Moocher Mom Misunderstandings

January 19, 2017

This week’s theme of moocher week, and some of the comments, had me wanting to get opinions on a situation I was just in. I don’t honestly think I was a moocher, but maybe I was. Backstory. I am good friends with a lady I will call Sara. Sara and I have sons around the […]

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Wedding Wednesday – The High Maintenance Wedding Guest

January 18, 2017

We have a very high maintenance, not to mention rude, relative I’ll call Susie. She says she has all sorts of “ailments” , none have been proven and they always seem to crop up when another relative is in the hospital. She’s had several for years with no symptoms.   And says she is allergic […]

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Moocher Week Continues…..Business Mooching

January 17, 2017

Moocher Week?! I’m ready. My husband did some accounting work for a small limousine company (friend-of-a-friend). Instead of paying, the guy offered us a free limo ride. A couple of weeks later, our car was in the shop, so we took him up on his offer and he agreed to pick us up at 7:30 […]

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Sympathy For The Late Man’s Ex-Wife

January 16, 2017

I don’t have an example of a faux pas yet — I just want to avoid one. I just received news that one of my uncles has passed away. He was married to my Aunt (Father’s sister) for many years, and they had 4 children, 3 of whom are still living. Growing up I was […]

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Furniture Store Folly

January 12, 2017

After many miserable years as a corporate sales executive, I’ve begun to follow my dreams as . . . a furniture salesperson. That’s right, working in a furniture store has always been my quirky dream and I’m loving it! We had a bit of an eyebrow raising moment yesterday. Mom, Dad, and Grandpa came into […]

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It’s Moocher Week! Don’t Mix Money, Friendship and Hospitality

January 11, 2017

I have been friends with Amy for 5 years now. We met in college and she lived nearby my house. She has now moved to another town 2 hours away. We are still very close and see each other often. She has not finished graduate school so she has to come once a week in […]

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Moocher Friends Strain The Relationship

January 9, 2017

My partner is friends with another man, and was best man at his wedding. The couple are quite nice, a bit uptight and anxious but we do see them quite regularly. The problem comes when it is time to pay for things. On three occasions now, we have paid for something and they say they […]

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Feel Good Friday – Bad Lip Reading of The Empire Strikes Back

January 6, 2017

I love this video so much. Click to share:

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