deviled egg tulips video

Whether for Easter or just for spring, these deviled eggs that look like tulips are sure to be a hit. Everyone loves deviled eggs, and they are particularly inexpensive to make (especially around Easter when eggs are on sale). In the following video I show my technique for my spring-time deviled eggs. I developed it […]

frozen turkey? no problem

Have you checked your turkey? Is it still frozen? Don’t fret, there is still time to defrost it and brine it at the same time. My 16lb frozen turkey was purchased and popped in the fridge last THURSDAY. According to the ‘experts’ one should allow 1 day per every 4 pounds to defrost in the […]

how to cut a pineapple

How to cut a pineapple I’m a gadget addict, I fully admit it. I rarely buy my gadgets new, though. Hubby and I find them at garage sales. Sometimes they are keepers, sometimes not. The below demo of a pineapple cutter, shows one of my favorites and shows how to cut a pineapple. I needed […]

4th of july celebration on a budget

With Independence Day just a few weeks away, many people are making plans to celebrate. The trick is being able to have a great time, and not stress out over the costs. My favorite way to celebrate is with a party. Even if it’s just with one other family. Regardless of the number of guests, […]

chicken keeping eggs

I started keeping chickens (hens) about a year ago. I wanted the fresh eggs and I love being self-sufficient. I’ve been keeping detailed records about what I’ve spent and how many eggs my 4 chickens have provided me with. Things to consider: cost of a coop (hen house and run), cost of food (feed and […]

It’s a gorgeous pre-spring day, just over 70 degrees here in Chesapeake, Virginia. I took to the opportunity to get some seeds in the ground for fast-growing cool weather crops. Realistically some of these could have been planted a few weeks ago, but I really don’t like working outside in the cold. I cleared out […]

garage-sale-finder-free-iphone-app

Since I know y’all like contests, and FREE stuff, I thought I’d share a giveaway on my garagesalefinder.com site. I really want to get the word out about our new Garage Sale Finder iApp. If you’re an iPhone user you can have the same great garage sale listings right in the palm of your hand. […]

garage sale finder app for iphone

Hi folks, sorry I haven’t had much worthwhile to post in a while. I want to share with you something I’ve been working on. Many of you know I have another site: Garage Sale Finder. One of the things I’ve been working on since last fall is a brand new Garage Sale Finder iPhone app […]

Amazon Local

To promote their new product Amazon Local (a direct competitor to Groupon & Living Social), Amazon is offering a $10 Amazon Gift Card for just $5. Yes, it’s a small dollar value, but 30 seconds to save $5… I can handle that. Click here to save money on Amazon Gift Cards.

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