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How To Make Your Own Air Freshener Spray

Make your own homemade air freshener and fabric refresher. Just 3 ingredient and the only other thing you need is a spray bottle.

Do you remember watching the first few ads for air freshener spray like Febreze? I remember seeing them and think that it’ll never catch on and it certainly wasn’t something I would ever use. Boy was I wrong. I bought my first bottle a few months after we got our cat to get rid of […]

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Can You Freeze Muffins?

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

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 out and ask about freezing muffins. It’s one of the easiest things you can make and freeze to enjoy later. I thought I’d share what I shared with them […]

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Replacing Cream Of Tartar in Recipes

How to replace cream of tartar in recipes - Frugal Tip

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 the house when I’m getting ready to make something that calls for it. It’s great for stiffening egg whites and also called for as a leavening agent in some […]

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Frugal Back To School Shopping

It’s that time of year again… summer is almost over and the kids are heading back to school. That of course means back to school shopping. Or does it? I’m here with a couple of frugal strategies that will save you big. Looking at the news, magazines and what everyone is doing, you get the […]

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Microwaving Potatoes – Frugal Tip

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 them in your yard. I prefer to buy them and use my limited gardening space to grow more expensive foods (herbs, lettuce, tomatoes etc.). I always have a bag […]

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How To Cook A Casserole

Every casserole recipe has its own distinctive ingredients and flavors but, for each, the basic cooking process is the same. Here are the four key steps for a perfectly cooked and delicious meat casserole. Step 1: Place flour on a plate. Season with salt and pepper. Add the meat and toss to coat. Shake off […]

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A Potluck Thanksgiving – Frugal Tip

Do you want to know my biggest secret to a successful Thanksgiving dinner that doesn’t cost and arm and a leg? It also happens to keep me from stressing out and spending 3 days in the kitchen. Best of all, it’s a lot of fun for everyone involved… it’s a Potluck Thanksgiving. I have spend […]

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How To Freeze Eggs – Frugal Tip

We go through a lot of eggs around here. They are cheap, full of protein and you can fix them into all sorts of different dishes for any meal of the day. Every once in a while I find myself with too many eggs in the fridge or I come across a sale that’s too […]

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Tips From 8 Frugal Experts – Free Report

I have another free report for you today. A few weeks ago I got together with 7 friends who also blog and share frugal advice. We each contributed a chapter to the report you can download below. Christine Steendahl shared some menu planning tips. Crystal Collins explains how you can eat organic on a budget. […]

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