I Have Leftover Halloween Candy…

Nicoles Nickels

And now I have this: Minus the the Mounds bar I just consumed (ok, and the Reese’s Cup I had earlier). Is there a place to reasonably donate leftover Halloween candy? Maybe the ghosts and goblins of Halloween are really the leftover candy! Pennie's Perspective I Have Leftover Halloween Candy And lots of it. Hurricane Sandy sort of blew away Halloween here (no pun intended).

Unique Ways To Use Up All That Leftover Fried Rice

Saving Everyday

If you’ve ever wondered what to do with leftover fried rice, I’ve got some fun ideas for you to turn it into a whole new and delicious meal your whole family will love!! Making homemade fried rice can be time-consuming. Leftover fried rice is ready to go! Leftover fried rice already has tons of flavor and vegetables, so it’s easy to use in something else. This post was sponsored by Ling Ling, all opinions expressed in my post are my own.


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Tips for Simplifying Weeknight Dinners

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Luckily, your weeknight dinners don’t need to be complicated, time-consuming feasts. Eat Leftovers. When you make a meal, you may have a little bit leftover. However, saving your leftovers and eating them later can provide a convenient and satisfying meal. You might use leftovers from several meals to put together one meal, or you might transform leftovers to use in new contexts. Dinnertime.

Thanksgiving Turkey Tips: Answers to the Most Common Turkey Questions

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The leftovers can be stored in the freezer like I suggest below. If you want leftovers, you’ll want a bigger bird. It is way to time consuming, but there is a science behind it and if you’re interested, Serious Eats performed an experiment , and he doesn’t brine either. I’ve put together a list of menu ideas for you here: What do I do with all of the turkey leftovers? Here are 20 of my favorite leftover turkey recipes.

4 Quick Tips to Cut Down on Food Waste

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Wasted food can consume a good chunk of your budget, and it’s harmful to the environment. After all, you won’t see your delicious leftover curry in your fridge if it is blocked by an impenetrable wall of condiments. Eat Your Leftovers. Leftovers make great meals. Your leftovers can be a meal in and of themselves, or you can find fun ways to transform them, like these clever ideas from ThinkyBites.

My #1 Tip for Trimming Grocery Spending

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Just be sure that your family will consume all of the food you purchase in bulk. Leftovers. I hope that this post has inspired you to think about creating a rotating schedule, buying regularly consumed foods in bulk, and simplifying your meals. Please welcome Heather from My Overflowing Cup for today’s post. If you’ve read my blog, you’ve probably heard me say that our bills may not be negotiable, but our grocery receipts usually are.

Summer Staycation Ideas: Enjoy the U.S. on a Budget

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Tampa, Florida ~ Not Consumed. Reno (& Northern), Nevada ~ Premeditated Leftovers. Yesterday, I shared ideas to explore and enjoy my home state’s capital city, of Harrisburg, PA and its surrounding communities this summer. Today, I’m sharing summer activities and ideas to enjoy cities and towns from all across the country. Enjoy! A – D. Phoenix-Metro, Arizona ~ Mom Endeavors. Scottsdale, Arizona ~ Saving For Someday. Tucson, Arizona ~ Desert Chica Ramblings.

Ways to Have a Green Christmas

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Not only are consumers in a mania to get their kids a whole bunch of poorly made, plastic toys manufactured in plants that pump a ridiculous amount of chemicals into the air, but also, households ramp up their carbon footprints by using more water, cleaning products, electricity, and not to mention all of the food that is purchased, cooked, and wasted. You can easily cut back on food waste by just buying fewer ingredients, or meal planning to use leftovers.

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How to Save Money on Groceries

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Designate one night a week as “raid the fridge’ night to get rid of leftovers. Everyone’s plate might look different, but you’ll at least use up the leftovers and reduce the waste. If you don’t think the food in the fridge will be eaten before it goes bad, place leftovers in a freezer container, label, and store in the freezer. The freezer can be an important tool to saving money at the grocery store and it’s not just for saving leftovers.

What to Buy in June and What to Avoid this month Details

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See sales from leftover winter clothes and spring clothes. Apple Products: June is traditionally a busy month for the folks at Apple, and that means consumers should make Apple purchases with caution. What to buy in June ? June is the month for sales on seasonal veggies and fruits. For example, blueberries and cherries price tends to to have awesome sales this month — an awesome price drop. For example, you can see these yummy berries drop to as low as $2 bucks per pound.

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Whole Chicken in a Crock Pot

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Life has become very hectic lately and I found myself in search of less time consuming recipes. The crock pot stock technique can also be done with the leftovers from roasted chicken , roasted turkey , and I have even done it with the rotesserie chickens from the grocery store. While we love Roasted Chicken , I just didn't have the two hours to make it for dinner. But that whole chicken in my freezer needed to be used, so instead of the oven, I reached for my crock pot.

Improve Your Health With The Help Of A Better Schedule

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

On days when I know that I will be busy, a meal plan helps me choose a slow cooker meal, or we plan to eat leftovers one day. I already feel much better since the amount of unhealthy foods I’m consuming has dropped dramatically since the re-introduction of a schedule. Now that my son is back in school, and my husband’s teaching schedule is set (at least for this semester), I find that I feel much better — and it’s easier to stick to my health goals.

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Four Easy Ways to Save on Basic Necessities

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

The average American household consumes more and more meat every year and prices are skyrocketing. And, be sure to eat your leftovers! People across the country are reining in their spending and pinching pennies in a concerted effort to save more money. While some families are doing this while living comfortably, others are forced to make spending cuts just to survive until the next paycheck hits the bank.

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How this Couple Eliminated $180,000 of Debt in 12 Months!

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It started with $40,000 in consumer debt (vehicles, credit cards, small student loan) and then sold our home and eliminated the $140,000 of mortgage debt. So we would cook at home and take leftovers for lunch the next day. Meet Kristy, aka, The Former Mrs. Jones. I first heard her story on the Dave Ramsey show. The segment was so inspiring that I reached out to her to see if she would participate in the Debt Free Stories series.

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Being Environmentally Friendly Saves Money

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

So instead of menu planning, buying what we need and eating it, we are buying what we feel like, cooking too much and throwing away the rest instead of eating the leftovers. By only purchasing what we need and using what we buy we reduce the consumer demand for things, we save money by not spending on things we do not need and we reduce the clutter in our home. Reduce what you consume, reuse what you can and recycle the rest.

Save Money On Groceries Without Using Coupons | Kitchen Economics Link Up

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Institute a 'Raid the Fridge' Night One night a week, raid the fridge to get rid of leftovers. Set the leftovers up buffet style. Everyone's plate might look different, but you'll at least use up the leftovers and reduce the waste. Utilize the Freezer Freeze those leftovers. Unless I think the size is too big for us to consume in time, I go for the best price per unit. I am not an extreme couponer. I'm not even an avid couponer.

FTM: A Great Way To Save Money Is By Meal Planning!

For the Mommas

Here are a few tips that can make things easier: Use quick meals for those nights where your schedule is busy, and plan to have leftovers from larger meals. If you cook a big Sunday meal, you should consider making enough for 2 days so you can have leftovers. As items are consumed, add them to your list. FTM: Save Money By Meal Planning! As we start the new year, we want to help our readers learn how to save money. There are so many different ways of saving money.

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Look Hot and Stay Fit on a Busy Schedule

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Take leftovers for your lunch at work or throw a salad together in the morning. Good grooming is important but doesn’t have to be time-consuming or expensive. Isn’t difficult to find the time to take care of yourself when you have a hectic lifestyle? There never seems to be enough hours in the day to do even the most urgent tasks, let alone fitting in ways to look hot and stay fit on a busy schedule. Here are some easy ways to do just that.

Cucumbers RECALL: 285 infected with the outbreak strains of Salmonella Poona

For the Mommas

Several state health and agriculture departments are collecting leftover cucumbers from restaurants and grocery stores where ill people reported eating or shopping to test for the presence of Salmonella. Consumers should not eat cucumbers from Andrews and Williamson Fresh Produce, and should ask their retailer or restaurant what company supplied their cucumbers. Consumers should always practice safe food handling and preparation measures.

MexAmerica Tortillas Review and Giveaway

Nicoles Nickels

This obsession to produce products of great quality and taste has been recognized by expert panels and consumers alike. MexAmerica enjoys great consumer acceptance and long term customer relationships in its core Northeast US markets. Plus I eat a lot of quesadillas – there isn’t really any kind of leftover you can’t grill inside of a quesadilla for the perfect meal or snack! Name of Product: MexAmerica Tortillas. Where to Buy: at grocers nationwide.

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

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Kris presents The Three Rules of Leftovers posted at Cheap Healthy Good. Consumer Boomer presents How To Be Frugal With Your Credit Card posted at Consumer Boomer , saying, “Frugal use of a credit card can actually save you money rather than cost you money! Hello and welcome to the 271st Festival of Frugality-10 Movies, 10 Lessons Edition. It is amazing what insight we can gain from a night out at the theater.

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Chicken Soup for the Soul Meal Builders and Giveaway

Nicoles Nickels

With such a consumer focus on staying healthy, the Chicken Soup for the Soul food line makes it easier than ever to prepare a quick and nutritious Thanksgiving meal, leaving plenty of time leftover to spend with the family. It’s so hard to come up with new and delicious things to make for dinner but Meal Builders from Chicken Soup for the Soul aim to help with that!

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Culling Sustenence For Less

Frugal Luxuries

Remember to include leftovers when planning your menu. In fact, PLAN some of your leftovers for use in future meals. For example: Homemade chicken tacos and chicken soup are made from Sunday’s roasted chicken; while homemade tostadas and white bean hummus are created from the leftovers of a large pot of Navy Bean soup you prepared for your card party on Friday. This arrangement creates several rewards for both the farmer and the consumer.

Oh It's Just Like Surgery, It's Just Like Surgery

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I used all of the leftover stones from a couple years worth of designing, and strung them together on a four strand choker, my tribute to the classic pearl necklace, but tricked up for me. But I can't imagine I made one for anyone other than her, it was difficult and time consuming and really expensive.) Yesterday, I was reading Already Pretty , as I do almost every day, and Sal was discussing a designer she loves, Dana LeBlanc Designs , and featuring Ms.

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50 DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

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Homemade Vanilla Extract via Real Food Enthusiast Homemade and consumable gifts are the way to go! Like the keychains (# 37), you can use leftover bits from other crafts you’ve done to create some gorgeous little keepsakes. Are you in a panic, wondering what to do about those left on your holiday shopping list? If you’re also on a tight budget and stressing out about how many people you still have to shop for, you’ve come to the right place!

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Season of Sharing Holiday Gift Guide and Giveaway – Day 1 – Food

Nicoles Nickels

The Auto Canner allows consumers to autopreserve foods at the peak of their freshness with the touch of a button. A marriage of form and function, the new FoodSaver® FM2000 Series Vacuum Sealer introduces new technology for reducing bag waste so consumers can save even more money! The unique collection welcomes consumers with familiar flavors and invites them to try a twist on an old favorite and to experience new flavors they may not have considered before.