August 23, 2016

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Container of strawberry jam with spoon and loose strawberries in front

Making Freezer Jams, Jellies, and PicklesThis is a page about making freezer jams, jellies, and pickles. Freezing is a very good way to preserve many foods. If you have the space you can experiment with a variety of jams, jellies, and more.


Cream of Brussels Sprout Soup

Cream of Brussels Sprout SoupThis is a page about cream of brussels sprout soup. Many vegetables can be made into a delicious cream soup.


Sliced homemade bread on a cutting board

Reducing the Yeast Taste in Homemade...This is a page about reducing the yeast taste in homemade bread. Sometimes when making your own bread the recipe you use produces loaves that have a noticeably yeasty taste.


Clean glass coffee carafe in dish strainer

Cleaning Hard Water Stains on Glass Coffee...This is a page about cleaning hard water stains on glass coffee pot. The minerals in your drinking water can leave hard water stains on the inside of your coffee pot.


Man holding ear and neck in pain

Dealing With a Sore Throat and an Ear AcheThis is a page about dealing with a sore throat and ear ache. Infections can often result in you having a sore throat and ear ache at the same time.


Plastic bag full of grass seed

Understanding Grass Seed LabelsThis is a page about understanding grass seed labels. Choosing the best grass seed for your yard is important to the overall success and appearance of your lawn.


RV kitchen

Cleaning Odors From a Travel Trailer...Occasionally after retuning home from a This is a page about cleaning odors from a travel trailer refrigerator. Occasionally after returning home from a camping trip you may forget to clean out the fridge in your travel trailer or to at least air it out.


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City Water Has Been Bad for My Plants?This is a page about city water has been bad for my plants. Some city water contains minerals such as chlorine and fluoride that may not be good for your plants.


red fuel can with spilled liquid

Getting Rid of Gasoline Smell in CarThe odor of spilled gasoline in your car can be overpowering. This is a page about getting rid of gasoline smell in car.


Viewing a Solar Eclipse

Viewing a Solar EclipseThis is a page about viewing a solar eclipse. The solar eclipse has been a wondrous phenomenon to view for millennia. In the past it held great cultural significance and often induced fear. Today it is still an amazing event and can be viewed more carefully with some preparation.


Similasan Earache Relief Drops Reviews

Similasan Earache Relief Drops ReviewsThis is a page about Similasan earache relief drops reviews. Similasan is a homeopathic treatment for earaches.


Haan Steam Cleaner

Haan Steam Cleaner ReviewsThis is a page about Haan steamer clearer reviews. Several companies make steam cleaners both handheld and floor models.


Joining a Wine Club

Joining a Wine ClubThis is a page about joining a wine club. If you enjoy wine and live in or near wine country a wine club membership may be for you. There are several benefits of membership, particularly notable, is free tasting at local wineries.


pumping gas

Cleaning Gasoline Smell From ClothingPumping gas or refilling a gas powered mower or tool are all opportunities for an accidental spill onto your clothes. This is a page about cleaning gasoline smell from clothing.


Chocolate cake cooked in a mug

Converting an Oven Cake Recipe to a...This is a page about converting an oven cake recipe to a microwave recipe. Some cake recipes are intended for making in a microwave, others can be adjusted from oven baking to microwave cooking.


Cocoa Powder in a glass bowl

Uses for Sweet Ground Chocolate Powder?This is a page about uses for sweet ground chocolate powder. In addition to the obvious hot chocolate, sweet ground chocolate can be used in other recipes.


Woman's shadow behind a cloth

Fear Factor Themed PartyThis is a page about Fear Factor themed party. Fear Factor was a TV stunt/reality show popular in the early 2000s. The contestants, for example, were asked to perform stunts or eat disgusting substances.


Baking Soda, Lemon, Mint and a Toothbrush displayed on a white background

Frugal Teeth WhiteningAlthough the price of professional teeth whitening has come down, it can still be outside of your budget. This is a page about frugal teeth whitening.


Scrubbing toilet with a sponge

Cleaning Calcium Deposits in a ToiletThis is a page about cleaning calcium deposits in a toilet. The calcium in your water can leave a ring inside the toilet bowl that can be difficult to clean.


Bearded Collie/Terrier Mix puppy

Bearded Collie/Terrier Mix PhotosThis is a page about Bearded Collie/Terrier mix photos. The Bearded Collie originated in Scotland as a herding dog. This intelligent dog when crossed with the equally bright and feisty terrier makes for a fun family dog.


Crispy fried chicken breasts on a white plate

Crispy Fried Chicken BreastsThis is a page about crispy fried chicken breasts. You don't have to eat out to enjoy crispy fried chicken.



6 Inch Friendship Star Quilt Block

6 Inch Friendship Star Quilt BlockMy new quilt is going to be a combination of 6 inch snowball blocks interspersed with friendship star blocks.


Eastern Box Turtle

Eastern Box TurtleThe Eastern box turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina), is native to the eastern half of the United States. Both the shell, called a carapace, and the skin are brown with orange and yellow spots and splotches to help camouflage it in the leaf litter where it can often be found.


Re-Potting Ferns and Trailing House Plants

Re-Potting Ferns and Trailing House PlantsRe-potting ferns and trailing plants or vines can really get tricky without a lot of damage to the plants. Here's a quick (and Thrifty!) idea to protect your plants during re-potting, and it makes planting much easier for you!


closeup of dog's face

Jon Sabastian Holcomb Hall - Sabby...He was rescued from Animal Control, August 16,2015. He plays with his toys, chews on his bone, lays in my lap!


multitude of impatiens

Impatiens Bed From Scrap MaterialsThe north side of my house is one unbroken line. It is the side most visible to others. With almost no direct sun light reaching the area, and little growing there, it detracted from the rest of the house. So, I created a bed for my impatiens from scrap materials.


Taking Photos to Publish on ThriftyFun

Taking Photos to Publish on ThriftyFunPhotos are highly recommended for all posts on ThriftyFun and some are also eligible for photo rewards. Sometimes we receive images that are unusable for one reason or another. To ensure success, consider these guidelines when taking photos with your smartphone or camera.


Peach Crumble

Peach CrumbleThis yummy crumble is a great way to use up fresh peaches this summer!


purple bellflower

Bellflower Bloom (Campanula...This tiny flower, smaller than a dime, is the one to carry that huge, tongue twister of a name, 'Campanula portenschlagiana'. It couldn't be any prettier if it were called something simple, such as 'Bellflower', which it is. Ain't life sweet?


toilet paper rolls in drink carrier

Recycle Cardboard for Starting SeedsI discovered that empty toilet paper rolls fit perfectly in the cardboard drink trays from fast food restaurants. Just put the toilet paper rolls into the drink tray, fill them with soil and plant your seed.


Three pink peony blossoms in a vase.

Pink Peonies from My GardenI have always loved the sweet fragrance and beauty of peonies. Years ago a friend would bring a bouquet to work for all of us to enjoy. Now I finally have some of my own!



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Finding Yarn Donations?I just moved to Philadelphia and in that move I lost a lot of yarn that I was using to make baby hats, booties, mittens, and blankets. Right now I'm trying to get back on my feet, so I can't buy any at this time. Can anyone can give me any suggestions and all info you have on finding donations?


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Bathroom Paint and Tile Color Ideas?I have a mustard yellow bath surround that must stay. I would like some suggestions on paint and floor tile colors.


marble finish wallpaper

Looking for This Wallpaper?The pattern is a blue/gray marble with a hint of beige. It has a scrubbable texture. It was purchased at either Home Depot or Lowe's (more likely HD) in 2006. I am unsure of the brand.


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Removing Black Dye from Jacket?My teenage son in his infinite wisdom decided that his dad's military camouflage jacket colour was not to his liking and tried to dye it black. Is it possible to take the black dye out somehow?


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Covering a Glass Vase With Wallpaper?I have left over wallpaper and would like to cover a glass vase using the wallpaper. Can I use modge podge to apply it to the glass, or soak the wallpaper then apply. It is pre pasted vinyl.


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Uses for Empty Prescription Bottles?Are there any uses other than tossing?


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Fee for Cleaning a Home?How much should I charge someone to deep clean their 2 story 3 bedroom 2 bath home?


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