Ask a Question
Share a Post
February 1, 2012
My Frugal Life: Beware of Sales!
At this time of year all the shops are blazoned with seductive notices of enormous reductions: "fifty percent off", "eighty percent off". Who wouldn't be excited at the prospect of picking up a new toaster or food mixer or winter coat at a fraction of its original price?
Remedy for Sore Tongue
Is there a home remedy for when the end of your tongue is sore? I can't eat anything tomatoey or acidic because it hurts/stings. Any suggestions, what do you do? Thanks.
This is a guide about homemade meringue. Fluffy meringue can easily be piped into many shapes. They can be eaten on their own or used on top of a dessert.
Homemade Wedding Favors
This is a guide about homemade wedding favors. Store bought wedding favors can get quite expensive especially if you invite a lot of people. Making homemade favors can give a personal touch and save you money.
Weight Watchers Quick Start Daily Check-off Sheet
Does anyone have a copy they could e-mail me, or know where I can get copy, of the Weight Watchers Quick Start daily check-off sheet?
Tips To Calm Pets When Moving
There are a few pheromone sprays available at pet stores that when sprayed into the carrier, help calm and relax kitty. The pheromone is the scent that mama cats have during nursing.
Pita (Longhair Cat)
Pita is a 1 1/2 year old long hair cat. This crazy kitty hitched a ride home with us via the spare tire under our van from the grocery store 20 miles away. This was in November 2010, and Pita was about 12 weeks old at the time.
Getting Rid of Blackberry Bushes
I just moved into my property and the back garden is full of blackberry bushes. How can I kill the roots permanently?
Sealing Particle Board with Elmer's Glue
I'm sure that I read somewhere that if you mix Elmer's and water you can use it as a sealer for chipboard to seal in smells. It sounds like it would do the job, but I can't remember the mixture (glue to water ratio). Have you heard of this and if so could you give the mixture?
Taking Photos of Items to Sell on Craigslist
I have several new items that I'd like to sell on Craigslist. I've been told that photos need to be of almost professional quality so that the items will sell quickly.
Best Type of Water for a Steam Iron
What type of water are you supposed to use in an iron, spring or distilled?
Homemade Pet Odor Remover
I need something I can mix up really quick to neutralize odor on my furniture. I have three Boston Terriers and they do make themselves comfortable on the furniture with us. I can take the slip-covers off the seat cushions and wash them.
How Close to the House Can I Place My BBQ?
My house is brick and I want to place my BBQ, on the deck, as close as I can to the back wall.
Casting Off from Round Knifty Knitter
How do you cast off your project from the blue round hoop?
Making Potato Jewelry
How do I make potato jewelry?
Doll Made from a Detergent Bottle
Looking for a pattern for a grandma doll made from an Ivory soap bottle.
1992 Weight Watchers Plan and Journals
In 1992 I joined my first Weight Watchers meeting and was so excited after gaining about 30 pounds after having 2 children. I lost those 30 pounds on this program.
Cloudy White Spots on Laminate Countertop
I work for an extended stay hotel. A guest just checked out and during the breakdown and cleaning process, white cloudy spots were discovered on the kitchen counter top next to the sink. The counter is covered with a laminate product of the Formica type.
This is my sweet baby girl, Mickey.
Resources For Free Pet Food
In my community, the Animal Welfare League collects donations of pet food and then has monthly distributions to pet owners that need pet food. This is a program that, if it does not exist in your community now, could be started.
Puppy Dog Valentine Card
Use different sizes of hearts to create a cute puppy dog card for someone special. Kids will love creating these.
Wash Cloth Flower Arrangement
I made a flower wash cloth arrangement for upcoming baby shower.
Heart Shaped Scones
This page contains recipes for heart shaped scones. Heart shaped scones are perfect for a special Valentine's day breakfast.
Recipe for Starbuck's Mocha
Does anyone know the recipe for making a Starbuck's hot mocha? Thank you in advance.
Asking My Boyfriend to Tolo
So today I'm sick, and I was going to ask my boyfriend to the dance. I was wondering if I made a big piece of paper that said "TOLO?" on it, took a picture with it, and sent it to him; would That be a good idea? I feel bad for not asking him in person.
Shopping for Color Catcher Sheets in Chennai
Where can I get Rit dye colour catcher sheets in Chennai, India?
Remedy for Weak Finger Nails
I just took the false nails off my finger nails and my nails are tender and weak. What can I do to strengthen them?
Remedy for Smelly Hands
At the end of the day my hands smell horrible; it has nothing to do with onions and the like. I cannot describe the smell, but it is unpleasant.
Homemade Ice Cream Too Hard
I make a lot of ice cream and it is really yummy, but it is always hard to scoop out of the plastic container therefore sometimes splitting the container. I know there is a secret to soft ice cream, so could anyone tell me how to make my ice cream soft?
Removing Grease on Kitchen Cabinets
My kitchen doors are wooden chestnut, but are hard to clean. They keep on getting splashed near the cooker and the slightest grease mark shows up really badly. Over the years I have cleaned them with certain cleaners, but when the sun shines you can still see the marks.
Manual for George Foreman Rotisserie
How can I get a paper manual for my George Foreman Junior rotisserie?
Getting Rid of Fruit Flies
We have tried everything to get rid of fruit flies. Any more ideas?
Avoid Funeral Home Purchases
Don't purchase anything from the funeral home that you can buy elsewhere because they mark up the prices.
Camp Dish Cleaning
When I go camping, I take jugs of water, some for drinking, others for cleaning. If you have a lot of dishes, take a dishpan, add some water, pour in a bit of dish soap and do your dishes as you normally would.
Keeping Vacuum Cleaner Rollers Cleared
Use a seam ripper to clean vacuum cleaner rollers when they are built up with long hair and strings/threads. Don't forget to get the edges of the roller. This makes it so much easier than tugging and pulling out the hair or strings/threads that get tangled on the roller.
Liquid Soap on the Outside of Camping Pots
Cover your pot sides and bottom with liquid soap before use. This makes the soot wipe off easly. As you fix the meal, put a pot of water on the fire/camp stove to heat.
Making Hand Warmer From Old Socks
If you are like me, you are constantly losing the mates to socks in the washer and dryer. Take a pair of your husband's mismatched tube socks and cut it off where the ribbing starts.
Making Things Easier for the Disabled
This is by no means a medical advice story or something that anyone else has to do. It's simply tips I have used to make my life easier and it might work for anyone who is interested in trying them.
My Frugal Life: Frugality Taught Me Flexibility
Through the course of adopting a frugal lifestyle I have discovered that frugality has not only helped me become more flexible, it has shown me that flexibility must reign supreme over routine when saving money is the goal.
Parmesan Potato Wedges
I don't know where I got this recipe. It's on a dog-eared card in my recipe box, because it's one I go to often. It's a no-fail pleaser for all ages.
Desktop Page |
© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Generated 2017/12/05 14:08:43 in 4 secs.