November 7, 2017

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Father Homeschooling his Child

Homeschooling a Third Grade Child?This is a page about homeschooling a third grade child. Getting start with homeschooling can be overwhelming. Here are some tips that may make it easier.


Finished angel.

Making an Arielle Christmas AngelThis is a page about making an Arielle Christmas angel. This adorable angel door decoration is fun to make and could easily be customized. She is the perfect way to greet your guests this holiday season!


Store Cards Inside Phone CaseThis is a page about storing cards inside a phone case. Most people take the phones everywhere they go. If you find yourself in a situation where you would like to avoid bringing a purse or wallet, you can just tuck your credit card and ID in between your phone and its case.


Pressure Cooker Chili

Pressure Cooker ChiliThis is a page about making pressure cooker chili. Making chili in a pressure cooker is both quick and easy. If you are in a hurry, give this delicious chili recipe a try.


Cleaning Silver with Aluminum Foil - supplies

Cleaning Silver with Aluminum FoilThis is a page about cleaning silver with aluminum foil. While this is a widely shared method for cleaning silver, it can cause permanent damage to your silver items. It is best to avoid this method, particularly when cleaning valuable items.


Pumping Hand Lotion

Getting The Last Bit Out Of Pump BottlesThis is a page about getting the last bit out of pump bottles. There is usually product left in the bottom of bottles, that the pump cant reach. Here are some tips about getting the last bit out, before throwing the bottle away.


Girl with Boyfriend at School Dance

Creative Ways to Ask Boyfriend to a DanceThis page contains creative ways to ask a boyfriend to a dance. Finding a creative way to ask your boyfriend to a dance is sure to make the event more memorable. Here are so great ideas to consider.


Homemade mouthwash in a canning jar.

Homemade Mouthwash RecipesThis is a page about homemade mouthwash. Making your own mouthwash is easy and it can save you money. It also allows you to make one that meets your specific needs.


Scenery: Mt. Baker (Washington)

Mt. Baker Photos (Washington)This page contains Mt. Baker photos (Washington). If you have never been to Mt. Baker in Washington state, these photos are sure to temp you. Here are some photos submitted by our users.


Gloved Hand Holding Mug of Hot Chocolate

Making Hot Chocolate for a Large Group Inexpensively?This is a page about making hot chocolate for a large group inexpensively. Hot chocolate is an easy drink to prepare for a large group of people. Here are some tips for keeping the cost down.


Soaking Feet in Basin

Soaking Your FeetA warm water soak can help make tired feet feel rejuvenated. This is a page about soaking your feet.


Herb Bread

Herb Bread RecipesHomemade bread seasoned with your favorite herbs can be tailored to complement your main dish. This page contains herb bread recipes.


Child and Teacher in School Garden

Starting a School Gardening Project?This is a page about starting a school gardening project. Planting a school garden is a great hands on way to teach children about growing and caring for plants. Here are some tips and plant suggestions.


Woman Holding Pump Bottle

Use Pump Bottles in the BathThis is a page about using pump bottles in the bath. Using pump bottles in the bath helps prevent using too much product. Its a great way to save money!


Pasta a'la Leftovers

Pasta a'la LeftoversIf you have leftover pasta in the fridge, grab some other ingredients to make this yummy dish. This is a page about making pasta a'la leftovers.


Party Food

Figuring How Much Food to Buy for PartiesThis is a page about figuring how much food to buy for parties. When planning a party, one of the trickiest parts is determining how much food you need. You don't want to run out of anything, but you also don't want to be stuck with endless leftovers. Here are some helpful tips to make it easier.


Mayonnaise in White Bowl

Uses for MayonnaiseThis page contains uses for mayonnaise. Did you know that mayonnaise can help condition your hair or even remove water marks? Here are a few of the many uses for mayonnaise.


Homemade Christmas Ornament

Homemade Christmas CraftsThis page contains homemade christmas crafts. Homemade Christmas crafts are a fun and inexpensive way to decorate your house. They also are great gifts for someone special. Here are some fabulous homemade craft ideas!


Thawed Grated Cheese

Refreezing Thawed Cheese?This is a page about refreezing thawed cheese. If the cheese has thawed out but remained refrigerated, it can be refrozen. However, it will have an altered consistency and is best used for baked recipes, such as casseroles.


A Christmas card envelope with hand drawn snowman and string of lights.

Decorating Your Christmas Card EnvelopesThis is a page about decorating Christmas card envelopes. Adding decorations to your Christmas card envelopes, is a nice added touch that is sure to bring a smile to the recipient face. Here are some ideas to inspire you.


Two electrical plugs with red dots on the top side.

Marking Electrical PlugsThis is a page about marking electrical plugs. Do you ever find yourself fumbling with an electrical plug, trying to get it in the right way? If you mark the side that should be up, it will go in quickly and easily every time. This is especially helpful when you can't see the outlet.


Binders with different warranties stored inside.

Organizing WarrantiesKeeping your product warranties organized can help you determine if there is a solution to a product's failure or allow you to review replacement policies. This is a page about organizing warranties.


Smoked Brisket

Use a Pressure Cooker to Tenderize a Smoked Brisket?Cooking meat in a pressure cooker is a great way to tenderize tougher meats. Here are some tips about finishing off a brisket in a pressure cooker. This is a page about using a pressure cooker to tenderize a smoked brisket.


Woman Applying Makeup in the Mirror

Makeup is Not Staying on My FaceThis is a page about makeup is not staying on my face. There may be numerous factors that are causing your makeup to come off before you want it to. Here are some tips to help your makeup stay on longer.


Family Playing Checkers by Fire

Family Night Gift Basket Ideas?A fun gift to give a friend or family member is a personalized Family Night basket. Include a movie, games, snacks, and more. If they have young children, consider a book. This page is about family night gift basket ideas.


Corn Bread

Corn Bread Convenience Mix RecipePreparing this quick and easy corn bread convenience mix ahead of time, will save you time when preparing dinner. When stored in properly it can last up to one month. This page contains a corn bread convenience mix recipe.


Lotion Pump Bottle

How to Fill a Lotion Pump Bottle?This is a page about how to fill a lotion pump bottle. It can be hard to transfer lotion to another bottle, because it is so thick. Here are some tips and tricks to make it easier to fill a lotion pump bottle.


Tapioca on Wooden Spoon

Cook Tapioca in Your CrockpotThis is a page about cooking tapioca in your crockpot. Preparing tapioca in a crockpot is easy and less tricky than the stovetop method.


Kansas Road Sign

Kansas Frugal Travel GuideThis plains state has many things to offer the traveler. Check out the famous barbecue in Kansas City. Other cities offer pioneer, history, or dinosaur museums. This page contains Kansas frugal travel guide ideas.


Woman Picking Tomatoes

Tomato Plant HelpGrowing tomatoes is a rewarding gardening experience. While fairly easy to grow, they can suffer from several maladies or care issues. This page contains tomato plant help information.


Cajun Style Burgers

Cajun Style Jucy Lucy Burgers RecipeThis delicious burger originated in Minneapolis, MN. Its bursting with bold flavors and filled with melty cheese, making it as unique as its seemingly misspelled name. Give this Cajun version a try. This is a page about making Cajun style Jucy Lucy burgers.



Healthy Kale Chips in bowl

Healthy Kale ChipsMaking fresh kale chips is definitely healthier and more nutritional. Very easy and simple to make, but so flavorful and tasty for the entire family to enjoy as a light snack.


Olde Thyme Scrambled Eggs in bowl

Olde Thyme Scrambled EggsThese are my favorite kind of eggs to make. In my opinion, they are more filling than regular scrambled eggs are. This is a great way to make eggs go further when on a tight budget. :)



A hammer claw being used upside down to remove a nail from the wall.

Remove Nails with the Hammer Claw Facing UpWhen you take out your nails, face the claw up. This might be a bit harder if they are up high and you don't want the nails to fall.


Capricorn Adult Coloring Page

Capricorn Adult Coloring PageCapricorn or the mountain goat is the zodiac sign for persons born between December 22 and January 19. Characteristics include professionalism and traditional values.


A wooden serving bowl that has been oiled with mineral oil to preserve it.

Preserve Wooden Bowls with Mineral OilUse food-grade mineral oil to keep your wooden bowls and spoons from drying out. This bowl is almost 40 years old and has no cracks or splinters. You can put a paper towel between tools if you stack them.


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Use Hot Glue On Slippery ShoesI have had shoes with no traction left on the bottom of my shoes. This can be very dangerous for falls. Just add some hot glue dots to the bottom, and this will give you traction.


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Hold Bra Straps Together with Paper ClipsHook a paper clip onto the back of your bra straps to hold them together. That way, the straps will not go down your arms.


Lego Brick Halloween Costumes = two young boys wearing Lego costumes

Lego Brick Halloween CostumesWe had to get creative this year for Halloween costumes. These were very simple to make. Using a hot glue gun, attach small butter bowls to a cardboard box. Cut out holes for your arms. Spray paint and you are done.


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Cut Vinyl Shower Curtain to Prevent MoldI always make sure to cut the bottom edge off, where it has a hem. The hem collects moisture and it's almost impossible to keep it clean, even with bleach. Cut the bottom right along the top of the hem. Don't worry, it won't fray since it's vinyl.


Repurpose Free Sample Holiday Cards - repurposed card ready for your family photo, etc.

Repurpose Free Sample Holiday CardsI received a Vista Print Holiday Catalog and they are advertising their holiday cards as well as other services they sell. Included was a sample holiday card. I turned the holiday card into my own and added a magnet to hang the card on the fridge!


A baking tray next to a nightstand.

Don't Forget 'Under the Table' StorageI am moving and sat a stack of cake pans near my side table for donating. The pan slid a bit under my table and inspiration struck!


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Storing Tape RollsI have a lot of colored tape rolls. I just put them in an old Scotch tape dispenser. Then it is easier to use. You can also use an old Saran Wrap or tin foil box to put all your tape in one. Then you have the teeth on it to cut your tape.


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Uses for Swimming Pool NoodlesOther good uses of swimming noodles are the sides of narrow garages, so that when you park too close for swinging the vehicle door wide open, it hits the noodle, not the wall.


Gifts wrapped in corrugated cardboard with white string.

Corrugated Cardboard for Christmas Shipping and WrappingIf you want to help our environment as well as save money then stop using wasteful, polluting bubble wrap and tape for wrapping and posting your gifts. Look instead at using almost free and stylish products like corrugated card and old fashioned string. Corrugated cardboard can be found at any supermarket, where they throw their used packing materials.


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Dentists Buy Back CandyDo you have a lot of candy left over? Or too much candy for your kids? Many local dentists will buy back candy from the kids for $1 a pound.


Dish gloves that have been doubled up.

Double Up Dish GlovesWhen the good dish gloves wore through, I had another pair of the other. I put the other ones inside the good ones and now I have a pair that still gives me the protection I need, no leaks, and double the thickness.


A 15w LED lightbulb in a package with a loose one next to it.

Comparing CFL And LED LightbulbsI have three 48 inch double fluorescent lamp fixtures mounted under an upper kitchen cabinet. I use them to start seedlings during late winter. Over time, all the 40 watt lamps have dimmed. Even when new, these 6 lamps did not produce near the light my plants needed. At a cost of $30.00 to replace all lamps. I decided to go a different route.


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