Monthly Archives: September 2011

Yummy Turtle Cake Recipe!

I found this Turtle Cake Recipe on JustAPinch.com, one of my favorite sites for finding good recipe’s.  Try it out!  Looks delicious, I just might make it myself this weekend! Cafe Latte’s Turtle Cake Serves: 12-16 Prep Time: 30 Min … Continue reading

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Networking is a part of Success!

 We are always looking for new ways to improve our site.  A few weeks ago we added  a Parga’s Junkyard facebook page.  We now have 476 followers!  As in every venture, networking is a major part of success for a … Continue reading

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Shoe Shopping gone Wild!

My daughter is about as wild about shoes as her mother!  Angie was home this weekend and wanted to do some shoe shopping yesterday at the Cottonwood Mall.  Being a NMSU college student she is definitely on a budget and … Continue reading

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Gifts from the Heart for Those in Need

This blog is to bring to light a wonderful charity started by one of Parga’s Junkyards new friends!  Please read about this Christmas Giving Event and help out if you feel so moved! Gifts from the heart for those in … Continue reading

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It’s Wacky Weekend Linky Time Again!

Rules are simple….one link only per blog site, one link per facebook page ….no twitter links please!  You must follow Parga’s Junkyard as listed in the first two links! I myself try to visit all links on any hops I … Continue reading

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Missing my Grandkids!

Welcome to Wordless Wednesday! Today I am thinking of and missing our grandchildren….so am posting some pics of some of our grandkids….We have a total of 11 grandkids, but only 2 live here in Albuquerque close to us! Connor  Emily … Continue reading

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Sales + Coupons + Expiration Dates = Clearance Savings!

Johnnie and I went to Albertsons yesterday to pick up a few items that were on sale.  While there I noticed the Philadephia  Cooking Creme’s were on sale for $2.99, normally $3.99. I had some $1 off coupons that were … Continue reading

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Stockpiling 101 Primer

There are many way’s one could “start” a stockpile.  This is just  from what I have learned over the years as well as a few idea’s given to me from other couponers.  If you choose to start your own stockpile … Continue reading

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Extreme Couponing does not mean Extreme Stockpiling!

I have become what some people might call an Extreme Couponer.  I buy 2 (and sometimes 3-4) newspapers every week, just for the coupons in them.  I usually spend my Sunday afternoons cutting out all the coupons and then filing … Continue reading

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Help Me Win This Contest!

To all my readers!  Please help me try to win this contest!  The Prize is AMAZING – The business that sends the MOST people toAdventures of 8’s Facebook Page (who comment that I sent you) will win: A 3 Months Advertising Package On … Continue reading

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