Category Archives: Frugal Tips

Bust the tissue monster

Out of necessity, I came up with this idea. My son has been sick for the past two days and one of his ailments is a runny nose. Though prior to this, he seemed to constantly have a runny nose … Continue reading

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Coffee Pot Planter

So my mom finally got a Keurig and apparently didn’t want to throw away the old coffee pot. So, she turned it into a planter. This actually goes really well in her house with all the antiques and other decor. … Continue reading

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Make your own grippy slippers

This is an easy and cheap way to make your own grippy slippers. The kids will have fun designing their own slippers to use in the wintertime. Go to my full article HERE to see the instructions, the items you … Continue reading

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Make your own Reusable Paper Towels

So I saw something online that was very interesting. Reusable paper towels. Awesome! We go through SO many paper towels in this house that I cringe every time I have to throw it away. I feel like I am wasting … Continue reading

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Viewpoints: To rinse or not to rinse?

I am part of the Viewpoints panel and occasionally they post some interesting facts and experiments they run. I found this one to be helpful. They conducted an experiment to see if there was a difference if the dishes were … Continue reading

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Out of hamburger buns?

I desperately wanted cheeseburgers for dinner tonight but did not have a single hamburger bun in the house. I don’t like using bread because the ketchup seeps through. I did, however, have a TON of hot dog rolls. So, why … Continue reading

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Make Your Own Wrapping Paper

We just moved 2 weeks ago and wrapping Christmas presents was the last thing on my mind. Now it is December 23rd, I do not haveĀ one singleĀ present wrapped (very NOT me) and I realized that most of my wrapping paper … Continue reading

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Bee Sting Relief

Stung by a bee? Ease the sting by applying a paste made up of 3 parts corn starch to 1 part lemon juice. Adjust the amount of juice to get to your desired consistency of the paste.

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Frugal Pancakes

Do you like the convenience of pre-made pancakes that you can just pull out of the freezer, heat up and eat? Do you like how much they cost? First answer yes; Second answer no. Why buy a box of pancakes … Continue reading

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Make Ahead PB&J

So, I have 3 kids who all like PB&J for their lunches. Every night, I absolutely despise getting everything out, dirtying another knife (I despise doing dishes too), and packing it all up again, only to do it all over … Continue reading

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