Monthly Archives: October 2016

Thrift Report

Just before Lou’s passing ( Thank you to all who posted condolence messages for me) I spent the day thrifting and came home with some timely purchases. The hanging basket will replace this one. I harvested the knobs off the … Continue reading

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There’s been a death in the family

Just when you thought Frugal Spinster posts were coming on a regular basis, Disaster strikes and upsets my schedule again. My younger brother unexpectedly passed Saturday night. I’ll try to get back to blogging soon but right now its low … Continue reading

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Tomato Sauce

Last year some time I decided I wanted to make my own tomato sauce. As a single person household I don’t need a lot at one time so I planned to preserve it in 1/2 pint jars. This spring I planted … Continue reading

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Frugal DIY

When my father passed in 1995, my family decided to keep his 1990 pick-up truck in the family. This gives my siblings and I access to a truck for those times when a truck is needed. I used the truck recently to … Continue reading

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Honey Help

I use honey when I bake Honey-Oatmeal bread and when I make Granola. These two occasions are rather rare occurrences in my single lifestyle. It is not uncommon for the honey to crystalize before I can use it. Fortunately crystalized … Continue reading

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BB8 not BBQ

kabobs As I mentioned I had to delete some old posts because my Free WordPress space was FULL. Picture are the culprit my posts feature lots of photos and Sunday posts with cake picture are the majority of my problem. … Continue reading

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