Monthly Archives: February 2016

Show & Tel Sunday

This week we have Minnie Mouse An edible image A bear And two anniversary cakes As always I crave your feedback.

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5 Frugal Things

My neighbors are taking their 9 month old daughter to meet her father’s relatives in India. I’m dog sitting while they are away. I get companionship (I miss Glory so much), needed exercise and they are paying me. I found … Continue reading

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Show & Tell

  Let me know if you have a favorite. I love hearing from you.

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Five Frugal Things

1. .I’ve picked up 32 cents since the first of the year. This puts me on a pace to collect a paltry $2.85 in found money for 2016. No one ever got rich picking up lost coins but some people … Continue reading

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The return of Sunday Show & Tell

I apologize for the lack of cake post lately. The bakery’s landlord terminated our lease at the end of November. We knew this was coming but had not expected it so soon. Our new location was still under construction, so … Continue reading

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Italian Meatball Sandwiches-AFS twist

As a single, sandwiches work well in my menu plans. Paninis, fishwhich and this recipe show up frequently. Italian Meatball Sandwich (original recipe) 1 1/2#lean ground beef 1/2# ground pork 2 eggs 1/2 cup bread crumbs 1/2 Cup parmesan cheese … Continue reading

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My macaroni & cheese

I base my macaroni and cheese on this recipe. FAMILY STYLE MACARONI & CHEESE 1/2 Cup diced, spam, salmon or tuna 1/4 Cup chopped onions 1/8 Cup chopped green pepper 2 Tablespoons butter 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1/2 cup milk 1-1/2 … Continue reading

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Hawaiian Pizza

I realize that Hawaiian Pizza is the “Twinkie” of the pizza world. Simple and sweet, with a chewy crust that’s the way I like my pizza. Crust: I make a batch of bread dough, I’ve used several basic recipes, any of them … Continue reading

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Big Meal Prep Day

A few days ago I showed you my January groceries and promised to tell you how I used them. The stockpile in my freezer was down to just burritos and corn chowder. Wanting more variety in my menus I decided … Continue reading

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My plans for the thrifty store finds- Part 3

So that l leaves I purchased the bag of sewing notions just for the sewing machine needles. It is recommended that you use a new needle for each garment. I don’t do that but they do get dull or break … Continue reading

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