Monthly Archives: October 2012

Wordless Wednesday – October 31

Happy Halloween everyone! Check out my pumpkin carving skills…

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Halloween Nails. Great ideas for a scary manicure.

Hello Everyone! I’ve had a busy and fun weekend– celebrating my birthday, carving pumpkins and eating way too much food. Just wanted to share these cool ideas for Halloween nails. I like the spider web best. Cheers!

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Happy Flip Flop Friday! How to Keep Your Flip Flops Looking Pretty

Hello Everyone! Happy Friday– and what a beautiful day it is here in sunny San Diego.  We haven’t celebrated Flip Flop Friday for a while so I figured it was time to get back on track with that–haha.  And what better … Continue reading

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Under-consumption is More In-Style Than Ever!

Frugality is all about having choices, right?  With millions of people looking for ways to save money in tough times, a growing number of people have turned to resale shops and thrift stores to find their clothes, furniture and household goods.  Statistically … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – October 24

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Fall Cake Pops! Yummy!

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I meant to post this a few weeks ago – what I’m calling my “Fall Cake Pops”. I was so excited about Fall officially arriving, I wanted to celebrate with a fun festive baked good.…

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Wordless Wednesday – October 17


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Upcycling. Reuse and Recycle

Originally posted on thrift shopper for peace:
My tagline says “reuse, refresh, rethink, repeat.” Upcycling, I believe, is a great example of reusing, refreshing and rethinking. Today’s Vancouver Sun has an article titled “Upcycling hits the home show”, all about…

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Sunday Grocery Shopping. At the 99cents Store?

Sunday grocery shopping at the 99 cents store?? Usually I do my grocery shopping at the local Ralph’s or Vons or Trader Joe’s… you know, what we think of as the “normal” grocery stores, right?  I had no idea how great my neighborhood 99 … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Granola for $1.50

Good morning everyone and Happy Saturday!  I love granola with my yogurt and decided it was time to make my own simple version at home. Here’s the recipe I used: Peanut Butter Granola 2 tbsp creamy peanut butter 2 tbsp honey … Continue reading

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