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Now that the REALLY COLD WEATHER is arriving for most of us, I thought I would repost this - for those who missed it the first time around - and to permit the addition of any new ideas or thoughts ...
by GayIthacan
Comment Count 575 comments on Mon Oct 19, 2009 at 10:15 AM PDT with 477 Recommends
For the past 13-plus years, I've run the website The New Homemaker , a resource site for stay-at-home parents, caregivers and everyone else. I've taught many people there to cook from scratch--just ...
by LynnS
Comment Count 304 comments on Sat Dec 01, 2012 at 08:32 PM PST with 111 Recommends
I’ve always been frugal for as long as I can remember. My mother used to tease me that I could pinch two pennies together and make them squeal (whatever that means). I was able to retire a ...
by frog belly white
Comment Count 315 comments on Thu Feb 19, 2009 at 10:02 PM PST with 82 Recommends
I feel SO GUILTY I haven't posted here in so long. I promised myself I'd at least post once every couple weeks or so and I've completely failed so far! My little blog has been getting kind of ...
by Pretired Nick
Comment Count 57 comments on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 10:14 AM PDT with 74 Recommends
...or: DINNER 911! The three big excuses for not cooking dinner are: 1. I don't have the equipment 2. I don't have anything to cook 3. I don't have anything planned We've dealt with the first two,
by LynnS
Comment Count 50 comments on Fri Dec 07, 2012 at 02:42 PM PST with 54 Recommends
We've seen that food prices, especially staples such as corn ,
by wclathe
Comment Count 76 comments on Mon Apr 14, 2008 at 12:29 PM PDT with 54 Recommends
From the day my first child was ...
by AudreySchulman
Comment Count 45 comments on Sat Oct 13, 2007 at 08:29 AM PDT with 48 Recommends
Energy has become an ever-more central part of my life: personal, intellectual, and professional. This ranges ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 43 comments on Tue Jun 24, 2008 at 10:57 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
Are you trying to stretch your food dollar yet finding yourself forking over six bucks for a meal in fast food joints? Do you walk into a supermarket and pass up the fresh produce and meat in favor ...
by martinjedlicka
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri Jul 01, 2011 at 08:26 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
This is part two in a series on beginning cooking, emphasis on beginning . My purpose is to encourage reluctant cooks to rely more on their kitchens and less on prepared foods and take-out. Thus, I ...
by LynnS
Comment Count 39 comments on Thu Dec 06, 2012 at 02:43 PM PST with 32 Recommends
I was feeling down in the dumps the other day. My husband was too. But you know what? We went home with a heavy car and $20 less in our pockets and smiles on our faces. No, no... don’t call ...
by willers
Comment Count 48 comments on Fri Feb 09, 2007 at 09:39 AM PST with 23 Recommends
This is a series on beginning cooking, emphasis on beginning . My purpose is to encourage reluctant cooks to rely more on their kitchens and less on prepared foods and take-out. Thus, I am talking ...
by LynnS
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 01:10 PM PST with 18 Recommends
I just got this great new phone and I had to share it with you! It's the very latest thing in dis-integration. The features list is beautifully thin. NO email! Nearly no web browsing! No Facebook ...
by WestTexasLiberal
Comment Count 89 comments on Mon Jun 20, 2011 at 12:16 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
***Now that the REALLY COLD WEATHER is arriving for most of us, I thought I would repost this - for those who missed it the first time around - and to permit the addition of any new ideas or ...
by GayIthacan
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Dec 05, 2009 at 10:26 AM PST with 13 Recommends
Partly inspired by John Kerry's new book and from a recent issue of the journal Science I have been making a concerted effort to shift the debate regarding global warming away from the tired old ...
by mole333
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Apr 29, 2007 at 07:32 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
We often hear the GOP rant about how you can make it on $30 a week per person, in fact so much so that they want to cut that amount to $26 a week per person. Now it is possible to do this, and eat ...
by DrillSgtK
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Jun 21, 2013 at 05:52 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
The great thread started by Blink on the rising cost of food got me thinking. Buried in the over 200 posts are some great tips on saving money, not only on your grocery bill, but in general. So..I ...
by MsLibrarian
Comment Count 63 comments on Thu Nov 15, 2007 at 10:10 AM PST with 11 Recommends
by lightnessofbeing
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Sep 26, 2006 at 12:46 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Howdy, Kossacks! This diary is about trimming the fat from your budget. I'll include some tips that have helped out me and my family. I missed Cheers and Jeers, as I usually do (I really only ...
by droogie6655321
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon May 19, 2008 at 10:11 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
This is a response to The Inflation Picture Is Not Good UPDATE . I agree inflation is biting us in the ass right now. So ...
by Damn Frank
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Feb 20, 2008 at 08:39 AM PST with 3 Recommends