Creating Your First Herb Garden: Picking the Right Herbs

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I make sure I always have a variety of herbs on hand without breaking the bank by keeping my own container garden. Even if you are a beginning gardener, there are plenty of herbs that are easy to grow and have a lot of uses in the kitchen. Once one of these plants has taken root in your garden, it can tolerate quite a bit of accidental mistreatment, making it a perfect herb for beginners. Thyme and basil can share a container or garden plot easily. Gardening

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I love our garden, but I save money by buying perennials that will spread. We now give them their own clothing budgets to manage so they can continue building an understanding of financial choices. I myself am not that amazing at cake-baking.

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4 Hobbies for Adulthood

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Gardening. Gardening is another hobby you can pick up at any age. We have a natural curiosity and enthusiasm for nurturing growth and harmony and building a creative partnership with nature. Remember that you can adapt your gardening activities to many environments, including building terrariums, building a small greenhouse in your backyard, vertical gardening, and even a balcony vegetable and herb garden. Cooking and Baking.

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Free Weekend Activities 12/2

Saving In Akron

There are over 100 participating Museums, Zoos, Science Centers, and Botanical Gardens across the US. LEGO Stores – Tuesday 12/6 at 5pm, Free Lego Monthly Mini Model Build: Nutcracker! Lowes Build and Grow – Saturday 12/3 from 10am-Noon, FREE: Kids build a Caboose Build and Grow train! Come back each week to build the next piece and complete your train! Saturday 12/3 from 9am-Noon, Free Kids Workshop: build and paint a Snowman Napkin Holder.

Using Kids Crafts to Teach the Gift of Giving

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

A garden stepping stone for Mom, maybe?! Making a garden stepping stone is not difficult or expensive, but does require some adult supervision. She suggested that it might be a fun project to have them make a garden stepping stone that commemorates Money Camp or our family trip to Yellowstone National Park, or just provides a canvas for their boundless creativity ! What Is a Garden Stepping Stone? A mold to shape your garden stone to the shape you want.

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Seven Cheap Hobbies That You and Your Family Can Enjoy

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Building model airplanes, for example, might have gone by the wayside with the recession because it is a hobby that can quickly get expensive. With fishing, you can make small purchases over time to build up your fishing supplies, so that it is not very expensive all at one time. Simply search for something that you are interested in such as baking, horseback riding, guns and ammunition, gardening, etc. These days it seems like everything is expensive, even having fun.

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Don’t Recycle, Reuse

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

My Mother-in-law used to bake small cakes at Christmas time in empty vegetable cans to give away. Now we use them as chip bag fasteners as well as to hold the garden mesh netting on the chicken wire circles that surround my blueberry bushes – to keep the birds and squirrels from eating the ripening berries. I bake Christmas cookies every year to give away to family and friends.

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Festival of Frugality #271- 10 Movies, 10 Lessons Edition

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

SillySimple presents Frugal Gardening: Seed Starting Part I posted at Silly Simple Living. Sustainable PF presents Sustainability Tip #66: Freeze Bananas | Sustainable Personal Finance posted at Sustainable Personal Finance , saying, “Freeze browning bananas to use later in baking and cool treats.&#. Sites like Dell and Newegg make it easy to build your own computer.&#. Hello and welcome to the 271st Festival of Frugality-10 Movies, 10 Lessons Edition.

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Food Lion Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups : 12/21 to 12/27-16

Coupons Do Work

Condiments, Spice & Baking. oz - Prices Vary. - $1.00/2 Keebler Crackers and/or Cheez-It Baked Snack Crackers - 11-13-16 RP; Includes 8 - 16 oz (exp. oz - Prices Vary. - $1.00/2 Keebler Crackers and/or Cheez-It Baked Snack Crackers - 11-13-16 RP; Includes 8 - 16 oz (exp. Garden Fresh Gourmet Soups, 24 oz. Garden Fresh Gourmet Soups, 24 oz. Condiments, Spice & Baking. Domino Baking Sugars, 16 oz - $0.99 Domino Baking Sugars, 16 oz.

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50 Outdoor Kids Activities for Spring

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Garden Rock Caterpillar via Nellie Bellie. Utilizing the reaction between baking soda and vinegar, this makes for a fun and colorful activity for kids! Build a Volcano via Kids Activities Blog. You can easily build a dirt mound volcano right in your backyard. If you don’t have the money to build an official backyard sandbox, this is an awesome alternative for under $25! Can you believe it’s almost April?!

Organic, Natural, and Gluten-Free Deals and Freebies

Couponing 101

Bob’s Red Mill All-Purpose Gluten-Free Baking Flour, 22-Ounce Packages (Pack of 4) , $13.36 Bisquick Pancake and Baking Mix, Gluten-Free, 16-Ounce Boxes (Pack of 3) , $12.44 Plus, you could send in a couple of the UPCs for your free subscription to Organic Gardening ! If you’re new to Recyclebank, you build up points for “green” activities, and then redeem for high value coupons.

Freebie Friday 10/16/15 – FREE Meow Mix Irresistibles Cat Treats, 7-Eleven Coffee & More

For the Mommas

Ingredient Substitutions for Cooking & Baking. Free LEGO Bricktober Build Event 10/17/15. FREE Subscription to Better Homes & Gardens Magazine. Freebie Friday 10/16/15 – FREE Meow Mix Irresistibles Cat Treats, 7-Eleven Coffee & More. If you have missed out on great free stuff, then do not worry as in this Freebie Friday Post, you will see all the freebies that you have missed along with the new updated ones!

Mother’s Day 2011 FREEBIES

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Lowe’s : FREE Build & Grow Clinic to make a Heart Flower Vase (Saturday, 5/7). National Public Gardens : FREE Admission (Friday, 5/6). :: Good Deals. Einstein Bagels: FREE Baked Treat with Drink Purchase (after 2pm). Don’t forget Sunday, 5/8, is Mother’s Day. There are several FREEBIES and deals offered this weekend, that you can definitely make mom’s day. :: FREE. Walgreens: 2 FREE 8×10 Collage Prints with codes FREECOLLAGE & FORMOM (valid until 5/7).

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Season Of Sharing Holiday Gift Guide and Giveaway – Day 1 – For The Holiday Home

Nicoles Nickels

Over 3 1/2 pounds of our delicious crumb cakes made from our old family recipe and baked in a 9″ by 13″ sheet providing 12 slices per sheet. Ready to eat and oven baked, this holiday desert will delight you at every bite! Product Name: Do You Bake? Purchase Information: Purchase any or all of these products at Do You Bake? Enjoy a medley of some of our top selling fall & winter products with Do You Bake? It’s that time of year again!

Freebie Friday 10/2/15 – FREE Pure Via Stevia Sweetener, LEGO Event And More

For the Mommas

Ingredient Substitutions for Cooking & Baking. FREE Stuff For Kids: Free LEGO Bricktober Build Event 10/17/15. FREE Subscription to Better Homes & Gardens Magazine. Freebie Friday 10/2/15 – FREE Pure Via Stevia Sweetener, LEGO Event And More. If you have missed out on great free stuff then do not worry as in this Freebie Friday Post, you will see all the freebies that you have missed along with the new updated ones!

Top Restaurant Coupons: Buca di Beppo, Jamba Juice and More!

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Buca di Beppo – $15 Off 2 Pastas, Baked Pastas, or Entrees (input zip of nearest Buca to get coupon). Denny’s – 20% Off Build Your Own Skillet (exp: 2/23/2014). Honey Baked Ham - free ham sandwich. Olive Garden – Kids Eat Free WYB Adult Entree (exp: 3/2/2014). If you are heading out this weekend, take a coupon (or 2) to help you save. Here is a round up for your weekend adventures: Top Restaurant Coupons: Au Bon Pain – $1.99

10 Uses for Orange Peels

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8 – Fertilizer : If you’ve always wanted to start your own garden, but the soil at your home just doesn’t seem to be the greatest, nutrient-rich stuff you’ve ever worked with, you can always just get some oranges. And here are a few more gardening tips: Frugal Tips to Start a Garden. How to Build a Raised Bed Vegetable Garden. 3 Easy Garden Plants for Kids. #9

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Printable Mall/Retail & Restaurant Coupons 4/7/2012

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Build-a-Bear – $5 off a $10+ Animal Exp 4/8. Build-a-Bear – $5 off $25 Exp 4/8. off an individual Baked Whitefish meal through 4/8. Olive Garden Coupon : $5.00 If you’re headed to the mall or out to eat this weekend, don’t forget your coupons! Retail Coupons: Ace Hardware – Facebook Exclusive $5 off $25 Exp 4/30. Aeropostale – $10 off $50 Exp 4/25. Barnes & Noble – 15% off single item Exp 4/8.

10 Uses for Orange Peels

Saving Cents With Sense

8 – Fertilizer : If you’ve always wanted to start your own garden, but the soil at your home just doesn’t seem to be the greatest, nutrient-rich stuff you’ve ever worked with, you can always just get some oranges. And here are a few more gardening tips: Frugal Tips to Start a Garden. How to Build a Raised Bed Vegetable Garden. 3 Easy Garden Plants for Kids. #9

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Top Restaurant Coupons: Baskin Robbins, Papa John’s and More!

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Buca di Beppo Coupon – $20 Off 2 Buca Large or Small Pastas, Baked Pastas, or Entrees (exp: 7/31/2013). Friendly’s Coupon – Free Happy Ending Sundae WYB Build Your Own Burger (exp: 7/16/2013). Olive Garden Coupon – $5 Off 2 Adult Dinner Entrees (exp: 7/21/2013). Heading out to eat this weekend? Don’t forget to take a coupon so you can save! Top Restaurant Coupons: Baskin Robbins Coupon – Free Waffle Cone WYB Double Scoop (exp: 8/31/2013).

Food Lion Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups : 2/1 to 2/7/17

Coupons Do Work

Stacks With . - $0.25/1 Bread, Any brand - Ibotta Rebate; Includes Pre-Sliced, Single Loaf Bagged Only; Excludes Bagel, English Muffin, Roll, Bun, Sandwich Thins, or Baked In-Store (exp. Stacks With . - $0.55/2 Bush's Baked Baked, Rotational or Organic Beans - Checkout 51 Rebate; Excludes Bush's Grillin' Beans, Cocina Latina, Variety Beans, Hummus Made Easy and Chili Magic (exp. Condiments, Spice & Baking. Jack's Speical Garden Fresh Salsa, 16 oz.

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Food Lion Weekly Ad & Coupon Matchups : 2/8 to 2/14/17

Coupons Do Work

Jack's Speical Garden Fresh Salsa, 16 oz Selected Varieties. Jack's Speical Garden Fresh Salsa, 16 oz. Condiments, Spice & Baking. Food Lion Baking Sugar, 32 oz - $2.09 Food Lion Baking Sugar, 32 oz. Selected Varieties. - $1.00/2 Keebler Crackers and/or Cheez-Its Baked Snack Crackers - 1-29-17 RP; Includes 7 - 16 oz Only (exp. Selected Varieties. - $1.00/3 Pillsbury Refrigerated Baked Goods Product - 12-11-16 SS (exp.

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Coupons In December Magazines

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Better Homes & Gardens (subscription). Page 41 – Save 40% off 1 regular price baking item at Michaels (exp. Page 117 – Save $10 when you spend $50 or more at Build a Bear (exp. Page 179 – Save 40% off any 1 regular priced baking item at Michaels (exp. Everyone is getting into the coupon game, including magazines. Thanks to Nicole at Nicole's Nickels for putting together this HUGE list of coupons that are available in magazines this month.

Free and Cheap Family Fun (4th of July Edition!)

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And if you are making some festive treats, don’t miss my Red, White & Blue Fruit Smoothie and No Bake Peanut Butter Cereal Treats. :: Free Museum Entrance for Bank of America customers. Get more information here. :: Lego Stores Free Model Build. Usually held monthly in stores, kids ages 6 to 14 can build and binoculars. Contact your closest LEGO® Store here for details. :: Lowe’s Build and Grow. Get more information here. :: Home and Garden Shows.

Culling Sustenence For Less

Frugal Luxuries

Nutty whole wheat flour, water, yeast and a bit of sugar meld to become crusty loaves of homemade bread, the mints, verbena and lemon geraniums from my tiny garden are ice-chilled glasses of tea to refresh us on a hot summer’s day. ~~~~~~ Here are a few classic strategies for keeping faithful to your food budget! Make your own groceries : Home Food Canning: Home Food Canning holds an appeal similar to that of baking.

Crunchy Deals Roundup, 4/6/12

Nicoles Nickels

Bob’s Red Mill All-Purpose Gluten-Free Baking Flour, 22-Ounce Packages (Pack of 4) , $13.36 Bisquick Pancake and Baking Mix, Gluten-Free, 16-Ounce Boxes (Pack of 3) , $12.44 Plus, you could send in a couple of the UPCs for your free subscription to Organic Gardening! If you’re new to Recyclebank, you build up points for green activities, and then redeem for high value coupons, often.

Amazon Top Deals 12/7/15: Green Toys Starting at $5.99, Ugly Sweaters Starting at $9.99 and More

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10:05 am EST: Melissa & Doug Slice and Bake Christmas Cookie Play Set. 10:05 am EST: Build & Imagine Pet Portrait Studio Building Kit. 12:05 pm EST: Wooden Blocks – 100 Pc Wood Building Block Set with Carrying Bag and Container (Rainbow Colored) – 100% Real Wood. 4:05 pm EST: Ravensburger Empire State Building 216 Piece 3D Building Set. 8:05 pm EST: Little Tikes Activity Garden Baby Playset.

Restaurant and Retail Coupon Round Up | 8/24

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Buca Di Beppo Coupon – $10 Off 2 Pastas, Baked Pastas, or Entrees and $10 Off $30 Buca To-Go Order (exp: 9/3/2012). Olive Garden Coupon – $5 Off Any 2 Dinner Entrees (exp: 8/26/2012). Build A Bear Coupon – $5 Off Animal Priced $10 or More (exp: 8/31/2012). Have any plans for shopping or going out to eat this weekend? Here’s your restaurant and retail coupon roundup, so grab a coupon to help you save on when shopping or eating out.

Hottest Amazon Deals 12/2: Melissa & Doug, Brother, Little People & More!

For the Mommas

9:05 am EST: Lottie English Country Garden Doll. 4:05 pm EST: Children’s 24 Pc Deluxe Baking Play Set. 7:35 pm EST: ECR4Kids Hardwood Building Blocks (118-Piece). Hottest Amazon Deals 12/2: Melissa & Doug, Brother, Little People & More! Skip the lines and shop from anywhere, even your couch. Amazon has hundreds of limited-time Lightning Deals for you to choose from, exciting Deals of the Day, and savings on your favorite electronics, toys, jewelry and more.

Hottest Amazon Deals for 11/14: Black + Decker, Cuisinart, Carters & More!

For the Mommas

9:05 am EST: Janod Magnet Kit Super Rocket Building Kit, Mixed. 12:55 pm EST: Secret Garden Artist’s Edition: 20 Drawings to Color and Frame. 1:55 pm EST: Baking with Grace: Discover the Recipe for Ooh La La! 11:05 pm EST: Janod Redmaster DIY Barrel Building Kit (100 Piece), Mixed. Hottest Amazon Deals for 11/14: Black + Decker, Cuisinart, Carters & More! Head over to Amazon to save on Black + Decker, Cuisinart, Carters & More!

Hottest Amazon Deals for 11/22: Disney Toys, Graco, Melissa & Doug, American Girl & More

For the Mommas

11:05 am EST: Melissa & Doug Stamp-a-Scene-Fairy Garden. 11:05 am EST: Melissa & Doug Let’s Play House Baking Play Set. 5:05 pm EST: Brick Building Base Plates By SCS – Small 5″x5″ Grey Baseplates (10 Pack) – Tight Fit with Lego. Hottest Amazon Deals for 11/22: Disney Toys, Graco, Melissa & Doug, American Girl & More. Head over to Amazon to save Disney Toys, Graco, Melissa & Doug, American Girl & More !

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