Frugal

This is a blog swap chain letter organized through the Yakezie network. There are 4 stops. Check out my post, Poverty can Teach Lessons for Life, at the next stop! When we do Yakezie blog swaps, we are given a set topic from a moderator.  This swap’s topic was: YOU ARE POOR OR HOMELESS, WHAT […]

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Did you know that the U.S. used to have a designated National Thrift Week?  It lasted 50 years ending in the 1960’s.  There’s an organization that wants to  bring back thrift week. What is Thrift Week During the years it was observed, National Thrift Week started each year on January 17th which is Benjamin Franklin’s […]

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Part 1 of this post listed four daily deal sites and they were the more well-known choices. The list below should include at least one or two new ones for you. None of these have smart phone apps yet unless specified otherwise. 5. Mamapedia. The unique feature of this site is that 5% of your […]

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Water is a precious resource.  Wars have been fought over it for centuries.  In the U.S.  those wars have moved from shoot-outs to legal battles over water rights. In the Western world we have access to running water that never runs out.  I don’t know about you, but I don’t always treat it like  a […]

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10 Pantry Essentials

by Kay Lynn

Cooking is not something I enjoy.  I’d much rather have someone else prepare the food.  But that’s not a budget-friendly option.  After a day at the office I don’t have the time energy to make a meal from scratch. With these 10 items in my kitchen pantry it’s easy to pull together a nutritious, inexpensive […]

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