Category Archives: saving money

dining room furniture makeover

This is the “Before” photo (please do enjoy the view of our messy garage) but here you can see the curvy legs that first attracted me to this vintage (maple? pecan?) table. It was at the St Vincent de Paul, and … Continue reading

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thrift store finds of the week!

One of the things friends tend to ask me about a lot is my “junkin”. What have you found lately!? What did this cost? eventually become  Will you take me with you? I never find anything like that! and I am happy to … Continue reading

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Ahoy there, Cap’n!

Did you know that Captain Crunch cereal is gluten-free? and my kids all love it. But it is $4.49 a BOX. Do you realize how much cereal three teenage boys can eat? A box is approximately 2 days of breakfasts, … Continue reading

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playing house

Been doing a little decorating fun stuff. Not for two weeks, I swear!Blogger isn’t letting me click and drag photos tonight, so you will get the play-by-play completely out of order. But hey, at least I’m blogging again and so … Continue reading

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saving money on groceries

I used to be a big coupon clipper but fell away from the practice for a year or two, for several reasons. 1. It is time intensive and I got lazy. 2. We are always trying to get away from … Continue reading

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