August 24, 2016

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Chicken broccoli skillet

Main Dishes That Don't Use Mushrooms?This is a page about main dishes that don't use mushrooms. If you don't like mushrooms, then there are many good recipes that don't contain them or you can often omit them or substitute another ingredient.


Six duck eggs in a nest

Abandoned Duck Nest?Sometimes you may find what appears to be an abandoned duck nest. This is a page about an abandoned duck nest.


Pile of seasoning blend on white surface next to small shaker

Paula Deen's House Seasoning Recipe?This is a page about Paula Deen's House Seasoning recipe. There are often good copycat recipes available for some of your favorite foods.


Asian Chicken and Corn Soup Recipes

Asian Chicken and Corn Soup RecipesUsing the right spices adds an Asian flavor to this tasty soup. This is a page about Asian chicken and corn soup.


Pile of Granola on a white background

Making Granola With Corn Syrup?Homemade granola can be made using a variety of ingredients as the coating or binder. This is a page about making granola with corn syrup.


Microwave Cakes

Microwave Cake RecipesThere are a lot of recipes available for making a cake in your microwave. This is a page about microwave cake recipes.



Grilled Cheesus

Grilled CheesusThis is a combination of a grilled cheese sandwich and a egg in hole.


Peachy Salsa

Peachy SalsaA refreshing side dish for fish, chicken and other meats. Try some on burritos, tacos or with chips.



My Frugal Life

My Frugal LifeHello, I began to be frugal many years ago. I found myself disabled and living on $700 a month SSI. I could not make ends meet for anything. I ate at the food kitchen two weeks out the month with my 3 year old. She is now 22 years old.


Toothless a black cat

Toothless (Domestic Short-hair)Toothless and his brother Torch (both names from "How to Train Your Dragon" TV show) were found as 6-week-old kittens in a McDonald's parking lot on a rainy cold October day. They were vetted, neutered, and now enjoy life on our farm as mousers and pets.


light pink lilies

Wild Pink LiliesThis is a wild lily that popped up out of nowhere. It hasn't been there in previous years, and we have nothing similar in color on our property. I have seen other wild lilies here in Oklahoma that are orange with brown spots and seem to have the same shape.


one bird on feeder other to right of it in flight

Pair of Ruby-Throated HummingbirdsA male and female pair of ruby-throated hummingbirds at a feeder on our front porch.


Sunflower  at night next to lamppost

Sunflower LamppostThis has been a strange and wonderful year for plants on our property. This lovely sunflower bloomed at our lamp post then continued to grow into this grand specimen that greets us at our back door every day. It was even more beautiful in the evening with the light highlighting it!


Website for ASPCA Mobile Spay and Neuter Clinic

Website for New York ASPCA Mobile Spay...In several neighborhoods in New York City, there is a mobile veterinary clinic. Use this link to find out if your area is part of their schedule.


Free Admission for National Parks

Free Admission for National ParksThe U.S. National Park Service will celebrate its 100th birthday on August 25th and admission for visiting over 400 parks will be waived. The Washington State park system is also waiving fees this weekend so be sure to check with the parks in your area.


watermelon with yellow and red flesh

Effects Of Pollen Transfer Between...In July 2015, I submitted a rather lengthy post titled 'Do Different Vegetables "Cross"? To me, this is a serious question posed by well meaning people and deserves a detailed answer. Before giving my answer, I did more research than I have ever done before on a ThriftyFun post.



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Keeping Squirrels Out of Flower Pots and Garden?What is the best way to deter squirrels from digging up flower pots and gardens?


volumes on a shelf

Value of Standard American...I am not finding this particular set either on eBay or elsewhere. Do you know what year these would be? The value?


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Troubleshooting Circuit Breaker?I have problem; my main 32 amp two pole breaker 220v is sometimes tripping and sometimes working without any problem. Mostly it's tripping in the early morning when I use geyser (water heater), but the breaker is not tripping when I switch on, it's tripping after some time.


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Name Ideas for Interior Design Business?I am starting an interior design business and need help with a name. I offer redesign of rooms using current and new decor. I will work within people's budget and no project is too big or small.


hair licked off belly

Cat Losing Hair?I have a 2 year old rescue cat, Thor. We took him to the vet as soon we got him. Everything was OK. Now all of a sudden he keeps nipping at his fur. He's literally licked himself clean of hair. What is going on? He's been eating the same food and using the same litter.


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Value of Amy Alberon Doll?I have found an unopened Amy Alberon doll, in perfect condition. She still has her high chair, teddy, bowl, and spoon. Her certificate says she is 1980 out of 5000, she is a part of a limited edition exclusive to Westminster Editions. I have been looking online to find any information about or her value.


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47th Birthday Dinner on a Budget?I will be having my first dinner for my 47th birthday next month. I want any ideas that are frugal and from a dollar store. I want to spend as little money as possible since it's only one day.


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