If you won the lottery

Old 04-24-2011, 07:09 AM
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Oh, I've thought of this a million times...then forget to buy the ticket! I'd pay off all our mortgages, then pay off the mortgages of the kids or buy them a house, then the mortgages of our best, most deserving friends. THEN I would set up investment accounts for everyone I want to give money to and let them have the interest off the accounts each month, travel and buy anything for my sewing room I want. And the cleaning person too!
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Old 04-24-2011, 07:13 AM
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First thing would be a a longarm
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Old 04-24-2011, 07:43 AM
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I promised my kids all new cars if I ever won a lottery. For me another house with room for crafts, a gardner so I could just putter, my husband his own barn or cars and boats. Guess that spends a millionaire, now what do I live oN???-J
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Old 04-24-2011, 08:19 AM
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A Conversion van so I can get myself out and about. Then pay off all my bills. Depending on how much I won, I'd move from this dust bowl closer to family (even if it is wet)and make sure my new home was handicapped accessible, with a large room for my quilting.
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Old 04-24-2011, 08:23 AM
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I would pay off my house and my kids houses first. Then I would build a huge new sewing room with all of the top of the line equipment you can find. (All the toys)
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Old 04-24-2011, 08:29 AM
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I would pay off our mortgage and other debts. Then I would take the family, mother included of course, on a trip to Hawaii. Third, I would get my husband a jet boat. While he is playing on his boat, I would take a quilting cruise!
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Old 04-24-2011, 08:49 AM
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I would buy the house of my dreams on Jekyll Island, GA... then cruise and snorkel the Mediterranean....then build the love of my life the dog shelter that she's wanting (within an easy drive of my island home, of course!), give a bunch to charity and then set up a foundation to give grants of up to $1000 each to classroom teachers who have great ideas for things to do with their students but just can't afford to do them.
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Old 04-24-2011, 08:57 AM
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Definitely hire a housekeeper
Convert the workshop in the backyard to a quilting studio
remodel the backyard,put in a lap pool
payoff the house
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Old 04-24-2011, 09:50 AM
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My hubby and I would disagree on whether to take one lump sum or an annuity. He hates the thought of giving half to the government.

Then I'd leave town for a month until all the fanfare dies down, and change my phone # too. Do not have your picture taken for the local paper, I know it feels good, but don't.

Then I'd spend, spend, spend.
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Old 04-24-2011, 10:07 AM
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Tith to my church pay off my 3 kids houses
buy a embroidery machine hire live in help for my dear moher
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