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Ok friends, things are about to get a little more intense. Or hardcore. Whatever you want to call it. Last post, we looked at buying American-produced food at the grocery store. I can guarantee that you (yes, YOU!) probably have food in your fridge from somewhere here in America. Howgreatisthat? The grocery store is an excellent place to start because it’s pretty much unavoidable. Well-now that you have that under your belt, let’s take another leap of faith into the American economy. Next stop, the… Read more »

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 (image from 17 andbaking.com) Wonder where we’re going today? HINT: It’sfoodrelated… Buying American can be really overwhelming. Things manufactured in the US are hard to find and maybe you’re thinking to yourself, “humm, but WHERE do I even start?” Maybe you’re uncomfortable with purchasing US goods online because you just don’t like to online shop. You want to see, look, touch, smell the items you might buy. You want to examine them, hold them in your hands for scrutiny. And… Read more »

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I really want to be more responsible with my purchases. I see people everywhere struggling to find work, unemployed, or just barely making it.  Now I’m going to get up on my soapbox and lecture for a minute. STRUGGLING IS NOT NECESSARILY A BAD THING! It teaches us to be fiscally responsible, frugal, and cut unneccessary expenses from our living. For example: Do I really need the delicious Almond Joy bar staring at me in the grocery store checkout? Nope. Do I really… Read more »

So somehow we’ve ended up with only one sheet set in the house, and of course last night that sheet set ended up in the laundry. Ok, we only use the fitted because my hubby thrashes around in his sleep and gets the flat sheet all bunched up, and what’s the point of even having it if you’re going to find it jammed in the footboard by morning? I’ve long given up on folding and neatly tucking the edges hospital style. A… Read more »