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Grandma to 2 darling girls, have 3 grown sons, 1 married. I garden, sew, volunteer at church/in community, distance lap swimmer, volunteer with NWS as a skywarn/storm chaser. Economizer 100% of time. Have FMS/CFS.


My Frugal Life: Share Your GardenMost of what I have in my gardens in the raised beds (other than the fresh vegetables planted) pretty much came from others. As friends and neighbors, we check over each others gardens and say what we have extra of.


My Garden is Like Life

My Garden is Like LifeThe garden is like people. All sorts of different kinds, colors, some that are beautiful, some functional only. There are those which are delicate with special needs, and those which are hardy.


Invest in the Proper Snow Removal Equipment

Invest in the Proper Snow Removal EquipmentGrandma J here in MN. Got our share of the white stuff (snow) this winter, more coming. Considering we should prepare in October, it takes the first snow storm for us to do this.


Knotted rag dog chew toy.

Rag Knots Chewing ToyI started making these for the local humane society to sell at fundraisers as well as at the local vet clinics. The vets found this to be a perfect toy. It is stitched, so it is safe. My own dog steals them from the sewing machine.


Craft Project: Heart PosiesNeed a last minute valentine craft? My year old granddaughter and I made 25 of these for her class in about 90 minutes. We call them Heart Posies.


bottle with label

Sibling Bubble Birth AnnouncementWith the impending birth of a new sibling, we bought a couple dozen bottles of the bubbles that can be used for weddings, etc. and decided that Tegan (3 at the time) could announce the birth of her new sister in this manner.



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