Monthly Archives: October 2011

Laura’s Cheap Trick #60

Halloween Costumes… When I was a kid…All costumes were home made and very few store bought and the store bought costumes were cheap flimsy things with a plastic face mask.  Since I have had my own child the tide has … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #59

The Great Halloween Candy Consumption. In the US Halloween is that marvelous opportunity for children to dress up and wander the streets in the dark up to strand homes and ask for sweet treats.  In other words us parents break … Continue reading

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Eat This Not That….

Here is a little fun candy consumption advise I think you will all enjoy. Best and Worst Halloween Candy to Consume. I don’t agree with all the options..I mean my goodness…candy corn over a Reese’s Peanut Butter cup?  Really?   … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #58

Compare. Compare. Compare. My husband does the food shopping in our home and comparison shopping is not something hard-wired into the male DNA…but now that we have been on a belt tightening agenda for 2 years he is beginning to … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #57

Sitting and waiting?  Turn off the car. Simple as that.  If you have to sit and wait for someone.  The best way to conserve your gas and the breathable environment around you is to turn off the car.

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Great Gift Idea – Home-made Vanilla

Please check out this great post from: ChefandSteward.com I have shortened it a bit but you can read the entire post at the end-link. How to make real vanilla extract in time for the holidays Posted on October 9, 2011 by … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #56

A Sale does not mean you HAVE to buy it. They have this way of making you feel that if you don’t buy it now you will miss out forever.  It’s great marketing that gets you to spend money on … Continue reading

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