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Coffee and Conversation #106 – Dinner’s On!

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Good morning and welcome to Coffee and Conversation #106 – hosted by PatAndCandy.com!   You know the question: “What’s for dinner?“ We use Affiliate Links in many posts. It allows us to keep our site up and running smoothly.You can find more info on our Affiliate/Disclosure Page. We sincerely appreciate your support! Hi there! So glad to […]

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7 essentials things to do to save money at the grocery store

7 Essentials for Saving Money at The Grocery Store

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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If you Google “saving money at the grocery store” you’ll find about a gazillion great ideas. Unfortunately for me, when I see a gazillion ideas about anything my brain tends to short-circuit and I process none of them. Assuming I’m not the only one whose brain works this way, I’ve compiled a short, uncomplicated list […]

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10 Simple Ways You Can EARN Money by Shopping

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Candy is a southern girl who enjoys the simple things in life. Dirt road drivin’, Sunday afternoon nappin’, back yard swingin’, and sunset watchin’ are a few of the things that make her smile. She’s been married to her best friend and the love of her life for almost 25 years and is navigating motherhood with her 4 children, aged 23, 19, 14, & 11. Homeschooling for over 18 years now, she is also a bit of a word-nerd (ok, maybe more than a “bit” – she actually considers making lists of homophones to be entertaining), a lover of books and chocolate, a survivor of cancer, an author, and a hula hoop maker.
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We use Affiliate Links in many posts. It allows us to keep our site up and running smoothly. You can find more info on our Affiliate/Disclosure Page. We sincerely appreciate your support! Most everyone knows that you can save money when you’re shopping…We know all about cutting coupons and looking for sales, but did you know that […]

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How to Save Even MORE Money at The Grocery Store!

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Many years ago I took a look at our family finances in search of ways to trim our food budget. Being a stay-at-home mom (SAHM) I thought that would be a good first step to help improve our financial situation – I did not want to waste ANY more money at the grocery store!! We use Affiliate […]

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Book Review – How to Become Financially Free

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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      It’s not easy to look in the mirror and realize that you’re the problem – especially when you’re experiencing financial stress.  Many stay-at-home moms feel like there would be less money “issues” at home if they got a job.  Once and for all, Sarah’s book, “How to Become Financially Free: From Homeless to […]

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Guy Talk on Home Maintenance

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Paul Fenner

Paul Fenner has been in the construction and building industry for most of his adult life, but his greatest work has been building a family for over 29 years. A proud father of 5, he also enjoys working on grassroots race-car projects with his sons, and taking his family to a good movie.
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(Note: A short while back my husband posted this advice to a friend of his and, despite my bias, I thought it was a great idea!  Feel free to share this, subtly and sweetly of course, with any husbands you may know… 😉 !)

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Ultimate Homemaking Bundle – FREE Video Course!

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Are you a stressed-out homemaker? Don’t stay overwhelmed! Check out this free eCourse: 4 Simple Steps to Stress-Free Homemaking!

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Fast and Easy Meals In A Muffin

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Keepin’ it real here, it’s been kind of hard for me to get back in the swing of things since the holidays, especially when it comes time to fixing supper for my brood.  With all the shopping and storing and prepping and cooking I did prior to and during Christmas, my head and body have […]

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How to Hem Your Own Jeans

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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I’m “vertically-challenged,” so for years I’ve had a hard time buying jeans!  Argh – it’s SO very difficult getting the waist AND the length to fit.  So of course I’d pick the waist to fit…but then finding someone to hem them so they didn’t look like, um, well, “mom” did it…. I’m sure there’s someone out […]

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Make Your Own Shower Cleaner

Trista Porter

Trista Porter

Trista is currently attending a local university. She is majoring in business administration and English. Not one to sit on the sidelines and watch life pass her by, she has recently started her own business featuring health-friendly and earth-friendly products. She also co-owns a photography business with her boyfriend fiancée. Her dreams are to be a successful writer, businesswoman, wife, and to spread the love of God. Learn more about Trista by visiting her at The Earthly Ones or ReiDesigns.
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I’ve been cutting back my use of cleaners that are made with harmful chemicals and I have to say that I’m pretty proud of myself. Homemade toilet, floor, glass, and now shower cleaners! Plus, they’re all made in an inexpensive and eco-friendly way! Showers/tubs can be pretty difficult to clean. Built up residue and even […]

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