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Keeping Recipes Organized

If you are like me and have literally hundreds of recipes, I would suggest that you purchase several photo albums and place your loose recipes in there. That way they are organized and easy to find.

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By Robin from Washington, IA

Editors Note: Robin is our #1 contributor of recipes for ThriftyFun. If you get our daily Recipe Newsletter, you have definitely seen some of her hundreds of recipes. Thanks, Robin!

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August 21, 20060 found this helpful

Robin is a great cook. I have printed so many of her recipes that i could fill several whole photo albumns. Thanks Robin!!

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August 21, 20060 found this helpful

Thanks for the idea, Robin! I enjoy cooking and I like to try new recipes. For the ones I print off the internet, I print on both sides of a sheet of paper and slip into a clear page protector. I then put in a binder. I have made up quite a few of these binders according to category so in other words, I've made my own cookbooks. If I try a recipe and we like it, it stays and I write notations right on the sheet but if we don't really love it, then I pitch. I love to cook for my family....I also love to eat and my body shows it :-(

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August 21, 20060 found this helpful

Robin,

I am so glad you share so many wonderful and tasty

recipes with us. Your tips are great too.

Thank you.

Annie

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August 21, 20060 found this helpful

I used to love to collect recipes. I put them in my breadbox until it was stuffed. So I never tried any of them, too much of a mess. After a while I realized that I really don't like to cook. So I "organized" my recipes by dumping the whole stash of them into the trash.(I was moving so had to do something) I found I don't miss them at all. If I really need a recipe for something I can just look it up on someplace like this. And they're already "tried and true". Thanks, Pam

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August 22, 20060 found this helpful

Thank you Robin,

I have saved many, many of your recipes.I am a total Fan.I am now looking for them to see what's new.

I have a computer program called "TreePad" that does a fine job of keeping them organized,and I still have acess to it offline.

I wonder if you will publish your own cookbook?Could you tell us a little about yourself,and a picture maybe?

Dianne, Upstate NY

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August 22, 20060 found this helpful

Robin posts a lot of recipes but so do several other members. I would like to thank "everyone"who does.

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August 22, 20060 found this helpful

Robin, If you have hundreds of recipes they aren't going to fit in "a few photo albums"!

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August 22, 20060 found this helpful

Of course hundreds of recipes will fit into a few photo albums. Amazon.com has several photo albums that hold 200-500 photos each. That's 200-500 recipe cards each. Just do the math. It works.

http://www.amaz  -8692058?ie=UTF8

And be nice. Don't poo-poo someone's idea before thinking about weather or not it actually works.

And be appreciative. If someone makes a lot of contributions, they deserve more recognition than someone who contributes one or two recipes a year.

I've seen a lot of insensitive comments on thriftyfun.com lately. If you can't say anything nice, don't say anything at all. And aren't moderators supposed to check stuff before it's posted?

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August 25, 20060 found this helpful

Way to go Allison, I totally agree. I probably just made someone made a few minutes ago but I think if someone asks a question, answer it, dont break down what they said and give them advice they didnt ask for. Ok shutting up now, except to say I clicked on here to give a big HURRAH to Robin, I always know I will see her name on the recipe postings somewhere and I have downloaded a many of them. So Thanks ROBIN and thanks everyone who gives there time to make this a wonderful newsletter.

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May 26, 20120 found this helpful

You can use a notebook binder and page protectors for full page

recipes.

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