Monthly Archives: August 2013

One Thing Per Week…

I’ve realized lately that we’ve been going through a lot more paper towels in my house than I’m really comfortable with.  This isn’t the only convenience product that we use regularly, either. While convenience products do save time, and are… … Continue reading

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Blogs, Websites, and Articles That I Like

OK, I skipped a day… I’m just trying to get back on this, though, so I’m allowed a slip-up now and then, right?  Anyway, while I’m working out the next steps to take with this, I thought I’d plug a … Continue reading

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Money Saving Preparedness Tip of the Day

Stock up on baking soda! Baking soda is another one of those things, like vinegar, that has a ton of uses and can replace a lot of the more expensive products you already use.  I buy it by the giant … Continue reading

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Getting Rid of Fruit Flies

Every once in a while, I forget to take the food scraps out to the compost bin in the back yard. Since I’m not about to trek out there in the dark through our uneven back yard, I save them … Continue reading

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Worm Bins: Our Second Attempt at Indoor Composting

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As I stated in my update, our first attempt at worm farming was not particularly successful… at least not in the manner in which we intended. We used worms from our back yard compost in our original experiment.  That was … Continue reading

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Money Saving Preparedness Tip of the Day

Stock up on vinegar. Vinegar is great for all kinds of things.  It’s a fantastic natural cleaner, a disinfectant for wounds, a natural fabric softener, the list goes on. A few things I use it for around the house: Kitchen … Continue reading

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And The Crown Goes To…

I should really have an ermine trim cloak to go with that crown, don’t you think? I haven’t been in here for over a year, as you can see from the date of my last post.  So much has happened … Continue reading

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