Monthly Archive: August 2012

Aug 31

And Now, Let Us Eat Summer Squash

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Summer squash, or yellow squash, is another garden item that tends to give you a lot of produce!  If you know exactly what to do with it all, WAY TO GO!  If not, here are some (possibly) new ideas to use it up:   Yellow Squash - This is a quick and simple recipe, and it …

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Aug 30

August Spending Total – Groceries, Toiletries, etc

Well, since the month is almost over and I’m outta cash, I think it’s safe to say I won’t do any shopping this week….maybe on Saturday, September 1, ha ha.   This is what was purchased since I last updated:   Reams: 5 lbs Norbest ground turkey ($1.79/lb) 2 lbs red grapes ($0.88/lb) 3 kiwi …

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Aug 30

Thoughtful Thursday – For Labor Day

Here is a quote that I love from President Abraham Lincoln (who is my great, great, great, great, great, great uncle, by the way:-)) that I thought appropriate for the upcoming holiday:   “Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor …

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Aug 29

Eversave End-Of-Summer Deals

Eversave currently has a huge amount of End-of-Summer deals available, and I wanted to share! I personally am looking forward to trying the Gluten Free snacks…perfect for when I start up at work again and am running around! Have a great day, friends.:-) Today’s Save: Premium Whiter $29 for a teeth whitening kit + free …

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Aug 29

FREE Working Mother Magazine

I know there are a lot of working mothers out there…I am one of them.  It can be so hard to balance work and family, and keeping family in the top priority spot can be difficult at times, but it is oh, so important!  That’s why I’m excited about this online offer I found.   …

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Aug 28

What To Do With All That Zucchini

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I’m not an expert gardener by any means, but luckily for me, zucchini plants provide enough harvest to make even me look half decent at gardening!  Every year we get a lot of zucchini, and I love finding new ways to use it up.   I’ve been browsing the web looking for some new great-looking …

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Aug 27

Bloggers, Old and New, Get a Makeover!

Fellow bloggers, I wanted to let you know about a new service that is now available from Blogelina.  They are offering a “Blog Makeover” service, to help you make your blog beautiful!  (I’m thinking I probably need this service more than most, ha ha!)   The reason I’m sharing this with you now is that …

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Aug 27

Gathered the Harvest…Now What? Spaghetti Sauce with Zucchini and Yellow Squash

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We had a good time yesterday plucking food from our garden.  We finally picked a few tomatoes, and we also have two large zucchinis, 3 yellow squash, some basil, parsley, and grapes.  Made me smile, looking at my proud Buddy Boy holding his basket of produce.:-)   Now, to make sure it doesn’t go to …

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Aug 27

New Coupons available online

Coupons.com has some new food coupons just out…yay!!   $1.00 off Any Two Strips of Fleischmann’s Yeast $0.40 off Fleischmann’s Pizza Crust Yeast Strip $1.50 off 3 .75oz Strips of Fleischmann’s Yeast $1.00 off Any One Jar of Fleischmann’s Yeast $1.00 off any two Luden’s bags $1.00 off Efferdent product $1.00 off one Newman’s Own …

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Aug 27

Rare Earth by Davis Bunn book review

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Dispatched to audit a relief organization, Royce is thrust into the squalor and chaos of Kenyan refugee camps. But his true mission focuses on the area’s reserves of once-obscure minerals now indispensable to high-tech industries. These strategic elements–called rare earths–have inflamed tensions on the world’s stage and stoked tribal rivalries. As Royce prepares to report …

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