I just found a link to a nifty site where you can look up the shelf life of of the food in your stockpile, as well as just about anything you can think of: StillTasty.com I ran through the search for a handful of items, coolio! I haven’t trusted the shelf life dates on food
Loved Tim Ferriss’ latest book, The 4-Hour Body! I started putting it into action immediately and have seem modest results so far. Based on Tim’s writing style (action steps interspersed with insets, testimonials and data), it is a bit tough to build a personal strategy, much less a shopping list! I’ve built a shopping list
Make turkey broth with your leftover turkey carcass Save the celery tops and celery leaves from your stuffing to use in your turkey broth Save the skins you peeled from your onions to use in your turkey broth (they add the color) Take all other vegetable scraps and add to your compost bin (or start
Make a Smilebox slideshow
Whether you call them yard sales, garage sales, tag sales or rummage sales, it all means the same thing — buying second-hand goods at a deep discount. I love garage sales! To make my garage saling (can somebody please tell me the right way to write that!?) easier, I started looking into mapping them online
There is still time to take advantage of the many great deals at Farm Fresh since they’re doubling up to $1 the whole sale week (through Tuesday). Can anyone say, “Free peanut butter?”
Head over to HotCouponWorld for the latest matchups and get those Qs ready for some great deals!
The “Learn to be Frugal” Workshop at the Chesapeake Central Library yesterday was a great success. It was a small group, which suited me fine since I’m not comfortable in front of large crowds. The small size of the class also made it possible for a lot of interaction and I learned several great tips.
For a good read on the uniquely American perspective of “tough economic times” check out this post on Living on a Dime. Be sure to sign up for the free Living on a Dime newsletter while you are at the site.
Yes, I went to Kroger yesterday, too. I spent $4 and some change. Here’s my take: