How To Re-use Common Items

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

If something is useful and I might personally use it later, it gets saved and used again. Common Items to Re-Use and How to Re-Use Them. Zip lock bags are routinely washed and used again for food (or other) storage.

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Five Frugal Things | pretty much 100% food!

The Frugal Girl

Once they were frozen, I removed them to a re-used ziploc freezer bag for storage. I plan on using every single one of my frozen sweet potato chunks to make more of these muffins. I use Pioneer Woman’s overnight French toast casserole recipe. ).

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Day 4 of 31 Days to Slash your Grocery Budget: Pantry Challenge

Family Balance Sheet

31 Days to Slash your Grocery Spending. Along with your orderly kitchen, you should also have an inventory of the food that you have on hand. Today, we’re going to plan meals using those inventories of foods you found in your pantry, fridge, and freezer.

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

Family Balance Sheet

Are you looking for more ways to trim your grocery bill? Try replacing some paper products on your list with cloth and re-usable products that you probably have around the house and you will not only reduce your grocery spending, but you will also reduce your waste.

7 Ways to Reduce Household Waste

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From food waste to packaging to disposable items, there are a lot of resources being used by humans. If you find yourself throwing out a lot of food, you can remedy the problem by shopping with a list. Preserve Some of Your Food. Find Ways to Re-Use as Much As You Can.

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Interview with a Self-Made Millionaire

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For so long, we plodded along with next to nothing while our neighbors were running up their charge cards and using home equity loans to take vacations. I remember that we re-used our coffee grounds. Me: What do you mean, re-used your coffee grounds?

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6 Reasons to Meal Plan

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If you’re used to being spontaneous with your choice of meals, the idea of planning your meals for the week in advance might seem tedious and unappealing, but there are some definite advantages involved. By working out your household’s meals in advance, you’ll save money in food costs.

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Put Your Budget on a Diet: Saving Money by Living Medium

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Believe it or not, those name brand foods, household goods, clothing, and accessories you buy can be found in the same aisles with the name of the store stamped on them. Used Doesn’t Mean Abused. Embrace the Food Network. That is $100 a week you can be using to BUY GROCERIES!

Don’t Recycle, Reuse

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When you can reuse or re-purpose an item, you are not only saving it from the landfills, but you are also saving the expense and energy which would have been expended when you recycle. To keep our kitchen trash can clean, we use either a heavy paper bag or a small plastic bag.

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Can You Cut Expenses by a Half Million Dollars?

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With the advent of the Great Recession, today’s populations are re-learning frugality and expense reduction. We were so poor that we re-used coffee grounds to make more coffee! 262,032 Food Preparation. This post was written by Marie. .

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Getting Started: Menu Planning Basics

Saving Cents With Sense

comes up and you are left to try and scramble some food together to form a meal, or end up having to order out a meal that may not be the healthiest option for your family. Before you go to the grocery store, take inventory of what you have in your pantry and freezer.