Posted by Lasey on February 25th, 2010
The last thing that I thought I would be doing this weekend, is selling jewelry to a local pawn shop. My car broke down on Wednesday and the mechanic says that it will be over twelve hundred dollars to fix it. I have about half of that in my checking account, but just have no idea where to get the rest. That is when I thought if I started selling old jewelry that I do not wear anymore, but was expensive when I bought it, I might be able to come up with most of the difference.
I called a local pawn shop to see how I would go about selling old jewelry to them and they just told me to bring it in and they would take a look and make me an offer. I dug out all the old pieces that I got from my ex husband from when we were married and started adding up in my head what he must have paid for these things brand new. I could have bought a new car and paid cash with the money, had he just put it into a savings account but instead he bought me bobbles.
After leaving the pawn shop and selling jewelry to them for over five thousand dollars, I almost wished that I had done this earlier. I was going to be able to pay for the repairs to my car and also put some money away for any other unexpected things that may arise.
Posted by Lasey on February 22nd, 2010
The auto transmission repair Tampa Fl guy told me that he could do the work for half of what the transmission service Clearwater shop could do it for. He works out of his own house and does not have the overhead that these big companies have so it is understandable that he would be cheaper.
I told the auto transmission repair Tampa Fl guy that I would have to think about it and then he threw in a year warranty with the offer and I told him that he had a deal. I left my car with him and had my wife come and pick me up to go home. He was going to have my car for about eight days and that would mean that I would have to find a way to work so that my wife and kids could still keep the family van for themselves.
I know that the transmission service Clearwater shop was going to have my car for six days but saving over a thousand dollars on the repairs is worth the extra two days that I will be carless. My car has been acting up for quite some time now and thankfully it waited till we got our tax refund to go completely out.
Posted by Lasey on February 16th, 2010
The ad on the television is for a garage organizers Raleigh company. I think that my husband could use some serious help with organizing the garage and thought that this might be the right company to do it. I called the garage organizers Raleigh company to see how far they would travel to do an estimate and we were within their service area so I set up a date and time for them to come over.
I did not tell my husband about the estimate and since he was going to be gone for a week working, I thought that they might be able to do it and it would just be a surprise for him when he got home.
I was not aware that the garage organizers were also the closet organizers Raleigh company that my parents had used last year. As soon as they got here, I was telling them that I wanted to have the same kinds of organizers in the garbage as my parents had in their closets. When I called to ask my mother which closet organizers Raleigh company she had used, it was the name of the company that the salesman was from that was standing in my garage.
Posted by Lasey on February 5th, 2010
My web guy told me that I was starting to rank really well for the terms rent crane Florence SC and rent crane Concord NC. I was so happy to hear that, that it made me feel better about all the money we had been paying him to get those up on the search engines.
We had a list of keywords that we wanted to be on the first page for, and rent crane Florence SC and rent crane Concord NC were at the top of that list. If we can rank with the biggest and the best for these areas and terms then we should be able to pull in some jobs from the site.
Four thousand dollars has gone into revamping our site and working on search engine marketing over the last year. We had seen most of our competition really jump on the internet and starting to generate serious leads from doing so. All of us crane companies will travel out of the area, but there is so much work just right here, that we really do not need to. The only problem is that there are too many cranes companies to compete with in this little area.
Posted by Lasey on February 3rd, 2010
My son just had a dental cleaning and the dentist came out to discuss dental implants for him. My son is only eight but since he fell two months ago and knocked out two of his adult teeth that are at the front of his mouth, the dentist thinks that dental implants would be best and the sooner we get them in, the better.
The pediatric dentistry office we took him to when it happened told us that we should let the swelling go down and then schedule an appointment with our family dentist to see what he or she thought would be the best step to take next for my son. I did feel like the pediatric dentistry office knew what should be done but did not want to tell us.
It took us two months from the day he knocked his teeth out, to get in for this cleaning and consultation with our regular family dentist so the fear and not knowing of what they would recommend were not as bad as what they were when it first happened. My son is quite scared about the words dental implants but the doctor assured him that since he is so young, they will just be a part of him that he will soon forget all about.
Posted by Lasey on February 1st, 2010
The Honda lawnmower that I bought last spring still runs great, even after being hit by my sixteen year old son when he pulled into the garage about a month ago. It might have a little dent in it but that has not affected the way it cuts the grass. I have never owned a Honda lawnmower prior to this one but I am now a customer for life. It is the fastest and most efficient lawnmower that I have ever used.
I remember the store that I bought it from was clearance out all the older models and this Honda lawnmower was the last one they had left. I even got them to give me another ten percent off of the already discounted price since it was a floor model. My husband thought that I might have wasted our money when I brought it home but he unloaded it and started the lawnmower right up and had the lawn cut in not time.
I used it a few times at the end of fall, to mulch up the leaves and found that it was very light and easy to maneuver around the deck, the swing set and the trees. I plan on actually handling the cutting of the lawn more this year then I have ever before.