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    Checking In

    Hi Everyone, Just thought I’d write a short post here. My mom passed away last week. I’m taking a few weeks off but my regular posts and the newsletter will be back next month. I’ll probably write short blogs until then and keep you up to date on any money saving or contests I’m sent. Here’s one to check out from El Monterey, take their survey and you could win $500. www.bulbstorm.com/elmonterey And thank you to everyone who sent me supportive e-mails about my mom. It’s really appreciated. Take care.

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    The Blog-Budget Smart Girl Will Be Back Soon

    So no one thinks I’m abandoning the Budget Smart Girl site and posts, I’ll be taking a break for a week or so. My mom’s been dealing with cancer for the last three years and is sadly losing that battle. She just entered hospice so I plan to spend as much time with her as I can. I’ll be back soon and take care.

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    No Cook Meals

    It’s hot, it’s humid and you can’t stand the thought of spending more than 10 minutes in the kitchen. Here are some meal ideas I often fall back on. They’re quick and budget friendly. Mediterranean Platter This one’s a breeze to put together, especially if you have some of the ingredients already in your pantry. On a large platter, place hummus, sun dried tomatoes… I prefer the ones packed in oil, some olives, and feta cheese, maybe some canned tuna and pair it with pita bread or focaccia. It’s a light meal and people can pick and choose what they want. Leftovers make ideal sandwiches for lunch the next day.…

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