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    May Savings

    Georgine’s tips for saving money this month- It’s May! That means spring is in full bloom. It’s a great time to stock up on picnic supplies, outdoor furniture, and party staples because it’s National Barbecue Month. You will see these sales starting in the next 2 weeks as we head towards Memorial Day which is the kick off to summer. If you come across a great sale, stockpile these items for the entire summer. If you have leftovers, they can be saved for next year. In the supermarket look for hot dogs, ground beef, hamburger and hot dog buns, ketchup, mustard, BBQ sauce, relish, salad dressing, chips, ice cream, popsicles,…

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    An Afternoon Tea Treat-Cranberry, Orange and Walnut Quick Bread

    One of my favorite things to do is put together an afternoon tea, complete with finger sandwiches, scones, and other sweet treats. I’m always looking for new recipes to add and here’s one I came up with last week. I thought I’d share it with you because it’s easy to make, has simple ingredients, and maybe even perfect for a Mother’s Day treat- 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup orange juice 2 eggs, beaten 1 orange, peeled and cut into small pieces (also toss the pieces in some flour to stop them from…