Monthly Archives: May 2016

Show & Tell

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Frugal Fail

I planned to make myself a gallon of iced tea. When I poured the boiling water into my recycled pickle jar, it shattered. I’ve been making tea this way for years, and its not a cold day so I’m baffled … Continue reading

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April Thrift Report 5

The toaster oven and microwave are important tools in my kitchen. I use them daily to reheat my meals from the stockpile in the freezer. Recently the on-off knob on my toaster oven developed a short. At first I was able to make it work by … Continue reading

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Show and Tell

  There is a website called Cake Wrecks. I hope that none of our cake are ever featured on that site. I did see a perfect candidate a few days ago though. Wednesday I was at the bakery to  make a … Continue reading

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April Thrift Report 3

On April 17th 1957 I became big sister to boy/girl baby twins. This year my brother and his wife were celebrating in Hawaii. I treated my sister to a day of thrifting. I didn’t tell her what I had planned … Continue reading

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April Thrift Report 2

I couldn’t resist this pretty tote bag. It was New With Tags and only cost me $2. I’ve been using it as a shopping bag. Every summer I enjoy spending my evenings on the back porch. Mosquitos also enjoy the … Continue reading

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April Thrift Report

I’m a little late with my April report since its the middle of May already. Even so I’m eager to show what I bought. I found some REAL deals.   April 5th -Deseret Industries -$4.38 April 6th – Goodwill                  -$17.47 April … Continue reading

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Dessert & Snacks

I just had to retire my white slacks. As a fashionista (NOT) I only wear my white pants in the spring and summer. I dug them out of the back of the closet to wear last Sunday and I could … Continue reading

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Not the usual Show & Tell

Today I’m going to only feature two cakes and tell you their back story. First up is this artist pallet. On Saturday May 7th (the day before Mother’s Day) we had an order for a cake with an artist pallet. … Continue reading

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Pork Chop Dinner

This too came from the BH&G Good Food on a Budget Book. Pork Chop Dinner 3 cups of uncooked noodles 1 (16 oz.) can tomatoes 1 teaspoon salt 6 pork rib chops, cut 1/2 inch thick 1/2 cup chopped onion … Continue reading

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