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  • Re: Favorite Frugal Recipes

    Sliced link sausage, chopped potatoes and onions, coined carrots, jalapenos if you want and 1 yellow 1 green and 1 red bell peppers chopped. Spray a large 9 x 13 or larger pan with spray. Add all the above. Top with a few slices of bacon and sprinkle with garlic salt. Then wrap wrap with foil. Bake...
    Posted to Forum by mary w. on Thu, Oct 3 2013
  • Re: What really can you buy for $10?

    Heres my list. loaf of store brand bread $1.00 dozen eggs $.99 can of tuna $ .69 can of green beans or peas $.59 box of mac and cheese $ .94 margerine $ .98 cornbread mix .50 cheese slices $1.98 bananas 2 lbs. $.80 pound of carrots $.65 apples .75 (B) eggs toast with margerine and bananas (L) grilled...
    Posted to Forum by mary w. on Tue, Oct 1 2013
  • Re: What have you learned this year?

    For the past 22 years, I have been a care giver to 5 senior family members. Three have now passed, 1 went to live with his daughters after 13 years. They kept him 1 week and then placed him in a nursing home and the last is my Mom. She has been in a nursing home for 1 year. This is the first year with...
    Posted to Forum by mary w. on Fri, Sep 13 2013
  • Re: Mother to be broke and worried. Need help

    Makeupmommy, I'm not sure where you live, but where we live there is an agency called Any Baby Can . They provide baby clothes, possibly some maternity clothes, diapers and formula. They also provide infant information. Our local food bank is also connected to a thrift store where they give vouchers...
    Posted to Forum by mary w. on Fri, Sep 13 2013
  • Re: yea me!!!

    Just a quick update. Our children and DSIL and DGD are now permanently living on our property. All of their jobs are questionable. Our new insurance has gone up over the amount the new boss pays so we are now paying about $68 each per month. We have had over $2500 in repairs this year and my car needs...
    Posted to Forum by mary w. on Fri, Sep 13 2013
  • Re: Best place to buy k-cups?

    HEB has their brand on sale this week. By the K cups and get a pkg. of their brand choco chip cookies free. There are also sites on line that have free samples of various brands of k cups . Just a couple of suggestions. You can also use your KOLS cards that come in the mail for coffee in their stores...
    Posted to Forum by mary w. on Fri, Sep 13 2013
  • Re: 2013 Exercise Challenge - Week 17; April 21 - 27

    Don't remember if I joined the group in January, but I did just join the Y a week ago Friday. My blood sugar was over 200 most of the week last week and I have to get it back down. Exercise is a great natural way to do this. Don't like paying for it but it is cheaper than dr visits, shots, and...
    Posted to Forum by mary w. on Sat, Apr 27 2013
  • Re: yea me!!!

    Just a quick update on our family. Since our children and grand daughter have moved back home. I see our posiblity of meeting our goal of $5000 dollars slowly slipping out of our grasp. Love seeing the gd, but the bills and the added expenses, and the tax increase and food cost are eating up the goal...
    Posted to Forum by mary w. on Sat, Apr 27 2013
  • Re: yea me!!!

    [quote user="gayla50"] ours kid gave us two cruises first one I had surgery and we could go .. Oldest and wife had a great honeymoon and the last one I boke my foot and cracked a leg bone had tow be in the hospital for a couple days Dear Family begining to think we dont want to go no idea we...
    Posted to Forum by mary w. on Sat, Apr 27 2013
  • Re: Bountiful Baskets

    Love getting my Bountiful Baskets here in Austin, TX . We get ours every two weeks and it takes about that long to use them up. Love the variety and getting to try new things. The ancho chilis work well in a chocolate pecan pie. The balance between fruits and veggies works well for our family.
    Posted to Forum by mary w. on Sat, Apr 27 2013
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