How to Build your Emergency Fund

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need to redirect this link. Life suddenly changed for most of us in March 2020 and this past year of the pandemic has reinforced how important an emergency fund is. If you’re able, maybe use some of your stimulous money to put towards building an emergency fund.

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 Plan a Fun-Filled Vacation in 5 Steps

Shereen Travels Cheap

And, let’s face it - vacationing is extremely expensive these days, and the costs will only continue to rise. You just have to be smart about how you do it. When deciding on a destination, there are various factors to consider.

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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How to Budget (and Pay) for Yearly Bills + a FREE Speadsheet

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Not sure how to budget for your once-a-year bills? But let me show you how to budget (and pay) for yearly bills with a strategy I’ve used for years. If you struggle to pay yearly bills on time, then keep reading! How to Build your Emergency Fund.

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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 Change Your Zip Code On for 2016

Coupons Do Work

How To Change Your Zip Code On in 2016 – they tried to get rid of the ‘change zip code’ feature which frustrates a lot of us couponers. however, there is still a way to change the zip code to get your favorite coupon ! One you have gone through these steps, just go back to couponsdowork coupon print out page and choose the zip code specific coupon link.

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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

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

Coupons Do Work

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

Coupons Do Work

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

Coupons Do Work

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 Save Money With Student Discounts!

The Frugal Girls

You won’t believe how much you’ll save! Being a student is something to get excited about once you know how to save BIG at restaurants and stores all around town! Thanks to this HUGE list of […]. The post How to Save Money With Student Discounts!

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how to make cadbury creme egg 2015 – Super Easy Recipe

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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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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. Ebates is NOW Rakuten!

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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.

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How to Save Money on Healthy Food

Couponing 101

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 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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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 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 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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7 Ways To Get Free Ice Cream – Yum

Coupons Do Work

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 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 Make Your Home Smell Amazing

For the Mommas

How to Make Your Home Smell Amazing. How to Make Your Home Smell Amazing. Who doesn’t want their home to smell amazing? The first step to making your home smell amazing is finding the areas in your home with not-so-great fragrances.

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 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 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 Make Herb Butter + Tips & Variations

Saving Everyday

Look no further if you’ve ever wondered how to make herb butter. It takes about 10 minutes to make, and you’ll want to slather it on everything! Learning how to make herb butter is incredibly easy! How to Make Herb Butter. Pinterest.

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 Purchase High-quality Styling Equipment at a Reasonable Price

Koupon Karen

Whether you’re trying to create curls, waves, or straight hair, having the right tools can make all the difference. It will also send a clear message to your clients that you take pride in your work and only use the best products. Many stores are willing to do so to earn your business.

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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 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.

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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

Teresa's Deals

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.

Book Nook: The Journey to Reinvention = How to Build a Life Aligned with Your Values, Passion and Purpose

Motherhood Moments

Many found themselves without a job and had to adjust to new ways of looking at life and career decisions. That is what happened to Roger Osorio. In June of 2016, after facilitating an event for IBM, a senior executive reached out to him and offered him an innovative new position that was created just for him. Then on May 21, 2020, Roger was let go along with thousands of other workers due to the Pandemic. It’s something to learn from and value.

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How to Create a Family Balance Sheet + Get a FREE one for your family!

Family Balance Sheet

Let me show you how to create a Family Balance Sheet. If it’s updated regularly, you will always know how much you OWE and how much you OWN. You’ll know how much is in your checking and savings accounts and your retirement accounts.

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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 Leverage Your Home to Make Extra Money

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

You can go a step further and even reinvest it to earn higher profits. . There are many benefits of leveraging your home to make some extra cash and generate an additional revenue stream. Here are a few ideas to get you started: . One way you can earn extra money is to list your house on Airbnb. The platform allows you to set your price for your property and adjust it accordingly. Damage to your property and belongings is covered in this package. .

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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 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 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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