How to make fried cornmeal mush

The Frugal Girl

My husband used to eat this when he was a kid, and this recipe is a combination of my mother-in-law’s instructions and a Better Homes and Gardens recipe. If you don’t have time to cook the whole batch, you can refrigerate the polenta for several days and fry it when you have time.

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Advice When Planning A Trip For A Large Group Of People

Shereen Travels Cheap

This is because you have many different opinions and requirements to take into consideration. The organization can be challenging, to say the least. photo credit Consider transport carefully - The first tip is to make sure you consider transport carefully.

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How to Make Buttermilk

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No buttermilk for that recipe you’ve been wanting to try? 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. A quart is fine if you’ll use it up, but when a recipe calls for a smaller amount, it’s quite possible the rest will go to waste. How to Make Buttermilk. Stir together and allow to sit for 10 minutes.

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How To Get Your Kids to Clean Their Rooms – 6 Ideas

Coupons Do Work

Being a mom and getting my kids to clean their rooms is like WWIII lol. I have to constantly shout “clean your room” and the response is “Why?? I don’t want to” I was a kid once too. Here are 6 ways to get kids motivated to clean their rooms : 1. The kids do the “I hear ya, it goes from one ear out the other” and find something more interesting to do (heck, I do the same thing when it comes to laundry.

How to Freeze Eggs : whole, whites, yolks and hard-boiled

Coupons Do Work

How to Freeze Eggs : Yes you can do it and here is the official guide on how to do it from whole eggs, to hard-boiled, yolks and whites. this is the guide on how to freeze eggs. One thing I want to point out is that it slightly becomes difficult to separate eggs once they have been frozen. Then transfer to a freezer container. HARD-BOILED EGGS : You can freeze hard-boiled egg yolks to use later for toppings or garnishes.

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cashcrate how to make money fast 2016

Coupons Do Work

CashCrate (100% free sign up and legit site to earn some extra cash) – I got paid $122.25 Out of all the sites out there to make some extra cash, I believe CashCrate is the most legit and simple ways to make some extra cash. one of the best ways to get started making money if you have nothing or don’t want to invest any money right away. must be 13 years and older to use CashCrate). There is an easy and quick way to do it.

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How to Cook Spaghetti Squash

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It's uncanny how much cooked spaghetti squash looks like pasta. I had never cooked or even eaten spaghetti squash until last week when I found one in our CSA box along with directions on how to cook it. How to Cook Spaghetti Squash. Spaghetti squash is a fall squash, so the rind is quite hard to cut into. Carefully turn the squash over and drag a fork in the squash from one side to another creating the 'spaghetti'. How do you cook spaghetti squash?

How to Freeze Basil

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I froze the last batch that we received to use later in the fall and winter when I make a lot of soups and casseroles. How to Freeze Basil. How do you preserve fresh basil? If you would like to receive FREE updates of FBS, there are four ways to do so: have updates sent to your email , through your RSS Feed. Organic Kitchen Economics Gardening Saving Money - In the Kitchen Cooking 'How-To' Series

5 of My Favorite Budget Travel Tips

Shereen Travels Cheap

There are lots of travel tips I tend to offer up over and over, but it's because they work and I use them myself. I travel on a budget as much as possible, and sometimes I cut costs in some ways in order to splurge somewhere else on my trips.

How to Shop for Free at Victoria’s Secret – the insider tips

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How cool is this! Victoria’s Secret is giving away Secret Awards Cards from February 25th to March 28th with any purchase of $10 or more.These awesome free cards could have anywhere from $10 up to $500. And these cards have to be redeemed starting March 29th through April 27 either in-store or online. The Secret Reward Rules states “no purchase is required to receive a reward card. But you don’t have to make a purchase to get a card.

How To Clean Stinky Washing Machine – The Frugal Way

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And you wonder “how to clean a washing machine that smells bad?” ” it is an easy thing to do and the good news is there is no special product to buy. In fact to clean it is with things you probably have in your house ! Pour two cups of vinegar or lemon juice into the tub, and run the washing machine through a complete cycle on the hottest setting to remove odors, stains and detergent build up. Use vinegar to remove any that you find.

6 Secrets on How to Get Free Stuff at Sephora

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How to get Free Makeup at Sephora : I LOVE Sephora… but makeup is expensive — and whenever I go there, I tend to spend too much and I have learned a few tips to get free stuff at Sephora : 1. Every year during your birthday month you can go to your local Sephora to get a free birthday gift , no purchase required. As we get older, we do get wiser — especially when it comes to freebies ! I have gone there to get perfume samples.

how to make cadbury creme egg 2015 – Super Easy Recipe

Coupons Do Work

How to make Cadbury Easter Eggs – well almost Cadbury- these recipes , written below are better than Cadbury and slightly healthier (actually the recipe is called ‘Gemma Eggs’ but it is the same thing) ! The video (posted below) makes the eggs look yummy and simple to make (ingredients posted below the video). Take care not to let it get too hot. Use the back of the spoon to spread the chocolate in a mould. Pop in the fridge to set.

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How to Save Money on Healthy Food

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It makes me so sad to hear people say this because they are missing out on some great savings. You just have to know where to look! Printables – The same principles I talk about in this post on how to find printable coupons apply to healthy and organic food coupons too. Also watch for clearance when the manufacturer decides to change the packaging. In-Season Produce – Make sure to only buy the produce that is in season.

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How to Roast Pumpkin Seeds

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How to Roast Pumpkin (and other fall squash) Seeds. I'm not going to lie, it is the most tedious job to remove the pulp. It can be as simple as salt and pepper to spicy as red pepper flakes and chili powder and/or everything in between. What are you favorite seasonings to use? If you would like to receive FREE updates of FBS, there are four ways to do so: have updates sent to your email , through your RSS Feed.

Rakuten Review: How to Earn Cash Back

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All links to Rakuten are to my referral link. When you join, you will also get a referral link to share with your friends to earn additional cash back. I did most of my holiday shopping that weekend to take advantage of the extra cash back. How to Earn Cash Back with Rakuten: The first step to start earning cash back is to join. Also, Rakuten will alert you with another small popup button of available coupons to apply.

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How to Save Electricity While You’re Working at Home

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

The Coronavirus pandemics led to many lifestyle changes and one of the biggest is the severed connection between public office environments and its staff. It’s a complex situation, employees get to stay in the comfort of their homes but are pushed to ensure their productivity still meets the required standards. Many people are starting to like this new normal , however, there is an issue that people working from home are beginning to face every month.

How to Cook Split Bone-In Chicken Breasts

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And, they are a great way to get white meat that stays moist while cooking. When I have enough to fill a soup pot, I make a big batch of stock using my recipe: How to Make Chicken Stock. Add 1-2 cups of water to the dutch oven. Remove chicken breasts from the oven and allow them to cool before cutting. The cooked chicken can be kept in the refrigerator for up to a week and/or can be frozen. I like to freeze in 2 cup portions.

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How to Pick A Career

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

The Grandkids are 9 and 12 now with lots of time before they have to start supporting themselves somehow. I wanted them to get a better understanding of just how multitudinous the career choices are out there (and will be in the future with new jobs surfacing all the time). I ended up as a retail management trainee – just to get some kind of paycheck. After 10 years raising kids, I decided to re-enter the workforce.

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7 Ways To Get Free Ice Cream – Yum

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Enter your address or zip code and be sure to check the box before Participate Free Cone Day. Make sure to check out : Dairy Queen’s Free Cone Day 2016 webpage to see which locations are participating by giving out free ice cream cones. to 8:00 p.m. Watch your email during the month of your birthday for your free ice cream coupon and don’t forget to sign up everyone in the family.

How To Roast Garlic

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It is so easy to do and I think it adds a smoother garlic taste to the dish. Add the roasted cloves to any dish that calls for regular garlic cloves. How to Roast Garlic Cut ¼ - ½ inch off top of garlic head and remove the outer papery layers. Place on piece of foil large enough to wrap entire head of garlic. Cooking 'How-To' SeriesI have a new love and it is roasted garlic.

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How to Cook Dried Beans

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Cooking dried beans sounds like a lot of work, but I’m going to show you that it is quite easy. Beans are an inexpensive way to add protein and fiber to your diet and cooking them will save you even more money. In this post, I offer two ways to cook dried beans: crock pot and stove top. I prefer the slow cooker method, because I don’t have to be home when the beans are cooking. But before we start cooking the beans, they need to be re-hydrated.

How To Be Happy

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Numerous studies on the subject have shown that most people surveyed put happiness ahead of money or fame, when asked what things are most important to them. However, many also report that they find happiness to be elusive. So, if happiness is so important, why do so many people need to know how to be happy? Let’s look at some strategies to help you find that elusive happiness. So, what do you have to be grateful for?

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How to Make Homemade Whipped Cream

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Homemade Whipped Cream adds decadence to any dessert. I chose to make whipped cream recently with my Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp , because there weren't any good sales on ice cream that week and my ice cream machine is broken. Using a wire attachment or beaters, gradually increase speed of the mixer to high and whip until soft peaks form. Feel free to include a link to your recipe. Recipes - Desserts Cooking 'How-To' Series

How to Live a Frugal Lifestyle

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I have (for many years) always wondered how to live frugally. As I grew older and had my own children, I thought, there has to be away to save money but never did learn how until I reached my late 30’s. If you are in that place in your life and want to know how to live a frugal lifestyle , please keep reading and you will be on your way to saving money and living frugally. How to Live a Frugal Lifestyle.

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How To Peel a Kiwi

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When I brought them home, I decided that there must be an easier way to peel them than what I did with the first one. If you would like to receive FREE updates of FBS, there are four ways to do so: through your RSS Feed have updates sent to your email , become a fan and 'like' FBS on Facebook become a Twitter follower. Cooking 'How-To' SeriesKiwis were on sale for 5/$1 this week. I don't think I have ever bought a kiwi. Although, I'm not sure why.

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How to Change your Financial Situation Fast

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Is saving money one of the goals that you always seem to set for yourself, but never quite achieve? These days, most of us know that if we want to be successful in life, we have to commit to regular saving. However, telling ourselves to manage our money more carefully, and achieving financial independence are two very different things. You can’t expect to go to sleep one night and wake up with your entire money situation figured out.

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How to Raise Entitled Kids

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

As a teen, she walked from Pennsylvania with her family, carrying all they owned on their backs to the Ohio wilderness. They built their own cabin, hunted their own food and she eventually began to chop down the ‘big butts’ of trees so she could plant a garden and have domestic animals. She thought she had done too much for him and he consequently hadn’t turned out to be as tough as she would have liked. Do everything you can to avoid conflict with them.

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How to Coupon at Meijer in 10 Awesome Ways

Coupons Do Work

In the last two years, the company has made an overhaul to their saving systems. And at Meijer, you can save money … especially when you know how to coupon : 1. To redeem, simply enter your phone number and pin number during in-store checkout. If you try to use a paper manufacturer coupon when you have an mPerks digital coupon clipped for the same item, you will then be prompted to choose which one you want to use.

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How to Cut a Coconut

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When coconuts were advertised for $1 recently, I decided it was time to learn how to cut a coconut. It seemed so intimidating to me. How was I going 'to cut' through the coconut? How to Cut a Coconut Find the three eyes at one end of the coconut. Again, I had to raid my husband's workbench. Only 1 out of the 3 eyes will be soft enough to poke through. You'll have to test each eye until you find the soft one.

How To Remain Inspired

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Inspiration is very motivating and it shouldn’t be underestimated when it comes to getting things done. When we do find something that inspires us, it’s usually short lived; it’s enough for us to start a project, but it’s hard to maintain. Here are my suggestions to maintain inspiration: Find a Mentor. Having a mentor is something that many people intend to do, but don’t follow through with. How Pinterest Can Save You Money.

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How to Cook Bacon in the Oven

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We don't eat too much of it, but there are times where a package just happens to fall into my cart at the store. My favorite way to eat bacon is on a BLT sandwich with the tomato fresh from my garden. Cooking bacon in the oven is a simple way to cook a whole package at once and you won't have grease splattered all over your kitchen. How to Cook Bacon in the Oven. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Allow the grease to harden and place the tin can in the garbage.

How To Save Money For Christmas

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If your like me, you are always looking for ways on how to save money for the Holidays. We always make a plan early in the year on how we are going to save when it comes to purchasing gifts for our loved ones. In this post, I have listed the ways that we like to save for Christmas every year. How To Save Money For Christmas. These are the tips that we use on how to save money for Christmas. How to save money before Christmas.

How to Make the Best Southern Sweet Tea

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However, I just don’t understand how people can pay for those jugs of pre-made sweet tea! Don’t y’all know how easy it is to make sweet tea? Well, I have decided to take on the responsibility of curing everyone’s tea-jug-buying habit. If you use 4 tea bags to make a gallon of tea, that means you will make 25 gallons of tea per box of tea bags. That works out to 12¢ per gallon. Pan or Kettle to boil water.

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How to Negotiate Your Bills

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

It was incredibly expensive for the privilege of being able to talk on the phone, but I accepted it because I thought that everybody had a high phone bill. However, one evening I went out with some friends and we began to discuss our cell phones over dinner. I decided that I didn’t want to throw away $50 per month just because I failed to negotiate my cell phone bill, so I got to work and phoned my provider. Try to Negotiate Via Email.

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How to Live a Frugal Lifestyle

Teresa's Deals

I have (for many years) always wondered how to live frugally. As I grew older and had my own children, I thought, there has to be away to save money but never did learn how until I reached my late 30’s. If you are in that place in your life and want to know how to live a frugal lifestyle , please keep reading and you will be on your way to saving money and living frugally. How to Live a Frugal Lifestyle.

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How to Save Money on Groceries

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Looking for ways to save money on groceries? However, groceries is also an easy budget category to control, but it takes some planning, skill, and organization. If you need to find some wiggle room in your budget, or combat the rising grocery prices, or maybe make room for your family’s growing appetites, take a look at the following list and see what changes you can make to reduce what you’re spending on groceries…and still eat really well!

How To Tackle Housework

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

I’m a pretty productive person, something that can be attributed to my Type A personality and boundless energy. I just try to harness and leverage my most energetic of times to ensure maximum productivity and minimum procrastination. I find that I’m the most productive on Saturday mornings, so I try to tackle everything before I even think of sitting down an relaxing. Here’s how. Time seems to be short and stress levels rise.

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How to Grill Fruit

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Grilling fruit is one of my favorite ways to eat fruit in the summer. Or add the grilled fruit to salads, sandwiches and wraps. How to Grill Pineapple. How to Grill Bananas. How to Grill Peaches & other Stone Fruits. Grilling caramelizes the sugars of the fruits and intensifies the flavors. Top your grilled fruit with Homemade Whipped Cream or your favorite ice cream for a simple summer dessert.

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How to Get Better References

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Few recruiters or hiring managers will go to the time and effort to seek outside opinions if you aren’t among the top candidates. The reference gathering process is so fraught with legal pitfalls that many corporate HR departments refuse to provide in-depth references as a matter of policy, instead offering only confirmation of dates of hire and salary. That’s why it’s so surprising to hear negative reviews or lukewarm praise — yet it happens more often than one might think.

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How to Safely Thaw a Frozen Turkey

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There are two ways to thaw a frozen turkey. When I removed the thawed turkey from the fridge, I had a stream of blood from my fridge to my sink before I realized what had happened. It takes about 1 day for every 4 pounds of turkey to thaw in the refrigerator. This online calculator will also tell you how long you need to thaw the turkey in the fridge depending on size of turkey. Change the water frequently as it starts to warm.

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How to Cut an Onion | Kitchen Economics

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I was afraid of them going bad before I could use them, so I chopped them all up to store in the freezer. There are two sides to the onion: the root. It is important to use a sharp knife for chopping an onion. A dull knife will slip and is dangerous to your fingers. You might need to peel off the entire first layer of the onion too depending on its quality. You now have two halves of an onion that are ready to be chopped. Chop all the way to the root.

How to Exercise your Brain

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Like most other parts of the human body, the brain needs exercise if it is to function at its best. Most people have some idea about how to go about exercising their bodies but when asked about how to exercise your brain, they can be stumped. So, here are some great ideas to get that grey matter alert and functioning well. The most important thing is to make the decision to exercise your brain more and then follow through with a plan.

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