Category Archives for Frugal Tips

Frugal Use of Butter Wrappers

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. After I take a stick of butter out of it’s wax paper covering, I fold the paper in half and pop it in a bag I […]

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Black Beans Idea/Recipe

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. I use 1-2 cans of black beans, rinsed 1/2-3/4 cup of your favorite salsa Cooked rice(I usually use 2 bags, boil in bag rice) Mix beans […]

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Homemade Microwave Popcorn

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Oatmeal on Busy Mornings

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Cutting Back or Extending Meat

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. When I make my spaghetti sauce which calls for 10 pounds of meat to make 12-14 qts of sauce, I do one of two things. 1: […]

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Newspaper Weeds Away

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. Start putting in your plants, work the nutrients in your soil. Wet newspapers, put layers around the plants overlapping as you go. Cover with mulch and […]

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Using a Grocery List to Save

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. An easy way to save at the grocery store is to always use a grocery list. A great online grocery list site is www.GroceryWiz.com or just […]

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Hiccup Cures

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. To get rid of hiccups take a drink of water hold it in your mouth plug your ears and swallow the water. Works every time. From […]

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Saving Old Bananas

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. buy old bananas dice and freeze to use in smoothies. freeze in air tight jars. this delets need for ice cubes. and cuts down on waste. […]

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Laundry detergent

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. My DH is determined that we use a commercial powdered detergent for the laundry, because he likes the smell… well, I like making my own powder […]

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