How Money Buys Happiness

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  1. michelle81

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    I did valet at the airport a few weeks ago because I was running late and I was impressed. It was one of those "why haven't I thought of this before" moments. It was well worth it and I found out I could have gotten my car detailed while gone if I had set it up beforehand. Definitely worth the money for the short trip I had.
     
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    The day I found wash and fold laundry service was a new dawn. Drop off in the morning, pick up in the evening.

    I provide the soap I prefer, snuggle, and KIM.
     
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    i want someone that does dishes only. i hate doing dishes.
     
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    FemmeCreole Island Gyal

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    That sounds divine
     
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    I need an ironing person. I hate ironing. I would willingly pay to never have to do it again.
     
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    I had a cleaning service for a year. It was the best year of my life, no joke.
     
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    It is heaven! $0.99 per pound with same day service. I only wash sheets and underwear/socks now.
     
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    A couple years back when I was single/no kids, I had a housekeeper who came every three months or so and deep cleaned my apartment for $50. I loved it! I didn’t mind doing surface cleaning but I wasn’t trying to hit window sills and under stove tops lol. This thread just reminded me and now I’m wondering wth I don’t have one now with two toddlers. I can’t seem to keep my townhome clean enough and laundry is never ending.
     
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    I didn’t know how much we pay for straw until I opened a blank envelope the other day!
    I’m all about convenience. I wish I could find someone to do my hair every two weeks. More time for myself is worth the money spent.
     
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    FlowerHair Reclaiming my time

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    This thread reminds me that I have to find a new cleaner.

    I already order my food and medicines to my door. That’s everyday luxury! :)
     
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    da hell your lawn look like? We get grass, tree trimming and edging front and back $100/month 2 visits
     
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    Has anyone in the Bay Area found a cheap cleaning service? I'm not a fan of Handy and Task Rabbit and they are expensive about $110 to $120 for a studio apartment for about 2 to 3 hrs. My NYC people pay $65 for the same property...

    I love a cleaning service but not all cleaners are made equal and I'm having quality issues through the Handy service
     
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    Do you provide detergent? I really like how certain detergents get our clothes cleaned and I use fabric softener.
     
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    They do but it’s the commercial grade stuff. I prefer a different so I bring my own.
     
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    Oh good! Thank you. I’m considering doing this. But I have to work on my timing. I do laundry every week. How does it work with time for someone who needs clothes cleaned at the end of the week?
     
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    Supposed to be once a week or twice a month? Not sure. Our contract does say once a week in the spring and summer and once a month in the winter. I'm just not entirely sure yet if they have started back with once a week. And that was with us negotiating down from $350 twice a month to once a week. They weren't too happy, so I think they sometimes "accidentally" miss a week. Smh.

    My lawn isn't even fancy. But it is a lot of grass. Just don't see why some pay $40 or $85 and I'm paying $350. That's a huge difference!

    Haha!! I wish! My bill would be way higher. Lol
     
  19. IslandMummy

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    My place is open 7 days a week so you can drop off any day
     
  20. PretteePlease

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    Are white people trimming it with scissors? You need some quotes from South of Americans.
    Are you in the middle of Beverly Hills only thing that can justify the cost is location. I just
    had a quote for $150 to cut my property sitting on an acre!
     
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    :lachen::lachen:
     
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    $350! where do you live? You can get an entire landscaping crew twice weekly for $350. I feel like you’re being hosed.
     
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    Life changing...the only thing better is a lady who will do it for you at home.
     
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    Ever! Ever! My family laughs when I say life is too short for laundry.
     
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    I didn't need a study to tell me this. Why do they think women are fighting for equal pay? Because in part, it makes your life easier and less hectic. I don't care what anyone says, money can open some doors and can bring some form of happiness and/or fulfilment.
     
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    The day I find someone who will do this, I might die of utter bliss
     
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    Maybe she has a lot shrubbery and landscaping. We have a ton of shrubs, flowers, palms and over the course of a year spend thousands just to for regular trimming, spring pruning, weed control. This is not including the 90 bucks we spend whenever the grass gets cut.
     
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    $90 just for the cut?

    2 words

    desert landscape

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    between my virtual assistant and an at home wash and fold lady i might not know what to do with myself. Let me go post an ad on Craigslist :giggle:
     
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    I love this entire thread :angel:
     
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