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  1. Home and family challenges
    I know I might be putting this under the wrong area. But for me it is a home and family challenge as well as self-improvement and a matter of self-esteem. I looked and couldn't find a Messy to Marvelous Challenge anymore. I need one! I went around the house and took photos yesterday...
  2. Homesteading and gardening
    We're in the midst of deciding on our top three houses. In the listings, they give us the front exposure direction and for me, having a large backyard garden is essential. I plan on making the garden pretty large, considering the lot sizes in Edmonton are pretty big (50 x 100 at the start)...
  3. Home and family challenges
    I have a three-story home, and I live alone, but I have NO room!! And every house seems disorganized and cluttered. I go through major clean-ups, and they last a week or so, and then things fall into disrepair again. With the change in my work schedule (going in 2p - 12p on average, getting...
  4. Miserly Monday
    :coffee: Good morning fellow Villagers! It's a beautiful sunny day in northern NY. Hope Mother Nature is being as kind do you today. Done so far: ~drove all 4 kids to school ~packed dh's lunch ~washed & hung out 1 load of laundry ~put another load in the washer (about to go hang it out & start...
  5. Miserly Monday
    :sun: So how is everyone after the weekend? Did you have lots of fun and get a lot accomplished? I got lots of rest. We had picked up our dd at the airport (3 hours drive away from us) upon her return from southeast Asia. We spent the night and the next morning with her and then came home. I'm...
  6. Miserly Monday
    Good morning!!! Its cold!!! today, suppose to freeze tonight. Gotta clean my computer desk, I am overun with coupons. Finish wrapping Christmas gifts Get Formal dining room ready for my anniversary and Thanksgiving. I hope everyone has a very nice and productive day!!!
  7. Miserly Monday
    Good morning. We have been invited to a Brisk today. Good friends of ours had a baby boy last week, so today is the day. Its still quite warm here. wish the cold weather would hurry up!!! Roasted a turkey yesterday so I have to make a big pot of turkey soup tommorrow. Krystals request :) Think I...
  8. Miserly Monday
    Today is my daughter Krystals 21st birthday!!! :cake:: It feel like just yesterday I was holding her in my arms. My they grow up so fast!!! Got a day full of shops, then many reports to do. Hope everyone has a wonderful day!!
  9. Miserly Monday
    Good morning!!! I really dont have anything to do today except pick up and do a load of wash. Gotta get ready for Tuesday and Wednesday. I have 9 shops to do. Hasnt the weather been perfect? Wish it would stay like this forever :) Hope everyone has a great Monday!!
  10. Miserly Monday
    Morning ladies!Its dark and gloomy here,but a good day anyways.Got up early this morning and walked on the treadmill for and hour and did my pilates video.I feel great.I've washed and hung 1load laundry,made beds,made jello,cleaned oven.I still have to make tea,organize coupons and make grocery...
  11. Miserly Monday
    Good morning!!! It started out real chilly here today, but suppose to warm up :) I have to change linens, dust and vacuum, and bathrooms. I have 2 easy bank shops to do. Going to make BLTs for lunch Smothered burgers for dinner. Gotta use all my .55 off produce and 2.50 off steak and 1.00 off...
  12. Miserly Monday
    Good morning!! Well the sun is shining for the first time in weeks, and I am stuck inside cleaning:weeping: We have started replacing the front of our fireplace so my family room is dusty and messy :) The carpet gets installed next week, cant wait!!!!! I have a very busy week for shops...
  13. Miserly Monday
    Good morning!!! well its a chilly day here in La. Got a mystery shop at a really nice restaurant, so I am going to take my VERY pregant daughter out to lunch. Started taking Chritams decorations down :( Took camper back to storage this mornin, we wont be camping again till Martin Luther King...
  14. Kitchen Basics
    Heres a great chicken coating. CHICKEN MIX Combine: 2 c. dry bread crums 1 1/2 t. salt 1 1/2 t. paprika 1 t. celery salt 1 t. onion salt 1/4 t. pepper 1 t. poultry seasoning 1/4 c. vegetable oil Keep unrefrigerated in tight jar. Use: 1/2 c. coating Moisten chicken. Shake in bag. Bake 1...
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