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Monthly Archives: March, 2012

Menu Plan Monday 3/19/12

This week I’m continuing to prepare meals using items from the freezer and pantry. I’ve invested a lot of money into my stockpile of food, and it’s time to cash it out to put some money now into savings for a new home. I have prepped the cut veggies for the week, enough for lunches …

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Couponing

We’re pinching pennies, so it’s going to be a lot of couponing for me. I’ve been using coupons diligently for quite a while, and I’ve really been able to improve our menus and save some money over purchasing a lot of extremely cheap (and unhealthy) food. So where do I find these coupons? I get …

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1 Wiggly Toddler and a Train Trip

It has been over a week since I took OOTToddler over the river and through the woods, to Grandmother’s house via train.  After a week of recovery, I think I am finally able to speak about it. I was looking forward to seeing our family in MD, as it had been since Christmas that we’d …

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Mommy minds can go from zero to sixty when something seems off with your child. It’s nice to know that even PNPs do too! Katie Pink Tolley Hi all! After the morning I had, I just had to share this one…. It’s alright to be a “Paranoid Mom” because the well being of your children …

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Menu Plan Monday 3/12/12

After skipping last week’s Menu Plan Monday for vacation, I’m back, and this time it’s for some creative meal planning. This week, we are tightening our budget belts and eating from the pantry and freezer. No meals out! Including at work! We’ve started the process of buying a home and will need every dime we …

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MIA: Me

I’ve been missing in action lately and I’m sorry. I’ve been swamped and have a bit of writer’s block. Out of Time Toddler has been sick and clingy. It’s been difficult to shed her long enough to send a text, much less something more substantial. I was also out of town for 4 days visiting …

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People I want to Punch in the Throat

How many times have I wanted to make a list like this? Well, someone has made a blog that is fun and snarky like I wish mine could be sometimes. Read her blog for a giggle, a teehee, or a laugh out loud! People I want to Punch in the Throat

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Poopacolypse

Roughly translated from Nostradamus 2012-3 quatrain: “Aye, though you thought you knew what was under the winter’s snow You did not know what awaited you. Armed with only your rake, shovel, and a delicate pair of ballet slippers. You stepped out into the Spring, unprepared for what you’re stepping into.”

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Sadness 😦

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Part 4 of this great series I’m following: Living on less than $28,000/ year

Living On Less Than $28,000 A Year: Diapers and Swimming Pools (pt. 4) http://thepeacefulmom.com/2012/03/01/living-on-less-than-28000-a-year-diapers-and-swimming-pools-pt-4/

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