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Shailynn Krow
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Freelance writer, mother, blogger and frugal living enthusiast
Freelance writer, mother, blogger and frugal living enthusiast

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Well I’ve been gone for a little while, but for good reason. On February 18th, our little girl was born. This is baby three for our family, but a completely different birth experience. This was my first baby where I had a c-section delivery. While I was…

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New Year, New Goals, New Milestones. Time to discuss where I plan to go in #2016

I will not be the first to say that 2016 came a lot quicker than I anticipated. I can’t be the only one, right? Since New Year’s Eve I have been sitting here not only in shock that 2016 was here, but that with the start of January I am a month away from…

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November Grocery Budget Challenge - see how to stretch $400 with ease.

Can you believe it is November already? I can’t. Halloween rushed in out of nowhere, November was here and then I realized it is time to get working on my Christmas shopping. I feel rather behind this year – I blame pregnancy. With the holidays it is hard…

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One of my favorite things about fall is canning. You spend all spring and summer waiting anxiously for things to grow and then September hits and it’s canning time! This fall I haven’t done anywhere near as much canning as I would like – and I’m a titch…

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Got lots of zucchini from the garden? Don't worry - it only takes 3 simple steps to freeze it on up. #plentifulgarden #iheartzucchini

I am no green thumb. In fact, I’m a green thumb in progress. If my mother is reading this blog right now she is probably ready to smack me. We had a large garden as kids and we helped, but I don’t remember any of it – I rely on the excuse that I was […]

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Where I've Been: A Brief Update on the Life of The Chick

I know, I’ve been slow on posting lately, but I have good reason. We moved and settled in here at the new house in the middle of June and things just got even crazier. You would think after you finally move and unpack it would slow down, but that wasn’t…

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Credit Cards Aren't Evil - See how to use credit cards and never pay interest.

You’ve been lied to. All those years you hear credit cards are evil, they put you into debt, yada yada you have been told wrong. Credit cards on their own are not evil – and they are not responsible for your debt. They don’t force people to use them – and…

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August Grocery Budget Challenge - Time to see what a realistic grocery budget looks like when spending just $400 a month.

  I know, you are probably thinking I had forgot about OneCheapUtahChick.com, but I haven’t. Moving has certainly been crazy, but establishing a grocery budget after moving is even more of a challenge. Not only do I have completely new stores, but I’m not…

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Homemade Smores Brownies - Yes, there is such a thing. #smores #iheartchocolate

Yes, you read that right. It is possible to combine the gooey, chewy deliciousness of brownies and make some friggin amazing smores brownies. I will warn you now, they are rich and I even cut them into bite-size pieces because you need a tall glass of…

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It's raspberry season! Do you know how to freeze them? #frugalliving #freezercookin #summer

So our new house has a raspberry bush – and by that, I mean a bush that has literally overtaken the garden and then there is another on the side of the house. So, you may think I’m nutso for buying raspberries, but hey there is no such thing as “too many”…
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