Monthly Archive: October 2009

Oct 30

Autism Rates at 1:91 Children – New Study

Autism, once considered a relatively rare disorder found only in about four of every 10,000 American children, now is being diagnosed in one of every 91 children and one in 58 boys, according to the Health Resources and Services Administration. I wonder if these new statistics will encourage government and others to become more aware …

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Oct 28

What things are you unwilling to pay for?

I found this great post from A Thrifty Mom, and it has a list of the “Top 10 Things You Should Never Pay For Again!” What a fun, cool list….check it out!

Oct 28

Snow Treats

So here in my neck of the woods we received a bit of snow yesterday…and who doesn’t love eating snow treats?? My family loves to make “snow bowls” by getting a packet of koolaid powder and mixing it with a cup of sugar. We then fill our bowls with good, clean snow and sprinkle the …

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Oct 27

Free Coloring Pages = Easy Children’s Mail!

I don’t know if anyone else has a child that LOVES to get mail… My daughter is so sad when she gets the mail, because there is rarely anything for her. It’s silly, it’s cute, it’s heartbreaking! So I decided to start “sending” her stuff. I’ve got a couple of envelopes that I rotate with …

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Oct 26

Manic Monday

“The safest way to double your money is to fold it over once and put it in your pocket.” -Frank McKinney Hubbard

Oct 25

Living Frugally…Will It Stick?

A poll of more than 2,000 adults conducted last month for Citigroup Inc. found that 63% of American consumers said the recession has permanently altered their spending and savings habits. Read the full articleHERE…and see the interview with your’s truly!:-)

Oct 19

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An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind. -Mohandas Gandhi

Oct 18

Freezer Cooking – Baked Potato Soup

I posted awhile back about freezer cooking with potatoes. Here’s the baked potato soup recipe that I mentioned.  This was adapted from 30 Day Gourmet: 8 baking potatoes 12 Tbsp butter 1 cup flour (I use a gluten free kind) 8 cups milk 2 cups low sodium chicken broth 3 cups shredded cheese (cheddar is …

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Oct 15

Simple Ways to Prevent Influenza

Go HERE for the full article. Simple ways to prevent influenza/H1N1 (Swine Flu)Posted September 28th, 2009 by Sarah N Following are Prevention Tips to minimize getting H1N1 (Swine Flu)… Dr. Vinay Goyal is an MBBS,DRM,DNB (Intensivist and Thyroid specialist)having clinical experience of over 20 years. He has worked ininstitutions like Hinduja Hospital, Bombay Hospital, Saifee …

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Oct 13

Bonds….a simple overview

Bonds are a common investment, but not everyone knows exactly what they are, and how they work. To put it simply, when you buy a bond, you are essentially loaning the company/government money, and they pay it back at an interest rate that has been set. Once your bond reaches maturity, you receive the amount …

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