I Can!

I Can!

Canning is one of those things that’s always seemed daunting to me, and on top of that I usually prefer to learn by someone showing me hands on how to do it, not just reading about it. All that to say I’ve been saying I want to learn to can for years now. While we [...]

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5 Kitchen Tools that Save Me Money

5 Kitchen Tools that Save Me Money

It’s amazing to me the wide variety of things people use to help them save money in the kitchen. We all have our favorites. We all also have our different situations, special diets, different numbers of mouths to feed, varying amounts of kitchen space, some have more time to cook than others. Because of all [...]

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10 Ways to Cut Back on Non-Food Grocery Items

10 Ways to Cut Back on Non-Food Grocery Items

Last month my goal was to spend $50 or less on toiletries, but I ended up spending over $140. So I thought brainstorming some ways that I currently save and some that I’d like to start saving in this area would help. For me I lump toilet paper, paper towels, cleaning supplies, laundry detergent ingredients, [...]

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Living without a Microwave

Living without a Microwave

  Microwaves can be wonderful things, a useful tool for heating up your leftovers quickly, popping some popcorn without dirtying dishes, and Cameron even taught me how to make scrambled eggs in the micro from his bachelor days. However several months ago we decided to try forgoing the microwave because: It takes up a lot [...]

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5 Things You Will Find in My Pantry

5 Things You Will Find in My Pantry

A guest post at Thankfully Thrifty called 5 Things You Won’t Find in my Pantry got me thinking and I came up with this post, which is the opposite. 5 things you WILL find in my pantry: Baking Supplies – White flour, whole wheat flour, sugar, baking soda, baking powder, etc… The wonderful thing about [...]

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Cereal Box Cookbook Holder

Cereal Box Cookbook Holder

You’ve probably seen this done before, if not just google it and you’ll find lots of pictures on the internet of people turning their cereal boxes into a fashionable magazine, book or paper holder.       This post is linked at A Blossoming Life and The Frugal Girls.

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Learning to Pressure Cook

Learning to Pressure Cook

No pressure, but I think you should start pressure cooking…okay, maybe that wasn’t very funny… What made me really want to start pressure cooking was talking to missionaries that said they used their pressure cookers so much when in foreign countries and highly recommended it. So now I’m on this journey of learning how to use a [...]

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9 Crock Pot Recipes!

9 Crock Pot Recipes!

I know I haven’t done a Crock Pot Tuesday in AGES, but today I thought I’d round up all the crock recipes I’ve posted so far. There’s 9 in all. They’re all healthy, a couple are vegetarian and only one has cream of mushroom (or cream of anything for that matter) in it! I also [...]

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Easy Way to $ave on Eggs

Easy Way to $ave on Eggs

 Like most things, eggs are cheaper in bulk, so the unit price of eggs is better for the big 2 1/2 dozen cartons. But of course it’s a pain to buy that big pallet of eggs, it takes up so much room in the fridge! I’ve started just transferring the eggs to regular cartons, which are so much [...]

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Kitchen Tip Tuesday: How to Make Corn Tortillas

Kitchen Tip Tuesday: How to Make Corn Tortillas

Happy Kitchen Tip Tuesday! If you’re joining us from Tammy’s Recipes, I just want to say welcome and thanks so much for stopping by! I’m so excited to be able to host KTT for Tammy while she’s away! If you have Kitchen Tip to share please leave the link in the comments and I’ll add [...]

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