5 Economic Assumptions We (still) Make That Won’t Always Be True

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Weather, war, and economic failures can have significant impact on our personal lives. Would we still have had the economic failure? What economic assumptions do you think we are (still) making that we shouldn’t?

The Economics of Selecting Vacation Days

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It’s no secret that the majority of people dislike employment. Making money is certainly fun, but being told what to do – not so much. Deep down, everybody knows what makes them happy. That’s why it’s so important to find a profitable hobby. Turn what you love into a sustainable future.

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How to Make Buttermilk

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Cooking ''How-To'' Series Kitchen Economics No buttermilk for that recipe you’ve been wanting to try? No worries. It’s easy to make a substitute without having to purchase a quart of buttermilk, which is the only size I can find in my area.

20 Leftover Ham Recipes

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Kitchen Economics Recipes - Main Dish Saving Money - During the Holidays Are you baking a ham for Easter dinnr?

My $2.50 Homemade Pizza

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Grocery Budget Challenge Kitchen Economics Recipes - Main Dish My husband doesn’t always get to eat dinner with me and the girls during the week due to his work schedule, so I like to make a big deal out of dinner time on the weekends.

Control Your Bagworms – Economically and Organically

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Bagworms can wipe out your expensive evergreen landscaping in a single season if left uncontrolled. If you own a home and have landscaped with juniper, arborvitae, spruce, pine or cedar, don’t let the bagworms cost you a fortune. I’ve seen it happen to my neighbors.

How to Cut an Onion | Kitchen Economics

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Kitchen Economics Cooking 'How-To' SeriesRecently, I found myself with quite a few onions in my kitchen. I was afraid of them going bad before I could use them, so I chopped them all up to store in the freezer. Yes, all six of them and not a single tear was shed.

20 Frugal & Tasty Rice and Beans Recipes

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Kitchen EconomicsRice and beans are two inexpensive ingredients that people equate with frugal cooking and boring recipes. Instead they are a tasty way to keep your grocery budget in line while adding protein and fiber into your diet.

35 Money-Saving Grocery Tips | Kitchen Economics

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A couple of years ago, I coined the term, Kitchen Economics , after I read a dictionary definition of the word "economics" : "the science that deals with the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services, or the material welfare of humankind."

Shopping Your Freezer and Pantry | Kitchen Economics

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Kitchen Economics Saving Money - In the KitchenThe next time you make your menu plan and grocery list, instead of glancing through the sales circulars for ideas, challenge yourself to see what's lurking in your freezer and pantry. While you're at it, make a list of what you have on hand and try to eat through the list. I found a few things in my freezer that really need to be used up before freezer burn sets in, so my menu this week will be determined by my quick inventory.

Reusing Glass Jars | Kitchen Economics

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I have a grandmother who would never dream of buying containers to store leftovers or food for the freezer.

How to Cook Dried Beans

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Kitchen Economics Recipes - Slow Cooker Saving Money - In the Kitchen beans Cooking dried beans sounds like a lot of work, but I’m going to show you that it is quite easy. The benefits of cooking your beans instead of buying them canned far out number any extra work.

Vegetable Freezer Bags for Homemade Chicken Stock | Kitchen Economics

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Kitchen Economics Saving Money - In the KitchenRoasted chicken in one of my all time favorite meals. And if I'm roasting a chicken then you can be certain that I will also make a batch of homemade chicken stock. I cook with it quite a bit and try to keep it in my freezer at all times.

Search by Ingredient for Inspiration | Kitchen Economics

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Kitchen Economics Saving Money - In the KitchenDo you ever have an odd ingredient that you're not sure what to do with? Do you have a kitchen full of ingredients and your not sure how to pull them together to make a meal? I found myself in that situation one Monday after my plans to head to the grocery store were disrupted by a sick child. I had to regroup and figure out what we were going to eat for dinner that night.

Revitalize Dried Out Baby Carrots | Kitchen Economics Link Up

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Welcome to the Kitchen Economics Link Up ~ Cost Cutting Tips to Help You Save Money in the Kitchen. Kitchen Economics ~ A Carnival Saving Money - In the KitchenMy kids love baby carrots with dressing as a snack, so I buy them often when they are on sale.

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Know Your 'Buy Price' on Groceries | Kitchen Economics Link Up

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Eleven Tips for Easier Menu Planning | Kitchen Economics Link-Up

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Welcome to the first Kitchen Economics Link Up ~ Cost Cutting Tips to Help You Save Money in the Kitchen. Kitchen Economics ~ A Carnival Saving Money - In the KitchenGroceries are the one area in our household budget that I feel like I have the most control over.

10 Smart Tips to Save Money on Meat

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Kitchen Economics Saving Money - In the KitchenI’m on a mission to eat well and serve my family tasty food on our limited budget. Meat can be one of the largest grocery purchases, but with these ten smart tips you can have your meat and eat it too! 10 Smart Tips to Save Money on Meat.

Stock Up on Thanksgiving Turkey Deals | Kitchen Economics

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Kitchen Economics Saving Money - In the KitchenThis is a big week at the grocery store for holiday staples. Turkey, potatoes, fresh cranberries, sweet potatoes, russet potatoes, canned goods, and everything else you need to make a complete Thanksgiving meal are all on sale. At no other time of the year will you find turkeys at rock bottom prices. Every year, Giant Food Stores of PA has a FREE turkey promotion that I always take advantage of.

7 Steps to an Organized Pantry | Kitchen Economics

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Kitchen Economics Saving Money - In the KitchenI'm on a roll. I cleaned off my desk and reorganized our home office. Now I'm going through our kitchen cupboards--all in an attempt to make my life easier. How can a girl make a grocery list when her cupboards look like this mess? I don't keep a large stockpile, because of my lack of storage space. We don't have a pantry closet, so I use several cupboards in my kitchen for food storage and some shelves in my garage for any overflow.

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Saving Money on Meat and Poultry | Kitchen Economics

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Kitchen Economics Saving Money - In the KitchenMeat and poultry are usually the most expensive items on my grocery list. We eat mostly poultry and I only buy it when it is on sale. I stock up if the price is exceptionally good, like the $1.59/lb chicken breasts a few months ago. A price like that happens rarely though, so I don't stock the freezer with a lot of poultry, because the normal sale rotation of it is fairly frequent.

Want a Month of Free Groceries? Stop Wasting Food | Kitchen Economics Link Up

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Stock Up & Save With Pre-Holiday Grocery Sales | Kitchen Economics Link Up

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Welcome to the Kitchen Economics Link Up ~ Cost Cutting Tips to Help You Save Money in the Kitchen. Kitchen Economics ~ A Carnival Saving Money - In the KitchenEaster is four days away and I can smell my mom's baked ham now. Divine.

How to Make Homemade Chicken Stock on the Stove Top | Kitchen Economics Link-Up

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Welcome to the Kitchen Economics Link Up ~ Cost Cutting Tips to Help You Save Money in the Kitchen. Kitchen Economics ~ A Carnival Saving Money - In the Kitchen Cooking 'How-To' Series

Reduce Your Grocery Spending Without Sacrificing Quality | 31 Days to Find $1000

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31 Days to Find $1000 Kitchen Economics In the month of October, my challenge will be to find $1000. Mondays thru Saturdays in October, I will have ideas to help you find $1000 too.

Ten Paper Products To Cross Off Your Grocery List | Kitchen Economics Link Up

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Welcome to the Kitchen Economics Link Up ~ Cost Cutting Tips to Help You Save Money in the Kitchen. Green Living Kitchen Economics ~ A Carnival Saving Money - In the KitchenAre you looking for more ways to trim your grocery bill? Are you trying to run a more 'green' household?

How To Save Money on Organic Food | Kitchen Economics Link-Up

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Welcome to the Kitchen Economics Link Up ~ Cost Cutting Tips to Help You Save Money in the Kitchen. Organic Kitchen Economics ~ A Carnival Saving Money - In the KitchenIs eating organic food important to you?

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

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Welcome to the Kitchen Economics Link Up ~ Cost Cutting Tips to Help You Save Money in the Kitchen. Kitchen Economics ~ A Carnival Saving Money - In the KitchenI am not an extreme couponer. I'm not even an avid couponer.

How I Spent $425 on Groceries in March

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And if you’re interested–the pictures of most of my grocery purchases in March: Grocery Budget Challenge Kitchen Economics Saving Money - In the Kitchen I have been diligently challenging myself to spend less at the grocery store this year.

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My #1 Tool that Saves Me Hundreds on Groceries

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Kitchen Economics Saving Money - In the KitchenHow would you like to cut your grocery bill? It is POSSIBLE. Meal planning is by far the #1 way I save money on groceries. I can NOT stress that enough. So I’ll say it again. “MEAL PLANNING IS THE #1 WAY I SAVE MONEY ON GROCERIES.”

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How to Save Money at the Apple Orchard | Kitchen Economics

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One of my favorite times of year is apple season. Every fall, we head to a local orchard for a fun-filled day. The orchard offers a corn maze, a pumpkin patch, a children's play area with slides, swings, peddle-powered go-carts, and a corn box, and of course, apple picking.

How I Scored 16 lbs. of Meat for Just $17.20

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Kitchen Economics Saving Money - In the KitchenI was never much of a cook before kids. My husband and I ate out quite a bit, and the meals we did eat at home were pretty limited and often from a box. Quite frankly, my meal of choice was cereal.

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Earn Cash Back with these Four Simple Grocery Apps

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Grocery Budget Kitchen Economics Saving Money - In the KitchenIt took me awhile to jump on the grocery app bandwagon. They seemed more time consuming than they were worth. But I have found 4 grocery apps that I now use regularly and I have a system in place to use them efficiently.

Recommendations Needed: What is Your Favorite Coffee Maker?

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Homekeeping Kitchen Economics Uncategorized I drink coffee. I like coffee. And after almost 5 years, my current coffee maker is not working very well. I think it’s time for a new one.

Good-Bye Teflon, Hello Cast Iron

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Homekeeping Kitchen Economics I have two Teflon pans that I have used for years. But I’ve decided that I want to walk away from Teflon’s non-stick convenience, due to potential danger of the chemicals that make up the non-stick coating. But that’s just me.