Monthly Archives: June 2013

Dear Bride -to- Be

Please choose a wedding/reception venue before you order your wedding cake. Dear readers, allow me to rant just a little bit.  We had a wedding cake ordered for Friday June 28th.  But as of 2 weeks ago when the final … Continue reading

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The Organized Thrifter

I have the best of intentions when it comes to living an organized life. Reality is that I fall far short of my goals. You see evidence of this in the fact that my blog doesn’t come out on a … Continue reading

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Garden Mulch -The Frugal Way

Mulch is any type of material that is spread over the surface of the soil as a covering. It is used to retain moisture in the soil, suppress weeds, keep the soil cool and make the garden bed look more attractive. … Continue reading

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Refashioned 99 cent blouse

I found this Lane Bryant blouse at St. Vincent de Paul last Monday. Pink tags were the special of the day. I think I’ve mentioned before how I’m always attracted to black & white prints. They speak crisp, clean, and … Continue reading

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Upcycled T-Shirt

I stopped by a church in the closing hour of their rummage sale. All merchandise was drastically marked down in price. This tee-shirt with a bird graphic was just 50¢. As you probably know by now I like pretty much … Continue reading

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Graduation Show & Tell

Graduation time  is almost as busy at the bakery as Christmas. We decorated scores of college and high school graduation cakes but I couldn’t take time away from the decorator’s bench to go snap pictures of them. Occasionally I would be … Continue reading

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Show and Tell Sunday- Movie Inspired cakes for children

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Just one of the reasons I shop at Cash and Carry Restaurant Supply Store

Muffin/cup cake liners at Fred Meyer/Krouger:   Package of 36- $1.19 At Cash & Carry: 500 for $3.39 Buying 500 cupcake liners at Fred Mayer/Krouger would cost me $16.53. I realize that not every one is the baker that I am. … Continue reading

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Children’s Birthday Cakes-Show & Tell

You all know that Sundays at AFRUGALSPINSTER is cake show & Tell. Since a picture is worth a thousand words, I’m just going to show & not tell.

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