Category Archives: Frugal living

Purex Crystals Dryer Sheets- review and Give-a-way! Sweepstakes too.

It is laundry day, again…And with the warmer weather comes smellier laundry at my house. We have a lot of outdoor chores that not only include getting dirty, but sweaty and smelly too. So this new Purex Crystals Dryer sheets … Continue reading

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Creative ways to find bargains on auction sites

We all love to find a bargain, and auction sites are great places to shop. But how do you get a good deal on ebay, listia, etc? Here are a couple of ways I have found that work: -Know your … Continue reading

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This weeks frugal activities 1/6/2014

Happy New Year! We enjoyed a wonderful Christmas holiday season, with many activities, time with friends and families, and great food. Some frugal activities of the last couple of weeks: – We had budgeted money for Christmas gifts, so it … Continue reading

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Repair or Replace? Appliances and more…

My dad owned a hardware store when I was growing up and he could fix a lot of things. So I learned early on to repair broken things, or at least try. Fast forward to 2014 and it just seems … Continue reading

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“Ransome’s Honor” by Kaye Dacus, book review

“Ransome’s Honor” Book 1 Ransome Trilogy by Kaye Dacus, book review Julia has had a crush on William Ransome since she became a teenager, but when he did not propose when she thought he should, she was so disappointed. She … Continue reading

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Frugal activities last week, 10/21/13

Last week definitely saw the hint of fall in the weather. The days were cooler and the nights were even cooler. Here are a few of the activities things I did last week to save my family money: -Worked on … Continue reading

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Frugal accomplishments this week 10/14/13

After traveling the last 2 weekends, it was nice to have a weekend at home without commitments. While I did have errands to do, I did not do a lot of shopping. – Tried to eat from the pantry and … Continue reading

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Frugal accomplishments this week 10/7/2013

Last week had a lot of travel for me, so in some ways it was frugal, no shopping. First trip was a driving trip to take #3 daughter to a competition ( which she won) and home again. All our … Continue reading

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Purex UltraPacks plus Oxi – review and Giveaway!

This giveway has ended. Thanks to all who entered. Stay turned for more product reviews and giveaways. Purex has done it again, a new product to make laundry easier. Purex UltraPacks plus Oxi have all the things we love about … Continue reading

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