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Taking Some Time Away for the Holiday Season

Good day! I wanted to check in with everyone, to see how you are doing and to let you know that I am taking a couple of months off from blogging and many of my other writing activities. In November, I’ll be publishing my last fiction story of the year. I’ll also spend the next couple of months finishing up things from the 2018 to-do … Continue reading Taking Some Time Away for the Holiday Season

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‘T H A N K F U L’ Banner

This year I made a ‘T H A N K F U L’ banner I’d like to show you. The beauty of this banner is that you can resize it to fit the space you have available, so don’t feel forced to use my measurements. This banner can also be spaced differently, bringing the pieces closer or setting them further apart. Continue reading ‘T H A N K F U L’ Banner

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Review: Easy Pumpkin Carving by Colleen Dorsey

The book explains the types of pumpkins and gourds that are best for carving, and which sizes are good for different kinds of patterns, as well as how to choose the best quality ones for carving and other projects. It is very informative, showing… Continue reading Review: Easy Pumpkin Carving by Colleen Dorsey

Top 10 Reasons to Hang out at Your Local Park by Shannon L. Buck

(Previously published on Y! Contributor Network. The park is a place where you can hang out for free, or frugally depending on why you are there.) Top 10 Reasons to Hang out at Your Local Park Nice weather means that more people are outside. They are looking for things to do that will not cost a lot of money, but that will be enjoyable. Hanging … Continue reading Top 10 Reasons to Hang out at Your Local Park by Shannon L. Buck

Happily Frugal :-)

When my girls were growing up, we did not have much money. This meant that I had to find ways to cut corners everywhere, from utilities to food to clothing. I did this happily enough, knowing my daughters were learning useful skills and how to earn what they wanted. It was not always easy. Often we did not have extras, and sometimes not even the … Continue reading Happily Frugal 🙂