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Month: August 2012

Once A Month Grocery Shopping

Once A Month Grocery Shopping

Do you hate grocery shopping? (Um, yes I do. If you like it, that’s ok!) Do you want to save time and effort? Do you want to save money and be frugal? Would you like to look into your pantry and see all the food you have to make a meal without thinking about it? Of course you would! Something I have been doing the last three months is doing my major grocery shopping only once a month. This has…

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This Week’s (And Last Week’s) Frugal Activities

This Week’s (And Last Week’s) Frugal Activities

Well, last weekend was a bit crazy so I did not post these! Ack! So I will give you more of a two week update and hope my memory is that great. Hopefully, these will give you ideas or inspiration to be frugal in your household. – I canned four jars of squash pickles, four jars of fresh pack dill pickles, and 11 half-pint jars of pizza sauce from produce that was given to me. – I bought several items…

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The Single Mama Gig

The Single Mama Gig

I have had this post cooking in my mind for awhile and not sure how to write it. You see, I never intended to be a single mother. I never wanted to be a single mother. I wanted to be married and have the support of a marriage while raising my children and thereafter. Life threw me a curve ball. One I wasn’t prepared for. One that sent me to my knees and still does. My then-husband did not want…

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