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Sunday, April 5, 2015

My Frugal Ways this Past Week 4/5/15



The day started out with sunshine and my crocuses blooming.   Wonderful morning. So I got excited and hung my clothes to dry just as the sun went behind some clouds.   Little did I know that it would come a down pour and the sun would never return!





I waited two hours after the downpour and the sheets were still soaking wet.   So in the dryer they went.   I'll have to be a little more patient to wait on dryer warmer weather in order to hang out clothes.

Used my coupon for a free cheeseburger that came in my monthly email from Speedway and then got a free pop with my points.

On a half day for school my husband took the grandson to the local park.   He promptly made a friend and they had the best time.   Free is good.

The neighbors came and brought me a box full of pretty baby girl clothes.   We have the nicest neighbors.

I was able to make the grandkids Easter baskets from clearance items I picked up last year.   I hope I run into that sale again this year at Joanne's -it makes Easter so much happier and cheaper.



I had an aha moment when I wrote about crocheting dish scrubbies last week.  I left a comment on The Prudent Homemaker's blog and received a comment back saying it would be good to use the net bags that some produce comes in.   I promptly did just that.   Now to have a few moments to crochet some this week!

I've been boiling our ice tea on the stove instead of the ice tea maker.   It comes out stronger and I don't use as many tea bags.

Caught up on all the rewards on Friday night and Saturday morning that I could.   You can see them here (the books may not be free any longer).


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This post has been linked to The Prudent Homemaker, The Art of Homemaking Monday at Strangers and Pilgrims on Earth, The Penny Pinching Party at The Thrifty Home, Thrifty Thursday at The Thrifty Couple,  Thrifty Thursday at Living Well, Spending Less,