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  1. Velos

    Costco vs Sams Club

    We have both cards that we share with another family member so we only pay 1/2 the annual fees. We are primary on Costco so get the cash back on purchases on that card and are secondary on the Sams Club card so they get the benefits. We recently bought a truck through the Costco Auto Program, first time we have used the service. The convenience, money and time savings will keep us Costco members as long as they are around.
  2. As there are many Teton Homes Fifth Wheel owners and former owners in the Escapees RV Club I thought I would share this here: The TCI Club is celebrating their 30th anniversary this year September 24th, 2019 through October 1st 2019 at Twin Fountains RV Resort in Oklahoma City, OK and would like to open this special event event to ALL previous club members. See attached information sheet below. For previous members no longer traveling in an RV there are several hotels conveniently located near the rally site. If you know any previous club members that would be interested in attending feel free to share the info with them. If you own a Teton Homes 5th Wheel and are not currently a member of the club and would like to join or renew your membership online click here: http://www.tetoners.org/ Safe Travels,
  3. Who is your satellite provider? Since AT&T bought/merged with DirecTV they no longer offer the turn off/turn on service.
  4. Followup. My friend chatted 5 different times with Direct to try and get the matter corrected. He printed out the chats that said he would not be charged to have the service turned back on but when service guy from Directv came to get TV's working said there would be a charge. My friend said no thank you you can take your equipment back. Service guy was apologetic and said since the ATT has taken over he has never been busier with people canceling their service. My friend had Dish come the next day and so far all is good.
  5. FYI, A friend of mine decided to save a few bucks last spring and put his satellite on "vacation stop" for 6 mos while he traveled in his motorhome. He had never done it before and sadly to his surprise when he returned this winter ATT had bought DirecTV and no longer offers the "vacation stop" service so if he wants the TV resumed it will be $200 to $500 dollars for the service call. YIKES. Yesterday I received this email from AT&T: Changes to Your Terms of Service Agreement(s) are coming. Please read this if you receive DIRECTV, AT&T U-verse® TV, AT&T Internet, AT&T Phone, and/or AT&T Fixed Wireless service(s). We want to remind you that you’re billed in advance for recurring service(s) and/or programming charges and applicable fees based on the terms of your current service agreement(s) with us. Starting January 14, 2019, subject to applicable laws, we’re updating your agreement(s) to include your recurring service(s)/programming charges and fees won’t be prorated if you cancel the above service(s) on any day other than the last day of your billing cycle. Your service(s) will continue until the end of your billing cycle but you won’t get a refund (prorated credits) for any remaining days left in your billing cycle. For products not listed above, refer to their terms of service for more information. Questions about this change? Go to att.com/ProrationPolicy for more information and to see the revised section of your service agreement(s).
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    Good info regarding how to get the books on the reader. Thank you.
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    Do you get your free books from Amazon as a Amazon Prime Member?
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    Thank you, just the type of info I am looking for.
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    DH is a voracious reader and always enjoyed checking out used bookstores in our travels. His favorite paperback book exchange is closing. After several years of seeing the decline of hard copy he is thinking about getting an E-reader and using his library card's e-book collection. My questions: What should I look for when buying an E-reader? What features are most important to you in an E-reader? What tips an tricks do you use with your E-reader? What things should I avoid in an E-reader Thank you.
  10. I saw this on another RV forum. They took a piece of wood and covered with with fabric to prevent scratching the frig doors. The horseshoe shape easily slides in and out of the door handles.
  11. Velos

    simple recipies

    One of my vices since retiring is HGTV and cooking shows. A couple years ago I saw 2 ingredient recipes on Rachel Ray. I still make her oatmeal banana cookies, they are so easy I occasionally add 2 more ingredients: chopped walnuts and raisins. https://www.rachaelrayshow.com/celebs/17221_Sunny_Anderson_New_2_Ingredient_Recipes https://www.rachaelrayshow.com/recipe/17846_Sunny_Anderson_2_Ingredient_Chicken https://www.rachaelrayshow.com/recipe/17845_Sunny_Anderson_2_Ingredient_Zucchini https://www.rachaelrayshow.com/recipe/17847_Sunny_Anderson_2_Ingredient_Potatoes https://www.rachaelrayshow.com/recipe/17848_Sunny_Anderson_Peanut_Butter_Oats_Granola_Cookies Enjoy....
  12. Velos

    Clean Up That DoDo

    Unfortunately there will always be pet owners that don't pick up but I don't think its getting worse? It all depends on the attention given to it in any particular area. A park we stayed in this summer had a huge dispenser in their off leash dog run that the woodshop made for people to drop off their plastic grocery bags to use in case they didn't bring their own bag. We have stayed at proactive RV parks that ask at check in if we have pets and when we say yes they give us a little "doggy gift bag" including a map of the areas for dog walking, an off leash dog park if they have one, a doggy treat and one or two waste bags. We recently took a car trip and La Quintas Hotels are dog friendly. A couple of them asked at check in if we have a pet and offered a dog treat and waste bag. In fact one hotel in Florida had scented bags in their dog walking area. WOW. Handing out a complementary welcome doggie bag is good customer service and may encourage more people to pick up? I have used one of these Dog Leash Accessory Bag for years this is the least expensive I have found this product. I put treats on one side and 2 rolls of poo bags on the other side. It also has an elastic band to hold a small flash light. I have found this hands free neck light very helpful for late evening or early morning walks as the days get shorter and its dark out.
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    Nutritional Yeast Seasoning

    Thank you for the suggestions, we are not currently near shopping (I miss Sprouts in the summer:)) so just ordered some from Amazon to give it a try. I have found several links to recipes so looking forward to trying it: 23 Delicious Reasons To Start Cooking With Nutritional Yeast https://www.buzzfeed.com/deenashanker/love-the-nooch 9 Nooch Filled Vegan Recipes for Nutritional Yeast Addicts https://www.livekindly.co/nooch-nutritional-yeast-recipes/ 15 Best Things To Make With Nutritional Yeast https://www.forkly.com/food/15-best-things-to-make-with-nutritional-yeast/ 14 Meatless Monday Dinner Recipes Featuring Nutritional Yeast https://www.brit.co/vegetarian-nutritional-yeast-recipes/
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    Nutritional Yeast Seasoning

    Found this description on Wikipedia: Nutritional yeast is a deactivated yeast, often a strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, which is sold commercially as a food product. It is sold in the form of flakes or as a yellow powder and can be found in the bulk aisle of most natural food stores. It is popular with vegans and vegetarians and may be used as an ingredient in recipes or as a condiment.[1] It is a significant source of some B-complex vitamins and contains trace amounts of several other vitamins and minerals. Sometimes nutritional yeast is fortified with vitamin B12. Nutritional yeast has a strong flavor that is described as nutty, cheesy, or creamy, which makes it popular as an ingredient in cheese substitutes. It is often used by vegans in place of cheese,[2] for example in mashed and fried potatoes, in scrambled tofu, or as a topping for popcorn.[3] In Australia, it is sometimes sold as "savoury yeast flakes". In New Zealand, it has long been known as Brufax. In the United States, it is sometimes referred to as "hippie dust", "nooch" or "yeshi", an Amharic name meaning "for a thousand".[citation needed][dubious – discuss] Though "nutritional yeast" usually refers to commercial products, inadequately fed prisoners of war have used "home-grown" yeast to prevent vitamin deficiency.[4] Nutritional yeast is different from yeast extract, which has a very strong flavour and comes in the form of a dark brown paste.
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    Nutritional Yeast Seasoning

    I have found it on Amazon but just wondered if anyone has used it? How does it taste? What foods have you tried it on?