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    She is doing really well! She has regained some...

    She is doing really well! She has regained some of her ability to walk, which is more than they had hoped for. She and my mom moved to a new house that is just perfect for them and she is really...
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    Hello everyone! I've missed you. This week we...

    Hello everyone! I've missed you.

    This week we had a lovely visit with some friends at their homestead. We are thinking of moving to the country in the next few years and I've been making lists of...
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    We have loads of frugal fun on our docket this...

    We have loads of frugal fun on our docket this week.

    Tonight we are going to a friends house for a whole family slumber party. We are going to have homemade pizza and the kids will watch a movie...
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    Thanks Rosa! She is doing OK. She is deciding...

    Thanks Rosa! She is doing OK. She is deciding whether or not to have a risky surgery, but she is overall starting to find her new normal. She has an amazing caregiver now, so that has been s huge...
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    Tonight I am roasting a chicken for dinner. I'm...

    Tonight I am roasting a chicken for dinner. I'm going to make a chicken casserole with the leftovers of that chicken and another one for a quick dinner in Thursday night, when Cheyenne has guitar.
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    We ran out of laundry soap today and we are...

    We ran out of laundry soap today and we are making our own. We had steel cut oats for breakfast using the milk/water mix Ishbel suggested in the hot cereal thread. It was delicious. Lunch was...
  7. Thread: led lightbulbs?

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    We have been slowly replacing our lightbulbs with...

    We have been slowly replacing our lightbulbs with LEDs. We have been happy with them so far.
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    LOL. That picture is upside down, but I'm not...

    LOL. That picture is upside down, but I'm not sure why.
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    We are having a quiet Sunday at home. Zach...

    We are having a quiet Sunday at home. Zach decided to work on some to-do list stuff this weekend. Yesterday he hung a microwave that he got for free from a house he was working on. It was in very...
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    I am loving all of the recipes on this thread!...

    I am loving all of the recipes on this thread! Yum!

    Veronica's first birthday was this week. I made her a chocolate cake with Nutella buttercream frosting. She loved it. That was about all we...
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    I don't know why that picture posted sideways.

    I don't know why that picture posted sideways.
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    1467 Zach built the baby gate last night and...

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    Zach built the baby gate last night and it turned out really nicely. I'm going to rig up an alarm with a non-annoying sound (I'm thinking birds chirping) to remind the kids to shut it, or...
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    We had such a nice quiet day today. My friend...

    We had such a nice quiet day today. My friend Mary came over to visit and brought donuts. She was at church and they were cleaning out their pantries after an event and asked her if she wanted to...
  14. Thread: Hello again!

    by Stella
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    Thanks for the welcome! My sister is beginning to...

    Thanks for the welcome! My sister is beginning to figure out her new normal. She regained some arm function, and for a short while, she was able to walk short distances on crutches, but she has been...
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    My husband is an electrician. He works full time...

    My husband is an electrician. He works full time now, but he could make enough working part-time to get by. The guy he currently subcontracts with can't even find qualified people to work for him...
  16. Thread: Hello again!

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    Hello again!

    I've been off the boards for a while and just wanted to say hello again. Things are calming down again after my sister's illness and the birth of baby #6, Veronica (who is 11 months old! Where did...
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    I cook for nine people (my husband, me six kids...

    I cook for nine people (my husband, me six kids and my dad) and we spent between $500-$600 a month.
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    My father-in-law gave me his spare grain mill a...

    My father-in-law gave me his spare grain mill a few years ago and I grind my own whole wheat flour with it. It's kind of fun and it makes very tasty bread.
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    Thanks Dana! I hope you are having a good new...

    Thanks Dana! I hope you are having a good new year as wel!

    One of the presents we got the kids for Christmas was a savings jar that automatically calculates how much you have put in it. We wanted...
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    I baked four loaves of bread today to have some...

    I baked four loaves of bread today to have some to put in the freezer. It's crazy cold here right now, so baking seemed like a good way to spend an evening anyway. Normally Wednesday night's are...
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    It's an interesting concept. I agree with meri...

    It's an interesting concept. I agree with meri that the decorating is kind of loud and impractical in these, but I am sure that would be easily changed. Like Miss Cellane, it does seem to me like...
  22. Thread: July Frugals

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    Our staycation is going well. Thursday we went to...

    Our staycation is going well. Thursday we went to a 4th of July parade that goes right by our friends house. She puts on a giant picnic for everyone she knows, so it was a free dinner, too.
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  23. Thread: July Frugals

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    Thanks danna. We are doing well. We are starting...

    Thanks danna. We are doing well. We are starting to hit our stride with the new a baby and things are getting back to normal again.

    Gardenarian, that sounds like a lovely break!

    We are...
  24. Thread: July Frugals

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    Rosemary kindly gave me some free daylillies to...

    Rosemary kindly gave me some free daylillies to plant in a spot in my yard that needs fresh plants after the harsh winter we had.

    I have been working towards being more efficient with the grocery...
  25. Thread: July Frugals

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    July Frugals

    It's a new month!
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