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9/17/12 11:26 P

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Just realized how seldom I make 'big' purchases.

I guess my last big expense was my car, but I bought it in 2006. It is a 2005 & I bought it used. I'm hoping I never have to replace it & so far, so good. Right now, I work less than 2 miles from home & I really don't go too far except on my CASA home visits.

Last year I paid for my son's final expenses & I'm adding the grave marker this year. That all added up to be quite expensive.



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9/17/12 10:41 P

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Big as in thousands, was a new roof and siding for our home, that was last summer.

If we are talking what we would call a big purchase between my husband and I, it would be a food dehydrator.

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If an item has more than 10 ingredients it is too processed, I will not eat or buy the item.




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HLFPNTSH's Photo HLFPNTSH SparkPoints: (78,651)
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9/17/12 7:51 P

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my new used car

When life hands you trouble slow down and stop to smell the roses. Life is so short, live like today is the last day of your life. Enjoy.
My name is Sherry and I am from Erie, PA but live in Ijamsville, MD for the time being.


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PEGGYO's Photo PEGGYO SparkPoints: (338,492)
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9/17/12 6:22 P

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our car

Peggy from NY &Florida

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GCHUNG's Photo GCHUNG SparkPoints: (167,941)
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9/17/12 5:59 P

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New roof and siding 2010

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QUILTINGB52's Photo QUILTINGB52 Posts: 9,594
9/17/12 5:04 P

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My last big purchase ~ had to replace my furnace in 2010.

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9/17/12 2:06 P

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Bought a new car last year. Ok, a used 2006 car. Newest one in the house. One down and three more to replace (2000, 2001, 2005) because they are all about on their last legs. shhhhh........don't want the car gods to know .......

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SCRAPPINPOLLY's Photo SCRAPPINPOLLY SparkPoints: (83,133)
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9/17/12 12:50 P

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I just paid $2700 for my son's college tuition, does that count? LOL

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9/17/12 12:14 P

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A couple of years ago I bought a new set of pot and pans. They were expensive ! Now I wish I had saved the money and just got a cheap set from a local discount store, they would have worked about the same.....

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9/17/12 11:10 A

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My house. I paid cash for it. When DFIL passed he had enough under the mattress for our house.

Objects in the mirror will get thinner than they now appear

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CRICKET412's Photo CRICKET412 Posts: 5,680
9/17/12 10:57 A

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My last big purchase was a transmission for my daughter's car. I am in the market for another car. emoticon Not looking forward to having payments again.

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JACKIEPEN's Photo JACKIEPEN SparkPoints: (123,418)
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9/17/12 12:47 A

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We just bought a new car. A 2012 Honda and love it.

Jackie I'm a Halloween baby but many years ago.

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Personal goal is to weigh in 149 by the end of March 2015. I did not make my previous goal so must do better...I ACHIEVED THIS GOAL IN MAY 2013. A LOSS OF 37 POUNDS! Summer of 2014 I gained 10 pounds of it back while traveling to the BVI's and Ireland so I have set a new goal for 2015 to be back to below 150 by January 2015.


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9/16/12 11:59 P

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What was the last “big” purchase you made?



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