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Oh the Joys of Frugality

Oh the Joys of Frugality

| March 23, 2012 | 6 Comments

After much thought, I’ve decided to come up with gardening Plan B. While I’d love to have the Grow Camp garden in my yard, I just couldn’t convince my inner frugal gene. No matter how excited I got about my garden, there was a little voice in side that just wouldn’t quit. It kept saying, […]

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Grow Camp – A Gardening Solution

Grow Camp – A Gardening Solution

| March 11, 2012 | 2 Comments

I think I’ve found the resolution to my gardening problem. First let me explain the problem. The problem is too many critters. Between the squirrels, ground hogs, deer and any other 4-legged creature living in the northeast, my garden just doesn’t stand a chance. I once tried growing tomatoes on the porch (at least the […]

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Reduce Waste – Buy Local

Reduce Waste – Buy Local

| September 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

I’ve noticed that when I go to the local farm to buy my produce, I come home with produce and little else. No extra plastic bags or bulky marketing tags. Don’t get me wrong; some things need to be placed in bags. Ever try to bring home loose string beans without a bag? The good […]

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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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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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Let Fido Help You to Recycle

| June 3, 2008 | 2 Comments

For pet owners who don’t compost, maybe you should consider recycling your fruit and vegetable peels for your dog. The other day I was making a batch of carrot, apple, and raisin salad (the only way I can get a vegetable into my daughter). I used untold amounts of organic carrots. After thoroughly washing the […]

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Recycle the Food in Your Fridge

| May 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

I found a neat website called Love Food Hate Waste.  If you’re anything like me, the thought of throwing away food makes you sick.  It would probably be more efficient to take 25% of the groceries I buy and throw them in the trash immediately.  It would save me the time and energy of thawing, […]

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