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2016 Found Money Report

I make a habit of picking up money I see on the ground. At the end of each year I tally what I have found and compare it to past years. This year=$7.23 and this forign coin. Past years 2015 … Continue reading

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Five Frugal Things

It has been warm enough since mid April to keep the furnace off. Yearly my goal is to turn the furnace off on May 1st. This year I got a BONUS 2 weeks. I stopped to pick up milk and found … Continue reading

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Five Frugal Things

I repaired a broken soaker hose rather than buying a new one. I  use bread odds and ends to make a supply of bread crumbs I found four pennies waiting for me in the parking lot when I went to the … Continue reading

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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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5 Frugal Things

There were two cents waiting for me when I got to the self-checkout machine at the grocery store. The Pacific Northwest had an unusually warm and long summer. Short days, cool temperatures and rain, all proof that summer has past. When the … Continue reading

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Five (or more) Frugal Things

Preparing for the outdoor living season,  I washed and repaired my old eclectic collection of patio furniture instead of purchasing the latest and greatest style. I have some tomatoes that need to be eaten. It’s hot! 80+ degrees! Seattleites melt … Continue reading

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A Particularly Frugal Day- Part II

  WOW! I got several “likes” and a couple of new followers from the first instillation of my frugal day post. I hope the rest of the story is equally popular. For several years I have volunteered at a neighborhood … Continue reading

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