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FiddleDeeDee replied to the Aruba's Isle of Revenge board. 1:55 PM

Re: T'is the DAY!!!

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Aye, matey, no amount 'o piratey flag raisin' seems ta fix it. It be like tryin' ta raise th' Titantic w/a tugboat!

Mme. LaFarge
d'we Need ta take over Tony's chair, again?

Fri Sep 19

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FiddleDeeDee replied to the Aruba's Isle of Revenge board. 3:04 PM

Re: Arrrgghh!

Then we be pretty bad pirates, then, matey!

Mme. LaFarge

Wed Sep 17

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FiddleDeeDee replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:50 PM

Re: What's in your emergency kit?

The last time we had power outtages, a lot of people around here were using their gas grills. You have to go outside (or in a garage), but it seems to have worked pretty well.

good idea, but it was very cold out, we would have tracked [more]

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FiddleDeeDee replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:33 PM

Re: What's in your emergency kit?

Clothes, non-perishable food, electrical extension cords, water purification tablets, Mylar blankets, butane lighters, collapsible plates/utensils, games. One thing I have yet to do is put important documents on a flash [more]

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FiddleDeeDee replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:29 PM

Re: What's in your emergency kit?

Unless you are forced out you best bet is to 'shelter in place' i.e. stay home.

Dave, if TEOTWAWKI ever happens, I hope I'm near your camp!

You also remind me that I wanted to read your book, so I'll go to Amazon right now [more]

Mon Sep 15

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FiddleDeeDee replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 11:39 AM

Re: DIY roman shades

Earlier this year I re-strung all the miniblinds in the house and lost some of the little wood bead things on the end of the pull cord. Now I know they are called tassels and I can order them online. It has been bugging me to have [more]

Tue Sep 9

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FiddleDeeDee replied to the Get Organized! board. 4:20 PM

Re: ugh

The problem with cardboard boxes is that they harbor insects. I found that out in Texas when I lived there.

As soon as I am finished with a box, it goes out the door. Unfortunately, it leaves my attic very cluttered! Nothing in boxes! it's [more]

Fri Aug 29

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FiddleDeeDee replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:30 AM

Re: Targets Hell! Them's attack drones.

Thanks to it409 for the link:

http://video.boeing.com/services/player/bcpid1173939806001?b......

3:56

Be sure to have your sound
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FiddleDeeDee replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 11:28 AM

Re: Debtor vs Creditor

I watch now as my children are just starting out in life. DD works at a small start-up that's been around for about 15 years, and her boss thinks she's silly because she does not have a smartphone. DD says it is not in the budget, and the boss [more]

Wed Aug 27

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FiddleDeeDee replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:33 PM

Re: DIY roman shades

I finished making my first two roman shades.

The first one was completely made from scratch. I bought cotton fabric (like you would use in a quilt) and lined it with Roc-lon. The fabric is a little thin but I loved the pattern (an [more]

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FiddleDeeDee posted to the Aruba's Isle of Revenge board. 3:59 PM

How is it going, Tony?

Keep us posted on your quitting smoking!

Fifi

Fri Aug 22

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FiddleDeeDee replied to the Aruba's Isle of Revenge board. 1:23 PM

Re: I Have and Announcement!

.... and how did you do it? Cold turkey?

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FiddleDeeDee replied to the Aruba's Isle of Revenge board. 11:50 AM

Re: I Have and Announcement!

Today is Day 10 of not touching a cigarette!! I've finally quit after about 40 years of smoking.

Excellent news, indeed! Time for a piratey party!!

Fifi

Wed Aug 20

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FiddleDeeDee replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:28 PM

Re: Completely OT: trashcan on desk

I recently started work at a new building. To change my trashcan bag, my new janitor puts my trashcan on my cubicle desk to put a new bag in. This really bothers me. I tried to cover my desk with papers to leave him no space; he takes it to [more]

Tue Aug 5

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FiddleDeeDee replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 9:27 PM

Re: DIY roman shades

Thanks, Mike! I will look for the new technology. That is brilliant what you did with the magnets.

Fifi

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FiddleDeeDee posted to the Aruba's Isle of Revenge board. 11:01 AM

On topic, for once!

I just learned how much information Intelius has on me that is available just by a google search. Really pi$$ed me off! I am going to send in a request that they delete my info.

And for my Revenge (hahah), I share with you all - this is [more]

Mon Aug 4

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FiddleDeeDee replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 4:57 PM

Re: DIY roman shades

Thanks, 2gifts! I got sew on rings, leech line Dacron,cord condensers, a cord lock, iron on rib tape, and several 5foot rods of plastic dowel. That's why shipping was so high. In the future, I will pick up wood dowels in the hardware store. I needed [more]

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FiddleDeeDee posted to the Living Below Your Means board. 7:25 AM

DIY roman shades

I am making my first roman shade and to do so I bought my supplies from sailrite.com. It's a little expensive to use their products, so I am wondering if anyone knows of a cheaper source for Roman shade hardware. [more]

Fri Jul 25

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FiddleDeeDee replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:53 PM

Re: Insulating roof

Does insulating the inside of the roof in addition to standard attic insulation help? In theory, it should help lower the temperature in the attic, but it is rarely done.

It helps tremendously.

We have a colonia with a high [more]

Wed Jul 23

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FiddleDeeDee replied to the Credit Cards and Consumer Debt board. 1:48 PM

Re: Airline miles?

We just got a Capital Venture card last week. We wanted to keep DH's work expenses separate from our household expenses and thought we would try it and get some benefit for ourselves at the same time. Don't have any track record for it yet, [more]

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