posted on Jan, 6 2018 @ 05:07 PM
My mother actually won 200,000 on a scratchie ticket about 9 years ago..
She ended up with about 130,000 after taxes.
She gave my sister 10,000 and each of her three boys 2000. She bought a new car for my father and a used one for my grandmother.
The rest she dumped into building the house we live in up here..
If I hit big I would buy a new four wheel drive plow truck, have a contractor come in and finish off the walkout basement. Put real culvert's in and
properly stone our private road.
Then I would buy us a summer home down south , I'm in my forties and they are in there late sixties. I've had extensive neck surgery and my mother has
had 5 surgeries on her back..as we get older the cold becomes more and more brutal.
Toss a bunch to my nephews for college funds
Donate a bunch to the homeless shelters up here, for sure, the winters are harsh, those folks deserve not to freeze under a bridge somewhere.
After that I think we would live normally with a huge comfortable cushion..
Edited to add ;
I'd get a tin roof to replace these shingles and a stand alone 2 bay garage.. oops also forgot I would like a "pit " in my garage..just one bay, and a
edit on 6-1-2018 by Mike Stivic because: The edit adds keep piling up lol.....