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What Are You Wearing: Is it Spring yet?

For today’s What Are You Wearing, I did a simple look that I am absolutely in love with. Brown has always been a go-to color of mine for the winter, so I thought why not bring it into spring with me. 29 more words


Chilli con baked beans

I’ve often heard of people adding baked beans to chilli and being honest thought it sounded a bit naff, you don’t mess with the kidney beans it’s a classic pairing! 123 more words


Frugal - a year of free fun - month 9

This month’s fun activities were:

  • worked on existing craft projects for which I didn’t need to buy anything: knitted cocoons as presents for friends, and a knitted top for me using some wool someone from knit group gave me (I got the pattern in a book for Christmas).
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Piggy Bank

lots of savings tips coming soon!

Well, on my dime, i have managed to find tons of places and ways to save money in town here in the midwest. i will get to posting them soon. stay tuned.


Thrifty Finds: I

I love clothes. Any of my friends or family members will say that I’m a “fashionista.” Shopping is one thing that relaxes me, or at least it does until I realize how much I’ve spent on clothing that I didn’t truly need. 231 more words


Making Do

These have been lean times. My role is to feed the family, whether in times of plenty or no. I had to get mighty creative this last month to make those meals appear on the table. 292 more words


The Baby Inventory: Nursery!

Being thirty weeks pregnant is a lot like having a parasitic infection. I took Parasitology in college and we all laughed when our professor told us that cute little babies were the very epitome of parasites. 340 more words