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Look around and count your blessings

I know it sounds kinda cheesy but when you are feeling sorry for yourself, take a look around and I'm sure you'll see someone in worse straits. The reflect on the good you do have, and find an way to help someone less fortunate.
I was in acute rehab hospital and there were so many people with wo...

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Scan/Shred/Recy
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It's really hard for me to throw away paperwork - always afraid I'll need it. I'm using a free pdf maker program on my pc and scanning documents, filling them on a portable hard drive, and then shredding the paperwork. Periodically I backup onto DVD's. I also recycle the shredded paperwork to get it...

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Shop at Grocery Outlet

In our area there are stores calleld Grocery Outlet (Rainbow Grocery) that carry foods that may be close to expiration, food that the company is making label/ingredient changes in, etc. I think there are stores like this in almost every city. Ours do not carry dented/damaged and I don't recommend th...

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Get Kindle books free

Some Kindle books are free on amazon.com and other sites. In addition, they are putting many in public libraries where you check them out online and then return them. The best thing is that you don't have to own a Kindle - you can use your PC or smartphone to read them.

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Get Kindle books free

Some Kindle books are free on amazon.com and other sites. In addition, they are putting many in public libraries where you check them out online and then return them. The best thing is that you don't have to own a Kindle - you can use your PC or smartphone to read them.

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