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Forum: Frugality & Finances   Yesterday, 07:02 PM
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Posted By justmama
I'm so jealous of everyone's kids starting...

I'm so jealous of everyone's kids starting school. School is super late here this year. Sept 8th. I don't know what they were thinking. A few snow days and we'll be in school until July. But the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-24-2015, 04:58 AM
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Posted By justmama
Well, that IS the problem. That is why we are...

Well, that IS the problem. That is why we are here unfortunately. :serious: HOWEVER in my area there is a single church that will help you with household stuff like laundry detergent and shampoo...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   08-23-2015, 06:43 AM
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Posted By justmama
http://www.urbanfarmonline.com/urban-farm-news/201...

http://www.urbanfarmonline.com/urban-farm-news/2010/09/03/salmonella-free-eggs.aspx


I don't worry about salmonella in our flock. Ducks and chickens. We keep a pretty clean barnyard area(also...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-19-2015, 06:52 PM
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Posted By justmama
Chickens really are not hard. We have 8 ducks...

Chickens really are not hard. We have 8 ducks and 5 chickens. It's about a 25lb bag of feed per week which is $10.33 at our local feed store. Once the ducks start laying we can count on almost a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-18-2015, 02:11 PM
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Posted By justmama
Gratefuls: -I work a job that I can bring my...

Gratefuls:

-I work a job that I can bring my children with me to when camp lets out for the summer and school is not yet in session. it's not convenient for SURE and they don't love it.....but...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-15-2015, 01:35 PM
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Posted By justmama
Gratefuls: -just completed the food pantry...

Gratefuls:

-just completed the food pantry donation. I haven't done that delivery in a few weeks as they usually pick up from us. But it's so weird to step into that building and see the place I...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-13-2015, 06:41 PM
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Posted By justmama
There's no qualifications or judgements here,...

There's no qualifications or judgements here, only support. If you feel you could benefit from the comraderie, we welcome you. I'm glad your husband prioritized family and security over pay. ...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-12-2015, 05:28 AM
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Posted By justmama
Yep, our season is nearing an end here too. ...

Yep, our season is nearing an end here too. Every farmer we know is scrambling to preserve the summer harvest and getting their fall crops planted and beds prepped. In another 2 months, we'll have...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-11-2015, 03:04 PM
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Posted By justmama
happyhats:...

happyhats: http://eatbeautiful.net/2015/07/05/pico-de-gallo-con-avo-and-how-to-cook-fresh-fish-to-go-with-it/

I'm going to respond to your message from earlier. My internet got shut off and my...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-05-2015, 12:13 PM
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Posted By justmama
Gratefuls: -Caroline, my super chicken. She...

Gratefuls:

-Caroline, my super chicken. She lays me two eggs a day. That makes up for the freeloading slacker that is Charlotte. And we must not forget sweet Alma who reliably lays every...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   08-02-2015, 06:15 PM
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Posted By justmama
Mimi, welcome. Wish you didn't have to be here...

Mimi, welcome. Wish you didn't have to be here iwth us.


Zebra, glad your "friend" isn't in your life much. I read your other post and to be brutally honest, she's not your FRIEND if she's...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-31-2015, 02:20 PM
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Posted By justmama
Mylie, I'm so jealous that your schools give out...

Mylie, I'm so jealous that your schools give out farmer's market vouchers. I wish they would do that here. It can be a really cost effective way to shop. I know that we even barter with customers...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-28-2015, 04:02 PM
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Views: 27,050
Posted By justmama
Mylie, it is SO hot here. No AC but after...

Mylie, it is SO hot here. No AC but after working in the hot sun all day long, it feels like heaven to sit in my house in the evenings out of the sun and just relax. Feels way cooler.


...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-28-2015, 03:52 PM
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Views: 12,940
Posted By justmama
Ruthiegirl, I'll be your friend!!!!:thumb I...

Ruthiegirl, I'll be your friend!!!!:thumb I totally get it.



Just ate a dinner that was 99% free. Wild caught striper from our bay from the lady who manages the fresh food donations at the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-27-2015, 05:28 PM
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Views: 12,940
Posted By justmama
That's incredible. What a huge blessing! We...

That's incredible. What a huge blessing! We don't tell the grocery store we pick through it. But honestly, they are throwing away organic apples without a single bruise and bunched green onions...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-25-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 12,940
Posted By justmama
Anxiety had me sidelined for YEARS but my current...

Anxiety had me sidelined for YEARS but my current job forces me out into the public and into the public eye more now which has been a bit of a blessing. I HAVE to interact with the public but at...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-24-2015, 02:33 PM
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Views: 12,940
Posted By justmama
We did a farm delivery to a local small grocery...

We did a farm delivery to a local small grocery store this week and while chatting with the produce buyer I realized that they give away their scraps to anyone who asks. Since we've done hundreds of...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-23-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 12,940
Posted By justmama
Gratefuls: -more free tomatoes to can into...

Gratefuls:

-more free tomatoes to can into sauce

-it's my daughter's birthday today and she's such a good kid. I'm grateful that I took that plunge early in life because she and I grew up...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-19-2015, 02:23 PM
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Views: 12,940
Posted By justmama
I'm canning tomato sauce and raspberry jam today....

I'm canning tomato sauce and raspberry jam today. :) Of course I picked the hottest day of the year but...... I may also do some pickles if I get some time. My house desperately needs some...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-16-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 950
Posted By justmama
Took a little manuevering but we managed to get...

Took a little manuevering but we managed to get all of our animals through the last 2 weeks adding many new ones and cordoning off sections of our barn to keep everyone happy and safe. With no extra...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-16-2015, 04:26 AM
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Views: 27,050
Posted By justmama
Ummmmm, yes and no. We already had land. We...

Ummmmm, yes and no. We already had land. We already had a small barn that just needed some tweaking. The hens were free. So really all we needed was feeders and waterers and feed. We also have a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-14-2015, 05:00 PM
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Views: 27,050
Posted By justmama
The dang egg shortage is killing us too. Eggs...

The dang egg shortage is killing us too. Eggs are usually a super affordable way to eat for low budgets but......not anymore.


Gratefuls:

-the raspberries are starting to ripen. I see jam...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-11-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 27,050
Posted By justmama
I already messaged you a few days back but I just...

I already messaged you a few days back but I just wanted to let you know so you could go looking for it. I'm not sure how the mobile version works for PM's so I had to do it on my laptop.


Good...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-08-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 27,050
Posted By justmama
Oh my. When it rains, it pours huh? That's...

Oh my. When it rains, it pours huh? That's awful. Do you guys have any summer recreation camp programs? My younger two girls are enrolled and it's awesome. It's $275 for the whole summer from...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-05-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 27,050
Posted By justmama
Yeah we aren't off grid either. We still use...

Yeah we aren't off grid either. We still use electricity for our well pump and some supplementary grow lights in the fall and winter and we still get propane delivered for heating our greenhouses. ...
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