baby, It's Cold!

October 12th, 2019 at 04:54 AM by CB in the City

37 degrees here, and we don't have heat. This infuriates me every year. Our property management company won't turn on the boiler until the last moment they can. I think it's criminal to expect people to live in temperatures like this.

I slept under a pile of blankets but did not sleep well. I'm bundled up this morning. I turned the oven on this morning so at least the kitchen will be somewhat warm. I may do some baking to make it worthwhile.

I'll probably go somewhere...
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74 days till x-mas

October 11th, 2019 at 04:54 PM by mumof2

Almost the middle of october and I usually have a majority of my christmas shopping done and yet this year I have only have 2 gifts that I bought months ago...with the move and everything I am just not feeling it this year and I find it so hard to buy for the kids now...they are adults and anything they want or need they buy for I'm just not feeling it...anyone else feeling it this year or have started their christmas shopping?

Whats the average that people spend...
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