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Today we created our Winter Solstice cards. Using a block print from a thrift store, and some borrowed ink and rollers, I made a bold print on each soft, thick card. 15 more words


Can I coupon my way out this mess?

Can I coupon my way out of this mess?

It’s unlikely isn’t it?

But I did print off my very first coupon earlier to get £1 off Lenor fabric conditioner. 61 more words

A bit about me...

So just over two months ago I got married. 

It was, of course, my dream day- perfect in every way. We were married in September. It rained (but that’s supposed to be lucky, right?) and my hair went flat within about five minutes, but it was perfect. 348 more words

Decorating Your House for Christmas On a Budget!

It’s certainly beginning to look a lot like Christmas at my place – eek!

This is by far my favourite time of year, and I find anything festive absolutely magical. 905 more words

Getting Your $hit Together

My money habits are atrocious. In high school, I was a diligent saver, taking half of every paycheck and tucking it away into a savings account that I never touched. 578 more words


She Coached Her Way to Success

Eileen Russell the retired P.E. instructor and field hockey coach at the University of Georgia was a frugal sort.  Known for repairing the teams’ hockey sticks to save the university money, Eileen believed in stretching a dollar as far as it could go.   94 more words

Reflecting Upon Our Scout Law

A Scout is Trustworthy, Loyal, Helpful, Friendly, Courteous, Kind, Obedient, Cheerful, Thrifty, Brave, Clean, and Reverent.

A good Scout mirrors all of these traits. It’s harder than it looks, you need to follow each of these to become a gentleman and of course an Eagle Scout.

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