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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-04-09 04:48 PM
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14. We replaced his with an IPHONE, we got the double whamy of the
his Electronic organizer failing at the same time and since Palm wasn't out with the Treo... and he uses it as a PDA too. Me, will keep my simple phone even if when it fails. I am happy with just the PDA... err Touch... I use the damn thing for all kinds of stuff, even writing on the road. Yes, I'd love to get an I-phone but the data package, they're nuts.

And I know, why I use the credit card only as a small line of credit to be paid the same month. I got those habits from dad and mom... but I remember telling this to Navy Wives in housing. They saw us use the same old TV... while they replaced it with a new flat screen. Hell the TV I have right now, tuned to PBS... that thing is over nine years old.

And I thank them for those habits.

My hubby said it one time.. he has no clue how I do it... but before we married, he never had money in them pockets, these days he does, and a saving account...

I just look for them deals as it were. We only "splurge" in our hobby, and of course the toys for the parrots... which either is the wood blocks or my moulding.

But telling people reduce consumption is revolutionary. In fact, very revolutionary indeed.





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  -Some things you can do RIGHT NOW nadinbrzezinski  Oct-04-09 03:59 PM   #0 
  - Who is actually willing to take action  Taitertots   Oct-04-09 04:10 PM   #1 
  - Well to be honest, some things are necessary  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-04-09 04:18 PM   #4 
     - Obviously the difference between need and want  Taitertots   Oct-04-09 04:40 PM   #13 
     - We replaced his with an IPHONE, we got the double whamy of the  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-04-09 04:48 PM   #14 
        - Really?  Taitertots   Oct-04-09 05:19 PM   #16 
           - Try that if you have ADD...  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-04-09 05:38 PM   #17 
              - I have ADD, actual diagnosed by a doctor ADD  Taitertots   Oct-04-09 05:50 PM   #20 
                 - We are... whether you like it or not  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-04-09 06:06 PM   #23 
                    - You are not reducing consumption just transferring it  Taitertots   Oct-04-09 06:32 PM   #29 
                       - Yep I am sure in your world  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-04-09 08:02 PM   #34 
                          - In your world you reduce consumption by buying an Iphone  Taitertots   Oct-04-09 08:26 PM   #38 
                             - Ok what does this ONE DEVICE that I am sure there is envy in you  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-04-09 08:36 PM   #39 
                                - Wow this is just beyond you.  Taitertots   Oct-04-09 09:21 PM   #44 
                                   - Sorry, some of us live in the first world and use some things for  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-04-09 09:28 PM   #46 
                                      - Obvious logical fallacy  Taitertots   Oct-06-09 01:53 AM   #57 
     - "NEVER, ever buy anything you cannot pay for... EVER...." BINGO! Live within your means.  Odin2005   Oct-04-09 06:08 PM   #24 
        - I used one the other day to buy a screen writing program  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-04-09 06:10 PM   #26 
  - The good news?  SoCalNative   Oct-04-09 04:15 PM   #2 
  - You have a Henry's store near by?  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-04-09 04:18 PM   #5 
     - I have a Henry's in the next town over  SoCalNative   Oct-04-09 04:20 PM   #7 
        - They do, that is where I got mine today  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-04-09 04:22 PM   #8 
  - Learn to bake your own bread and buy King Arthur flour  OffWithTheirHeads   Oct-04-09 04:17 PM   #3 
  - If you can, true story  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-04-09 04:20 PM   #6 
  - You can do it.  OffWithTheirHeads   Oct-04-09 04:28 PM   #9 
     - Over the last twenty years been thinking of getting a bread machine  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-04-09 04:30 PM   #11 
        - Bread is much easier than cake adn more forgiving  csziggy   Oct-04-09 06:09 PM   #25 
        - My got my mom a bread machine a couple years ago for Xmas. She loves it!  Odin2005   Oct-04-09 06:10 PM   #27 
  - For those who think making bread is hard, get a bread machine  csziggy   Oct-04-09 06:01 PM   #21 
  - You know I think I will go to the thrift to see if I find a used one  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-04-09 06:12 PM   #28 
  - I had resisted getting a bread machine for a long time  csziggy   Oct-04-09 07:53 PM   #33 
     - Well I went and I found a tool box  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-04-09 08:04 PM   #35 
        - It can be hit or miss - and it is hard to find one if you don't get close to a thrift store  csziggy   Oct-04-09 08:43 PM   #40 
           - I have several stores actually  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-04-09 08:55 PM   #41 
              - I'm out in the country, though town is getting closer  csziggy   Oct-04-09 09:09 PM   #42 
                 - Nah I have Good will, Salvation Army, which is the one I don't like going to  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-04-09 09:12 PM   #43 
  - One of the best breads I make contains only  OffWithTheirHeads   Oct-04-09 06:54 PM   #31 
     - I like that hint of sweetness and the flavor of the local tupelo honey  csziggy   Oct-04-09 07:40 PM   #32 
        - If you are really interested, P.M. me and I will take the time  OffWithTheirHeads   Oct-04-09 11:58 PM   #47 
           - I guess will put the money I will get for bday to good use  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-05-09 12:00 AM   #48 
           - An investment that will change your life  OffWithTheirHeads   Oct-05-09 12:08 AM   #50 
              - No scorpio, if I ever believed in that  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-05-09 12:11 AM   #51 
                 - EWell. considering that the charts were formed before the sky changed  OffWithTheirHeads   Oct-05-09 12:29 AM   #52 
                    - Yeah something wicked is coming this way  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-05-09 12:31 AM   #53 
           - That's OK, I think I will look for the book  csziggy   Oct-05-09 12:31 AM   #54 
  - Yeah I'll get right on that  SoCalNative   Oct-04-09 06:46 PM   #30 
     - Well, since I am unemployed and sort of retired I have time  csziggy   Oct-04-09 09:21 PM   #45 
     - Well, If you have no spare time, buy bread at Safeway  OffWithTheirHeads   Oct-05-09 12:46 AM   #56 
  - Off to the Greatest Page for you!! K&R nt  Thickasabrick   Oct-04-09 04:30 PM   #10 
  - Thanks, and hi  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-04-09 04:35 PM   #12 
  - I agree, it is all about the economics  Lifelong Protester   Oct-04-09 05:17 PM   #15 
  - I participated in those too  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-04-09 05:39 PM   #18 
  - along those lines, you could do, uh, this:  Gabi Hayes   Oct-04-09 05:44 PM   #19 
  - Be the change you want to see in the world.  Odin2005   Oct-04-09 06:04 PM   #22 
  - I agree and posted as much on another thread. Protest  Fire1   Oct-04-09 08:06 PM   #36 
  - K&R nt  Yuugal   Oct-04-09 08:11 PM   #37 
  - K&R. nt  anonymous171   Oct-05-09 12:00 AM   #49 
  - How does this jibe with your strong support of the bankster bailout?  Hannah Bell   Oct-05-09 12:37 AM   #55 
     - we need to quit fighting each other....she was right then..they were holding you and I hostage...  AuntPatsy   Oct-06-09 02:00 AM   #58 
 

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