Monthly Archives: August 2014

Free Pile

Driving home Sunday evening I saw a free pile on the side of the road. It appeared to be the remains from a Garage Sale, or maybe someone was just cleaning house. What originally caught my eye was a patio … Continue reading

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“that’s not what it was intended for”

Did you ever break something only to be told, “it was never meant to be used that way” I find that in my frugal lifestyle there are lots of situations where I have to make do with what I have … Continue reading

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A Particularly Frugal Day Recap

Here we go in no particular order… 1. shop at thrift stores 2. Find volunteer opportunities that provide FREE entertainment 3. buy groceries on sale 4. purchase the heaviest chicken available 5. use masking tape to label freezer containers 6. except free … Continue reading

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A Particularly Frugal Day- part IV

“Rice and beans” are go-to budget foods. I love that we have long evenings in the summer After dinner I still had time to finish my plans for the chicken. When it had cooled I pulled the meat from the bones, … Continue reading

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A Particularly Frugal Day part III

Yesterday you read about my very productive morning of thrifting. After the thrift stores I went to Wild Birds Unlimited. I had to come up with a Plan B for my gift card since I found the feeder I wanted … Continue reading

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A Particularly Frugal Day- Part II

  WOW! I got several “likes” and a couple of new followers from the first instillation of my frugal day post. I hope the rest of the story is equally popular. For several years I have volunteered at a neighborhood … Continue reading

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A Particularly Frugal Day

Frugality is a lifestyle for me that I don’t even think about most of the time. I do frugal things on a daily basis without giving it much thought but occasionally so many frugal things fall into place that I … Continue reading

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