Archive for March, 2009

It’s All in the Mind

| March 24, 2009 | 0 Comments

All my adult life I’ve gone through bouts of frugality. When money got tight, I pulled in the belt. When things seemed to get a bit better, I would revert back to my wasteful ways. The older I get, the more I realize that if I had kept up with my frugal ways during the […]

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Whole Chicken Slow Cooker Recipe

Whole Chicken Slow Cooker Recipe

| March 18, 2009 | 0 Comments

After finding a great sale price on whole chickens at my local grocery store, I decided to freeze one and cook one. The only thing is that I didn’t feel like cooking. I wanted something quick easy and with very little clean up. After all, spending the morning grocery shopping could be exhausting (especially if […]

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Let Your Grocery Store Work for You

Let Your Grocery Store Work for You

| March 17, 2009 | 2 Comments

Grocery list making has improved over the years. No longer do I make a shopping list on a sheet of loose-leaf or note paper folded in half lengthwise. The reason I made them on a sheet of loose-leaf or note paper folded lengthwise is because that’s what my mother did. It worked better for her […]

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Trimming the Fat at the Grocery Store

Trimming the Fat at the Grocery Store

| March 15, 2009 | 0 Comments

After spending some time looking at the household budget and the household waistline, I decided it was time to cut the fat. Ok, well, it wasn’t the household waistline, it was my waistline, but either way the fat had to go. One way to trim the fat was to take a long hard look at […]

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What’s your Carbon Footprint?

What’s your Carbon Footprint?

| March 11, 2009 | 1 Comment

Your carbon footprint is measured by the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) your lifestyle produces. Things like driving a car, heating your home, use of electricity all produce carbon dioxide. The amount of carbon dioxide you produce over a certain amount of time is your carbon footprint. Keep in mind that your footprint includes your […]

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Consumer World- A Great Consumer’s Resource

| March 2, 2009 | 0 Comments

If you have not done so already, I strongly suggest that you take a look at the Consumer World website.  In addition to looking through the website, you should sign up for their newsletter. Consumer World has a fountain of information that everyone who buys anything should be aware of.  As a result of a […]

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