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Maximizing Daily Deal Sites to Forget Financial Stress (For the Night at Least)

Even though our budget is very small I enjoy finding ways our family can go out to eat or do fun activities together. In this post I focus on using Groupon or Living Social to maximize your entertainment dollars, as these are the ones I’ve personally used. 221 more words

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Making the Best of Motel Living

A little over a year ago my family and I had a brief stint of motel living before finding our current apartment. Moving to a motel for the first time can be scary and demoralizing. 601 more words

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Just make do. Oh, and be creative!

Every time I live abroad I have this moment when I say to myself “how in the world can I do/make X without X” or “I really wish I could do this here.” I remember being in France and using pots to store my fruit on the shelf above the microwave because there wasn’t enough space in the shared cupboard and our house had very few bowls. 719 more words



I have a bit of a motto that you never pass up on a lovely piece of lace! You just never know what you may use it for! 70 more words


Learning How to Love Apartment Living, Again

When I first moved away from home as a teenager, having my own apartment was the ultimate sign that I was really a “grownup”. Sure, I lived with a bunch of people in a run-down building. 512 more words

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Can the good stuff in life ever be 30% off?

Hi All,

I am sitting here reading advertisements waiting for my latest pdf to download. I use a pdf writer to pinch recipe (and other) posts that amuse and delight me. 2,173 more words

Making, Making Do and Mending October Linky

Oh My Goodness.
Very officially Autumn, and well on the way to Christmas…Eeeek!

Apologies for the lack of a linky last month-September kind of ran away with me… 293 more words