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Thrift makes the simple life rich.
Thrift makes the simple life rich.

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Try These Suds On Your Duds
I've written
about replacing
fabric softener with vinegar and, in August, I blogged about
the new bleach
I'm using , so it only seems fair I should write about my experience with homemade
liquid laundry soap. I made my first batch in August and have been us...

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When I was a kid, my mother used to catch me in the
bathroom, mixing up concoctions of lotions and perfumes.   It was horrible stuff; little wonder Mom
objected.   That desire to experiment,
though, probably explains my current passion.   It thrills me to t...

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Don't Break Your Bank!
I watched my granddaughter graduate this year, and got
thinking what sort of advice I might offer those young men and women.   There are so many opportunities and endeavors
ahead of them.   Being a textbook-case
Cancer, my thoughts naturally turn to home, a...

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Good weather has finally arrived here in Cache Creek.  Grass is greening and bulbs are sprouting.  I've spent the last two weeks alternating a day of yard work with three of recuperation.  During a recent achy day, while brainstorming ideas for this blog, I...

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Where I live, in western Canada, Valentine's Day usually comes at the coldest time of the year, almost without fail during the last wintry blast of the season.  While both Valentine’s Day and cold weather are excellent excuses for snuggling with your Sweeth...

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