Monthly Archives: February 2012

Valentine’s Day deals…perfume… earrings… Oh Yum!

My favorite mall is Westfield UTC– it’s easy access to shop during my break at work and just a fabulous mall in general. Imagine my excitement when I came across the Retail section in todays San Diego Union Tribune and … Continue reading

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From Trash to Treasure

I write a lot about dumpster diving. But what about the stuff you can find parked out in the alley near the dumpsters? Imagine my excitement when I spotted a cute little barrel type container sitting all lonely in the … Continue reading

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Duct Tape Flowers- Thrifty Valentine’s Day

Duct tape flowers are a fun and easy project especially considering the varied colors of duct tape available these days.   In WalMart last night I found everything from bright pink to animal print duct tape!  Perfect for a flower … Continue reading

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Shirley’s Attic – Mason City, IA –

Every time I’m in Mason City I have to stop at Shirley’s Attic. It’s usually because I need a warm sweater or jacket– I live in California now so my sweater collection has dwindled over the years. And sometimes 20 … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Peanut Butter At Home

Originally posted on Attempting zero waste lifestyle in a military household:
I haven’t bought peanut butter in over a year! I make it fresh, and made to order whenever I need it for a recipe…or a sandwich. It takes less…

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My Fabulous CVS Drugstore Find!

Do you ever wake up in the morning with “raccoon eyes”? Eyes puffy and tired looking? Okay, I admit I’ve been there. I tried the obvious like getting more sleep and drinking more water but those were tiny fixes. At … Continue reading

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