How To Re-use Common Items

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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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Lazy Saturday Reads ( Kindle) – Tongue Twisters for Kids, Off Grid Living And More

For the Mommas

Lazy Saturday Reads ( Kindle) – Tongue Twisters for Kids, Off Grid Living And More. It represents the culinary culture of each place of origin with the use of different tastes and combinations of ingredients, although these recipes are flexible and can be adjusted to your likes.

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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. Peggy: Well, probably some of the same ones being espoused now (maybe our kids did pick up on some of our examples!).

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10 Upcycled Storage Solutions

Couponing 101

After my “tidying up” adventures , I was inspired to find other ways of using everyday items to organize my life, otherwise known as my upcycled storage solutions! I like the idea of transforming items that I usually throw away into something useful.

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

Family Balance Sheet

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. I use flannel hankies during sniffle season. Use them for your garbage.

Save Money and Time with Once a Month Cooking

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While most people think of eating out as a way to relax and save time, they typically don’t account for the time it takes to drive back and forth to the restaurant as well as the time to order, sit and wait for the food, and eat.

Savings Tip: Use Reusable Packages for School Lunches

Couponing 101

If you’re packing lunches for your child or children, you may have already figured out budget-friendly items to include. While this may seem like a nominal price, when you’re using them five days a week for several years, the cost seems more significant.

Your Car Insurance Rates Can Be Lower If…

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When I was a kid, I thought school was evil, now that I’ve grown up I realize that if it wasn’t for school I wouldn’t be where I am today. I’d be flipping burgers at the nearest fast-food chain instead. If you use all the safety gadgets.

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! By cutting my hubby’s and kid’s hair we saved $520 a year for 10 years ($5280).

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