Monthly Archives: October 2009

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!

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Manic Monday

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

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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!:-)

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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) … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Manic Monday

“Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” -Abraham Lincoln

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Frugal Friday…breadcrumbs

Every time I walk down the aisle of the grocery store that has bread crumbs for sale, I get annoyed. Honestly, do people buy those??? Unfortunately, yes. It’s SO easy, however, to make your own!     Do you ever … Continue reading

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