Tomorrow is the 4th of July. People everywhere will be grilling, having BBQ's, having picnics and enjoying celebrating our country's Independence Day. Sometimes during all the festivities we forget about simple food safety. Who wants to get sick because they ate potato salad that had not been kept cold enough or had been set out too early on the picnic table? I know I … [Read more...] about 4th of July Food Safety Tips
Most of us are tired when we come home from a long day at work. We don't always feel like cooking and often order in. This can totally blow our weekly household budget out the window. There is a way to have a home cooked meal ready and waiting for you when you walk through the door at the end of the day -- crockpot cooking. Just think -- you open the door and the sweet … [Read more...] about Save Time and Money By Crock Pot Cooking
One way to save money is to stop wasting so much. One area my family noticed that we are wasting in is not turning the thermostat up when we leave the house. Usually we keep the thermostat on 75 degrees when we are at home. At night we turn it up to 77 degrees. It’s comfortable and turn it back down to 75 in the morning while we are getting ready. But sometimes we … [Read more...] about Frugal Tip Saturday — Waste Not, Want Not
Do you buy a lot of milk or orange juice? If so, you probably have a lot of plastic milk jugs to throw away by the end of the week. Did you know that plastic milk jugs have an extra life or two in them before going in the trash or recycling bin? Milk or orange juice jugs have at least one, maybe even a couple of extra lives in them. Of course, I would suggest washing … [Read more...] about Frugal Tip Saturday — What to do Empty Plastic Jugs?
The picture of the snow is beautiful. Down here in West Texas, we don't have snow in the winter like that in the picture. In the last week or so, we've had some temperatures at night in the upper 20s. My husband started thinking about winterizing our cars. It made me start thinking... What do you do to winterize a car? So I asked him. His answer was "I'm not really sure … [Read more...] about Tips for Winterizing your Car