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1. Used our health savings account to buy the rest of my contact lenses from Vision Direct. A 20 percent discount and free shipping for first-time customers saved me over $40 on the order. (The maker of the lenses has locked the price, so they don't ever go on sale. This was the best I could do towa...
Good afternoon, everyone. It's a gorgeous day here in my corner of Tennessee. DH is outside trimming shrubbery and weed-wacking the lawn. I've been cooking: made a pot of soup, pitcher of iced tea, a pot of boiled eggs, a big salad, a batch of "kibble addition" wet food for our dog with allergies, p...
- Fri May 06, 2016 7:21 pm
- Forum: Challenges
- Topic: Buy Nothing New Challenge for 2016
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I hit a sale at the humane society thrift store and got five summer tops for $10 today. That should be plenty to get me through the hot season.
- Fri May 06, 2016 6:59 pm
- Forum: Chat room
- Topic: Things that you used to pay for that now you do yourself
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I don't color mine any more either, Clem. DH and I used to pay for professional carpet cleaning, back when we had a house with carpet, and once paid someone to paint the exterior of the house, but we gradually couldn't afford to do stuff like that any more. So we bought a carpet cleaning machine and...
Today's my at-home day, so I slept a little later and have had time to read the news while having a second cup of coffee. Yesterday afternoon after getting off work, I managed to get most of the laundry caught up. DS has been doing a good job this week keeping up with the vacuuming, so the house loo...
Wikipedia says some of them are cultivated for leaves that can be cooked and eaten: Amaranth species are cultivated and consumed as a leaf vegetable in many parts of the world. Four species of Amaranthus are documented as cultivated vegetables in eastern Asia: Amaranthus cruentus, Amaranthus blitum,...