Monthly Archives: July 2014

Frugal (make that FREE) Fix

I was photographing a SVdP 99 cent dress I plan to refashion. As I snapped my photos I realized that the cord to my heater was less than inconspicuous, in fact it was distracting. Saturday, in between cake deliveries I stopped … Continue reading

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Show & Tell Sunday

It was 4 months after breaking my arm that I was able to decorate cakes again. I’m right-handed so my broken left hand didn’t affect my ability to decorate totally but like everything else we do decorating uses both hands. Two … Continue reading

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Remember this Waste Basket?

  I said I intended to give it to a second-hand store. Well, before it got there I found another purpose for it. My home is a three bedroom rambler, there is no basement, but there is a crawl space … Continue reading

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Dumpster Diving and a Rant

I live just a few houses away from an elementary school. My daily “walk the dogs route” takes me through the school property to a small neighborhood park. I often make use of the schools dumpster as we pass by. … Continue reading

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New shorts to wear in this hot weather

Like I said we’ve been having some uncharacteristic HOT weather. I needed some shorts to wear. I perused the second hand stores but didn’t find any shorts I would wear in my price range ( Extremely CHEAP). I did find … Continue reading

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Can you believe it? I spent $50 at a Thrift Store,

The Pacific Northwest has been experiencing a HEAT WAVE. Something like 17 days in a row in the 80+degrees range. We’re talking the Pacific Northwest, “it always rains in Seattle”.  Yes, I’m a weather wimp. I start complaining if the … Continue reading

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I have a confession to make…

I can’t type. Yes, I took typing in high school. I’ve played the computer typing games/drills, but I still struggle with typing. My fingers are on the proper keys but I HAVE TO watch my hands. In fact, although my … Continue reading

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Have you wondered whyI haven’t posted anything?

In February we had one day of snow. I forgot that I was supposed to be a responsible adult. I decided that I wanted to slide down the hill. I slid OK. Right into the Emergency Room! I shattered my … Continue reading

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