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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

Our off season heat wave is over, nonetheless, I hung my laundry to air dry. Some things weren’t dry by night fall so  I had to put the towels in the drier to finish. My friends Mark & Jessica are going to … Continue reading

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Coon Skin Cap

I mentioned before that I’ve been on the lookout for some frugal (“cheap”) fake fur to use with this 50 cent toy to make a coonskin cap. (I do wish I could figure out how to make links back to … Continue reading

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Thrift Store shopping with AFRUGALSPINSTER

I love reading blogs about amazing second hand store finds. I feel like my second hand purchases are far less exciting, but I decided to show off my frugal finds none-the-less. I try to hold myself to only purchasing things … Continue reading

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Frugal (make that FREE) Fix

I was photographing a SVdP 99 cent dress I plan to refashion. As I snapped my photos I realized that the cord to my heater was less than inconspicuous, in fact it was distracting. Saturday, in between cake deliveries I stopped … Continue reading

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My Sedum Planter

After seeing this in the garden section at my neighborhood produce stand, I was inspired to do something like it for my own yard. For months I looked for a hen figurine. I was a lot like Goldilocks in the 3 … Continue reading

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Roadside Rug

Driving home from my friends’ house, I saw this. Of course it was pouring down rain. But I managed to stuff it in the back of my van and get it home. There I could unroll it to see what … Continue reading

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