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    maria
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    ok woke up this morning and found out that my gas tank is completely

    empty,I couldn't afford the gas payment,so now my furnace is off,and

    we are cold!! I hae a hot plate to cook on but any ideas on how to

    keep warm until I get money to pay the gas for refill?








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    kc collin
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    Get some tension curtain rods and blankets and hang them in the doorways to block off rooms...plan to live in two rooms,,kitchen and living or family room....then do some of your baking and cooking for the week and that heats the kitchen. Get one of those radiant heaters....fire it up and get warm. hope that helps...you can put window quilts over your windows too..or you can put plastic on them with duct tape...good luck

    maria <secretwindow-jd1@sbcglobal.net> wrote: ok woke up this morning and found out that my gas
    tank is completely
    empty,I couldn't afford the gas payment,so now my furnace is off,and
    we are cold!! I hae a hot plate to cook on but any ideas on how to
    keep warm until I get money to pay the gas for refill?




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    herberkids3
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    What region are you in? If it's under a certain tempeture (usually

    freezing or below), and there are children in the house, you can get

    emergency assistance in getting the tank filled.



    Aside from that, keep bundled up, seal off rooms you don't need, sleep

    in the living room together if you have to, seal off drafts from

    windows by tacking blankets over them, etc.



    Call as soon as you can about assistance, though.



    --- In Budget101_@yahoogroups.com, "maria" <secretwindow-jd1@...> wrote:

    >

    > ok woke up this morning and found out that my gas tank is completely

    > empty,I couldn't afford the gas payment,so now my furnace is off,and

    > we are cold!! I hae a hot plate to cook on but any ideas on how to

    > keep warm until I get money to pay the gas for refill?

    >










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    LilMama
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    Call the gas company up. I don't know where you live but if its that

    cold then they might give you emergency gas like 50 gals. If not, here

    in GA. we have what is called F.I.S.H. (Faith in Serving Humanity)

    Christian based organization supported Churches.

    Services: financial, food, medications, resource linking , clothes and

    thrift store.

    Maybe you have something like this where you are.

    Good luck.



    Marian



    --- In Budget101_@yahoogroups.com, "maria" <secretwindow-jd1@...> wrote:

    >

    > ok woke up this morning and found out that my gas tank is completely

    > empty,I couldn't afford the gas payment,so now my furnace is off,and

    > we are cold!! I hae a hot plate to cook on but any ideas on how to

    > keep warm until I get money to pay the gas for refill?

    >










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    jewelsglosenger
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    Do you have a microwave? Fill socks with rice and knot them and

    microwave them for 45-1 minute and use them to help keep everyone

    warm. Put blankets over the windows and keep all doors closed in rooms

    you aren't using. Light some candles around the house and use as light

    instead of turning on some lights for added warmth.



    Julie





    --- In Budget101_@yahoogroups.com, "maria" <secretwindow-jd1@...> wrote:

    >

    > ok woke up this morning and found out that my gas tank is completely

    > empty,I couldn't afford the gas payment,so now my furnace is off,and

    > we are cold!! I hae a hot plate to cook on but any ideas on how to

    > keep warm until I get money to pay the gas for refill?

    >










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    Sheri
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    Not trying to be judgemental but hopefully you are using a library

    computer... I can't forsee paying for my internet service before my heat

    source. May be a good time to rework the budget also.



    Candles emit heat.... if you have any kerosene lamps or heaters, those

    work well... do you need gas to do baking? If not make some baked

    potatoes and then leave the oven door open. And actually... the less

    clothes and more skin contact you can have, the better. I know this

    may not be ideal with teenagers, but if you have small kids... this

    would work o.k. Call your local agencies and see what you can do for help.



    Sheri



    "One of the advantages of being disorderly

    is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries." A.A. Milne







    maria wrote:

    >

    > ok woke up this morning and found out that my gas tank is completely

    > empty,I couldn't afford the gas payment,so now my furnace is off,and

    > we are cold!! I hae a hot plate to cook on but any ideas on how to

    > keep warm until I get money to pay the gas for refill?

    >

    >








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    armstrca
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    <DIV dir="ltr" align="left"><SPAN class="803100816-26022007">Where are you? If you are in an area affected by the cold, I know there are resources that will give you some fuel so you won't freeze.
    <DIV dir="ltr" align="left"><SPAN class="803100816-26022007">Also, call your local gas company and see if they have any resources.







    From: Budget101_@yahoogroups.com [mailto:Budget101_@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of maria
    Sent: Sunday, February 25, 2007 11:22 AM
    To: Budget101_@yahoogroups.com
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    <SPAN class="803100816-26022007">
    ok woke up this morning and found out that my gas tank is completely empty,I couldn't afford the gas payment,so now my furnace is off,and we are cold!! I hae a hot plate to cook on but any ideas on how to keep warm until I get money to pay the gas for refill?



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    E Jackson
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    I live in Massachusetts and there are programs that assist people with oil delivery -- free tank of oil. I could sure use free oil but I know there are some people that are on their last dime so I don't apply for free ... But I would suggest you go to the local agencies and let them know your situation. Bets freezing and if you have children in that house someone may report your situation to DSS. I would not play with such a situation since you are in a dangerour situation. umm - assuming you are going to have to cut out lots of conveniences to make it work -- like cell phone / internet/ cable ....

    kc collin <freebirdspal@yahoo.com> wrote: Get some tension curtain rods and blankets and hang them in the doorways to block off rooms...plan to live in two rooms,,kitchen and living or family room....then do some of your baking and cooking for the week and that heats the kitchen. Get one of those radiant heaters....fire it up and get warm. hope that helps...you can put window quilts over your windows too..or you can put plastic on them with duct tape...good luck

    maria <secretwindow-jd1@sbcglobal.net> wrote: ok woke up this morning and found out that my gas tank is completely
    empty,I couldn't afford the gas
    payment,so now my furnace is off,and
    we are cold!! I hae a hot plate to cook on but any ideas on how to
    keep warm until I get money to pay the gas for refill?


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