Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Incredible Power of Frugality

Sometimes, all this thrifty stuff, frugality, and general tightwaddery (probably not a real word) can wear on you.  Sometimes, you think, “Hey, can the 75 cents I save on electricity by air drying my laundry really help?”  If you think … Continue reading

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Poultry Drama

My daughter awoke early this morning, as she has for the past several mornings before.  It seems like as soon as I decide to get up before her, karma gives me a nice smack and says “Hey, do you think … Continue reading

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{this moment}

A single moment, no words, thank you SouleMama

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Food Waste Friday

Every Friday, Kristen over at The Frugal Girl posts a picture of her food waste. She invites other bloggers to join in her effort to save money and reduce the amount of food that gets thrown away in our country … Continue reading

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Thrift Store Thursday – The Return!

Each Thursday I will share with you one of my fabulous thrift store finds, in the hopes that more people will see the benefit in buying used items.  Buying used allows me to spend money in other places that are … Continue reading

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Through the Fog

I’ve been suffering from a lack of inspiration lately, a lack of zeal for the everyday things.  Don’t take this too seriously; I am still happy, still the positive, can-do Jessie that everyone knows (and loves?).  Lately though, I have … Continue reading

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Garden Update – August

Hey everybody!  I feel like it’s been ages since I’ve given you a garden update (even though it’s only been  2 months), but that’s probably because so much has happened since then!  First of all, here’s an overall shot of … Continue reading

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