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Forum: Help/Support/Advice/Prayers 04-27-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 870
Posted By KariC
Need Support - Hubby Just Starting OTR Trucking

Hello,

I haven't posted in awhile but really need some support and advice. Either here or a pm would be most welcome. My husband is leaving in a week for his first time out as an over the road...
Forum: Coupons, Deals and Sales 10-28-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,860
Posted By KariC
Great Deal on Ink

We just got a really great deal on ink at clinkinks.com. I hate, hate, hate paying those huge amounts for ink. I think this was the best deal so far. Here are the coupons on their site

Printer Ink...
Forum: Breast Cancer Awareness and Support 10-28-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,105
Posted By KariC
My Mother lost her battle September 9, 2014

My mother, Elaine Koss, lost her battle with breast cancer on September 9, 2014 just past her 83rd birthday (August 8th). We miss her so much. She was an amazing woman and our time with her was way...
Forum: Homeschool 09-01-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By KariC
First Day is Tomorrow

Our first day with Connections is tomorrow. I am feeling a little overwhelmed with it but I think it's just because it will be new to us. The Orientation was good but I learn hands on so I guess I...
Forum: Homeschool 07-29-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By KariC
Thumbs up Thanks Everybody! All your input has been so helpful!

We were hoping to be able to move so our son would have the option of a b&m school -- its just not an option where we are now and moving is not looking like an option. I am thinking and hoping that...
Forum: Homeschool 07-22-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By KariC
Connections

Thank you. That is so good to hear. I was impressed with the information session and all that they have to offer. While it may not be the prefect fit for everyone I think it should be really good for...
Forum: Homeschool 07-18-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
K12
Views: 656
Posted By KariC
Reply to Aunice

When we used K12 we did not use the whole school we just chose a few courses to try -- music, language arts/literature and so forth. We then worked it into our homeschool program. Their courses...
Forum: Homeschool 07-18-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4
K12
Views: 656
Posted By KariC
K12

I used K12 for some things and I liked it but I have to say for my style of homeschooling and for the cost I like CurrClick way better...

K12 seemed a bit dry and longish but for some of the...
Forum: Homeschool 07-18-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 811
Posted By KariC
Thinking of Connections Academy

We are thinking of transitioning from homeschooling to Connections Academy which is just starting in our state. My son is going into 8th grade (which is hard for me to believe). We just went to an...
Forum: Pop culture/Entertainment 05-21-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 594
Posted By KariC
Revenge

They let that mean Victoria kill off Aiden? He was about the best part of the show. What were they thinking? Poor Emily
Forum: FlexJobs 09-21-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,275
Posted By KariC
Flexibility and able to set my own schedule is what I need

I have worked the same wahm job for 10+ years. Great job - combines sales, customer service and data entry. Only one real problem is it's seasonal. Dec-Aug/Sept is 36 - 40 hours and then it goes down...
Forum: Coupons, Deals and Sales 04-19-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,625
Posted By KariC
Great Deal on Laptop with a printer, case and flash drive

This is a great deal Walmart is offering on a Laptop bundle. We are getting a Toshiba laptop, printer, case and flash drive for under $400. We are picking up at the store so no shipping charge...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 01-02-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,272
Posted By KariC
Coding

Back in the days of mainframe I was learning to code in SAS and SPSS as well as CATI - for social sciences and surveys. What types coding would you suggest learning now? Any ideas? I should have...
Forum: Question of the Week 01-02-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,789
Posted By KariC
Favorite Day of the Week

Mine is Wednesday - when I have some accomplishments for the week behind me and know I am going to make it through another week and have the weekend to look forward to.
Forum: Pet Talk 01-02-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 722
Posted By KariC
Kitty Litter

We have seven kitty monsters that are part of our family and that we dearly love. We use wood pellets like you use in a woodstove for litter and a product the company I work for sells called Bye Bye...
Forum: Question of the Week 12-04-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 39,409
Posted By KariC
Online shopping for me. I don't have the patience...

Online shopping for me. I don't have the patience or time for stores.
Forum: Tips for Saving Money 12-04-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,283
Posted By KariC
Ways to Save on Food - Soup

We have been making a big pot of soup mostly vegetables and stock maybe some beans and pasta or rice. These seem to stretch our food budget since we eat them first and then eat less of the main meal....
Forum: Telecommuting 11-10-2012, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 933
Posted By KariC
You do sound like you have great skills. When was...

You do sound like you have great skills. When was the last time you updated your resume to reflect these skills? A well-written resume can certainly help...
Forum: Tips for Saving Money 10-26-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 40,693
Posted By KariC
Isn't Goodwill for poor people

We have at least two Goodwill stores here that are in huge new sparkling buildings and have a mix of old and new merchandise - well more old than new, but you can get some great stuff. I am wearing...
Forum: Mystery Shopping 10-25-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,320
Posted By KariC
Mystery Shopping Companies

I suggest signing up at jobslinger.com. They are a good mystery shopping resource with a list of good companies. Hope this helps.
Forum: Watkins 10-19-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By KariC
Fitness Magazine Online Mentions J.R. Watkins Naturals Apothecary Coconut Milk & Hon

Fitness Magazine Online mentions J.R. Watkins Naturals Apothecary Coconut Milk & Honey Hand & Body Lotion in an article called "Soothe Your Skin: Solutions for Sensitive Skin".

Here is the link:...
Forum: Coupons, Deals and Sales 09-21-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 805
Posted By KariC
Zenni Optical 2 for one sale ends this weekend

I have not ordered from Zenni yet but I have heard good things and am planning on taking advantage of this special.

Zenni Optical - Eyeglasses, Prescription Glasses, Bifocal, Progressive...
Forum: Homeschool 08-09-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By KariC
Southwestern Maine

is where I live. What about something called Meetups? Has anyone heard of that?
Forum: Mystery Shopping 08-05-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 775
Posted By KariC
Restaurant Mystery Shopping

It may vary state to state but in my state Goodwin and Associates has great restaurant shops. You can google them.
Forum: Homeschool 08-05-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By KariC
Homeschooling Groups

Any advice on finding a homeschool group in my area? I would try and start one but would rather find an existing one. We really don't know many people in our area. My son is 11 and has been...
Forum: Fitness/Weight Loss Support 02-03-2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,714
Posted By KariC
Raquel Welch's Wonder Soup I

From Soupsong.com

* onions, sliced thin
* 1-2 Tablespoons olive oil
* cooked beans
* lentils or barley, soaked and rinsed
* beef, vegetable, or chicken stock
*...
Forum: Mystery Shopping 12-25-2011, 12:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 774
Posted By KariC
Mystery Shopping has been a blessing for us!

My husband and I both mystery shop. We were talking tonight about how helpful having this work has been for us. It has really helped us cover expenses which seem to be constantly going up and our...
Forum: Telecommuting 12-25-2011, 12:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By KariC
Me too

I am doing the class too. Hope to use this client to fill in when my regular job which has a seasonal lull is at its slow time.
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 12-05-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By KariC
Ebay Affiliate Program

I may have missed threads on this before...if so I apologize.

Does anyone use the Ebay affiliate program to earn on your own auctions? Any tips on how you do this? Is it working for you?

I am...
Forum: Mystery Shopping 12-05-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 481
Posted By KariC
Retail Eyes/KSS International

I am familiar with KSS International. They are a scheduling company. I have found them very reputable. They schedule for a number of MS companies. I have not shopped for Retail Eyes.
Forum: Mystery Shopping 11-27-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By KariC
How to become a mystery shopper

I would suggest going to volition.com. Click on get paid then get paid to shop. You will see a list of mystery shopping companies. Just sign up. Read the job boards. Good luck to you!
Forum: Mystery Shopping 11-27-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 237
Posted By KariC
Never got mileage pay for mystery shopping

I have never received mileage pay for mystery shopping. My DH has on occasion received it for merchandising.
Forum: Telecommuting 11-27-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,117
Posted By KariC
Up to $15 on LiveOps

I don't know how it is anymore but I could make up to $15 an hour with LiveOps. I would like to get back on with them actually.
Forum: Question of the Week 11-26-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 514
Views: 39,409
Posted By KariC
Shopping Online For Me

I like shopping online - if I can get decent customer service if I need it. I like walking around in various stores once in awhile but for serious shopping its the computer for me. I started shopping...
Forum: Cookbook & Recipes 11-26-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By KariC
How do you use your leftover turkey?

Two of our favorite ways are these recipes from allrecipes.com.

Easy Turkey Curry

Easy Turkey Curry Recipe - Allrecipes.com (http://allrecipes.com/recipe/easy-turkey-curry/detail.aspx)
...
Forum: Telecommuting 10-12-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By KariC
Service Evaluation Concepts

I believe they are a mystery shopping company so you might want to ask in that folder.
Forum: Telecommuting 10-04-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 811
Posted By KariC
Auto Club Renewals - Unresearched

Intrep Auto Club Renewals: Careers (http://www.aaarenewals.com/i_careers_RS.htm)

Renewal Specialist - Telecommute/Work-at-home employee

Tired of work-at-home opportunities that are NOT...
Forum: Current Events 09-04-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
Posted By KariC
Irene

We live in Maine about an hour inland. It was a strange storm. I usually think of the coast being harder hit by a hurricane type storm but this was not true in this case. Our power went out on Sunday...
Forum: Telecommuting 08-18-2011, 07:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 186
Posted By KariC
Cordless Phones

I can use a cordless phone some of the time for work but it is getting harder and harder to find one with a standard 2.5 headset jack. Can anyone recommend one that is inexpensive as it would just be...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-15-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 856
Posted By KariC
Does Anyone Do

Technical Writing?
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 06-26-2011, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,565
Posted By KariC
How to sell baby's clothes

I have always sold my son's clothes but recently started buying on craigslist and then selling on ebay. I use this great free book as I am getting started. There is a section on selling clothes as...
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 06-26-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By KariC
One Link for all my auctions

Can someone please tell me how I can post one link on another site like here in garage sales or on my facebook page that would go to all of the auctions I have running.

Thank you.

Kari
Forum: Garage Sales - Buy, Sell, or Trade 04-23-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 254
Posted By KariC
Wanted - Digital Postage Scale and Clothes Steamer

Wanted (Cheap but work well) digital postage scale and an easy to use clothes/fabric steamer like a Shark. Please PM with description and what you are asking if you have either of these items.
...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-21-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,561
Posted By KariC
Cloud Crowd

I don't write for them but I have given up doing the tasks I was trying. There is always some problem with all the work submitted and it's usually something ridiculous which makes it sound like they...
Forum: Watkins 04-18-2011, 07:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By KariC
Old Products

Thank you for the reply Bianca. It is reassuring to hear. I am glad the Ultra Rich hand cream is still available as I gave my MIL my last container and I use it once or twice per day.

My only...
Forum: Watkins 04-15-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By KariC
Where do old products go?

really want to sign up with Watkins again. Been thinking about it for several months. The only thing holding me back is that so many of the products we like end up getting discontinued. We love the...
Forum: Pet Talk 03-12-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By KariC
Fleas and dogs

We use a lemon mix and a flea comb for a quick fix. Works on dogs and cats. Soak lemons in boiling water over night (store unused portions in jar in fridge). Pour some of the mix in a shallow bowl...
Forum: Pet Talk 03-12-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 231
Posted By KariC
Shea butter on dog scars

Hi,

My lab Thor was a rescue. Rough life. Has scars on his nose not the black part but the yellow furry part. It is not good right now from him rooting around in the snow. I have been using...
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 02-21-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,294
Posted By KariC
Small Lots

I have been buying and selling baby and kids clothes on ebay for 9 years. I think small lots of related clothes work best...two or three pairs of pants or jeans...a couple of pair of pjs and that...
Forum: Online Auctions & Wholesale 12-26-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 499
Posted By KariC
Does anybody belong to Salehoo?

Hello everyone and happy holidays!

I am just curious if anyone belongs to Salehoo and if you do what you think of it as a resource?

Kari
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