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How Laziness Has Made Me Rich Part I – General Housework

Well, I can’t really say I’m rich (wealth is relative anyway, isn’t it?) but it makes for a catchy title that piqued your interest, right? The point I’m trying to make is that my innate laziness has helped me to achieve some financial goals because it has been a huge motivating factor that has helped [...]

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Posted May 19th, 2008 | Tags: Frugal Ideas

Ideas for Frugal Living Grand Re-Opening

Here it is! The Grand Re-Opening of my blog with its brand-new fabulous look!  My husband spent a lot of time working on this for me this weekend, and I am absolutely thrilled.  It is just beautiful.  Honestly, where have I been when he was learning how to do all this stuff?  (Are they secretly [...]

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Posted May 19th, 2008 | Tags: Frugal Ideas

Powdered Milk – It Does a Wallet Good

Every Frugal out there knows that powdered milk can be a valuable weapon in your money-saving arsenal. (Of course, that is, if you can find it for a very good per gallon price as compared to regular milk prices of your area). This is our only source of milk. Milk in Texas is very expensive (more than California, which is usually more expensive across the board), which is odd to me because there is a cow on every corner out here (even in the suburbs!).

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Posted May 16th, 2008 | Tags: Frugal Ideas

I Stand on the Shoulder of A Giant

Whoa! Reality slapped us in the face when we found out the price. $160,000! I was pretty sure right then my dream of being a homeowner would never come true. My brain made up its mind that it would never happen, and my conscious-self reluctantly accepted that. But still, deep deep inside I didn’t want to give up my dream.

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Posted May 15th, 2008 | Tags: Frugal Ideas, ,

R.I.P. 5/2/02-5/13/08 A Memorial to a Good & Faithful Servant

My Good Friend- I\

I’VE GOT A SUSPICION SOMETHING MIGHT BE DYING IN THE KITCHEN. At first I thought it was my imagination. Was the sale-bologna feeling just a little less firm than I remembered? Were my homemade hot dog buns looking a tad limp? Hmmm.

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Posted May 14th, 2008 | Tags: Frugal Ideas

Hot Pants

Sill Sadie

I want my husband er, Chazz, to look spiffy and polished when he goes to work because in the dog-eat-dog world of corporate America (and especially in today’s uncertain economic climate) you can never be too careful.

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Posted May 13th, 2008 | Tags: Frugal Ideas

My Big Blogging Debut

Hello Everyone! With the help and encouragement from my dear husband I am premiering my brand new blog today. As you have already probably surmised, the main focus of this blog will be on frugal living.

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Posted May 12th, 2008 | Tags: Frugal Ideas