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5+ Creative Ways to Repurpose Old Linens

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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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I love that “saving money” no longer has the negative connotation that it did when I was growing up in the 80’s. Back then, it wasn’t considered cool to shop at thrift stores or to repurpose furniture. We could never have imagined that drinking from recycled Mason jars while sitting in mismatched chairs at a […]

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Nature’s Medicine Chest –
Effective Care for All Your Ills

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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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With most of us feeling the need to pinch pennies these days, what hasn’t changed is…we still get sick.  The products described below are all simple and commonly available at local “big box” stores, or more preferably purchased at quality health food or vitamin/supplement stores. In our book, these 6 items will help most of […]

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Teaching Financial Responsibility

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Addi is a work at home mom of 3 young boys. Frugal Fanatic is her place to share practical ways to save money, make money and tips for everyday life. Connect with her on Facebook and Pinterest.

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Note: Today we are pleased to bring you this guest post from Addie Ganley.  She blogs over at Frugal Fanatic, where she offers plenty of practical advice on both saving and spending money wisely!  We think you’ll benefit by all the good stuff she shares with us today – thanks, Addie! I believe that learning […]

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Capsule Wardrobe: What it is and Why You Need One

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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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This is by no means a new idea, yet I discovered it only recently. Now that we’ve started up school again, however, I’m discovering the brilliance of the capsule wardrobe for homeschool moms!

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Top 10 Staycation Ideas for South Georgia!

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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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South Georgia is a lovely agricultural region; not always a destination stop, but often an area you’ll travel through to get to many other fun destinations. Located central to Atlanta, the beaches of both the Atlantic Ocean and the Florida panhandle, and Disney, if you live in or near the SouthEast and want to go “anywhere” for […]

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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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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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Coffee and Conversation Link Party #30

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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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Welcome to this week’s Coffee and Conversation! Our About Page Link Party is still open! Be sure to add your  “About Page” and take a few moments to visit some other ladies. If you linked up last week, you should definitely head back over to see some of the new link-ups. And, dear reader, if you’re […]

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Updated: Tips to Save Money on Your Trip to Disney World

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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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Most people don’t think of a trip to Disney as a “cheap” vacation.  Actually, many people I know save for years for a trip. But awhile back we posted a bunch of helpful tips to save money on your next trip to Disney World. These came from someone who knows!  My friend Janet is a former […]

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