12 Tips for Using Dryer Sheets: Purex Fabric Softener Sheets Giveaway – OVER

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Here are some handy tips for using dryer sheets after they have come out of the dryer. I just love household tips for reusing items around the house. Some of these tips for using dryer sheets are ones I have used for many years and some are new to me. There is even a free dryer sheet uses printable to for you to hang in your laundry room in case you forget all the many tips for using dryer sheets. 12 Tips for Using Dryer Sheets 1. Drying clothes (Ok that is a given) 2. Cleaning the base boards- This is my favorite activity for […]

How to Pick the Best Apples for Cooking- With Apple Chart

How to Pick the Best Apples

I am so excited, since this is the time of year apples go on sale. How can you pick the best apples for cooking at the store? It can be overwhelming when there are so many delicious and juicy apples with a wide variety of colors. It really depends on your preference as to sweet or tart and what you are planning on using the apple to make. I am a sweet girl myself if I want the best apples to eat. How to Pick the Best Apples   Here is an awesome picture of an apple chart I took while I was at Sprouts […]

How to Freeze Fresh Vegetables

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I just love this time of year, since we get to eat fresh fruits and vegetables. We are trying to grow a garden this year. You can check out my garden posts and ways to go green to get some tips on gardening and creating your own garden this year.  If our bountiful harvest comes in, what are we going to do with all those fresh vegetables? We will need to put them up and fast. One of the easiest and quickest ways to preserve vegetables, is to freeze fresh vegetables right after they have been picked. First lay them out on a cookie sheet. You […]

Tips 4 Tuesday – Why I Never Shopped at Walgreens. Until TODAY!

One thing you have to realize when you are first starting to coupon is you can’t always get all the deals all the time. There are just too many stores and the amount of gas you would use would offset the saving you were getting anyway. That is mainly why I never shopped at Walgreens. It was too far away for me to justify making a trip out that way to get just a few items each week. Even if it was FREE. Since most of the time the FREE item was gone off the shelf by the time I got there. So all I […]

Tips for Tuesday – Quick and Easy Breakfast

Most of us are looking for a quick and easy way to start the day. Let’s face it if the morning starts off bad, the rest of the day goes with it. Breakfast can be one of those moments where you can save a little bit of time and money. Cereal coupons are not always easy to find or always a good buy. Most of the time cereal is packed full of sugar and carbohydrates and not the most nutritious way to send the kids off to school. They will be on a sugar high and it will be difficult for them to focus during […]

Product Review – MISTO olive oil sprayer

I found this great little gadget when I was shopping for Christmas gifts this year. It is the MISTOOlive Oil Sprayer. This serves two purposes for me. One I can put whatever oil I want to inside and two it is a GREEN product. I love the fact I can purchase oil on sale and I can put this into the can and use it for all my cooking. Also, I am not filling up some land fill with emptied spray oil bottles. I use mine more than I used the spray can oil and I am using far less oil on my food. I […]

Money Saving Monday – How to Save With a Kroger Plus Card

How to Save More With a Kroger Plus Card Even though Kroger has taken away the double and triple couponing you can still save at Kroger using your Kroger Plus Card. Some people have even decided to give up on couponing altogether. Let’s face it we no longer really shop, we are shopping to save. I want to show you how to get the most savings from shopping for groceries and things you need even without using coupons. First go to Kroger and get your Kroger Plus card. You need to make one small purchase to take advantage of the online e-Coupons. Buy a gift […]

Tips for Tuesday – Black Friday

It is almost here, Black Friday. I really like finding out the history of things. Most people don’t know why it’s called Black Friday. This is the day of the year most retailers go from operating “in the red” (a deficit) to operating “in the black” (making a profit). Thus Black Friday. This is a big day for retailers, and I think it should remain to just Friday. Let the employees enjoy their thanksgiving with their families and not be so greedy to make them work on thanksgiving. Ok that is my two cents. If you agree please do not shop on Thursday. Here are […]

Thoughts for Thursday

* Do you ever wonder how the pioneer women did it all? I mean I have a vacuum; I don’t have to beat the rug. I don’t have to make the rug to be able to beat it. I even have a small electric sweeper. The pioneer women, if they had a wooden floor had a broom to sweep. Cooking involved getting the food and preparing it from scratch. Like going to get the still clucking chicken and cleaning it for a meal. Then she would have to start a fire in the stove and get it to the right temperature. Then cooking and preparing […]