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Forum: Other topics 11-24-2020, 05:49 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,472
Cornish hensóthe saddest turkey ever! But we are...

Cornish hensóthe saddest turkey ever! But we are stuffing w Boudin having Gumbo, corn macque choux and pecan pie.
Forum: Other topics 11-24-2020, 05:19 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 6,079
Darling hubby says if I canít take it to...

Darling hubby says if I canít take it to Independent Living I donít need it!
Forum: FIRE and Money 09-06-2020, 02:33 PM
Replies: 285
Views: 19,146
I make my own yogurt using a half gallon of milk...

I make my own yogurt using a half gallon of milk and my crock pot. Super easy and good. I got tired of the cost and the waste of the plastic yogurt cups.

I camp! and sometimes camp on a road...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-09-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,072
Mine goes into my secret slush fund that I use...

Mine goes into my secret slush fund that I use for non hubby approved purchases. Mostly travel or ukuleles....
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 08-08-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,994
I did this last year - it did not go well. I...

I did this last year - it did not go well. I called in November to have the effective date of Dec 1 for hubbys medicare. I was told that I could not call in early, that I must call Nov 30. I...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 06-17-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,547
Don't forget the shocking price of dental work!...

Don't forget the shocking price of dental work! And there doesn't seem to be any insurance coverage available for dental implants and crowns. I thought my teeth were in pretty good shape until I...
Forum: Travel Information 06-17-2019, 07:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,792
For my 60th we recreated Jerry Jeff Walkers...

For my 60th we recreated Jerry Jeff Walkers Belize album, sitting in the old deck chair, walking underneath the stars....
Forum: Life after FIRE 03-10-2019, 04:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,196
From DH. Don’t buy anything that you can’t take...

From DH. Don’t buy anything that you can’t take to Independent Living!
Forum: Other topics 03-07-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,550
My friend and I were just having this discussion...

My friend and I were just having this discussion today! We have both found it best to almost act like a stranger/guest at our daughters houses. It seems best for us to stay neutral on any...
Forum: Other topics 03-07-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 8,067
And jewelry - yikes, I've got a set of pearls,...

And jewelry - yikes, I've got a set of pearls, don't get me started on what I've been offered.....>:(
Forum: Other topics 02-26-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,885
Those little cutie/halo tangerines Clif...

Those little cutie/halo tangerines
Clif Chocolate ZBars
Fiber one haystacks super easy
Salmon and sweet potatoes
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-18-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 12,964
Hey I adore my little sailboat. It's the joy of...

Hey I adore my little sailboat. It's the joy of my retirement life and I get to sail several times a week I also suggest buying really good ukuleles!
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 02-18-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,013
We just went thru picking a supplement and chose...

We just went thru picking a supplement and chose Plan N which was cheaper but a possible $20 doctor copay. And all these Plans cost varies between providers. It's tough trying to compare the various...
Forum: FIRE and Money 02-17-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 21,766
We really managed our income this year to stay...

We really managed our income this year to stay under the ACA threshold, and take advantage of tax free capital gains. We are in a no tax state. I'm still playing with the amount that I can put into...
Forum: Other topics 01-25-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 29,475
Oh my. Don't discount the effects of empty nest...

Oh my. Don't discount the effects of empty nest and menopause. It can be brutal and definitely cause the 90% down and lack of passion. And can last years. Sometimes you just have to hang in there...
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-03-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 11,724
Oh no. Oh noooo! I let DH do all the grocery...

Oh no. Oh noooo! I let DH do all the grocery shopping and all the cooking. We eat well, I guess really well. I just did our November YTD. We have been spending $964 which includes a lot of wine...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 11-03-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,455
Donít forget that the amount you put into your...

Donít forget that the amount you put into your HSA also lowers your income, which increases the ACA subsidy. For us it was a no brainer as we are low healthcare users. DH goes on Medicare in Dec and...
Forum: Other topics 10-13-2018, 10:07 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,153
Boy I've seen a lot of fraud in my days as an...

Boy I've seen a lot of fraud in my days as an auditor, and now I am in a situation where I've started as a treasurer to a non profit that gets a lot of cash donations off the street. I'm really...
Forum: Other topics 10-08-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 513
Was in Rockport and Port A two weeks ago. Most...

Was in Rockport and Port A two weeks ago. Most everything that is going to be rebuilt is done with Rockport just a bit behind Port A. Some houses are still being remodeled but it wouldnít stop me...
Forum: Other topics 10-08-2018, 02:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,295
Really!!! Dang it, every trip I've taken this...

Really!!! Dang it, every trip I've taken this year has been marred by weather. I'm planning to fly to Panama City Friday, and stay on a boat at the marina for the Strummin Man Ukulele Festival. But...
Forum: Other topics 10-05-2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,310
I'm headed out to Canyon Lake in about 10...

I'm headed out to Canyon Lake in about 10 minutes. I sail there several times a week on my beloved Capri 18. I have it in a slip, and use a trolling motor to back it out. I NEVER thought I would own...
Forum: Travel Information 06-08-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 785
Saw they have an email/facebook notification of...

Saw they have an email/facebook notification of new deals. Signed up! Thanks as I've been looking at Houston as a cheaper hub. Its a three hour drive but airfares are usually a couple hundred...
Forum: Travel Information 06-07-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 6,519
I've just done two long long long international...

I've just done two long long long international trips so far this year, both economy. First was Dallas to Melbourne, Aus, on American and Qantas. Had seat assignment problems the entire way over,...
Forum: Other topics 04-20-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 16,752
I was able to open the sauekraut jar in seconds...

I was able to open the sauekraut jar in seconds with a niffy jar popper that looks like the one in the photo.[/QUOTE]

I have that jar popper also, itís the bomb! I use it all the time, it was...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 04-20-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,174
DH was diagnosed with Glaucoma over 30 years ago....

DH was diagnosed with Glaucoma over 30 years ago. He sees opthomologist 2x a year for testing and occasional change in eye drops. His eyesight has improved over the past year and he now barely needs...
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