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Spin Art!

We found a spin art kit super cheap in the clearance section of Tj Maxx, so we decided to give it a shot! Serenity was absolutely fascinated! 33 more words


What's for Supper?

I really enjoyed the rainy weather here in NE Tennessee last weekend! It got me OUT of the garden and IN-to the kitchen. I finished canning the last of the green beans and cooked a pot for supper, along with those little, teeny, tiny Yukon gold potatoes that you just have to wash- the skins are so thin that no peeling or cutting is even necessary. 204 more words


The Secret to Saving money on your daily grind

Whenever a commercial for a certain less expensive brand of coffee comes on the TV, my husband shouts at the screen

“ I hate that brand of coffee.   516 more words


A Money Saving Tip: The Library

When I used to get bored I would just hit up the mall or Target and buy unnecessary crap just to fill time and get a split second of excitement from obtaining something new. 294 more words

Frugal News Update

Remember that $6500 Proposed Dental Treatment quote I received a month ago?  Well a second opinion from another dentist revealed that I had one tooth that needed a watch on it and some cream to help de-sensitize some other areas around the gums, and that’s it.  346 more words


More of What Matters Spending review, month 4

Now we’ve saved enough to pay off our loan, we’re continuing with our minimal-ish spending, but with a slightly different focus. Instead of trying to spend the absolute minimum, now we’re using the principle of  314 more words


Shopping for Glasses: Is Frugal a Possibility?

Yesterday, my glasses broke. Not the I’m-just-going-to go-get-them-adjusted, broke, but the essentially-very-expensive-trash, broke. 

My glasses barely holding together with tape, I am searching online for a cheap sources for a replacement. 108 more words