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October 28, 2014

Fall Garden Work

We recently have been approved for the rebate for pulling out our remaining lawn and are now in the throws of a big DYI landscaping job. Outside of lowering our water bill, our goal is to get beautiful, drought tolerant yards and come out ahead financially. Our attitude on this project is to be extremely thrifty

October 21, 2014

Black Friday Humbug

Filed Under: Zannee's Tips, Dining, OM Gosh!

Ok… OK! Enough of Black Friday already!

No, I do not hit the malls or retail stores on Black Friday. I like to spend my Holiday weekend with family. It’s a rare rest period during an extremely hectic season for us.
However…

October 15, 2014

Bad Shoppers

With the shopping season about to hit full tilt, we all have to be at our best, behaving well when coping with crowds, traffic and the holiday rush.

You all are fabulous shoppers! Well educated, savvy, and behave well at outlets, warehouses and sample sales. I hear lots of great things about you guys. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!

But I do hear from retailers occasionally about a shoppers who are difficult…

October 07, 2014

Car Woes

Filed Under: Zannee's Tips, Consumer

Ten days ago, our kid’s ride and our utility SUV, a 2001 Subaru Forester was hit while parked in front of our house. With over $6000 in damage, the car was totaled. Now with the insurance money, it’s time to shop for a safe used car for our kid. 

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