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Thrifty living started many,many years ago.
It was tough to start out as young newlyweds combining households, income and everything else. I had way more stuff than my husband did so moving into a new place wasn't so hard as far as making it a home. We had family that helped us with furniture, kitchen stuff, and more. I shopped at thrift stores to find those odds and ends that you realize you need.
We also had to learn to budget our money. It can be a struggle at first but then it gets easier. We found that paying a little towards bills every week or bi-weekly helped stretch each pay check. Paying that way instead a huge chunk our at once left no money for food or other expenses.
The food part wasn't hard for me I was lucky enough to have a great Home Economics teacher in Jr High and she moved to my high school the same year I did. I learned so much from her- Thank You Mrs. Young! Cooking from scratch helped then and now. I've also taught myself how to can and preserve food. More on that in another post.
Happy Thrifty Living!
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Hello I'm Michele & I'm the matriarch of the Leverone Family Farm. I'm a wife, a mother of 2 grown/married sons and have 4 adorable grand kids. Thrifty for more than 30 years. I love gardening, cooking and saving money.