Monthly Archive: August 2011

Aug 30

Wordless Wednesday – Just LOOK at the Camera!


Tiger just wouldn’t look at the camera, so Munchkin “helped” him…   Link up your pictures!  

Aug 30

Tuesday Freebies

Get a free food storage sample from Food Storage Chef.   Join the Friendly’s Best Friends Club and get a free 3-scoop sundae.   Chick-fil-A restaurants are giving away free breakfast for those who make reservations.  (anytime between September 6-10)   Get a free sample of Splenda here.   Sign up for the PretzelMaker club …

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Aug 30

Emergency Kits – Light it Up


This week let’s add flashlights to our emergency kits.  You probably have a few spare lying around…feel free to use some of them!  If not, you can certainly buy one or two for cheap (and don’t forget the batteries).   This one (pictured above) is only $7.95 at, and has high ratings and positive …

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Aug 29

Menu Monday 8/29/11


Another week, another menu…I feed my family of four on a monthly budget of $300.  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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Aug 28

Peace Be With You by David Carlson


I received the book, Peace Be With You, Monastic Wisdom for a Terror-Filled World by David Carlson from BookSneeze.   In the wake of the ten-year anniversary of 9/11, as tension between Christians and Muslims rises, author David Carlson seeks guidance in the modern-day deserts of monastic communities across America. Are Christianity and Islam destined …

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Aug 28

5 Things 8/28/11


You know how sometimes you can make a really good plan, and then out of nowhere that plan is BLASTED INTO SPACE? I’m sure you do.  That’s how my week was.  It’s not necessarily all bad…just all unexpected!  Here’s how I did:   PTA meeting @ Munchkin’s school, IEP meeting for Buddy Boy. – YES …

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Aug 26

Friday Freebies

  Like Value City Furniture on facebook and get a coupon for a free 20-oz candle.   Get a free Escada perfume sample.   Print this coupon for a free Rockstar Pink energy drink from Kum and Go.   Go here for a free Carefree Body Shape sample.   Like Ecover on facebook and request …

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Aug 25

Friday’s Frugal Food: Make Your Own Go-Gurts


When I came across this blog post about making your own gogurts, I was so excited, man.   I was geeking out, seriously.  That’s a self-reliant “cooking” idea if I ever saw one.  And I just happened to have all the equipment. It was really easy.  Kinda time consuming, but not bad.  Certainly not as …

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Aug 25

Thoughtful Thursday -


(photo) “It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.” – Seneca

Aug 24

Wordless Wednesday – The Final Camp Out


The boys really enjoyed their Father’s/Son’s camp out. Munchkin enjoyed the backyard camp out as well:-)

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