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  1. General Chat
    There are so many things my daughter wants this year, and I'd like to get her a good amount of then since she's had an exceptionally hard year this year. She's about to have a birthday AND Christmas and we took her out window shopping to make a list of things she'd like but I just want to find...
  2. Thrifty Thursday
    :wave: Thought I'd start the post since I haven't seen one for today. Got a lot done: packed up DH with his food/coffee for the day and dropped him at work. Took dad grocery shopping, to the dollar store AND to Krispy Kreme to show him the actual making of the donuts :laugh: He was in shock...
  3. Thrifty Thursday
    Made coffee at home and went to work for awhile. Having trouble with my leg, so I came home early. Sent off for freebies. Making soup tonight using leftover cabbage. Trying to use up what I have before I go to the store.
  4. Thrifty Thursday
    No spend day. Cleaning along with Flylady.....dusted light fixtures in foyer and hallway, cleaned front door, and swept porch off. Did morning routines=swish and swipe bathroom, empty and load dishwasher, make bed, throw in a load of laundry, and of course, get dressed to shoes. Figuring...
  5. Frugal Living
    Just finished rereading the complete tightwad gazette,have been wondering about other books like it you may have read. Anything worth checking the library for? TIA! Janine
  6. Thrifty Thursday
    Happy March everyone!! I have been slacking in posting in the daily posts. I can't say it's because I have been busy either. More like winter blues have gotten a hold of me and caused me to be very lazy! However spring is around the corner and I need to get my tush in gear. Clean out the...
  7. Thrifty Thursday
    washed and hung one load of clothes, planning on cooking supper with what is here. did not have anything hubby could grab for lunch fast so made tuna salad with what was here. so he had a sammie with some leftover cole slaw and grabbed a bananna out the door.... going to watch movie today that...
  8. Thrifty Thursday
    Well, good morning! :clap: I'm exhausted but SOOOO happy to have the day off today! I have been in a funk and just trying to break out of it, and a day off should do the trick. So, today I will be: 1. Taking youngest dd to the eye doctor this morning at 9. She is squinting at the board at...
  9. Thrifty Thursday
    Feeling really good today. Got lots of sleep, house is the cleanest it's been in a while, made some extra dinner to bring for leftovers for lunch, not spending any money. At work now, but tonight going to do a little cleaning and then head to a nature group meeting to connect with friends I...
  10. Thrifty Thursday
    good morning all! Working again today! Its my friday! woot! Lunches from home and dinner at home tonight!
  11. Thrifty Thursday
    Wow, we have been a little slow posting on Thursdays, huh?!? :ponder: Oh well. Maybe it's because we are all SO looking forward to Friday that we skip right over Thursday. That's me, anyways! Today I feel extremely blah and definitely didn't want to get up. I've got so much planning left...
  12. Thrifty Thursday
    going to bake grandma a birthday cake and cook her dinner. It is gonna be a good day. Grandma done the:dishes: and I am gonna do the laundry.
  13. Thrifty Thursday
    Today is a frugal reboot for me I figure since I can't control the money I can control the output of it. so today going to read the frugal tips and write new ones down. did not inventory freezer yesterday going to do it today. clip coupons wash and dry towels hunt all phantom plug ins and...
  14. Thrifty Thursday
    It'll be a slight spendy Thursday, since I am out of lawn waste bags and need to go get some. Still cleanin' up the yard. :dis: You have to use the bags around here. :ache: I have no where I could haul the waste to, here. Then I hope to continue on the house cleaning. Dust and vac...
  15. Thrifty Thursday
    Good morning! Well, I'm up and at 'em this morning. I've already skyped with dh who is deployed, so that is a great way to start my day! I feel almost spoiled talked to him twice a day. Today is another crazy busy day. I have work as usual, but on my lunch break, I need to run over to Costco...
  16. Thrifty Thursday
    Good morning, FVs! Today is National Coffee Day! :coffee:I am celebrating by trying my hardest to stay out of the coffee shops, brewing my own cup at work and adding some pumpkin spice creamer! mmmmm...:coffee3: Other than drink coffee..... I need to try hard to focus and put a solid 8 hours...
  17. Thrifty Thursday
    Good morning!! Watching Fox News this morning and listening to the "delightful" news on our economy. :blah: Duh, have we ever left our current recession? I think not! Okay, too deep for 7 a.m.! lol Today is my day off!! Hooray!!! So much to do, so very little time to do it. Today I need...
  18. Thrifty Thursday
    FINALLY, a day off!!! :) AWESOME! And the best news is that the kids will be at school, so it's just me. I just need to wake up so that I'm super productive! Today I am doing a ton of laundry, to include bedding. I also am going to deep clean my youngest dd's bedroom and go thru her...
  19. Thrifty Thursday
    Morning everyone :) So far this AM I've done the dishwasher thing, cleaned up after a super early breakky for dad and sis before taking them to airport. Gassed up truck and dropped things off at the mailbox. Folded some laundry, did some tweaking of budget - figuring out the bills and...
  20. Thrifty Thursday
    Good Morning! Staying home for the day as far as I know now so most likely it'll be a no-spending day. : ) Do my face Take a bath Swish toilet Wash dishes Read my Bible Take recycables out Clear off table by chair Sort out one box on dresser Move lamps around/decorating Copy one...
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