Friday, May 20, 2016

A Thrifty Week at Harvest Lane Cottage #64

Welcome to another thrifty week at Harvest Lane Cottage. I am honored by your visit.  Each week I share my thrifty and frugal projects, ways of saving money, and my blessings from God. 


I am so glad you dropped in for a visit today—or tonight!
I have enjoyed meeting so many ladies over the past few weeks. 
I love it when y'all leave comments, so I can meet you and see your blogs, too.

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Here's my thrifty week:

~ Real Estate Investment - Decluttered for our garage sale... more to come. I cleared about 6 cubic feet.

~ My daughter is reusing the math program her two siblings used.

~ My Amy borrowed a camera to shoot senior photos for my Emily.

~ My son got an awesome deal on a gun he'd been wanting for a long time. $90 saved. Wow! He should take me to dinner! 

~ Actually he just fried venison from the deer he shot last fall. He cooked. How great is that?

~ My elder son, Matthew, gave us lots of macaroni and cheese and pasta. It should last a long time.

~ We used some of my homemade soap for showers.

~ I gave simple wedding gifts to two families that I made from yarn given to me this spring. 

~ Cool temperatures meant no air conditioner!

~ I received some items for review. 

~ I received an extra book, Dawn at Emberwilde, to give away.


Have a beautiful week!


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What are you doing in your home this week?
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ஐღLauraღஐ 
...doing what I can with what I've got
where I am on a short shoestring budget!
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9 comments:

  1. I have to say....every time I visit, you sure can make a person smile...and I am so loving the birds on here. Have a beautiful weekend, friend.

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  2. You're too sweet, Linda. Sometimes I leave the blog up and let the birds sing. I find it relaxing!

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  3. I love these tips. And love that your son made venison! My older brother hunted a little when he was a teenager, and I reaped the benefits of deer and rabbit. :)

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  4. Great Thrifty week. I entered. I'll be back!
    Blessings to you and yours!

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  5. Enjoyed listening to the relaxing birdsongs while I read how your thrifty week went! We do so love venison, and fried is the best! It is wonderful to hear how you have found ways to save each week :)

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  6. I wanted a lighter look in my dining room for the window seat cushion cover. I realized that I had a beautiful blue and white quilt in the attic with matching pillows. I cut the quilt down to make the cover and made the pillow shams into smaller pillows. New look - No cost!

    Thanks for sharing at SYC.thanks for sharing at SYC.

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    1. Bravo! That's terrific! I need to get my sewing machine out and do some mending and some makeovers. Thanks for talking back!

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  7. Lovely blog. I'm enjoying reading through your posts.
    Laurie

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  8. Bravo! That's terrific! I need to get my sewing machine out and do some mending and some makeovers. Thanks for talking back!

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