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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10 Upcycled Storage Solutions

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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.

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

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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. 31 Days to Slash your Grocery Spending.

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Stay on track with bringing your lunch to work

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Furthermore, my office was not near any sort of restaurant or café, thereby eliminating the accessibility of food out, as well as my craving for it. The only food nearby was at the cafeteria, which lacked any sort of allure because their menu was so limited and meat based.

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Saving Money by Taking Your Own Lunches to Work

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If you work out how much you’re spending on work lunches in the average work week, you might be surprised to know just how much money is being frittered away. This doesn’t require much more effort than what you were already doing and is perfect if you’re always pushed for time in the mornings!

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

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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.

How To Revive Stale Potato Chips & Avoid Waste!!

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If you followed this site for very long, than you know that it kills my soul to waste food. I’ll eat leftovers for days before I’ll throw them away and re-use everything I can.

Make Your Own Beauty Products

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Sick of spending a small fortune on beauty products when you’re not even sure what’s in them half the time? You can make some quick and easy beauty treats using ingredients that you’ve already got at home. What Kind of Things Can I Use?

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How To Revive Stale Potato Chips & Avoid Waste!!

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If you followed this site for very long, than you know that it kills my soul to waste food. I’ll eat leftovers for days before I’ll throw them away and re-use everything I can.

Getting Started: Menu Planning Basics

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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. Search for recipes that can be used in the crock pot, family friendly, or that are budget friendly.