Category Archives: frugal family

Looking down, feeling up

We attended our first Really Really Free Market. Many towns have their own Really Really Free Markets. got the invitation for last month’s market, but our calendar fills up so fast that I needed more notice to prepare. Anyway, my younger two kids accompanied me, and they left feeling happy with a couple of new […]

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New love: Food dehydrator

I got a new to me food dehydrator. I didn’t know a thing about dehydrators, so called my SIL to ask about her experience with drying food. The previous owner (who is one cool mama) told me that she had used it for the pear tree in her yard — she just sliced the fruit […]

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Return to the produce auction

I met my brother and his family at a produce auction. While I have attended in the past {and recorded my first produce auction visit here¬†exactly two years ago [and at (here and here)]}, this was their first time. Everything was pretty much as I remember it, but the physical space was better. Lighting, […]

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My August to date

Whew! August has been quite busy! Week 1. I started the month with a Food Swap. (previously blogged in this post) Our next one will be in early September. I am really really looking forward to it! Week 2. I made a corn creation for the state fair. I will have to write about it […]

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