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Tue Aug 4

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utahtea replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 10:52 PM

Re: Avoiding AT&T paperless billing

Sorry, but I would never set up a paperless billing without having setting up an online account so I could see my bills. Keeping track of my accounts with a password program is so much easier than having to deal with what you are dealing with right [more]

Thu Jul 30

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utahtea replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:10 AM

Re: Buy, or rent a house?

Depends on how much the house increased in value, vs. how much my investments with money not spent on the house increased in value.

Who has the crystal ball? ;)

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Wed Jul 29

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utahtea replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 2:30 PM

Re: Buy, or rent a house?

He gives a link to the NY Times rent-vs-buy calculator. I ran that on my case, and the calculator claims I am saving about 30% a month by renting, compared to house owners with similar digs. And I can bike to work.

Not feeling so stupid
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Mon Jul 20

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utahtea replied to the Aruba's Isle of Revenge board. 2:29 PM

Re: So while we're racing to the palindrome

I've seen snail move faster than this thread.

PSU


The isle is nothing like it use to be in its hay-day....that's for sure. Instead of minutes or hours it's going to take months or years to reach this [more]

Sat Jul 18

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utahtea replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 4:19 PM

Re: How far will your dollars stretch?

Don't forget about that brush fire on the interstate in the Cajon Pass yesterday. What a disaster that was.
*bill


What state doesn't have disasters?

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Fri Jul 17

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utahtea replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:14 PM

Re: How far will your dollars stretch?

My California dollar might not go as far, but then again if I lived in the south I'd be paying a whole lot more for air conditioning in the summer since I couldn't take the humidity and heating in the winter.

I'm sure we could sell our [more]

Wed Jul 15

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utahtea replied to the Aruba's Isle of Revenge board. 10:01 PM

Re: So while we're racing to the palindrome

yeilBagheera,

You have been BUSY!

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Sat Jul 4

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utahtea replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 5:57 PM

Re: Lifestyle creep: enemy of LBYM

I just don't see the point in spending just to be spending, I guess. But if there's something I want, or need, I get it. And I don't worry about it.

AM,

I won't spend just to spend but we are realizing there were things we [more]

Thu Jul 2

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utahtea replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 8:21 PM

Re: Lifestyle creep: enemy of LBYM

We LBOM and saved for so many years that now that we are in retirement and still LBOM we're trying to learn how to bring lifestyle creep into our lives! LOL

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Wed Jul 1

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utahtea replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:01 PM

Re: Another *does anyone here remember*

Things change in two years. DH bought a Greenworks cordless lawn mower with rechargable batteries and later the cordless string trimer (without a battery since he already had 2) two years ago and he loves it. We have a small yard and he can easily [more]

Sat Jun 27

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utahtea replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 3:33 PM

Re: 7 Things Camping Can Teach You About Saving

When DH and I were a young couple with our first child and I was a SAHM all we could afford if we wanted to travel was to camp. I had never camped before but I fell in love with it. While it was a necessity back then, as time went by it no longer [more]

Wed Jun 17

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utahtea replied to the Aruba's Isle of Revenge board. 4:46 PM

Re: So while we're racing to the palindrome

Utahtea: California is in the second year of a bad drought and we are on water rationing. We have to reduce our usage by 25% of our 2013 usage for every months billing cycle. Only problem is we were gone all but 7 days of this billing cycle and [more]

Tue Jun 16

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utahtea replied to the Aruba's Isle of Revenge board. 11:19 PM

Re: So while we're racing to the palindrome

After that really harsh winter we have had a nice, mild spring. DH had to replace the roof on the shed and we thought we had lost a tree, but thankfully that wasn't the case (whew).

You did have a bad winter! We had another mild one [more]

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utahtea replied to the Best Travel Spots/Tips board. 3:20 PM

Re: favorite

Globetraveler,

That is an awesome picture of Denali. I would so love to experience a winter in Denali!

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utahtea replied to the Best Travel Spots/Tips board. 3:16 PM

Re: bad cruise decisions

Then you do agree. The "not planning" was the mistake. The header of each section was the mistake, followed by their explanation (however brief).

I totally agree with you (and them). Have that all figured out up-front. Makes for
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utahtea replied to the Aruba's Isle of Revenge board. 3:06 PM

Re: 86666

86668 is a more appropriate ambition.

sunrayman
part-time Palindromist


Very true!

....and the race is one.

How come I feel like the races on the island are more like the tortoise than the hare [more]

Mon Jun 15

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utahtea replied to the Best Travel Spots/Tips board. 7:28 PM

Re: bad cruise decisions

Take too many clothes

Guilty as charged but doing a much better job of it with every cruise!


Don’t plan your port activities ahead of time

I don't agree with this one at all. It takes time and effort to [more]

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utahtea replied to the Best Travel Spots/Tips board. 7:17 PM

Re: favorite

The national parks of Utah and Yellowstone National Park.

We have been going to Capitol Reef National Park, UT and spending over a week every year since DH has retired in 2007. Last year it was two weeks. We have been going to Zion National [more]

Sat Jun 13

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utahtea replied to the Best Travel Spots/Tips board. 3:08 PM

Re: Holland America

Plus I understand you have to show up at specified times for dinner (which sucks...I want to eat when I want to eat...Norwegian understands that!). What if my excursion runs into dinner time on HA?

The Main Dining room is open at [more]

Fri Jun 12

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utahtea posted to the Aruba's Isle of Revenge board. 8:31 PM

86666

Should we have a run for it?

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