Category Archives: Saving Money

What does it all mean?

Today I had a breakdown. I have been working out of town, getting a new project off the ground. I was in the middle of a stressful budget planning meeting when I got a call from Vicki. “Our gas just … Continue reading

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Good Ol’ Smoothie Time

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Trains and Tots

Ever since Boston could sit up he LOVED trains!  He would take whatever toys were at hand; Matchbox Cars, Legos, Polly Pockets (he has a lot of sisters), blocks, and even books and form them into a long line, when … Continue reading

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Hurray for PLAYLAND!

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Daily Bread–Including Recipe

As you might imagine, we go through a LOT of food! Especially bread. We all grew up on it, it’s inexpensive, healthy, delicious and versatile! I love to enjoy a piece of toast in the morning with butter and cinnamon-sugar … Continue reading

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On the hunt with the sister wives

One thing we sister wives love to do together is what we call garagin’. Most Saturdays throughout the summer we can find garage sales in our area, where good buys abound. On days when we are too busy to go … Continue reading

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Polygamous Birthday Boy Asks For Strange Birthday Gift!

I have to say I am proud of my oldest son Caleb and how resourceful he is, how frugal he is and how well he manages his money. During one of Caleb’s high school classes, the teacher was going over … Continue reading

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She’s Got Talent!

The plaid fabric covering our dining room chairs was great in the nineties — and before 20 kids ate breakfast, lunch and dinner on them for years! The chairs were in desperate need of a makeover, so Vicki, Valerie and … Continue reading

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Repurposed – A Much Used Word In Our Polygamous Household

I love the word “repurposing.” I have been doing it all my life, but I didn’t have a fancy word for it until now. As a teen, I took an old pair of jeans and repurposed it into a purse. … Continue reading

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