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The Two Weirdest Laws in Each of the 50 States

Just the ticket to start off your Monday – a little humor!  But this one makes you feel smarter, too! 😉 I recently discovered this nifty map by Dan Pearce over at Single Dad Laughing. It was quite a find for this lover of random, useless facts. I hope you’ll enjoy it too. Warning: Several […]

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How Our Marriage Survived a Health Crisis

My friend Elizabeth over at Yes They’re All Ours recently asked me to write a guest post for her series on maintaining marriages during times of crisis. Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and our health crisis was my battle with breast cancer, I thought this would be the perfect time to share the post with our […]

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Simple sauces

One of the easiest ways to cook quickly and frugally is to have a bunch of sauces under your belt…or apron, as the case may be! Feel free to experiment with these…add some of those leftover veggies and/or cubed or shredded meats and/or a pasta or rice and you have a quick and money-saving meal. […]

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Essential Oils at Home

Many people automatically assume that “natural” equals “expensive”.  Today’s Frugal Friday post, a contribution from Mom’s Morning Coffee friend Wendy Craft, features several recipes for household cleaning solutions made with essential oils and other simple products.  While these may be an add-on to other items already on your shopping list, you’ll find that you can […]

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We’ve all had those times…sometimes you see ’em coming, sometimes you don’t. You’re in line at the grocery store and you’re tired and stressed and have a ton of stuff still left to do and the line is long and… You get to the cashier and she’s as smart alecky and un-helpful as they come. […]

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Book Review – “The Princess and the Kiss”

In an age where morality is mocked and “anything goes” is the mantra that’s shouted to our children from every available media source, The Princess and the Kiss offers a wonderfully refreshing change of pace. In this beautifully illustrated book, Jennie Bishop tells the enchanting story of  a princess who is given a precious gift at the […]

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Cool-weather chicken soup

Nothing says sweater weather better than good ol’ fashioned homemade chicken soup.  You don’t even have to be sick to enjoy it…although it was almost always my momma’s remedy for “whatever-ails-you” while I was growing up. And it doesn’t have to take all day, either – but I like to drag it out just to […]

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Using the Internet to Save Money

If you aren’t using the internet to save money then you’re missin’ out! Sure, you’ve heard of ebay and Amazon, but those are only the tip of the iceberg. Check out the following links and be amazed at the money saving options you have at your fingertips!

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