Posted in October 2012

Black Mountain weekend trip

Black Mountain weekend trip

Last weekend, Aaron and I were fortunate enough to have a quick weekend trip up to Black Mountain, near Asheville, NC.  We don’t do many vacations since they can often be expensive but when we find a deal, we like to jump on it! I learned recently that my job offers employees the chance to … Continue reading

Super Doubles!

Just wanted to warn anyone that is interested that Harris Teeter is doing another Super Doubles event starting this Wednesday, Oct. 31 through Nov. 6.  That means they will double any manufacturers coupons $2.00 or less! Visit Southern Savers for the best deals or the Centsible Saver if you are in the Raleigh area.  Happy … Continue reading

Things I Have Learned

Stephan Sagmeister is an instillation artist and while he isn’t my favorite, I did have the pleasure of hearing him speak when I was in college and own a signed copy of his book “Things I Have Learned” about what he has learned about life by being an artist.  We all know that life is … Continue reading

Weekly HT trip – October 24

Well, this trip was a little more expensive than I had intended but we’re going on a trip this weekend and I wanted to get enough food to take with us.  We did get a great deal on ground beef and some cheap fruit for our trip!  I will admit that I purchased a few … Continue reading

This week: Groceries & Salmon Soup

Our week in grocery shopping and couponing is below, but first: A photo of our coral room after I hung the light blue curtains that I talked about here.  I pulled out all of the brown that used to be in there, including the curtains and the bedding, which is why in this photo, the … Continue reading

The Gate Keeper

Well this whole “No home projects unless they are free” thing is actually doing a wonder for all the unfinished projects around our house! And my A-Type personality self could squeal with excitement. This little project has been on my to-do list for about a year and a half! In May 2011, My mom and … Continue reading