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Forum: USA
Jan 5th 2014, 4:58 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 5,964
Posted By Emma M

Re: Sending gifts to the UK - customs charges

Yes, and I shall be doing just that if my brother comes to visit me this year as he has hinted at :)
Forum: USA
Dec 31st 2013, 8:57 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 5,964
Posted By Emma M

Re: Sending gifts to the UK - customs charges

:blink:
Ebay UK from now on then...
Forum: USA
Dec 31st 2013, 8:57 pm
Replies: 14
Views: 5,964
Posted By Emma M

Re: Sending gifts to the UK - customs charges

Ahh really?! Thank you for this information!
Forum: USA
Dec 22nd 2013, 1:38 am
Replies: 14
Views: 5,964
Posted By Emma M

Sending gifts to the UK - customs charges

Is there any rhyme or reason to UK customs charges? No matter what I send to the UK, no matter what I declare it as (personal item or gift), the recipient may or may not be stung for customs charges....
Forum: USA
Dec 22nd 2013, 1:30 am
Replies: 21
Views: 2,255
Posted By Emma M

Re: Which british products don't work in the USA

Your best bet is to sell everything before moving, and then buy second hand or new (if you can) once you get here. That will save on the moving costs, it's extremely expensive to move heavy items...
Dec 22nd 2013, 1:28 am
Forum: USA
Dec 14th 2013, 3:07 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,241
Posted By Emma M

Re: How do you get a US credit card

I asked the same question a couple of months ago. Give it time, they'll offer you one at some point. If you're in no particular hurry to build credit that is.
Forum: USA
Oct 13th 2013, 10:18 pm
Forum: USA
Oct 13th 2013, 10:14 pm
Replies: 130
Views: 14,078
Posted By Emma M

Re: Your favourite city in your state?

I live in Kansas, and so far my favourite city is Lawrence. It's so laid back and relaxed, and it reminds me of a town back home.
Forum: USA
Oct 5th 2013, 11:52 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,533
Posted By Emma M

Re: How to establish credit without the secured credit card?

Oooh there was some excellent advice there, thank you for pointing the way!! :thumbsup:
Forum: USA
Oct 5th 2013, 11:44 pm
Replies: 118
Views: 12,760
Posted By Emma M

Re: What to do???

Not yet - I've developed a phobia, put me behind the wheel and I freak. I need to drive, it's just not easy to work through a phobia :( But I'll work on it! :thumbup:
Forum: USA
Oct 5th 2013, 2:46 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,533
Posted By Emma M

Re: How to establish credit without the secured credit card?

That's pretty good, I've heard that they don't tend to let you on the unsecured type of card for 12 - 18 months these days. You might have got lucky! Although, as you say, I guess that depends on the...
Forum: USA
Oct 5th 2013, 2:20 pm
Replies: 2,189
Views: 300,422
Posted By Emma M

Re: UK Foods in the US Share your finds!

Not a UK food, but I just had to put my find on here all the same.

I was at TJ Maxx a few weeks ago, and I was browsing (as you do), and I came across a double oven glove! "Well that's strange" I...
Forum: USA
Oct 5th 2013, 2:14 pm
Replies: 118
Views: 12,760
Posted By Emma M

Re: What to do???

UPDATE: Well it took a little while, but we did it, we got out of there and into our own apartment :thumbsup:
We both have good full time jobs now, Phoenix is in daycare, things are going fairly...
Forum: USA
Oct 5th 2013, 2:08 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 2,533
Posted By Emma M

How to establish credit without the secured credit card?

Hi everyone,

I've been in the US for just over a year now, and we've been establishing our lives, we are interested in establishing my credit as I have none. Even though I have a fairly good job,...
Forum: USA
May 20th 2013, 2:40 pm
Replies: 2,189
Views: 300,422
Posted By Emma M

Re: UK Foods in the US Share your finds!

Brits in Lawrence, KS. It's the best place I know of for all sorts of British foods. I found Yorkshire tea (yay!) Weetabix, Ribena, loads of Cadbury's chocolate, Lilt, Tango, Tizer and Irn-Bru,...
Forum: USA
May 9th 2013, 1:41 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,680
Posted By Emma M

Cool Re: British dishes

Yummm... love a bit of toad...! Although I agree about the lack of good sausages! xx
Forum: USA
May 9th 2013, 1:17 am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,680
Posted By Emma M

British dishes

I made bubble and squeak tonight, I've never made it before but it was gorgeous! What Brit dishes do you find you've been making more often than you used to, or have you made a first attempt at a...
Forum: USA
May 8th 2013, 5:09 pm
Replies: 118
Views: 12,760
Posted By Emma M

Re: What to do???

Thank you all for your continued support , it means a lot to me :)
Forum: USA
May 6th 2013, 6:56 pm
Replies: 118
Views: 12,760
Posted By Emma M

Re: What to do???

UPDATE:

Hi all :)

I'm still learning how to drive, but I got my high school diploma last week :thumbsup: I'm trying to see if I can get into college for the Fall to do my core studies, and...
Forum: USA
Apr 4th 2013, 11:59 am
Replies: 118
Views: 12,760
Posted By Emma M

Re: What to do???

Thank you!!
Forum: USA
Apr 4th 2013, 3:15 am
Replies: 118
Views: 12,760
Posted By Emma M

Re: What to do???

I don't know about that lol, I would seriously have to think on it, but thank you for taking the time to offer a suggestion! I will look into what that would take though.
Forum: USA
Apr 4th 2013, 3:08 am
Replies: 118
Views: 12,760
Posted By Emma M

Re: What to do???

Aww thank you, I appreciate that. Thoughts and wishes in the right direction can move mountains :)
Yeah I'm waiting for him to get something more permanent and full time so I can work around his...
Forum: USA
Apr 4th 2013, 2:59 am
Replies: 118
Views: 12,760
Posted By Emma M

Re: What to do???

I got my learners permit today, no mean feat for some people but for me it's a huge thing! I'm 32 years old and it's about time I learned lol! I only got one wrong, I was expecting to get a couple...
Forum: USA
Apr 3rd 2013, 2:40 am
Replies: 118
Views: 12,760
Posted By Emma M

Smile Re: What to do???

Thanks everyone. It's been a bit of a rude awakening but I guess in a way I'm glad, because we know where we stand now. So we are going up the DMV tomorrow so I can get my learners permit, and we...
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