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Miscellaneous flotsam and jetsam that happen to get trapped in the passage through my brain....

  1. 05/03/2009 - Daily Challenges

    by , 05-03-2009 at 09:24 AM
    • Clean out kitchen fridge; Done!!
    • clean kitchen; About 85% done, will finish tomorrow;
    • wash, dry, put away all laundry Done!!;
    • clean all bunny/bird cages downstairs. Done!!

    Updated 05-03-2009 at 10:25 PM by madhen

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  2. Who says growing your own veggies saves money?

    by , 05-01-2009 at 11:07 PM
    Spent $29.23 in gardening supplies today. Last month, I had to set up raised beds in the dogs' run to protect all future veggies from the ground squirrels. Had to buy the wood for the frames, and then I had to buy hardware cloth, to keep out the gophers. Followed by tomato cages, which, when expanded, act as a pretty good fence to keep my dogs out of the beds. Followed by bags of garden soil, because the run is set up in such a way that a truck would not be able to back up with a bulk delivery ...

    Updated 05-02-2009 at 09:39 AM by madhen

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  3. May's Challenges

    by , 04-30-2009 at 10:31 AM
    • Skill-a-Month: Improve/expand vermicomposting skills (worm husbandry, yee haw!) and candle-making
    • Project-a-Month: Clean out all fridges and freezers
    • Lose-A-Pound-A-Week: 140 pounds by end of month
    • Book Club: 2 books
    • Needle Arts: present for my aunt (Mother's Day)
    • Get-Your-Business-Up-and-Running: create working calendar for holiday prep
    • Recipe-A-Week: 4 new recipes (mostly vegetarian)
    • No-Spend: 15 days
    • EF: $1,250 by end of month
    • Self-sufficiency: 1 thing every day
    • Frugality:
    ...

    Updated 04-30-2009 at 10:34 AM by madhen

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  4. April's Challenges

    by , 04-01-2009 at 09:30 AM
    • Skill-a-Month: Learn to make corn tortillas Made flour tortillas instead
    • Project-a-Month: plant my garden Done!!
    • Lose-A-Pound-A-Week: 4 pounds
    • Book Club: 2 books Done!!
    • Needle Arts: ???? Probably something beaded, as I'm "into" that right now.
    • Get-Your-Business-Up-and-Running: finish business plan
    • Recipe-A-Week: 4 new recipes (mostly vegetarian)
    • No-Spend: 15 days
    • EF: $1,000 by end of month Done!!
    • Self-sufficiency: 1 thing every day
    • Frugality: 1 thing every
    ...

    Updated 04-30-2009 at 10:26 AM by madhen

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  5. March Challenges

    by , 02-28-2009 at 10:05 AM
    • Skill-a-Month: candle-making
    • Project-a-Month: get my garden ready
    • Lose-A-Pound-A-Week: 4 pounds
    • Book Club: 2 books
    • Needle Arts: knitted shawl
    • Get-Your-Business-Up-and-Running: finish business plan
    • Recipe-A-Week: 4 new recipes (hopefully vegetarian)
    • No-Spend: 15 days
    • EF: $550 by end of month
    • Self-sufficiency: 1 thing every day
    • Frugality: 1 thing every day

    Updated 02-28-2009 at 10:06 AM by madhen

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