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Laura Hughes (Frugal Bagel)
you set 'em up i knock 'em down
you set 'em up i knock 'em down
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Living that #ebird365 life
This year, I'm participating in the eBird 2017 Checklist-a-Day Challenge , aka #ebird365, where birdwatchers are challenged to submit 365 birding checklists within the year 2017. (I think--I hope--that you just have to end the year with 365 checklists, not ...

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Divest from DAPL the Fun and Easy Way
Where do you want your money to go? The Dakota Access Pipeline is back in the news after Trump signed an executive order smoothing the way to building it. A number of sources have reported on the banks that are supporting the Dakota Access Pipeline. These i...

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January 2017 Month in Review
I always think, "This month I'm not going to spend a lot of money, because the world is in turmoil and no purchase could possibly seem important," and then I spend a lot of money. Misc Office Stuff - $40 Toward the beginning of the year, I decided to spiff ...

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One-Year Purchase Review: January 2016
It's that time again. What was I buying one year ago? I made several small clothing purchases, so I'm just going to group it by "clothes I still have" and "clothes I don't still have." Clothes I Still Have - $92 Bra, $46 from a Polish online store. You know...

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Organizing After January 20: The Best Tools I've Found So Far
This is going to be a marathon, not a sprint. We are all citizen-activists now. How have the last few days been for you? For me, it's been a struggle to keep up with it all, and figure out what to do and what actions to take. Here are some guidelines I'm tr...

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Scratching the Shopping Itch Without Shopping
Where can I get a teal coat like that? pinterest pinterest pinterest On the recommendation of Debbie Roes from Recovering Shopaholic , I've been reading April Benson's To Buy or Not To Buy , a self-help book designed to help you get over a shopping addictio...

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Hypothetical Questions: How much can you spend without asking your spouse?
You can do whatever you want, as long as you agree. Welcome to Hypothetical Questions, where Nut and Bagel scour the forums of the internet for quandaries at the intersection of personal finance and relationships. Today's question comes to this: when you ha...

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12 Timeless Staples Every Woman Need Not Own
Overalls never go out of style I got an email from the fashion website Polyvore with the subject like "12 Timeless Staples Every Woman Should Own." The headline asked, "Do you have all the essentials?" I DON'T KNOW, DO I??? Let's review them! Little Black D...
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