Category Archives for Frugal Tips

Can You Freeze Muffins?

Here's how to freeze muffins to enjoy them later.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Now that fall is here, we all seem to be getting back to baking more. Over the past few weeks, I had two different people reach […]

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Does Bacon Grease Need To Be Refrigerated

Tips for using and storing bacon grease or bacon drippings.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Bacon used to be a cheap breakfast meat, but no more. Over the past few years, it has gone up quite a bit in price. Of […]

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How To Freeze Peppers

How to freeze peppers to use throughout the year.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. We’ve been growing a lot of peppers in the garden this year including bell peppers (we even got the yellows to grow this year), jalapenos, tabasco, […]

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How To Get Free Moving Boxes

Packing up to move with free boxes.

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Replacing Cream Of Tartar in Recipes

How to replace cream of tartar in recipes - Frugal Tip

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Cream of tartar isn’t something I usually keep around. There are only a few recipes that need it and without fail, I’ll have everything else in […]

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Marinate Before You Grill – Frugal Tip

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Checking Yeast For Freshness – Frugal Tip

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. There’s nothing worse than having a nice loaf of bread starting to bake in the oven or the breadmaker, only to discover that it isn’t rising […]

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Planting For Spring – Frugal Tips

Container garden with lots of spring vegetable plants.

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How To Clean Your Shower Head With Vinegar

How to clean a clogged shower head

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DIY notepads

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Using Old Envelopes – Frugal Tip

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Microwaving Potatoes – Frugal Tip

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affilate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Let’s talk about potatoes today. They are a great frugal staple. You can buy them inexpensively, or if you’re so inclined you can also easily grow […]

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