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Okay, This is Not Good.....

March 19th, 2008 at 01:36 pm

that they opened a branch of my favorite bakery the next highway over. I even thought about applying there when they were advertising for workers. I thought I would end up spending all my money there so it wouldn't work out. Not to mention gaining a ton of weight just being in the same room as the goodies. And the sandwiches are really good, too. Today, I was getting gas a block down the street, and I didn't/couldn't resist dropping in. Wow, I love that place. I ended up buying very little, but I saw things that I thought about on the way home. If I had stayed longer, I would have been in trouble. And, it is just around the corner. With the other stores 20 to 30 minutes away, I was okay. Now...this is not good....

Got an email from my bank (supposedly) telling me that due to excessive wrong logins, I needed to click on this link and reset my password. Instead, I logged onto the site directly and my account is not locked, nor had there been any alerts posted. I called the bank and got an abuse web address to which they wanted me to forward my email. They will investigate and shut down the site. They said they would NEVER have a link to click on in an email. The email people also picked the wrong time to send it to me. I have been out of town and not logged in for awhile. But, I can see where it might catch people who log on every day to check out their account. Good grief.

On the plus side, DD called and her follow up appointment with the oral surgeon had good news. Healing up great. And no more migraines since. Wish we had gotten her wisdom teeth xrayed when I originally thought about it. I'm such a proscrastinator. Would have saved some money with the headache meds and the doc visits. Not to mention the pain she's dealt with. Sheesh.

Another proscratination is the tax forms that have been sitting and waiting since February. I just need to copy them and mail everything off. You'd think that I would buckle down and do this. Especially since we're not paying anything. This will be the first time I've tried direct depositing a refund.

I've made friends with the bread machine that my SIL gave me years ago. I really like the bread much better than the store kind. But, once again, it tastes so good that I eat too much of it. I see a theme here.....

4 Responses to “Okay, This is Not Good.....”

  1. boomeyers Says:

    Maybe the bread machine will keep you away from the bakery! I'm guessing with the cost of flour going up, the bakery will be just a treat every once in a while anyway. You can resist!

  2. Ima saver Says:

    I had the same thing happen with my bank, someone sent me an e mail, but it was not my bank.

  3. frugaltexan75 Says:

    A coworker of mine just had something similar happen to her today - got an email saying the someone had been trying to login to her account. She had clicked on the link in the email - but fortunately hadn't logged on yet. I told her to never click on a link from a bank email - 99.9% of the time it is a phishing scam.

    I know all the banks I use will send me an email alerting me that I have a new email and to log on to read it - but they don't include any links.

  4. carol Says:

    i love my bread machine,sadly everytime i make a loaf of bread i end up eating nearly the whole loaf its so yummy,not good when im trying to lose weight,which is all the time,im starving now and would love a piece of toast but its nearly midnight,might have a slice anyway,might put me to sleep,i wish.

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