1. Never buy anything that can't be returned.
2. Date everything.
3. Always do price comparisons, esp for antique stuff.
4. Count to ten.
5. 'Tis better to have a backbone @ & piss people off than it is to let someone tarnish (trash) another's character
6. Think before you speak
7. Think before you react
8. Listen to your stomach
9. It's not a bargain if you don't need it
10. Even if you don't pay now, you'll pay later
11. Pick and choose your battles
12. Look at the donut & not the hole
13. Make yourself happy...you can't depend on others to do it for you
14. No expectations...no disappointments
15. All work & no play makes Jane a dull girl but all play and no work makes Jane flunk out of school.