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federal trade commission page on free annual credit reports

Even though the law requires it, there are some unscrupulous companies out there that mislead you into thinking you need to know your credit SCORE, which certainly has it’s place, but it’s not necessary when you’re just doing an annual checkup on your credit report to check for accuracy. They will also try to sell…

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Shelf Life of Food

Knowing the shelf life of the food in your stockpile is handy. I’ve already shared this site where you can check the shelf life of foods before, but it bears repeating, because it’s just SO darned handy. Still Tasty: Your ultimate shelf life guide Today’s post by StillTasty was about peanut butter. They confirmed what…

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Shelf Life of Food in Your Stock Pile

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…

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25 Tips for Saving Money at the Grocery Store

Make a list. My preference is to make a list, shopping for 1 or 2 weeks worth of meals at a time. I order the list loosely by the departments in the store (produce, meat, dairy, baking, etc.). Unless I happen upon an incredible deal on an item we need, I do not buy anything…

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How much meat does a turkey yield?

The question of the ages, isn’t it? Okay, maybe not. But I’d wondered in the past, so when I cooked up a turkey I bought at an after-the-holidays sale (49ยข a pound), I decided to find out. My bird (a very large hen) weighed in frozen at 21.67 lbs. I cooked this just for the…

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Saving even more money by using multiple coupons

If someone would have told me a year ago that I would eagerly collect 5 or 10 (or more) of ANY coupon, I would have thought they’d lost their marbles. I just didn’t understand … yet. I’d never experienced the rush we get when we pay only pennies or even NOTHING for something that usually…

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A Cook’s Books – fab recipe software for Mac users

I actually came upstairs to print a dog food recipe and got sidetracked by some emails. I decided to post a video showing my technique for importing recipes from the web into this great software. Here it is: acbk-import-demo You can purchase this software directly from the developer at: http://www.3caam.com/index.html

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