Monthly Archives: November 2015

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Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a purely American holiday. I know I have readers in other countries but being thankful knows no political boundaries. So no matter where you live take time today to give thanks. Every year I’m charged with bringing pie … Continue reading

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Five Frugal Things

  Power outage edition Tuesday 60 mile an hour wind gusts left 230000 homes in the Pacific Northwest without electricity. During the 25 hours I was powerless: 1) I kept the fridge & freezer closed, (no food waste) 2) Used … Continue reading

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Chrispy Mandarin Pork

You may remember my recent 50 cent Cookbook acquisition. I shared the Shrimp Florentine recipe from it. As I thumbed through the bargain books it was this picture that made me put the book  in my basket. I love Chinese Restaurants. … Continue reading

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Thrifty Haul

Until 1964 Highway 99 was the North-South corridor through the pacific coast states. Unlike California and Oregon, much of the former route of U.S. Highway 99 in Washington still exists as local roads and regular city streets. In my area … Continue reading

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5 Frugal Things

Its been POURING down rain outside. A good time to catch up on indoor projects but first, this needed to be fixed: It was an easy fix even if my camera and I did get soaked. I came it to dry out … Continue reading

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