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  1. Thread: Tracfone advice?

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    I purchased my TracPhone (an upgrade from my...

    I purchased my TracPhone (an upgrade from my previous one). I paid $5 for the TracPhone (I can text, call, take photos, etc.). I purchase the minutes like Float On does as well. I purchase so...
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    cdttm: We keep our heat (while home) at 64 or...

    cdttm: We keep our heat (while home) at 64 or 65. At night or when we're at work, it goes down to 55 - 58 depending on how cold it is suppose to be. The house is heated with natural gas (yes, out...
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    SO's boss took us out to dinner on May 31st. ...

    SO's boss took us out to dinner on May 31st. Prime rib leftovers went to the dog since it was more the grisly stuff. Sunday used my leftover chicken to make cheesy chicken enchiladas -- I had all...
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    So far for May, I have brought my lunch to work...

    So far for May, I have brought my lunch to work daily. No take-outs, no drinks, etc. I bring my own unsweetened iced tea from home to go with my lunch. If I wanted, I could have coffee at work. ...
  5. Thread: I LOVE OUR VET

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    At the end of March/April - dog into the vets for...

    At the end of March/April - dog into the vets for 5 days with pancreatitis. The dog is now currently on insulin (vet called in prescription and told me that instead of paying $99 for a vial, the...
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    Hoping to hear from Fidgie. Praying for you and...

    Hoping to hear from Fidgie. Praying for you and the baby.
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    After having three months of expenses (Feb. - dad...

    After having three months of expenses (Feb. - dad in hospice; March - dad passing away; and end of March/April - dog into the vets for 5 days with pancreatitis). I have always been frugal, but am...
  8. Thread: April Frugals

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    April Frugals

    I was definitely not frugal for the months of February, March and it looks like April as well:( With my father having been in at home hospice all of February, and the first part of March - I did a...
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    Sorry I haven't been on much. My father is in...

    Sorry I haven't been on much. My father is in hospice at home. I have been taking FMLA to travel down there for periods of time. My sister and I share weeks going to help mom out. Dad is 86...
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    Kelli: this is the recipe I use for Zucchini...

    Kelli:

    this is the recipe I use for Zucchini Torte.
    5 - 6 cups grated zucchini (if using frozen, make sure you drain the liquid)
    1-1/2 cup homemade baking mix (or Bisquick/Jiffy)
    2 cups grated...
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    I understand how you feel. I'm still going...

    I understand how you feel. I'm still going through menopause symptoms -- get hot flashes in the middle of the night and wake up so not a sound or restful sleep (not night sweats, but hot flashes...
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    Thanks, fidgiegirl. I don't have much in the...

    Thanks, fidgiegirl. I don't have much in the way of frugals. I continue to bring my lunch daily to work. Run errands in town either before work or after work (I live 40 miles from town). I...
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    I haven't been on here in awhile, so first off --...

    I haven't been on here in awhile, so first off -- Congratulations to the two new mothers-to-be:). It's been unfrugal for me since the end of October. Went to visit my parents (4-1/2 hour drive...
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    Should add that for Friday I will make grilled...

    Should add that for Friday I will make grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato soup (cheese in the refrigerator already, homemade bread which I make weekly and canned soup from last year's crop).
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    Sorry haven't posted for a few days here. Made...

    Sorry haven't posted for a few days here. Made Spanish rice using last year's canned tomatoes from the garden and had hot dogs that were in the freezer. Made stuffed green peppers from bell...
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    tonight using up ground beef from freezer, canned...

    tonight using up ground beef from freezer, canned tomatoes from last year, and pantry item of chili beans (large can) -- making chili!!! Made homemade bread o Sunday, so bread with the meal.
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    BTW, I'm in. Made chicken breasts by using up...

    BTW, I'm in. Made chicken breasts by using up some dry Hidden Valley Ranch packet mixed with bread crumbs (saved in the freezer, but thawed out) and coated the chicken. Put on cookie sheet to...
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    Or you can pickle the beets. I boil the beets,...

    Or you can pickle the beets. I boil the beets, then put them on a cutting board or in sink, and cool them enough so that I can peel the skin off. Then slice them and put them in quart size...
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    I don't like to waste anything, so I try to...

    I don't like to waste anything, so I try to improvise whenever possible.
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    Yes, it works. Just be sure to mix enough...

    Yes, it works. Just be sure to mix enough vinegar and water with it. I tend to solar dry my clothes, so definitely no problems. Don't know if it would be the same if one used a dryer, even...
  21. I have a person in my life that is just like that...

    I have a person in my life that is just like that -- it's not job stuff, but everything else stuff. Problem with this individual is that they feel that they are entitled and that when they are not...
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    Use It Up Challenge

    I don't get on as much as I like and have been trying to deal with elderly parent's health issues and been doing lots of traveling (4-1/2 hour drive to visit them). I'm not only thinking food, but...
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    I've added this to my library request list. ...

    I've added this to my library request list. Thank you for sharing.
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    We try to also reduce, reuse and recycle. SO...

    We try to also reduce, reuse and recycle. SO works at a business that has 5 gallon plastic cans that we wash out thoroughly. We have two rain barrels at the polebarn, so when they fill up, we...
  25. Thread: Hey Yall

    by debi
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    Welcome aboard.

    Welcome aboard.
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