It’s SO Hard to Say Good-Bye

Before I tell you where I am going I think it is important to tell you where I have been. My hope is that in hearing my story you might be able to glean one last lesson in frugality and what it means to me. I have hesitated in the past to share this information about myself because I do not want people to think that I am bragging or something. I have been trying to be better at sharing in hopes that I can possibly inspire more.My senior year... …
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Gardening in Small Spaces {Gutter Gardening}

Gardening Tips & Tidbits: Gardening in Small Spaces Would you love to garden but feel like you can't simply because you don't have a large yard? Back in the days of traditional row gardening, that might have been the case, but now anyone can garden, even in seriously small spaces!I live in a 3 bedroom speck home on a cul du sac on less than 1/5th of an acre. My garden is basically the size of a RV parking space where I tend 5 raised beds,... …
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Preserving Summer’s Bounty {How to Freeze Sugar Snap Peas}

{Pin This} Summer's heatin' up and the veggies in my garden are really starting to come on. We've been eating fresh greens for weeks, and I've been sending fresh kale over to my cancer-fightin' friend Steffany since late May. One vegetable that's really been doing well is my peas. I am growing sugar snap and Asian peas, different in shape, size, and form, but equally great for things like stirfry and my homemade orzo salad. And because I have lots... …
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Grocery Budget Challenge {Week 29}

How are you doing with your Grocery Budget? Did you know we have a weekly challenge going?  Lucky for you, it’s not too late to join!  Here are the details about our 2012 Grocery Budget Challenge. Even if you are not yet using coupons you need to start saving by setting some goals!We hope you will join us! Set a goal today and get on the path to taking control of your grocery budget! Here is how the fabs are doing on their budget...Monica:... …
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Free Kindle Books {Read Them Anywhere on Almost Any Device}!

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FREE Amazon Kindle BooksAmazon Prices change ALL the times, especially on their ebooks.  While these ebooks were all free when I put this post together, they may not be anymore. Recipe BooksSPOON: Soup, Stew & Chowder Recipes (Summer) (Cooking in Season #2) Classic Caribbean Cookbook Best Mexican Tacos Recipes - Easy Homemade Taco Recipes Easy Dinner Recipes - Colorful Step by Step Pictures To Prepare Great Dinners For... …
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Money Saving Tips: Polish an Old Pair of Shoes

Are you looking for some simple ideas to save money? We have simple solutions that you can easily apply to your lifestyle to save money! If you take good care of your shoes, they'll last longer.  Here's a quick how-to on shoe polishing.1. Start with a polish that matches the color of your shoes.2. Change into some clothesyou don't mind getting dirty.3. Lay down some newspaper as to not make a mess on the floor.4. Clean off... …
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Amazon: Fab deal on iPod Touch + FREE Kindle eBooks!

If you have been waiting for a deal on the Ipod Touch 8GB 4th Generation, Amazon has them right now for $174.99!  This is a terrific price!  My daughter has been pricing these out for over a year and they don't go on sale very often, this is as low as it seems to get!It has 8 GB capacity for about 2,000 songs, 10,000 photos, or 10 hours of video It has up to 40 hours of audio playback or 7 hours of video playback on a single charge Support... …
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ATTENTION Contact Lens Wearers: Get a FREE 30-Day Supply of Dailies Contacts!

This FAB offer is BACK! Have you tried Dailies Aquacomfort Contact Lenses? Well here's your chance:ord=Math.random()*10000000000000000; document.write('');Get a FREE 30-Day trial of the contacts! …
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Amazon Deal: Kumon Learning Books!

Need to keep the kids entertained? If you have been looking for a way to keep your kids up on their math and reading skills this summer then don't miss this deal on Amazon for Kumon Learning Books only $7.95!  There are many different levels and subjects to choose from. PLUS, you will get free shipping with Amazon Prime or Super Saver Shipping! These books get high reviews, here is what some people are saying about them... I needed extra math... …
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My Adventures in Gardening…

After all the planting, watering and the weeding I am starting to see some progress in the garden. It makes me so happy! Here are some of the things that I am really excited about...THE RASPBERRIES, strawberries and cherries are officially on in full force!!!We have planted some summer bearing raspberries that will produce heavily about this time of the year for a few weeks and then they will be done. We also have some everbearing... …
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