Recently my husband and I decided to revisit our cable bill and see if we could possible save money with another company. With our present company, we have the bundled package of telephone, cable, and internet. We realized that we just don't use our landline phone and are looking to drop that portion of the bill. We use our cell phones for calling and keeping both is just not … [Read more...] about 13 Questions to Ask Before Switching to Cable
Gardeners and farmers everywhere are starting to realize the fruits of their labors. It’s the time of year when produce is being harvested. For farmers, it is off to the farmer’s markets to sell your harvest. If you are a gardener, more than likely you are starting to can or freeze your produce. Today we are going to talk about canning. Canning brings back so many memories … [Read more...] about Canning — A Lost Art?
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