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I’ve been wanting to put up  a bird house on my property. I came across this craft box at Deseret Industries $2.00. Its the kind of box you might find at a craft store intended to be painted or embellished … Continue reading

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Wandering Creek Community Garage Sale

Wandering Creek is a gated 55+ community a short distance from my home. Every year they hold a Community Garage Sale.Once a year the gates remain open all day and any homeowner who wants to participate sets out their merchandise. … Continue reading

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$1.24 for a pair of long underwear

I live in the Pacific Northwest. We are known for our mild winters but still I am a cold body. I wear long underwear every day November through February.  I’ve been wearing this pair for 17 years and I think they … Continue reading

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Salmon Patty Tutorial

Today I took another step in “eating myself out of house and home”  I’m making a Salmon Burger for lunch. It will use up canned salmon from my pantry and burger bun from the freezer. Doing a tutorial will give … Continue reading

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