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Thankful Day 13

Today I am thankful for good medical care and coverage. We are very lucky to have modern medicine. People 100 years ago had to deal with all types of diseases that we do not. Hubby had a meeting at work about our medical coverage for next year and everything is staying pretty much the same. We have money set aside to cover our deductible in case it is needed. We do have to pay weekly from Hubby's check but it is worth it. Unfortunately we have had medical issues so we always go with the best plan. 
What are you thankful for today?
Thankful Day 12

Thankful Day 12

Today I am thankful for leftovers. I had a very long busy day at work. I have several items that need to be eaten so we are having leftovers . I pulled some of YD GF mac n cheese out of the freezer so she is good too. I know there are people out there that do not enjoy leftovers. We are not those people. I am always very happy and thankful for them.

What are you thankful for today? 

Thankful Day 11

My Frugal List: Week of November 5, 2018

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I worked 5 days this week. That is a lot for me. Perfect timing for Christmas shopping. 2 of the shifts were only 4 hours so I was still able to get a lot done.

I have been cooking pumpkins. Since the oven was on, I threw in some sausage, the small pan on the bottom right. We had sausage and peppers on rice for dinner.

YD volunteered for a bake sale at school. You guessed it , she made pumpkin muffins and they were a hit. They hold the bake sale on election day so that everyone that is coming to vote can purchase items from the school. The money goes to scholarships.  I also made a batch and sent some to work with Hubby.

I got gas on Wednesday while I was running errands. I always try to fill up because 6¢ off a gallon works for me. 

Our kitchen garbage bag this week was the 50 pound bag from potatoes. It sure holds a lot. It is only about 1/2 full. 
Hubby did lots of yard work. He has been trying to stay on top of the leaves. He mulched a ton and put them on top of my garden for the winte…

Thankful Day 11

Today I am thankful for my friends. Some live very close while others live very far away. Yesterday we were able to spend some time with our friends from Italy. We usually communicate by email or phone, so getting to see them in person was wonderful.

My best girlfriends are truly worth their weight in gold to me. I know I can count on them for anything and they can count on me. We have been through sicknesses together, hard times, kids growing up and loss of a parent. They are there for me if I need to vent or if I just need a hug. We have laughed so hard that I have to run to the bathroom and cried on each others shoulders.

What are you thankful for today?

Thankful Day 10

Thankful Day 10

Today I am thankful for my oldest daughter. She is truly one of the greatest parts of my life. When I found out at 18 that I was pregnant, I was scared to death. God really has a plan and I am so happy that he knew what he was doing. She has been my sunshine on many rainy days. She is an amazing person. If I wasn't her mom, I would want to be friends with her. I miss her everyday (she lives out of state) but I am so proud of all of her hard work. I love that she calls me almost every day and we can talk for hours on the phone. I cannot wait until I get to squish her at Thanksgiving.

What are you thankful for today?

Thankful Day 9

Thankful Day 9

Today I am thankful for good neighbors. Our best neighbors are moving today. We will miss them so much. They were here when we moved in. They have become such good friends. We share equipment, help each other out and watch each other's homes. We will really miss having them across the street. Thankfully our neighbors right next door are also great. We plan on introducing ourselves to the new neighbor when she moves in.

What are you thankful for today?

Thankful Day 8

Friday Freebies

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I have gotten several freebies in the mail this week. I love to get packages. First off, I had done an energy audit a while ago free through PSEG. We learned several places/ways that we can fix for low cost to us. When we signed up there was a promo to get some freebies. Well they came. I received 6 free LED light bulbs and surge protector. We will happily take them.

I also got a free razor in the mail with coupons. 

My sister got $15 rewards to staples and wasn't going to be able to use it so she gave it to me. 

I was happy to use it. I got coffee for my son as a Christmas present and some wipes for the stock pile. I ended up paying 51¢ for both so technically the wipes weren't a freebie. 

2 days later I got $10 off a $10 purchase from Staples. They had some slightly crushed boxes of coffee on clearance. So I got 2 boxes. There was no tax so it was exactly $10.


YD brought a pumpkin home from school. 

I picked this one up from the curb that was with someone's garbage. Both will …