Helpful Tip Saturday — Frugal “Did you know…”

Did you know…
  1. grating your own cheese is cheaper than buying the pre-grated bags of cheese.
  2. you can wash and reuse plastic “zippy” bags.
  3. you can wash and reuse aluminum foil.
  4. that using a spatula to scrape the inside of jars can get almost all of the contents out of a near empty jar.
  5. cutting a whole chicken yourself may be cheaper than buying one already cut up (depends on the stores in your area or if the already cut ones are on sale).

These are all pretty simple ideas that sometimes we forget.  What are some frugal “Did you know’s…” that you know that are not on the list?  Add them to the comments and in a later post, I’ll republish a new “Did you know…” post with your comments and a link to your blog beside them!!!

Till next time,

JT Locke
The Frugal Housewife

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9 thoughts on “Helpful Tip Saturday — Frugal “Did you know…”

  • March 21, 2009 at 2:17 pm
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    Did you know …

    Most cleansing-powder situations can be taken care of with lightly dampened baking soda and a sponge? Very cheap, and easy on the fingers too.

  • March 21, 2009 at 9:13 pm
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    Can you freeze the cheese after you have shredded it?

  • March 23, 2009 at 10:06 pm
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    And I thought I was the only one that re-washed ziploc bags!

  • March 24, 2009 at 12:36 pm
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    I am sure I have tips..will get my thinking cap on! Maybe it still fits… I put a link to your site in my sidebar. You are too good not to be shared!

  • March 24, 2009 at 2:16 pm
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    I’m not sure if you can freeze cheese. What I do is I only grate what I think I’ll be using within the next couple of days. That’s a good question. Does anyone know the answer? I’ll be doing some research to find out!!!

  • March 24, 2009 at 2:19 pm
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    Thanks Polly!!! I’m looking forward to your “Did you know tips”. You are in my favorites and on my every night visit list!!! Also, I haven’t forgot about the award. I’m narrowing down reply. Will have it up hopefully this week.

  • March 26, 2009 at 12:33 pm
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    I freeze shredded cheese because it works with pizza
    so I tried it. Not sure about blocks of cheese.

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