Monthly Archives: August 2011

Find your Ancestors with Ancestry.com for FREE this week!

One of my great loves is genealogy.  I started researching my fathers Enslow and Watkins side’s of the family when I was only 18yrs old.  I was and still am intrigued by how history affects us all and how trait’s … Continue reading

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Win a Gift Card To Olive Garden!

Have you checked out our facebook page yet? Have you entered our latest contest? Head on over to Parga’s Junkyard on facebook and ‘like’ us, then click on ‘contest’ in the left hand column to enter! YOU could win a … Continue reading

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Beauty on a Shoestring Budget!

This being a woman can get expensive!  While looking in the makeup section at the drugstore yesterday I came upon the realization that not only is make-up getting expensive these days but the basics of beauty have also gotten pricey! … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene Field Update From the Red Cross!

Field Update on Hurricane Irene from the American Red Cross I am a volunteer for the American Red Cross and received this letter in my email today.  I felt it was important enough to pass on to you, my readers, … Continue reading

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Walgreens 8/28/2011 Shopping Trip

Ok…so here is todays Walgreens Trip Breakdown! (Even Better than CVS this week!)  Despite my getting a late start I was happy to see that everything on my list was actually still available! Transaction #1 Estroven 28pk $10.00 Used $6.00 … Continue reading

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My CVS Savings Aug 28, 2011!

Although I got up a little late today and got an even later start on my coupon clipping, sorting and shopping trip planning, I still did pretty good!  I spent a few hours clipping not only this weeks newspaper inserts … Continue reading

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What to do After the Storm!

Will your area be affected by Hurricane Irene or has she already devastated your area? Before the storm you stocked up, you protected your necessary documents, made sure you had enough of your medications on hand, and kept your eyes … Continue reading

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Our Junkyard Jaunt!

I promised I would post about our trip to the Junkyard yesterday so here you are! My husband loves to work on his cars and has decided to make his Pontiac Bonneville his current “project”. This vehicle is ok, not … Continue reading

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Ride out the Storm having FUN!

Will you be affected by Hurricane Irene?  Are you one of the more than 60 million people in her path?  Looking for things to do while homebound due to the weather? There are plenty of fun activities to do at … Continue reading

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Free Entrance to US National Parks!

The National Park System receives over 270,000,000 visits each year.  This year will you be among these visitors? Do you enjoy visiting our US National Parks?   The National Park Service was created “to conserve the scenery and the natural … Continue reading

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