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February 28, 2012

Adding a Coin Pouch to a Duct Tape Wallet
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Saving Money on Cheese
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Recycling Sweaters Into Crafts
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Recycling Sweaters into Scarves
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Saving Money On Wedding Entertainment
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Window Treatment for a Wall of Windows

I currently have a total window wall about 18 feet long and 12 feet high. I am tired of pinch pleated drapes. Are there any other ways to do this wall that will block the sun?

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Hair Styles for a Gymnast

What is a cool way for girls, who do gymnastics, to do their hair?

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Vegetables for Planting in Shady Spots

I have a strip of ground between my house and fence about 4 feet wide with very good soil. The problem is that it only gets a couple hours direct sunlight late in the afternoons. I planted potatoes there last year, but they produced very little.

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Recycling Cotton Knit Sweaters

How can I recycle old knitted cotton sweaters?

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White Chocolate Fudge Recipes
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Making Duct Tape Flip Flops
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Cake Mix Cookie Recipes
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Chocolate Pie Recipes
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Homemade Gift Bags
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Saving Money on Bread

This is a guide about saving money on bread. There are many different ways to spend less on bread.

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M&M Cookie Recipes
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Ice Maker Dispenses Crushed Ice Only

In my Kenmore model 106.9551711 the ice dispenser stopped crushing ice and was very noisy. I replaced the unit and now it only dispenses crushed ice. Moving the selector on the door has no effect. It will not dispense cubes. Did I not install it right?

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Best Dog Food for Chihuahuas

What is the best dog food for Chihuahuas?

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Low Sodium Recipes
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Creative Ways to Give Money as a Gift
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Cooking a Perfect Turkey Breast
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Removing Pen Ink from Clothing
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Gift Ideas for a 13 Year Old Girl
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Uses for Pringles Cans
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Removing Underarm Sweat Stains from Clothing
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Preventing Brillo or SOS Pads from Rusting
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Recipes Using Grits
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Removing Rust Stains from a Sink
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Microwave Peanut Brittle Recipes
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Keeping Groceries Cold
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Once a Month Cooking Recipes
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Stuffed Pork Chops

These are very yummy and tender! Love the stuffing!

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Kool-Aid Punch

This is a great one to make for the kids!

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Cocktail Wieners

Great as an appetizer or a snack.

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Popcorn Cake

Easy and good. This one's fun for kids to do!

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Storing Suitcases
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California Mix Vegetable Casserole

One of my favorite veggie recipes. Love the French fried onions!

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Potato-Cheese Soup

One of my favorite soups! Very hearty and good!

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Gum Drop Salad

Love this unique, fruity, sweet salad!

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Cleaning Linoleum Floors
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Sewing Darts
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'Buster Bar' Dessert

Love the hot fudge in this!

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Green Chicken Pilaf

This is also an inexpensive recipe to make. Very tasty, too!

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Cleaning Discolored Linoleum
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Tips For Organizing The Garage

Use hook-shaped bike hooks to hold ladders, lumber, screens, and other hard to store items from the ceiling in the garage. The ceiling is the "5th wall" of your room and is often overlooked as a place for storage.

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Always Remember Your Own Pen

I thought I had it down with prevention of colds, flu, and even germs from grocery carts to money. Recently I discovered one that had slipped by me. When we are at the bank, grocery, schools, or any where we have to sign receipts or our name beware of the pen.

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Date Nut Bread

My mom really enjoys this one. Nice, soft loaves of bread.

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Cheese Bread

This is very good with almost any meal or even as a snack.

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Cream Cheese Brownies

These are yummy and rich!

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Honey and Poppy Seed Biscuits

Yummy and extremely easy to make!

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Raisin Bars

Kids love these! Very moist and good!

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Blueberry Cream Muffins

These muffins are very tasty and easy to make! They are great at meal times or as a snack. Kids love these, too!

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Sweet Potato Souffle

My daughters and husband are fans of this recipe.

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Uses for Cereal Boxes and Packaging
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Organizing Your Hall Closet
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Selecting Good Grapes

When selecting grapes choose a bunch with a green stem. If the stem is brown, they usually are too ripe.

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Keeping Mice Out of Your Home
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Removing Cigarette Smoke Odors
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No More Pack Rat Living

I decided several years ago not to keep everything "just in case". I know several people I can call if I need something I do not save, like oleo tubs, coffee cans, or even bits of fabric. Why not let them save the extra things so I can stay organized?

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Organic Pest Control in the Garden
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Preserving Old Greeting Cards
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Freezing and Using Zucchini

In July or August it is best to keep your car doors locked or you are apt to end up with a backseat full of oversized zucchini. My solution is both simple and thrifty. For the giant ones, de-seed (using a spoon), peel if necessary, shred with a food processor, and store in two cup amounts.

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Blues Clues Diaper Cake
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Repairing a Cracked Fingernail
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Spoon Rest Ideas
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What is This Plant?
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Repairing the Ice Chute in Refrigerator Door

The clear plastic ice chute that is in the door falls down and prevents the airlock from closing all the way. It can't come all of the way out, so I can't see what the problem is. My question is, how can I get the door apart to get to it?

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Frugal Wedding Appetizers

Places like Dollar Tree sell jars of marinated mushrooms, olives, roasted red peppers, etc. for about a dollar a jar. You can use these to make giant, inexpensive antipasto platters, supplement with pepperoni and cheese cubes or mozzarella balls.

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Shampoo for Helping Hair Grow Faster

Is there a good shampoo to help your hair grow faster?

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Cooking Dried Beans in a Crockpot

If I cook some pinto beans with bacon in my crockpot, can I soak them overnight, then put them on low for a day to cook?

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Bride's Emergency Kit

If I was going to make an emergency kit for a bride, I would probably put it in a pretty little purse or small gift box with a handle for easy portability, so that she could put it in the dressing area and it would be unobtrusive.

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Remedy for Bad Breath

First of all be sure you have your teeth cleaned on a regular basis. There is a liquid mouthwash called CloSys that I use. I can get it from my dentist, online, or at Walgreens.

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Growing Sprouts Next to Your Kitchen Sink
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Coping with the Death of a Pet
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Reusable Toilet Paper (Cloth Wiping Squares)
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Recipes Using Red Delicious Apples
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Fry Bread Recipes
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Cleaning Pewter
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Storing Apples
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Making Baked Apples in the Microwave
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Making Your Own Greeting Cards
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Removing Cigarette Smoke Odors from a Computer
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Removing Cigarette Smoke Odors from a Car
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Attach Earrings To Lace For Storage

I got this idea from Pinterest. I took a long piece of lace ribbon and attached all my pierced earrings to it. I draped it over a jewelry organizer I've had for years. Very pretty and very functional!

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Best Time of Year to Buy Deodorant

The best coupons I have found to buy deodorant are around Mother's Day and Father's Day. Usually with coupons and BOGO sales, you can easily stock up for the year and beyond.

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Budget Herb Butter

Since a frugal lifestyle is a creative lifestyle, making herb butter at home is an affordable way to add a little gourmet touch to your frugal meals.

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Cajun Pepper For Organic Pest Control

I hate any kind of bugs or spiders, even ants. The solution I found was so easy, cheap and works. Cajun pepper sprinkled around doors and next to the wall gets rid of any problem without poison or finding a dead mouse in those traps.

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Coconut Oil For Alzheimer's Treatment

There is a doctor named Mary Newport that has made some wonderful discoveries regarding Alzheimer reversal by adding pure coconut oil to her husband's food. Within only days, there were amazing results.

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Comfort Your Pet When Another Pet Dies
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Fried Bread

This bread is sort of like an oversized biscuit, only better.

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Garnishing Government Benefits

There have been a lot of people lately asking whether or not federal benefits can be garnished for child support/back child support. There was a big article in my local paper, today, about this topic.

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Help for Upset Stomach

I have 2 tips for an upset stomach: A few drops of Angostura bitters in a glass of club soda. Adjust the bitters to taste and degree of upset stomach. It usually makes you burp after you drink it.

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Keeping Berries From Getting Moldy

I've tried this and it actually works! When you get your berries home, prepare a mixture of one part white or apple cider vinegar and 10 parts water. Dump the berries into the mixture and swirl around.

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North Sea (Whitley Bay, UK)
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Orange Dream Cheesecake

Sprinkle crumbs onto bottom of 8- or 9-inch springform pan sprayed with cooking spray. Add boiling water to gelatin mix in large bowl; stir 2 minutes until completely dissolved. Cool 5 minutes.

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Plastic Tops For Spoon Rests

I use the top from a margarine tub for a spoon rest. It is big enough to catch the drips. It is easy to wash! It keeps the stove top clean.

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Sauteed Apples with Slivered Almonds

Sauteed apples are great as a breakfast side or with a meal featuring pork and even as a simple yummy treat but adding the almonds adds a nice extra touch. I happen to like mine plain but feel free to spice with cinnamon and/or nutmeg to taste.

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Save Spray Tops From Empty Bottles of Perfume
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Shop Dollar Tree For Frugal Appetizers

Places like Dollar Tree sells jars of marinated mushrooms, olives, roasted red peppers, etc. for about a dollar a jar. You can use these to make giant, inexpensive antipasto platters.

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Snow Storm (Brockville, Ontario)
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Spring Blooms (The Path Garden, Moorpark, CA)
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Store Tweezers On A Magnet
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Storing USB and Computer Cables

I always had cable cords draped over a door knob by my computer. It looked unsightly so I put a hook, large enough to hold my 4 cords, in the closet which houses my computer/desk.

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Super Glue To Repair A Cracked Fingernail
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Towels As Homemade Piddle Pads

Purchase a roll of plastic carpet runner. You can find 5 foot rolls at KMart, Walmart or most hardware and home improvement stores. Be sure you purchase the runner that has the "gripping teeth" on the underside of it to help it remain secure on the flooring.

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Use Vinegar For Cleaning Wood Floors

The best cleaning solutions for wooden floors I've ever used is white vinegar and a warm water. The floors will shine!

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Vinegar for Cigarette Smoke Odors

To rid your house of cigarette smoke smells, place little bowls of vinegar through out the house. It works!

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