Category Archives: Frugal living

Fall baking day and pumpkin bread recipe

Fall is almost here.  Well, maybe it is just beginning to not feel so incredibly like hot summer.  It is a rare day with little on the calendar, so I decided to do a bit of baking today.  I was … Continue reading

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CVS trip 7/30/12 saved 87%!!

After 2 weeks of being away from home, I headed out Monday morning to get errands done, and the list was long.  I worked hard on my CVS trip as I had several really good coupons that would only be … Continue reading

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Tues small cleaning chore

Last week was busy with kids coming and going, again, and we had out-of-town company on Sunday afternoon.  All that is to say that I did some rather large cleaning:  vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, etc on Sunday.  All the kids are … Continue reading

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Cleaning up after college kids leave, again

What a week!  Lots of happenings around here, but now things are calm again.  The two college girls are gone for the summer or longer, and have vacated their room, again.  In the rush of packing, there were several piles … Continue reading

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Wed small cleaning job

Tim mentioned this morning that the coffee maker was very slow.  I had not really noticed it because I make coffee and go outside to do chores and when I come back the coffee is ready.  But I decided that … Continue reading

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Wed. small cleaning job- kitchen floor

Things have been pretty busy around our house the last 3 weeks with all the kids home.  And the kitchen floor is testament to that fact, it seems to be always dirty.  We have swept it most days, which helps, … Continue reading

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Tuesday small cleaning job

After Memorial Day yesterday, our schedule was a bit off.  Everyone kept thinking it was Monday, but in fact it is Tuesday, of a pretty busy week.  The kids had a sheep shearing job this morning.  They earn some money by shearing … Continue reading

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Memorial Day- barn cleaning day

Today was a big cleaning job day.  We tackled cleaning the people spaces in the barn, this is the area that the people use rather than the side that the sheep live in, and the loft.  It is time to … Continue reading

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Friday Cleaning

Another week is over, and while it was not too busy, everyone did accomplish several projects.  And I was able to get a small cleaning job done in the midst of laundry (remember I usually do laundry on Monday and … Continue reading

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Thursday, cleaning jobs- 1 large, 1 small

Thursday, where has the week gone?  We have been busy shearing the sheep and hope to finish today.  For cleaning jobs today, I tackled a couple.  I started small with wiping all the baseboards and window frames in the dining … Continue reading

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