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Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 03-14-2008, 01:12 AM
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Posted By preacherswife
Let's see, frugal in the last week... DD has been...

Let's see, frugal in the last week... DD has been buying all the gas for my car, as we are still sharing it. She can't afford to repair hers as her roomate has been stiffing her on their expenses....
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 01-21-2008, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 49,639
Posted By preacherswife
LOL on the simple home remedies! Frugal the...

LOL on the simple home remedies!

Frugal the past few days... entering lots of points at mycokerewards.com and ordering free 20 oz. coke coupons, catching a ride to my parents' when DH was working...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 01-16-2008, 01:24 PM
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Views: 49,639
Posted By preacherswife
coughing, sneezing, eyes watering, not sleeping,...

coughing, sneezing, eyes watering, not sleeping, nothing frugal... pw
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 01-08-2008, 02:47 PM
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Views: 49,639
Posted By preacherswife
Johnnysgirl, the Wise Bread blog had a good...

Johnnysgirl, the Wise Bread blog had a good article on leftovers. I can't remember all of it, but some of it was about planning to make the initial use the blandest, then adding spices and...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 01-02-2008, 07:43 AM
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Views: 49,639
Posted By preacherswife
Thanks for the get well wishes for my DH! He went...

Thanks for the get well wishes for my DH! He went to work today, but I jump every time the phone rings thinking he needs a ride home... especially since he's not following doctor's orders about after...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 01-01-2008, 05:52 AM
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Views: 49,639
Posted By preacherswife
We haven't been too frugal here. I found 1 ounce...

We haven't been too frugal here. I found 1 ounce play dough cans at the after Christmas sale at work 25 for 2.49, 2.24 with my discount, for next years fall festival. Bought all 10. Had to use...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 12-08-2007, 01:31 PM
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Views: 48,807
Posted By preacherswife
Hi everyone, missed reading all of your posts....

Hi everyone, missed reading all of your posts. Lot's going on here. A friends little boy nearly died of a bowel obstruction, another friend's 3o year old husband had a stroke, my mother is showing...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 10-26-2007, 05:05 AM
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Views: 48,807
Posted By preacherswife
Answered prayer! DH's boss swiped his plastic at...

Answered prayer! DH's boss swiped his plastic at the hotel last night, so I can pay our bills instead of waiting for the company to reimburse his travel expenses. DH has only had to pay for one...
Forum: Freebies 10-26-2007, 04:51 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 111,230
Posted By preacherswife
I received a serving of curves cereal (yum), a...

I received a serving of curves cereal (yum), a coupon for a free box of Kashi crackers 6 $1 coupons, a sample Swiffer cloth and * coupons for Swiffer products.
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 10-25-2007, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 48,807
Posted By preacherswife
lislynn, it wouldn't hurt to put out some...

lislynn, it wouldn't hurt to put out some resumes, would it? I hate to hear about a good hard worker being disrespected like that!

My family has been very unfrugal. DH's boss bought a company...
Forum: Exercise and Equipment 10-20-2007, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,189
Posted By preacherswife
recommend Junonia

I have bought swimwear and workout clothes from Junonia, too. It is expensive, but it's really durable, and the chlorine resistant swimsuits really hold up well, so it's not more expensive in the...
Forum: Freebies 10-08-2007, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 111,230
Posted By preacherswife
got sensodyne toothpaste

got sensodyne toothpaste
Forum: Tightwad Tips 09-26-2007, 05:41 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 30,885
Posted By preacherswife
I'd like to have the Stevia instructions too. I...

I'd like to have the Stevia instructions too. I haven't found them online. Thanks! pw
Forum: Freebies 09-26-2007, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 111,230
Posted By preacherswife
received coupons for free pet food

received coupons for free pet food
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 09-23-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 56,064
Posted By preacherswife
1/2 gallon jars

Anna, I looked for 1/2 gallon jars a couple of years ago. The only place I found them was in the Ball catalog, and the shipping was more than the jars. I called Ace Hardware and they were able to...
Forum: Tightwad Tips 09-21-2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,381
Posted By preacherswife
Also, every Sunday I checked the ads online to...

Also, every Sunday I checked the ads online to see who had the things on the school lists cheapest and bought them when in the area of those stores. Everything came in under .25 except baby wipes,...
Forum: Tightwad Tips 09-21-2007, 01:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,381
Posted By preacherswife
I bought Land's End or Jansport backpacks, as...

I bought Land's End or Jansport backpacks, as those companies will replace them if they wear out. They did, and they did!
Forum: Tightwad Tips 09-21-2007, 01:01 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 30,885
Posted By preacherswife
raggedymom, your kids might enjoy wallpaper...

raggedymom, your kids might enjoy wallpaper sample books to draw on the backs and make collages with. You can also use them for shelf paper, gift wrap, etc. Most paint stores get rid of a few toward...
Forum: Tightwad Tips 09-21-2007, 12:57 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 30,885
Posted By preacherswife
Be patient. Almost everything you want for your...

Be patient. Almost everything you want for your home will turn up cheap or free if you can just wait for it. And don't be afraid to paint or recover something that.s not quite what you want.

Ask...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 09-21-2007, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 56,064
Posted By preacherswife
Someone besides the squirrels has been stealing...

Someone besides the squirrels has been stealing our tomatoes. We have plenty of peppers, herbs and brocolli though.

We have Cincinnatti style chili here at Skyline Chili. It's not my favorite.
...
Forum: Freebies 09-07-2007, 03:32 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 111,230
Posted By preacherswife
I got this link for a free sample crock pot liner...

I got this link for a free sample crock pot liner from alcoa from a slow cooker forum. I use them all the time, they are great! They're like oven roasting bags, very little clean up no matter what...
Forum: Freebies 09-07-2007, 02:57 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 111,230
Posted By preacherswife
Was there a freebies offer list for September?...

Was there a freebies offer list for September? Did I miss it? pw
Forum: Grocery Shopping 08-31-2007, 06:26 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,460
Posted By preacherswife
I don't usually use rebates because I've had...

I don't usually use rebates because I've had trouble with not receiving my money. Photocopying the whole thing just in case I don't get it, checking my records to see if I got everything, and...
Forum: Grocery Shopping 08-31-2007, 06:23 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 17,460
Posted By preacherswife
I substitute evaporated milk cup for cup, because...

I substitute evaporated milk cup for cup, because we like richer sauces and the extra calcium doesn't hurt, but if you don't want to , it's basically double milk, so you would dilute with equal...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 08-28-2007, 05:46 AM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 56,064
Posted By preacherswife
I've had a headache too, for 10 weeks now. Had an...

I've had a headache too, for 10 weeks now. Had an MRI and tried a lot of meds. Not frugal! I think it's stress, and sinus congestion from allergies, but I have a very cautious husband and doctor.
...
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