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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