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Jan 20th 2014, 10:28 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By britishspouse

Re: Sending a couple of cartons ahead vs excess baggage?

American Airlines are one free checked bag, one bag at $70 USD and every additional bag at $200 USD.
Jan 6th 2014, 1:41 am
Replies: 8
Views: 1,006
Posted By britishspouse

Re: Shipping foodstuffs

My family and I send food items back and forth regularly.

Things I am normally requested to send include chocolates, cookies, baking mixes (i.e cake, cookie), cereal bars and cereal, sweets and...
Jan 6th 2014, 1:38 am
Replies: 9
Views: 897
Posted By britishspouse

Re: Christmas decorations

The ones I bought back, fused as soon as i plugged them into the adapter :( d'oh!
Dec 1st 2013, 2:43 am
Replies: 20
Views: 2,546
Posted By britishspouse

Re: Flight Prices to UK

Check out statravel.com, I usually find they are the cheapest option. Also if you are under 26, a student or a teacher you get about 30-40 bucks slashed off ticket cost.

I do a WHOLE lot of...
Dec 1st 2013, 2:39 am
Replies: 34
Views: 2,161
Posted By britishspouse

Re: Selling Things

Have you tried a yard sale? Perhaps you and several neighbours or friends could get together and do one, then you can advertise it as a "multi-family yard sale", they tend to attract a bigger crowd,...
Nov 7th 2013, 1:09 am
Replies: 12
Views: 1,493
Posted By britishspouse

Re: Things I have achieved today

Thats my major concern too. Im going to move over first with about $5k saved up, even thought I shall be living with the rents until I find work. Im hoping I will eb able to secure something within 2...
Oct 25th 2013, 11:13 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 13,366
Posted By britishspouse

Re: Things to take with you from USA to UK

I think the opposite! I get a big 1000ct container of 500mg for about $4.00, with coupons ;)
Oct 24th 2013, 9:28 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 13,366
Posted By britishspouse

Re: Things to take with you from USA to UK

Tuppaware, bed linens, some kitchen supplies (scouring pads/dish cleaners.... i buy with coupons so they end up free). Also will be taking some basic medicine, large packs of ibuprofen etc.
Forum: USA
Oct 6th 2013, 8:49 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 4,688
Posted By britishspouse

Re: Cost of Living in NC

Hey there,

we live in a 3 bed, 2 bath house in a small-ish city about 45 mins from Raleigh/Durham NC and pay $795 a month in rent.
Utilities (electric/water/sewer) run us $200 a month
Phone bill...
Feb 9th 2012, 1:12 am
Replies: 813
Views: 64,831
Posted By britishspouse

Re: I-130 Filing in USA - Join in here!

sorry you are having to wait so long :(
Oct 3rd 2011, 5:45 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 1,923
Posted By britishspouse

Re: Off-topic: Jenney & Mark are no more :(

so sorry to hear it *hugs*

Hubby And I have been through the 'emotional affair' thing too, so I know its hard. Weve been together 6 years and married for 1.5, and early in our relationship during...
Replies: 15
Views: 1,536
Posted By britishspouse

Re: Quicker with a baby?

If you get lucky with an expedite it can make it slightly faster, but most of the time simply having a child or being pregnant won't speed things up, but if you write your expedite nicely enough you...
Sep 22nd 2011, 3:10 am
Replies: 49
Views: 4,543
Posted By britishspouse

Re: Waiting for a Social Security Number

yeah I would go in too.

The order in which I got my things were ....

SS number - then 2 days later SS Card

Welcome letter - about 2 weeks after arriving

Green card - 3 days after welcome...
Sep 20th 2011, 5:42 am
Replies: 11
Views: 1,044
Posted By britishspouse

Re: I130s posted-next steps??

I waited until we were about 2-3 months into the wait before I started on the next steps. At which point I had done-

-Sent off for police record (with passport pic signed by my doctor), paid an...
Sep 16th 2011, 3:24 am
Replies: 25
Views: 1,625
Posted By britishspouse

Re: Advise regarding VWP visits once engaged / starting K1

I have changed my ticket date on VWP before. I was ticketed to stay just over 2 months, but then won a trip to new york and vegas, so we extended my stay to the full 89 days so I could go on both...
Sep 9th 2011, 8:27 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 4,543
Posted By britishspouse

Re: Waiting for a Social Security Number

It is required to apply for jobs online though.... which I have been doing. The online forms will not submit if you dont put one in.... Yes I could go into everywhere I applied but that would take...
Sep 8th 2011, 10:32 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 4,543
Posted By britishspouse

Re: Waiting for a Social Security Number

ah well hubbys car and health plan wouldnt let me be added without it. We said what about the ITIN number, but they said they needed to wait for the actual SS number.
Sep 8th 2011, 10:05 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 4,543
Posted By britishspouse

Re: Waiting for a Social Security Number

there are certain things where it just doesnt suffice. I couldnt apply for jobs without it, granted i could go into every place i applied at and explain it all but that would take time and money, and...
Sep 8th 2011, 9:18 pm
Replies: 813
Views: 64,831
Posted By britishspouse

Re: I-130 Filing in USA - Join in here!

oooh you got a white one? I thought most were brown, although have heard of some white ones :P Maybe it depends on which colour envelope they grab first lol.

Congrats simon, and may I say an early...
Sep 8th 2011, 8:51 pm
Replies: 49
Views: 4,543
Posted By britishspouse

Re: Waiting for a Social Security Number

eek sorry hun..

I got in on a weds, went in the following weds and they told me immigration processed my papers on the previous monday, so they printed me out a copy of the number till the card...
Sep 7th 2011, 6:11 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 625
Posted By britishspouse

Re: DFW - Secondary Immigration

my POE was full of peoples spouses.... brothers... kids, no problem at all :)
Sep 7th 2011, 2:34 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,007
Posted By britishspouse

Re: k3 or CR1 visa

we just got done with a CR1 visa.

7 months 21 days from posting the papers to VISA in passport.

I visited hubby twice during the process, once for 3 weeks, once for 89 days :)
Sep 6th 2011, 7:12 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291
Posted By britishspouse

Re: start K1 or get married in UK and apply for CR-1?

mmm yeah I LOVE that place... I always have the bacon carbonara with peas.. its soo good. And the Red Velvet cheesecake.... omg heaven.

Mmmmm think im going to tell hubby we need a trip next...
Sep 6th 2011, 6:47 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291
Posted By britishspouse

Re: start K1 or get married in UK and apply for CR-1?

oh cool :) Were living in wilson NC, atm, about 45 mins from Durham but head into the triangle area about once a month for shopping and concerts etc :)
Sep 6th 2011, 6:41 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,291
Posted By britishspouse

Re: start K1 or get married in UK and apply for CR-1?

cool! Shall you be living in North Carolina too, or one of the surrounding states?
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