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  1. Thread: June Frugals

    by nordette
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    I have a no spend goal for June, besides rent,...

    I have a no spend goal for June, besides rent, utilities, groceries, and a birthday gift for a friend.

    Today I didnít spend anything but yesterday got gas as I was almost empty. Donít plan on...
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    Currently reading Platoís Revenge by William...

    Currently reading Platoís Revenge by William Ophuls
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    I have using up stuff in my pantry as well. It is...

    I have using up stuff in my pantry as well. It is unbelievable how many staples I have squirreled away all over the place.
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    Like many of you I struggle because I am...

    Like many of you I struggle because I am surrounded by extroverts and they absolutely drain me. And they don't respect my need for quiet. Learning about my personality was very helpful and many of...
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    Congratulations! That is a long spell and I'm...

    Congratulations! That is a long spell and I'm really happy for you.
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    heydude, the title of your post reminded me of...

    heydude, the title of your post reminded me of this post I read today.
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    Used up a little bit of leftover pasta for a sort...

    Used up a little bit of leftover pasta for a sort of stirfry with a tiny bit of leftover pesto and some tofu (pan fried)
    Granola and almond milk is a really filling breakfast!
    Used up stuff about...
  8. I don't patronize any retail business on...

    I don't patronize any retail business on holidays. I used to do a quickie grocery run in the past but I quit doing that as well. I do hang out at bars though (along with the other misfits). When I...
  9. Like Tradd and others I too have always been a...

    Like Tradd and others I too have always been a renter. I've played with the idea of joining up with a community to buy a communal space but knowing me and my personality (I like change a lot and get...
  10. Thread: Budget 2013

    by nordette
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    I like challenges that allow me to accomplish my...

    I like challenges that allow me to accomplish my budget goals so I thought I'd try out The Compact and the Food Stamp Budget for 2013. I started a little early so that come 1/1/13 - I would have...
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    I am very grateful for my good health. I am happy...

    I am very grateful for my good health. I am happy to be injury and illness free right now.
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    Thanks everyone for the recs. I have purchased...

    Thanks everyone for the recs. I have purchased from Decent Exposure in the past. They are long lasting (I have a few pairs), but they also look and feel very much like granny style to me and totally...
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    I have been decluttering our kitchen. After a bit...

    I have been decluttering our kitchen. After a bit of discussion we decided that we're not going to throw any more large parties at our place again. For one, everyone these days is coming up with...
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    I went to the farmers market and picked some...

    I went to the farmers market and picked some produce that inspired me to cook. So our home today was filled with delicious smells
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    Undergarment Recommendations?

    Hello all,

    I learned about smartwool socks through these forums and was hoping you could provide recs on quality undergarments (underwear for men/women, under t-shirts for men, bras for women)...
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    Today, oatmeal for breakfast for me (homemade...

    Today, oatmeal for breakfast for me (homemade yogurt for husband), leftover soup and homemade WW bread for lunch.

    Evening we're hosting a gathering with friends potluck style and I will be making...
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    I would love it if you posted links to specific...

    I would love it if you posted links to specific recipes you plan on making.

    Today oatmeal, leftovers, and butternut squash soup with homemade ww bread
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    Hey! People remember me! Thank you :) I was...

    Hey! People remember me! Thank you :)

    I was good today. Didn't spent a dime!
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    Don't own a TV. Friends of ours gave us their...

    Don't own a TV.

    Friends of ours gave us their gigantic TV before they moved away about 8 years ago, and then when we moved a year afterward - we gave it away.

    Although the option of watching...
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    First off, I need to check in here regularly like...

    First off, I need to check in here regularly like I used to. I stopped doing so and then slowly but surely fell off of all sorts of wagons. *hurts*

    The big goal this year is to pay off the...
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    I'd like to not spend on weekdays, and spend only...

    I'd like to not spend on weekdays, and spend only on groceries and absolute essentials on weekends. Usually pretty easy unless friends invite me out for drinks or dinner. I want to try to invite them...
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    I keep falling off the wagon and after last...

    I keep falling off the wagon and after last week's vacation where we ate out for every single meal, I'm ready to recommit.

    So for today:
    Breakfast: Apple, oatmeal with frozen raspberries from the...
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    WJSimon: I was actually thinking of you yesterday...

    WJSimon: I was actually thinking of you yesterday and wondering how you were...and well...hoping you were still alive and spending time with your daughter. I really have found tremendous value in so...
  24. Thread: June Frugals

    by nordette
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    Currently baking ww loaf of bread. Made lentil...

    Currently baking ww loaf of bread. Made lentil soup. Now we have lunches for a few days :)
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    Last weekend I baked bread and made yogurt. So...

    Last weekend I baked bread and made yogurt. So for breakfast this week, I was able to eat either a slice of bread with jam or marmalade that I got from the farmers market. Another option I had was...
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