Tag Archives: jam making

By Popular Demand

After posting about giving homemade preserves as gifts I had a request for my Peach-Raspberry Jam recipe. 2 cups seedless raspberry puree (from about 4 to 4 1/2 cups raspberries) 2 cups finely chopped peaches 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/4 … Continue reading

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President’s Day Sales

Any holiday is reason enough to have a SALE at most thrift stores February 16, 2015 President’s Day St. Vincent de Paul $ 2.80 Everything Half Off! Rubber duck soap dispenser 50₵ Missionary Biography 39₵ 2 shirts from the 50₵ Bin … 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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It never hurts to ask

I am on a jam making kick. I made several flavors during the summer. So much so that I filled all my jelly jars. Everybody I know has been getting jam as birthday presents, thank-you gifts, house warming gifts, you … Continue reading

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Thrift Report

I’ve already mentioned I’m making a “BREAD MAKING KIT” for one of my co-workers who will be getting married soon. The bridal wrap is for her. The baby wrap was so cute I couldn’t pass it up. I’ll be prepared for a baby shower in … Continue reading

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