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by clare
Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:17 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Should you pay for someone else's lifestyle choice?
Replies: 42
Views: 6880

Re: Should you pay for someone else's lifestyle choice?

I was dumbfounded reading about your situation and I agree you should sit down with them and explain the handouts are stopping afterall if they are responsible enough to be parents then with that responsibility comes providing for them.In my experience Uni comes first then a job then children.If the...
by clare
Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:06 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Help no broadband......
Replies: 5
Views: 1263

Help no broadband......

I am back......after 3 weeks of no broadband or landline and it was awful.I was so busy doing things the old fashioned way it was awful.Everything took longer.I had to go to the library to use the internet 3 times for urgent stuff and I even wrote to cancel something as the phone number was 0844 so ...
by clare
Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:22 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: set up the best website for my crafts?
Replies: 17
Views: 7227

Re: set up the best website for my crafts?

Sweetheart on folksy does not take you to my shop .but folksy.com/shops/sweetheart does it takes you straight to my shop.
by clare
Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:00 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: set up the best website for my crafts?
Replies: 17
Views: 7227

Re: set up the best website for my crafts?

Oops should read folks.com/shops/sweetheart
by clare
Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:49 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: set up the best website for my crafts?
Replies: 17
Views: 7227

Re: set up the best website for my crafts?

Well i've given up on the website ,I just couldn't build one that suited my wares in my pricerange so I have gone back down the folksy route as they now do a yearly unlimited listing, so much better than when I first registered.and separate from ebay.just listed a few things and got my new cards pri...
by clare
Thu Jan 24, 2013 2:14 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: set up the best website for my crafts?
Replies: 17
Views: 7227

Re: set up the best website for my crafts?

Now I am technoed out!!!
by clare
Sun Jan 20, 2013 5:58 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: set up the best website for my crafts?
Replies: 17
Views: 7227

Re: set up the best website for my crafts?

Thanks all, I have tried etsy and folksy got no sales at all.I use ebay to sell used items so want to keep it seperate and as you still pay per item to list in an ebay shop it is an expensive way to sell as I have maybe 300 items in stock at a time that is alot of money to list them especially if th...
by clare
Sat Jan 19, 2013 11:19 am
Forum: How do I??
Topic: set up the best website for my crafts?
Replies: 17
Views: 7227

set up the best website for my crafts?

Hi All,I am a bit of a technophobe and really want to set up a website to sell my crafts which I already sell at fayres.I often get asked do you have a website? so feel I should set one up and get new business cards so when people take one they might actually shop online and buy stuff at a later dat...
by clare
Fri Jan 18, 2013 9:39 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: 3 R's Kids Clothes
Replies: 11
Views: 6139

Re: 3 R's Kids Clothes

I have 11 and 7 year old girl so keep things to hand down but I also sell anything in good condition on ebay,mostly gifts from relatives they spend more than I can on outfits for the girls so when they don't fit anymore I sell them to go towards things they need.I too charity shop stuff or really wo...
by clare
Thu Jan 17, 2013 1:18 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Jamming
Replies: 12
Views: 1881

Re: Jamming

You should sell some to buy some wine!!!I get £2 a jar for mine.I know they say its a minefield of red tape but I have never had a problem selling a few jars here and there, especially at craft fayres it's a real winner.
by clare
Mon Jan 07, 2013 7:13 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: I love a bargain,what did you buy today??
Replies: 40
Views: 8140

Re: I love a bargain,what did you buy today??

Well, what a mixed bag of replies,but all good to hear!!I have carried on my natural foraging in the reduced fridges on a regular basis,as although we are not in debt after Christmas where Hubby is working shut down for 2 weeks so being self employed we are 2 weeks down on wages in January.I got a w...
by clare
Sun Dec 16, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: What do you heat your home with and what does it cost??
Replies: 33
Views: 7732

Re: What do you heat your home with and what does it cost??

We used to use 2 fill ups a year in oil which is £1000+ but we had to cut back when Hubby was in and out of work.We have got it down to 1 and a half but reducing the hours it is on (1.30h in the morning and 3 hours in the evening 5 till 8pm) all other times we light the woodburner with free wood fro...
by clare
Wed Nov 28, 2012 8:46 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Vaccination v homeopathy
Replies: 23
Views: 2741

Re: Vaccination v homeopathy

Always imunize.to protect your children.I always left a gap between jabs,some are given together and I felt it was overloading their little bodies,but to opt out was never an issue.my youngest had measles at 18 months and was so ill,but had she not had the mmr at 13 months would have been seriously ...
by clare
Sun Oct 28, 2012 7:56 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: here we go again.....
Replies: 28
Views: 3612

Re: here we go again.....

Well we are nearly there,nearly to November with hubby's wages untouched,I am feeling quite smug.the freezer is very low,the tin cupboard is nearly empty and our cockeral is going in the pot today but we have worked hard to get there.a trip to the scrappy got us £55 and eBay sales last week got us £...
by clare
Thu Oct 25, 2012 9:54 am
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Gift Ideas
Replies: 37
Views: 10360

Re: Gift Ideas

I made bottles of garlic and chilli oil and Basil oil as gifts last year great to cook with or the garlic one is great for dipping bread in very rustic I put it out when we have bbq's or friends over for drinks.I also put feta cheese in jars with herbs and garlic from the garden(oops in oil of cours...