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There is not a lot of things good about being alone. Sure you need quiet time and time to do the things you want to do around the home. But 24/7 alone is not good and when friends or family come over you can laugh and have fun together. Never stay alone, join some clubs, sport events, visit friends and family you need to be around people and interact to be healthy. We are not made to be loners so live your life with people and laugh, stay healthy, smile.
To polish silver: Wash items, then place on aluminum foil in the bottom of a pot. Add a baking-soda solution (¼ cup soda, a few teaspoons salt, 1 quart boiling water) and cover for a few seconds. The result? A chemical reaction that gets the black off the gravy boat.
Christian speaker Matthew Kelly said that he used to look at catalogs and find things he didn't know he needed 10 minutes before getting the catalog. I was that way, too, buying stuff I didn't need. I long ago contacted all the catalog companies and told them to take me off their list. I've saved a ton of money since then, and not added to my already too-crowded closets. I really need little to live.
When something is needed, check out the local thrift shops. I've gotten most of our family's clothing and household goods there for a few years now. I can get good quality items for cheap prices. Most of them have sales that lower the prices even more.
my hubby & I have this perfect way to feel like we get out and have some fun spending very little $,
Yesterday at Walmart I checked my receipt and thought I was overcharged for my haircoloring - so I left the buggy with DH and checked the shelf. Well, the price had gone up - but not on my color! They gave me back $8.56 - well worth the bother.
No need to buy microwave popcorn. Put a 1/4 cup of popcorn in a lunch paper bag and microwave for around a minute and 33 seconds. Will vary on the microwave and there you have popcorn. Save the bag and reuse last quite a few cycles. Less expensive and better for you!