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July 2009

Frugal Slip N’ Slide

By | Family, Frugal Living | 5 Comments

The boys have been having fun on our frugal homemade Slip N’ Slide.

What you will need…

  • Large Plastic Tarp
  • One or Two Sprinklers hooked up to a water hose
  • Kids that want to have some Summer Fun

Lay the tarp in the yard, turn the sprinklers on and have fun!

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Slip N Slide

For more great blog carnivals, please visit:

~Frugal Fridays hosted by Life As Mom

~Finer Things Friday hosted by The Finer Things in Life

~Family Fridays hosted by Homemaker Barbi


Meals July 27 – Aug 2

By | Cooking, Menu Planning | 4 Comments

Please visit I’m an Organizing Junkie for more great meal plans.

Here we are in our third week of the All You Grocery Challenge. I’ve done pretty good, considering we have spent alot of time out of town for baseball games. You can find my first week plan and second week plan posted.

Now, for this week…

Monday ~ Sandwiches and Pasta or Potato Salad

Tuesday ~ BBQ Meatballs, Mac & Cheese

Wednesday ~ Veggie Meal – this is one of our favorite summer meals, it’s meatless and full of great garden veggies

Corn on the Cob, Fried Zucchini, Green Beans, Cucumber Salad


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Thursday ~ Enchiladas (recipe from Vanderbilt Wife) 

Friday ~ We will be leaving for a Baseball Tournament, my son’s team won the Indiana State Babe Ruth Tournament and will travel to the Regional Tournament about 4 hours away. If we continue to win, we will be gone until Tuesday.

Lunch Options:

Mini Subs,Grilled Cheese, Grilled Ham & Cheese, Lunchmeat Sandwiches, Hot Dogs, Egg Salad, Muffins & Smoothies

Breakfast Options:

Muffins, Smoothies, Breakfast Cookies, Waffles, French Toast, Breakfast Stew, Fresh Fruit

Quick Recipes

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