Monday, September 30, 2013
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
As in, peel a lemon. (Use the lemon, of course!) Stuff a jar with lemon peels and cover with apple cider vinegar. Let it stand for up to a week, then strain. The resulting liquid will smell good and clean glass, counters, fixtures and more to a perfect shine!
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
You don't need to buy precut foam to put behind the electrical outlets to keep the cold air out. Save a few of those foam meat trays, cut them to size and insert like you would the kind you have to buy.
Saturday, September 21, 2013
They're not nutritious, but they can help create a meal or a snack cheaply. Use them in egg drop soup to make it more filling, add meat and vegetables for soup, or use them as a cracker substitute (uncooked!). Ramen noodles can double as spaghetti in a pinch or, crushed, stretch a meatloaf or casserole. Keep a few packages on hand, just in case. If you don't use the flavor packages, save them for soup.
Sunday, September 8, 2013
If you prefer real butter to margarine, you can make it stretch and keep it healthy and tasting good by adding olive oil to it. Warm a quarter pound of butter and add two or three tablespoons of olive oil and mix well. Added bonus: The butter will stay soft in the refrigerator.