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Friday's Frugalities,Mrs. Maroon

March 8, 2015

FF #14 – My New Cleaning Solution

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 Ewww!! (And yes, a little bit of broccoli waiting for its fate with the disposal)

Whoa!! Been a while since the thought of a Friday’s Frugalities crossed this corner of the web. Somewhere along the way, my grand plans for a weekly series went out the window. Oh yeah, and it’s definitely Sunday right now. I’ve warned you before that I’m scatter-brained. But I came across something so great just now I couldn’t help but […]

Mrs. Maroon

February 25, 2015

Don’t Treat Diet Like a Four-Letter Word – Same Goes for Budget

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 My goal for our regular diet

Well, I’ve already sunk myself. Diet is in fact a four-letter word. But just because English makes it one, doesn’t mean you need to treat it like one. And you certainly don’t need to treat your budget like one either.   We all have a diet. We all have a budget. No matter whether you […]

Mrs. Maroon

February 17, 2015

Our Anti-Valentine’s Jubilee

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 All children LOVE stickers!

Mini Maroon #1 will be three years old next week — CRAZY!! Mr. Maroon’s family made the trek over from west Texas on Friday for an early birthday celebration. But before they arrived…   School Valentine’s Party Two weeks ago I was handed a list with all of the names of the kids in Mini […]

Mrs. Maroon

February 9, 2015

Are You Too Chicken…

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 Can you believe you can get all of this goodness for roughly $5??

To Cook A Whole Chicken?? At one point in my life, I was. I watched in horror as Mr. Maroon skinned the chicken and removed the gizzards (great visual right??) He had plans to shove a can of beer up inside and roast it on the grill for about an hour… appropriately dubbed the ‘beer-in-the-butt […]

Mrs. Maroon

January 13, 2015

A Glimpse Into Retirement

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We are not opposed to child labor

We were given a glimpse into what our retirement lifestyle might look like last week. We started with a short week because of New Year’s. Then we had the threat of winter weather… To everyone north of here thinking “winter weather isn’t that big of a deal!”, all normal functions basically shut down with winter […]

Mrs. Maroon

December 25, 2014

A Christmas Brag

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  I’ve been thinking about sharing a full recap of the past two days. But seeing how it’s after 11:00p already, and the real fun (or shall I say madness) starts tomorrow as we travel to Texas to visit my family, I’ll keep it short…   Mr. Maroon outdid himself this year. Although we debated […]