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  1. Day #11 (and #10)

    by , 08-11-2008 at 08:48 PM
    Yesterday we were invited to a friends house for dinner and some poker. So, my Salisbury steak will have to wait for another day. We had glazed ham, macaroni & cheese, shrimp cocktail, chips & salsa, and some alcoholic beverages. Mike's Hard Lemonade and Smirnoff Ice. Dh and I have 5 between the two of us. It was fun. We played poker, I am not that good. Because I thought I had 3 pairs at one point and bet quite a bit only to find out I had 2 pairs. Also, I had 4 of a kind and I ...
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  2. Am new here

    by , 08-10-2008 at 08:55 PM
    Hello everyone
    This is my first blog on here,I can tell you a little about me. am married,I have 3 childern and 9 grands,I love to crochet,walk, do yoga,pen paling,I hope to make some friends,I love to travel,bake and cook.well this will be short.:knit:
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  3. August Menu Plan

    by , 08-09-2008 at 10:37 PM
    Here is my menu plan for the month of August
    1. Bowtie Pasta
    2. Porcupine Meatballs
    3. Sloppy Joes
    4. Jambalaya
    5. Hamburger Helper
    6. Eat Out
    7. Leftovers
    8. Chicken Pot Pie
    9. Stuffed Green Peppers
    10. Salisbury Steak
    11. Mesquite Chicken Breasts
    12. Meatloaf
    13. Chicken Nuggets and Fries
    14. Goulash
    15. Chicken Helper
    16. Eat Out
    17. Spaghetti
    18. Bowtie Pasta
    19. ...
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  4. Dream Shopping ie. No Money Spent

    by , 08-09-2008 at 09:43 PM
    This afternoon I met my son and my father at the local mall for a coffee. I brought $14 in cash and no cc's or debit card. I browsed in about 4 stores that I normally shop in, and I had the best time just looking at the things that are coming out for fall, without the pressure of thinking I have to have them...'cos the truth is I don't need any of them...

    It really helped to know I couldn't buy things...it madeit seem more like a gallery visit than a shopping trip, and the little ...
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  5. Shopping Trip for the Week and meal plan

    by , 08-09-2008 at 06:49 PM
    Ok, I did better this week than last week, but I didn't need as much. Again, I will classify between stockpile items and items needed for the week. Needed items = $35.07, Stockpile items = $0.74, Tax = $2.40, Total spent = $38.21. My total savings from vendor and store coupons were $20.41 (36%).

    Needed for the week
    6 lbs of hamburger @ $1.99/lb = $13.86 (some were more than 1 lb each-will use 2 lbs this week and the rest will go into the stockpile.
    Roasted Potatoes ...
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