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Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 07-31-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2,270
Views: 86,721
Posted By rivermom
Well--somehow time has once again gotten away...

Well--somehow time has once again gotten away from me and I haven't posted for weeks!!

Here's my contribution to frugal summer recipes:

slushies: 1 pkg of kool aid mix, sugar to taste, 1 c....
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 04-13-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 54,908
Posted By rivermom
Happy Sunday! The sun is FINALLY out here--have...

Happy Sunday! The sun is FINALLY out here--have spare ribs in the oven for dinner. Yay!

Put my seed starting flats on top of the fridge this year (to warm the bottom dirt) and they seem to be...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 04-11-2008, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 54,908
Posted By rivermom
Thank you to everyone for all the "welcome...

Thank you to everyone for all the "welcome backs"! I didn't know anyone would even care--you all are so NICE on this site.

Well--life in the Wisconsin N.woods really stinks right now. We've had...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 03-24-2008, 09:20 AM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 54,908
Posted By rivermom
Long Time Gone

Wow--I haven't been on here for almost one year! Boy--how time flies. Back to work full time now--used to have time to post when I was working 1/2 time...

Frugal on Easter this year: My boys...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 04-16-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 74,329
Posted By rivermom
Does anyone read Family Fun magazine? They have...

Does anyone read Family Fun magazine? They have some cute ideas. Ds2 wanted to have a bike race with friends last summer, and we never got to it. There's a b-day party idea in the last issue...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 04-16-2007, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 74,329
Posted By rivermom
Thanks for all the input on the silicone...

Thanks for all the input on the silicone bakeware. I think I'm going to donate to Goodwill...

Thanks also for the response on the car warranty--they have an offer of 0% interest with 25% down...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 04-14-2007, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 74,329
Posted By rivermom
Thank you for the tips on the movie rental...

Thank you for the tips on the movie rental programs. We don't have blockbuster in our town, so will probably check out Netflix.

Thanks also for the link for coffeemate--dh and I are absolutely...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 04-07-2007, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 74,329
Posted By rivermom
Happy Easter and Happy Spring (what happened to...

Happy Easter and Happy Spring (what happened to it???):

Our Easter Dinner will be relatively frugal: a ham from the freezer that I bought at a reduced-price private distributor, mashed potatoes,...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 03-30-2007, 02:42 PM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 74,329
Posted By rivermom
Wow! Haven't been on here for months! 4 to be...

Wow! Haven't been on here for months! 4 to be exact--according to my log-in!

My frugalness lately has been: started my impatiens plants from seed, also started some herbs from seed in my...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 09-29-2006, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 91,992
Posted By rivermom
Catching up on your posts makes me want to get...

Catching up on your posts makes me want to get back on the frugal train!

Frugal utilities: Have not yet turned on the furnace, despite overnite temps in the mid-30s. Since having new siding and...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 09-10-2006, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 91,992
Posted By rivermom
Montanaczech: Best of luck to you in your new...

Montanaczech: Best of luck to you in your new home. Sorry to hear of your troubles.

Fall harvesting: The coleslaw tastes good fresh (sweet/sour dressing), but I'm wondering how it will be when...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 09-08-2006, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 91,992
Posted By rivermom
Sounds like lots of frugal food canning going on!...

Sounds like lots of frugal food canning going on! I'm going to try something new---frozen coleslaw. We have wonderful cabbages that need to be picked--and it would be great to have tasty coleslaw...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 08-24-2006, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 91,992
Posted By rivermom
Just wanted to throw in my 2 cents about the iced...

Just wanted to throw in my 2 cents about the iced tea. I received a Mr. Coffee iced tea maker last summer--at first I wasn't impressed, but then decided to try it since I had it---it's GREAT! It...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 08-22-2006, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 91,992
Posted By rivermom
OSI: Congrats on the sale of the house. It will...

OSI: Congrats on the sale of the house. It will be so rewarding for you to fix yours up with the cash proceeds. We have had to take out a loan to put new siding on ours, but in the long run it...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 08-21-2006, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 91,992
Posted By rivermom
Will be thinking good thoughts for Mom2-4's...

Will be thinking good thoughts for Mom2-4's family.

Futureteacher: thanks for the info. on the migraine meds., we have to do something for him, since they seem to be getting worse.

Here's...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 08-11-2006, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 91,992
Posted By rivermom
I love my new high speed connection! It's much...

I love my new high speed connection! It's much easier to catch up on posts.

Barbzy: Thank you for the link and the info. on vacuum cleaners--I'm heading to Walmart today for school supplies,...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 08-03-2006, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,481
Views: 89,936
Posted By rivermom
Frugal today will be cleaning house a bit,...

Frugal today will be cleaning house a bit, hanging laundry out (dh has been going through 2 sets of work clothes per day in the heat) and taking ds2 to the free library program on "raptors"--birds of...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 08-02-2006, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1,481
Views: 89,936
Posted By rivermom
Boggsz: Here's the zucchini Choc. cake recipe- ...

Boggsz: Here's the zucchini Choc. cake recipe-
1/2 c. butter or margarine
1/2 c. oil
1-3/4 c. white sugar
2 t. vanilla
2 eggs
2-1/2 c. flour
1 t. soda
1 t. baking powder
1-1/2 t. salt
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 08-01-2006, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1,481
Views: 89,936
Posted By rivermom
Back on after a long time gone again! We finally...

Back on after a long time gone again! We finally got high-speed internet hooked up. What a difference! I was avoiding the computer because it used up too much of my time. It's GREAT now!
...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 05-13-2006, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,481
Views: 89,936
Posted By rivermom
Happy Mother's Day! I will start mine tomorrow...

Happy Mother's Day! I will start mine tomorrow by feeding breakfast to 1/2 dozen preteen boys who are sleeping over tonight for ds1's birthday--they are having a blast. I bought some oversized...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 04-17-2006, 07:25 AM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 96,784
Posted By rivermom
Hi Everyone! Have been offline awhile...

Hi Everyone! Have been offline awhile again--we've just been SO busy!

Today will be frugal--staying home with ds2 who woke in the night with stomach flu/diaharrea. At least he made it to the...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 03-19-2006, 08:42 AM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 96,784
Posted By rivermom
Happy Spring tomorrow! More like winter here--0...

Happy Spring tomorrow! More like winter here--0 degrees this a.m. But---my flower seeds are all sprouting and look good so far--SO exciting this time of year. I also got my geraniums (grown from...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 03-14-2006, 06:30 AM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 96,784
Posted By rivermom
Lee-hope the baby is feeling better soon! It's...

Lee-hope the baby is feeling better soon! It's terrible when they're sick. Our whole family took the flu shot this year, and I swear that it has made a difference. ds2 came down with a cold last...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 03-13-2006, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 96,784
Posted By rivermom
Gee, you miss alot here when you miss a couple of...

Gee, you miss alot here when you miss a couple of months! I'm SO jealous of the gals who can hang laundry outside. We've been OUTRAGEOUSLY busy with the boys in basketball and wrestling, having...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 01-29-2006, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,473
Views: 96,784
Posted By rivermom
Home improvement frugality: Used some leftover...

Home improvement frugality: Used some leftover white enamel to paint soffit in my kitchen and wallpapered with a pinecone/pine bough border. Turned out really nice.

Also trying to...
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