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How to Have a Green and Simple Thanksgiving

How to Have a Green and Simple Thanksgiving

| October 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

There is no better time to be green and eco-friendly than Thanksgiving. Why? Thanksgiving is a holiday that celebrates all we have to be grateful for, including the bounty of the Earth; and what better way to celebrate and honor this than by being mindful of our decisions. Here are some ways to celebrate a [...]

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How To Start Raising Chickens

How To Start Raising Chickens

| September 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Raising chickens is not complicated. Find a place to build a small coop, chickens like a place to eat, sleep, and yes lay eggs. Ready kits are available for the ultimate novice. Otherwise, just build a simple coop or find a small building on your property. Chickens are not expensive to keep they need water, food, [...]

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Plant Killer!

Plant Killer!

| August 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

I am a terrible gardener; in fact, I used to brag that I was the “plant killer.” It made me feel better about my botanical failings, and it was a fantastic excuse. When my daughter was born, I was given a Christmas cactus—the only plant that survived me. Then, on a trip to California, my [...]

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Simple Premise #2 – Eating Should Be Simple

Simple Premise #2 – Eating Should Be Simple

| July 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Image: FreeDigitalPhotos.net Having trouble coming up with things to eat?  Staring into the cupboard at supper time wondering what to make? Always looking at fun recipes on the internet and rarely cooking them? Does the idea of making a meal at home intimidate you?  Make you tired?  Does it make you picture piles of dirty dishes or [...]

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How to Save Money When Eating Out

How to Save Money When Eating Out

| June 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Eating out can offer a welcome diversion from the day-to-day routine and food. It can be an easy form of entertainment for the whole family. But it can also be very expensive. However, if you’re money savvy, there are ways to save money when eating out. Isn’t that great? Here are some tips to save [...]

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Frugal Cooking Tips and Ideas to Help Entertain on a Budget

Frugal Cooking Tips and Ideas to Help Entertain on a Budget

| May 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Living on a budget does not mean you can’t throw a lovely party or entertain as much as you’d like to. You can have the best dinner ever without busting the bank. Here are some frugal cooking and entertaining tips and ideas for the hostess on a budget. A Simple Menu to Save Money Remember [...]

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Frugal Cooking: Dealing With Left Overs

Frugal Cooking: Dealing With Left Overs

| May 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

If you’re living on a budget, it is certain that you wouldn’t want to throw food away. Ever. So, what do you do when you have food left over, either after a party or maybe after a bout of intensive cooking? Here are some great ideas to help you cook frugally and deal with leftovers [...]

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