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    Hit a few garage sales today via bike but nothing...

    Hit a few garage sales today via bike but nothing worth snagging. My oldest had his first cross country meeting today, though in fourth grade he ran against the junior high kids and came in 13th out...
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    Lol, funky is right when it comes to Caleb's...

    Lol, funky is right when it comes to Caleb's hair! We did the long cut for a bit, and until I found a Korean barber it was not quite right. It's a bit of a drive to Rochester which is where I found...
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    Azure, what a handsome young man you have there!...

    Azure, what a handsome young man you have there! I am going to have to show my Caleb that picture for sure. What instrument does he play? The subject of instruments came up yesterday after our trip...
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    We go through about 3 dozen eggs per week for a...

    We go through about 3 dozen eggs per week for a family of 4 (one doesn't eat them though unless in a baked good). My husband has two hardboiled every morning before work, my youngest usually has eggs...
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    if you do 6 ounce yogurt containers those can be...

    if you do 6 ounce yogurt containers those can be reused as cups.
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    We've had issues with yellow jackets and wasps in...

    We've had issues with yellow jackets and wasps in the past in our deck and in our attic and in our basement (that nest was the size of a basketball). These are paper nests and are not bees, but...
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    If you don't have those photos backed up onto a...

    If you don't have those photos backed up onto a disk or an external hard drive, I really recommend you do it.

    I have a shutterfly site which I share with some people. I've been making a summer...
  8. Thread: August Frugals

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    Hoping to harvest lots of tomatoes soon, just...

    Hoping to harvest lots of tomatoes soon, just need them to turn. I have been making refrigerator pickles, so easy. And wow are they easy to grow.

    Received money from our schools uniform resale,...
  9. Thread: August Frugals

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    Bke, I guess I didn't realize you lived in...

    Bke,

    I guess I didn't realize you lived in Michigan (I obviously have not payed attention very well). I knew Azure did but not you. I really don't know Midland well. I am near Selfridge Air Base...
  10. Thread: August Frugals

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    I have a Costco membership through my FIL. I...

    I have a Costco membership through my FIL. I normally use it for gas if I'm by it, otherwise it depends. I have bought the lettuce, berries, organic carrots ( we go through the 10# bag in two weeks),...
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    What timing for this post! We just did shoe...

    What timing for this post! We just did shoe shopping this weekend. I buy the boys gym shoes at Target ( the inexpensive ones, these with a coupon were $16 each, they stay at school). I bought new...
  12. Thread: August Frugals

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    I have done the subscribe and save, there is no...

    I have done the subscribe and save, there is no shipping. I actually just did it for some toothpaste that my boys use. It's a pain to drive out to Whole Foods and they are the only ones sorta nearby...
  13. I have made these before. They are good,...

    I have made these before. They are good, different texture and taste but good.
  14. Thread: August Frugals

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    The car has sat parked since Monday, we've had a...

    The car has sat parked since Monday, we've had a couple bike trips up to the Y and library but otherwise the kids and I have stayed home. No plans to head out till tomorrow. We are expecting cooler...
  15. Thread: August Frugals

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    We went to a Tigers game last night with our...

    We went to a Tigers game last night with our son's baseball team through our Church for Lutheran night. The boys tickets were only $8, so a bit of a savings there (though the seats were really high...
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    Our visit to Lansing has been moved to Monday,...

    Our visit to Lansing has been moved to Monday, today as long as the rain holds off we are heading to the beach. We will stay for a couple of hours and just come home for lunch.

    I have to say that...
  17. Thread: July Frugals

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    moved to August!

    moved to August!
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    Do you perhaps have a zoo membership where you...

    Do you perhaps have a zoo membership where you live? Perhaps the Denver zoo is a recip., along with the aquarium. I ask because this what I do, get a yearly membership to a local zoo and then get...
  19. Thread: July Frugals

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    Here is the link for the Apple Camp. Stella, I...

    Here is the link for the Apple Camp. Stella, I don't know which store you go to but I would look today. It looks like this is the last week for it, with classes on Wednesday/Thursday and then on...
  20. Thread: July Frugals

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    Thanks Decemberlov, we do have a BOA account and...

    Thanks Decemberlov, we do have a BOA account and in the past have used them.

    The museum we are going to is only free on Sundays or with this pass as it does not fall under the BOA pass or the...
  21. Thread: July Frugals

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    My no drive days of last week due to my car in...

    My no drive days of last week due to my car in the shop equated to new brakes and rotors, not frugal. Oh well, just keeping trudging along!

    We stayed home on Saturday other than a trip to the...
  22. Thread: July Frugals

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    No car = no drive ;) Supposedly getting brakes...

    No car = no drive ;) Supposedly getting brakes but I'm thinking theres more to it than that since it shouldn't take 2 days for a dealership to replace the brakes.

    We've ridden to the library...
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    My husband just got a new bike after taking his...

    My husband just got a new bike after taking his in for some repairs, it was cheaper to just have it repaired but apparently he was hankering for a new bike. We asked how much his bike was worth at...
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    Church this morning and a quick trip to Target to...

    Church this morning and a quick trip to Target to pick a filter for our sink. Our tap water has gotten worse over the last year in taste, and until we can afford to put in a full sink filter we...
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    I'm loving this one... Not too high, and nice...

    I'm loving this one...

    Not too high, and nice and compact.

    http://casadiez.elle.es/decoracion_interiores/habitacion_infantil/habitaciones_infantiles3/(image)/8

    My DH doesn't want the boys...
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