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How to host Thanksgiving dinner without breaking the bank

It’s Friday and time to flash back. In honor of Thanksgiving, here are 5 ways to save money on turkey day. Turkey day is almost here! Time to relax with family, watch some football, and eat…and eat. I’m one of

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Fall Chores: Save Money and Time with These 4 Tips

November. Most of the leaves have fallen. We’ve had killing frost. The skies are threatening snow. I love this time of year! So dramatic. I also enjoy fall chores. I like the crisp air for working outdoors, the quality of

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The Procrastinator’s Guide to Halloween: Last Minute DIY Costume Ideas

I absolutely love Halloween. I love dressing up, theme parties with friends, taking my nephews trick or treating, and pretty much everything else in the spirit of fun that comes with the holiday. What I don’t love is the temptation

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Setting up your first apartment on a budget

Moving out and into your first apartment is exciting, but may seem a little intimidating, not to mention expensive. Here are tips to ease the burden of moving on your wallet. Furnishing your new place Furniture is going to be

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Flashback Friday: The Fruit That Keeps on Giving

We’re flashing back this Friday to Mary Ellen’s post about the versatile fruit: the green tomato. And try out her recipe at the end of the post! It’s been a good garden year for me.  I’ve supplied my household, friends,

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