Monthly Archive: June 2011

Jun 30

Thoughtful Thursday – Date “Line”

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(photo)   Dear Abby:  I found the following in an old textbook in a thrift store.  I want the boys who will someday date my granddaughter to read it, believe it, and live by it. This is My Date “Line” The parents of my girlfriend place their trust in me.  I will not violate it. …

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Jun 29

Wordless Wednesday – Fixing up the Yard

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These are some pics from my siblings and I putting in my mom’s yard a couple weeks ago: Learning to use that tractor was so fun!     The first time I’ve EVER seen grass in the backyard, in the 20 years my mom has lived there.  Woo hoo!

Jun 27

Menu Monday

Another week, another menu…I feed my family of four on a monthly budget of $250.  That budget includes any going out to eat, diapers for my son, and general household needs (toiletries, cat food, etc).  I wanted to post what we eat on a weekly basis to give you an idea  : This week’s menu …

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Jun 24

Friday’s Frugal Food – Homemade Chocolate Pudding and Raspberries

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I have to thank my son for inspiring me to make this.   (In other words, he screamed “I want pudding PLEASE!” over and over until I couldn’t stand it anymore.)  I didn’t have any boxed or premade pudding, so I searched online and found this great and simple homemade recipe:   AUNT EDNA’S HOMEMADE …

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Jun 24

Friday’s Freebies

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  Don’t forget that tonight you can take in the coupon here to your local Panda Express after 9 pm tonight and get the free Orange Chicken entree.   P&G is doing a Crest toothpaste giveaway sometime today…so be sure to like their facebook page so you’re ready for it. Go here to request a …

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Jun 23

Thoughtful Thursday

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(photo) “There can be no happiness if the things we believe in are different from the things we do.” ~Freya Stark

Jun 22

Wordless Wednesday – Trip to the Dentist

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Munchkin was pretty happy with the laughing gas.   But then the poor thing couldn’t smile because her mouth was so numb!

Jun 21

Updating or Putting Together a 72-hour kit (Emergency kit)

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I’ve had emergency kits for years now, but I’ve never felt like they really held all that they should.  Every month it seems that we hear of a natural disaster somewhere…whether it’s incredible numbers of tornadoes hitting the south or earthquakes local or overseas, these disasters are a part of our lives, whether we like …

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Jun 20

Monday’s Freebies

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Here’s a few freebies for you to start your week off with: Like Estee Laude on facebook and get a free sample.   Vote for your favorite Panda Express entrée and the entrée that gets the most votes will be FREE on Friday, June 24th after 9 pm.   Downy is giving away samples TODAY, …

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Jun 20

Menu Monday June 20

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Another week, another menu…I feed my family of four on a monthly budget of $250.  That budget includes any going out to eat, diapers for my son, and general household needs (toiletries, cat food, etc).  I wanted to post what we eat on a weekly basis to give you an idea (an asterisk indicates a …

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