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My now-ex, who I was with for almost 9 years, became very angry and abusive when I ended the relationship. He raised my daughter from 9 months old to almost 9 years of age, and requested that we change her last name to his, and then spoke of adopting her.
My room mate is a pig, well, not in the species of swine. I needed someone to help with rent and be a witness to my future ex. So, I knew this woman who, by her own admission, does not clean up after herself. I told her, her room is hers, the rest of the place please don't leave it a mess.
Literally minute to minute my future ex texts me: drop dead b****, two minutes later: I miss you so much, I love you.... What is up with this?
Just a warning out there to all you good people that donate to Goodwill, thinking that you are helping the needy out. I know from firsthand experience that my local Goodwill Stores receive way more items than they can sell in their stores.
I am a single mother of 5 and I have sickle cell anemia. I get sick a lot and need help getting my kids furniture, food, and and clothes. I can't work. Does anyone know where I can get help?
I am looking to buy empty Capri Sun pouches. Does anyone know where I can do this?
Does anyone know where I can donate fabric in the Pittsburgh Pennsylvania area?
I have been married for about 9 months and we have a new born who was 5 months this 19 September. My wife and my mother do not get along. They fought on our wedding day and a had words a few times after. We live in the same house.
Does anyone know where I can donate chemo hats in or near Fresno, California?
I found an egg the size of a chicken egg lying in a creek today. I was wondering if anyone knew what kind of egg it is and how to look after it. It was really cold so I ran it under some warm water. I hope it's okay. Now I just have it in a blanket under a lamp.
I am 24 years old and 3 months ago married my husband. We had been dating since we were 16. We always had our problems, but here in the last years it has gotten to the point of no return. He has become physically abusive and is using heroin.
You know those days when you're hitting four different grocery stores for the best deals, dropping off dry-cleaning and making another donation to the local thrift shop. You're out for hours! You will inevitably get hungry, and why waste a bunch of money when you are trying so hard to save money and get the best deals everywhere you go?
At a garage sale, I paid $1 for a large, sturdy beach bag, which I took home, laundered, and dried, in the sun. It holds all my other re-usable shopping bags, and is the largest, sturdiest shopping bag of all. I'll look at the thriftstore for more bags that can be used as shopping carry-alls.
I'm living in North Carolina. I would very much like to crochet hats, mittens, and socks for the homeless shelters in my town. The only problem is that I don't have the money to be able to buy the yarn I would need for it.
When finished with tissue boxes cut from the centre to the corners and fold all sides down. Then staple the folded sides to the sides of the box, It is now ready to keep all your paid accounts in.
How do I find help with repairs after a fire? We are trying to finish up the repairs, the contractor ran off and stole our money.
Between age and infirmity, I often do not see what's right in front of me, and I am plagued with not being able to find things. When someone comes to visit, I ask to "borrow" their eyes to look for these things. Often they are found within minutes and we both have a good laugh.
My daughter was born with a heart defect and had to have open heart surgery at two months old. Her surgery was performed at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, at no cost to our family. I would like to do something for the other children and donate crocheted hats to the hospital.
When I buy fruit or veggies at the store, I put them in those plastic produce bags provided by the stores. At home, I take the produce out of the bags, putting it into a fruit bowl or a paper bag in the refrigerator. Then I turn the plastic bags inside out and use them for breading my chicken, fish, etc.
I have been with my husband for 10 years and married for 8 years. After the kids I got really depressed, but my husband didn't help either. He would always point out how hot these other girls were. Not one day went by where I didn't felt helpess and worthless with him.
My life has been a very confusing mess. Since I have known my husband he's been very moody, but accuses me of being very moody. I have always been liked, can hold down a job, I am college educated, and can support myself. One of the biggest pain points in our marriage is that we decided to start a business together.
My belated husband was an avid pool player and I have an abundance of trophies stored away. I am looking to donate them to a charity or a pool league that might be needing trophies in order to pay out more to the players. Any suggestions?
My boyfriend is suffering from a head tumor that's cancerous and needs to stay cool. However my central air conditioning is broken and I can't afford the repair. Is there any government program that may help with assistance?
I am a board member of a non-profit, called Nassan's Place, in New Jersey. We help families who have autistic children/adults. I want to start crocheting classes for the parents and the children who are able to participate.
On July 4, 2015 three teenage girl's set fire to my 100yr old historic home in Texas. It was not insured, it burned to the ground and I lost everything. Are there any government agencies that would help, being as it was arson.
My clear plastic liner is getting to be pretty disgusting so I'm going to replace it. I'll go to the Dollar Store and buy a new liner and clean the old one on the driveway and save it for drop cloths and such.
I found a baby duck this morning in a busy street by our church. We found a pond with one duck some distance away. The manager said the lone duck would kill the baby and they had no other ducks.
I live in an apartment building for seniors. It's a nonprofit organization, so in other words, we do not have much money for crafts and activities. It's a government apartment. so we all are on Social Security. We need suggestions for things for us to do, fun things that doesn't require a lot of money!
I am looking for the best cause-shopping platform where each purchase makes donation to a worthy cause. I have found two websites that donate to charity every time we shop online.
My grandchildren and I are making birdhouses out of used Folger's 11.3 oz. plastic coffee cans. They are handpainted and really awesome looking. We are selling them and all proceeds go towards helping with health care and infrastructure in the country of Mali, Africa.
Can anyone think of a use for the little plastic cups my daily disposable contact lenses come in?
I get used gifts. My husband gets beautiful brand new, expensive gifts. We give her and my dad very nice, well-thought out gifts. Obviously, my stepmother isn't wild about me, but I am starting to get tired of it. I have ignored this for years because I just do not know what to do.
Recently, we found out that my dad has Alzheimer's. My mom is taking care of him at home, she is being a trooper. She has her moments, knowing her husband of almost 50 years is slowly being erased, it's very hard. With medical bills, etc. they don't have the money for the AC.
We had a mallard duck nest in our bushes. This morning we found all the eggs thrown into the yard, cracked and eaten. We watched as the mother duck hesitantly came back to the nest, took some of the broken eggs (one at a time), and flew away with them. It was so sad.
We have lots of those really nice clear plastic Crystal Light containers with a lid. There just has to be something useful to do with them. I'm counting on your help or they are all going into the recycle bin. Thank you.
We are a family of 6 and the heat pump in our home stopped working. We have 3 kids that have asthma and it is so hot in our home and running 3 fans is not cutting it. We are a very low income family and really need some assistance.
Are there any organizations around that can help with bathrooms that are falling apart? I have lost my job and my husband can not do the work due to health issues.
My friend is an aging parent of a 45 year old son who requires 24 hour awake nursing care. My friend and her husband provide this care and sleep in shifts to keep their home ICU running, Now, their home needs some repairs, repairs are half finished inside and the parents are too old and tired now to manage.
Where do I look for help for a family that is wanting to get their nieces and nephews out of foster care, but need some repairs on their house and need the carport enclosed so they have the room.
I suggest that you collect a random assortment of flip caps. Remove the pump, select a flip cap that fits and prop the bottle upside down to drain. There won't be 1/10th of an ounce wasted.
I live in Washington County, OR and have a lot of fabric that needs to be put to good use. I am no longer able to sew.
I have several trophies I would like to donate. Is there a place where I could take them?
I have elderly and very low income family members in Leander, Texas and Jonestown,Texas that really need help with some home repairs. I would like information on who to contact to try to get them some help.
I've been doing federal income taxes for a number of years for family members and friends. The relatives of the friend are a 22 year old granddaughter, a 30 year old son, and a 50+ year old son all in the same household with my friend.
Is there any assistance or service that will help move an elderly woman and her grown disabled son to another county? Such as one that has more services for her son, including independent living for when she's passed.
We live in an area where there are lots of trees and woodland critters. A large rat had taken up residence in my neighbor's yard had been killed. My son, who has a mischievous streak a mile wide, asked me if I needed pics for ThriftyFun.
Where can I find someone that can give free building materials to an elderly lady whose kitchen has been burned? we have people willing to do the work for free but have no supplies. She is an 84 year old lady that just has no money to buy the materials.
I have been with this man for 14 yrs, When he gets angry he's really mean and calls me all kind of names. He has hit me before. We have got 2 boys 15 & 7. He hasn't hit me in a while, but always threatens me that he is gonna hit me.
This is a guide about uses for bungee cords. Generally used to help secure a load, these elastic cords can be helpful in many creative ways.
I was getting rid of old clothes and I tried several ways to reuse my t-shirts. I cut off the sleeves at the arm hole and now I have a head band. It's really good for keeping hair out of your face when working outside.
Since I was on here last I told my husband I wanted him to leave. He laughed at me and said he is on the lease so he doesn't have to. Since then I have been avoiding him as much as possible and only talk to him when it regards the kids. How can I make him see that I want a divorce?
I am wanting to donate tropies that my daughters have earned through 4-H and local horse shows. Is there anywhere in Canada that takes the donation of trophies? I live in Southern Alberta.
I have a few people here that are wanting to help homeless youth out in Winnipeg. We were hoping to find some donations of wool to knit hats and scarves and possibly some material to make some baby blankets.
About 3 days ago we noticed baby Mallard eggs in our front garden, there are 6-7 eggs. I think 3 or 4 are cracked and 3 are still good, 2 are in the nest under a bush and 1 rolled under some leaves.
I have been in a long term relationship with my boyfriend, now fiancé, for over 5 years. When we met I loved my life! I owned my own 5th wheel, which was my home, along with a nice vehicle, some quads, generators, etc. I didn't have any debt and was content with my life.
I like to use purses with an across the body strap while shopping, but sometimes it isn't convenient or I need to use a different purse. Then I just put my purse in the basket part of the cart and loop the child seatbelt through my purse's handle twice.
I am 31 with 5 kids. The oldest is 14 and the youngest is 4. I have been with my husband for 17 years and married for 3. When my oldest son was little my husband used to hit me and call me a lot of names and I left and went to a domestic violence shelter.
I have seen several of these snakes on my property. They are dark brown with green/brown blotches on their back with a yellow belly. I always see them swimming in the water at night. I'm about 99% positve it is non-venemous.
I use those trays for a lot of things. I start my own seeds and place the trays into large clear plastic bags so the seeds will sprout. I also use these when I spray patches on my lawn. I place one of those trays over the area so that my dogs don't walk on the area or try to eat the grass that has been sprayed.
A friend told me to go to Walmart and buy an RCA UHF/VHF/Digital Indoor Antenna antenna for about $10. Then run the program on your Digital TV to program channels.
I need to get ideas for the ladies that would like to get together to either talk or knit something that would take their minds off of where they are for awhile.
My mom has died. We want to do something for her birthday, she has six kids. Please suggest something to do for her birthday.
How would I sell old bowling trophies or recycle for profit?
I save all those little packets of silica gel. You can find them in purses, shoes, etc. They are used to soak up the moisture. I throw them into a jar and save them and use them to mix into my soil, as they tend to soak up the moisture and slowly release it.
I just started a group that gives elderly women yarn to crochet hats and blankets for the homeless. I am trying to get scrap yarn via Facebook, but no luck so far. Anyone know of a place to get scraps?
I am beginning a church group to supply a local hospital with clothes for parents to choose from who have had a stillborn child. These can be used to dress the child for viewing and even burial. We are a small congregation so we do not have a lot of funding for this.
I lost the cap to my mouthwash. I didn't want to put it in a soda or flavored water bottle because moving being what it is, I couldn't find a felt pen to mark it with. So I found the next best thing. A water bottle cap worked perfectly. Being the frugal person that I am, I didn't want to waste the bottle or have it spill. I hope this helps.
I read online how to remove the lettering from the containers, but nothing worked. Any suggestions?
I am leaving my condo for 9 months, what breakers do I shut down?
I have lived in a small town, less then 300, for 10 years now. I still do not feel I fit in with the women that live here. My husband got sick almost soon as we moved here and died soon after. A few ladies did try to make friends with me at that time, out of their christian duty I suppose.