Tag Archives: Frugal

November No Buy -Week 2 Overview

Hi Folks Week two of the November No Boy Month and it was a much bigger struggle this week.. The reason’s can be broken down into two reason. #1 reason is simple, I got to town for the shortest trip … Continue reading

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No Buy November -Week 1

Week one of No Buy November Overview We had a good week, I did not look at amazon once, this is a good thing.. I will own that I have one pre-ordered and pre-paid book that will be published next … Continue reading

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Canning Dark Brown Beans

It seemed like the perfect day to can up some dark spicy beans. I set a whole bag of navy beans to soaking last night, changing the water twice.  This morning into my big pot went the beans and my … Continue reading

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November No Buy Finish up.

Nov 28th It was a busy day here on the farm, the morning was spent doing the normal weds things, I did some banking, I did some cleaning and so forth. This lovely photo came up on the Facebook memory’s. … Continue reading

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November No Buy

Now normally it is No Buy Feb and I might do that one as well.. but I have been reading along on a couple of blogs and a Facebook group that are all doing “reduce” or no Buy challenges. The … Continue reading

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Frugal Pasture Repair

Happy Sunday to my lovely readers.. We are having a very productive weekend, we are in repair mode on a project here on the farm.. We are in the final push on it today..  If we get it done fast … Continue reading

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Lets talk about the farm’s Sugar use in 2016

So in 2016, we used a grand total of 126 pounds of sugar for coffee, tea, baking, canning and so forth.. My records show that approx. 76 pounds went into canning or curing items. Now it gets really trick at … Continue reading

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No Buy Feb Update-Week 1

What a challenging start to No Buy Feb, It seems like every time I turn around, I am having to say no..  it got to the point that even my dear hubby had a bit of a bad day over … Continue reading

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No Buy Feb 2017 – My Sixth Year..

Its amazing to me that we have been doing No Buy Feb for Six years now.. What is No Buy Feb? It all started years ago as a way for folks to reach two main goals a) do a home and … Continue reading

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Overdone.. Waste Not

This was the sauce.. half a cup of mustard, 1/4th cup of marmalade,  1 soy sauce, half a tsp of keen hot dry mustard and half a tsp of black pepper.  So yummy..  it was put over a mix of … Continue reading

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