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My Adventures in Spark Land...Day #10 of Marching out of my rut

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Live every moment you can
and love every day
with all your heart.
-Heather A Stillufson 2014

My son and his fishies made it home safe. He has 1 blue beta fish, 1 catfish, and 1 snail.

My March goal is March out of my rut month

emoticon One of my biggest monthly bill is cable. The price keeps raising without any notice. My son talked me into a roku. Now that he is switching all the monthly bills into his name at the house, he has become more aware of why I am complaining. Last night he spent time looking into opinions for me. We decided on direct tv now. It cost is less then 1/2 the price I am paying for cable. Plus he can use it in his room at house where he lives at college also! I'm said it doesn't have UPTV. Monday I will cancel my cable. It will take some getting use to but I think over all I will be happy with it.

Don't forget to spring ahead! (I'm always afraid I will forget)

Keep Sparkling!
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  • SKYDRAKE
    We cut our cable awhile ago. We use an HD antenna. Our picture is actually better than it was on cable. We do have Netflix and Amazon Prime, so that allows for some additional programming. We also have a Roku, but kind of forget that we have it. The biggest thing we have missed is watching the Rose Parade on HGTV, but that show once a year isn't worth what we were paying.
    832 days ago
  • PRNCSCUP1-2FULL
    Cable costs are ridiculous! They are always raising the price without notice. Hope the change works out well for both of you!
    856 days ago
  • CANDOIT54
    I have Direct TV and I like it.
    856 days ago
  • ANHELIC
    It's great to have your son helping with your bills. I have never had a cable bill. My daughter tells me I am living in the dark ages. In 1963, we put up an antenna on a 40 foot tower and about 10 years ago, I had it moved onto a 60 foot tower and that's what I use. I receive about 35 channels and I am quite happy with that. Have a Blessed weekend.
    Joan emoticon emoticon
    856 days ago
  • RKOTTEK
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    I liked this quote

    worth a look

    Cheers Richard
    856 days ago
  • no profile photo CD18045457
    That's awesome to know you have your son to help you sort out your bills.

    A couple of weeks ago my husband and I were looking at our bills we changed some of ours over. I managed to save $230.00 a year on my car insurance just by shopping around.

    It pays to do that every now and again. emoticon
    856 days ago
  • LINDA!
    We no longer have cable but have the Amazon Firestick. I like it. Very happy that your son is helping you with the bills.

    Enjoy your weekend with your son.
    856 days ago
  • AKA_TROUBLE
    I got rid of my cable years ago - wasn't worth the money for the tiny bit my son watched.
    856 days ago
  • 1CRAZYDOG
    Hope you enjoy the new service. Yes, cable TV is very expensive.
    856 days ago
  • CLO333
    💟❤💖
    857 days ago
  • SPEDED2
    You must be so happy that son made it home safely. It's nice that he's helping you make a decision about tv service.

    Have a great weekend! emoticon
    857 days ago
  • HARROWJET
    I'm glad your son is helping you with your bills. March is a good month for getting out of our ruts. I know I am starting to feel better. emoticon
    857 days ago
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