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Old 01-22-2013, 06:05 PM   #8461
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Been cold here today. The temp stayed at about freezing as our high and in the upper 20s the rest of the day. Tomorrow's supposed to be even colder, in the teens and single digits.

In view of the impending cold weather, I just finished making a nice big recipe of cornmeal mush to fry for breakfast tomorrow. It's one of my childhood cold weather comfort foods. I'm really looking forward to breakfast tomorrow morning.
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Old 01-22-2013, 06:32 PM   #8462
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Our credit card got hacked this morning

I am very happy with how quickly the bank got onto it

They have already closed that account and are going to send me out a new credit card next week, so all new numbers and everything!

It is just a horrible feeling knowing this happened!

I have to contact our house and contents insurance, private health insurance and car insurance companies as we have a direct debit with them using our credit card, so of course if they go to take their money, they cant

Oh no...no using the credit card for a week ROFL, Steve will be chuffed LOL!!
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Old 01-22-2013, 07:00 PM   #8463
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I'm sitting here thinking where I can find an affordable Ball Gown for a 10yr old. Caitlin was asked to the Valentine's Ball by a very sweet boy in Grade 7. I need to find her something. It's her first real dance and she's so excited!!
Check online - you can often get good deals that way. Also, do you have consignment stores where you are? These and Thrift shops can have some great finds and very economical. Sometimes they may need sizing or a little revamping or they are great just the way they are! Good luck!
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Old 01-22-2013, 08:07 PM   #8464
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I had one of my cards hacked three times, Kylie. Always the same card and one time just days after activating the new card. The last time it was hacked there was a $7 charge at a hotel in Kentucky (nowhere by me) and then a $500 charge at a bus terminal in England. Weird.
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Old 01-22-2013, 09:25 PM   #8465
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Relaxing in my recliner, it's been awhile. My younger sister is here caring for my mom. Up to this point it's taken 24 hour care with all the personal items. Another sister & brother are coming up tomorrow. We all plan to put our heads together & come up with some type of positive resolution that will work for everyone, It's a great relief, I feel I can breathe a little easier.
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:14 PM   #8466
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Chillin' after work, reminding myself that I don't have work email on my phone for a reason so I shouldn't cheat and use our webmail to check it. Trying to get my head away from the problems I was working on and impatiently wondering the response to a couple questions asked because I really want to figure one of them out (in that nerdy, "oh my gosh this is such a cool problem" sort of way). Getting to sleep tonight is going to be a challenge. The brain is just all sorts of chatty with itself.
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Old 01-23-2013, 12:09 AM   #8467
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Check online - you can often get good deals that way. Also, do you have consignment stores where you are? These and Thrift shops can have some great finds and very economical. Sometimes they may need sizing or a little revamping or they are great just the way they are! Good luck!
Thank you Laurie I'll have a look today. I think looking online might be the best idea. Caitlin is tall for her age so finding something that's the right lenght is a problem. There are a few second hand stores too. Holding thumbs!
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Old 01-23-2013, 12:22 AM   #8468
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Our credit card got hacked this morning

I am very happy with how quickly the bank got onto it

They have already closed that account and are going to send me out a new credit card next week, so all new numbers and everything!

It is just a horrible feeling knowing this happened!

I have to contact our house and contents insurance, private health insurance and car insurance companies as we have a direct debit with them using our credit card, so of course if they go to take their money, they cant

Oh no...no using the credit card for a week ROFL, Steve will be chuffed LOL!!
That has happened to us twice now. The last time was a couple of weeks ago. It drives me crazy too, but I was glad our bank caught it right away too.
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Trying to decide if "The Taste" is just a culinary rip-off of "The Voice" or if I really liked it. Also trying to think what my one bite would be if I were to go on it.
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Old 01-23-2013, 01:34 AM   #8470
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I watched it too Laurie. I thought the same thing about "The Voice" format. Not sure if I like it or not either ;)
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