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Month: April 2013

Teach Your Kids To Work and Survive in Life

Teach Your Kids To Work and Survive in Life

Would you like to hear what is wrong with our country right now?Most people expect to have their lives handed to them. They expect to have to work as little as possible and get the most money they can. They expect to have grand benefits without having to pay for them. They expect to graduate high school/college and automatically have a better standard of living than their parents. They want really nice things without having to save up for them…

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Weekend Links

Weekend Links

I love getting up early on Saturday mornings. I love the quiet and the fact I do not have to go to work! I usually take some time to do a little reading, relaxing, starting any baking/cooking for the day and the next week. This weekend I am away from home, but I still have my early morning quiet to read and have a cup of tea. Here are some of the links to things I have been reading that…

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Want to Save Money on Groceries?

Want to Save Money on Groceries?

I know I have written before on saving money on groceries. As my life has revolved and my beliefs changed a bit, a few things have become clearer. I spend about $250-$300 a month on groceries. I am actually trying to drop that amount to $200 a month because I believe I can. I have a few ways that I have dropped my grocery bill to what it is now and I would love to share those with you.1. Stop…

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Monday Frugal Update

Monday Frugal Update

So I have been a little lax on keeping everyone updated about our little slice of heaven. I have been getting some things done and refiguring how I am doing other things. In a nutshell, here is what has been happening: 1. I made more laundry detergent because I let both buckets run out. I hinted some time ago I was changing up the recipe for the laundry detergent and I will let you all in on the new recipe…

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Frugal Tip Friday: Spend Time with Your Minions

Frugal Tip Friday: Spend Time with Your Minions

Today’s frugal tip is not so much frugal as it is just plain needed. Spend time with your minions, ummm…children! I call my kids minions from time to time because we love that movie, Despicable Me. And, sometimes, it fits. As they are growing up more and more, I have learned something. Spend time with them and let them know you care. Love on them. Listen to them. This is the most frugal thing you could do as a parent…

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