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An Awesome Frugal Weekend

This was such a great weekend for finds that I had to share. Yesterday, something prompted me to take my girls out shopping for formal dresses.  Each year the senior high youth group at church has a formal Christmas party.  … Continue reading

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Wrapping up the School Year

Today I attended the last function for the school year.  I just (sarcastically) love sitting on those hard bleachers while two hundred children walk up to get a certificate.  Yes, two thirds of the class made the A-B honor roll, … Continue reading

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Day to Day

I’ve been making it a goal to spend at least ten minutes each day weeding in my many garden areas and it’s paying off. I still have a lot to do, but the progress is visible as less green (maple … Continue reading

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Musings on our Blessings

Yesterday a young man on our street forgot his backpack on the bus home. Not such a calamity in itself until you know that his house key was inside the bag and his parents work until 6pm – the bus … Continue reading

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Day to Day Things

It was so wonderful to get things back to normal last week with school starting again and DH back to work. I need my routines. The biggest cleaning thing I’ve done so far (other than daily needs) is to go … Continue reading

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Goals

Yesterday I got off of my fanny and worked on typing up recipes – something I started early last year and never finished. Most of our favorites are now typed and I’ve printed most of them out to have in … Continue reading

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Holiday Progression

Holiday preparations are marching forward. All of the kids’ gifts are purchased and wrapped. DH got ideas for his mom and most of those are bought and wrapped. Baking remains, but that mostly has to wait for us to get … Continue reading

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