Frugal Tips

Pineapple In Season | Tips for Picking, Storing & Prepping

April 21, 2014

April is peak season for Pineapples.  Not only are they in peak supply and taste, but it’s also when you will find the lowest prices.  Bottom Dollar and Aldis are offering them for $1.28 each.  Pineapple Nutrition Facts Pineapples are high in dietary fiber, but their most important nutrient is vitamin C.  In addition, the […]

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Asparagus is in Season | Tips to Make the Most of It

April 7, 2014

April is prime season for Asparagus.  That means money saving deals for you and a great time to stock up.  Follow these great tips to make the most of your Asparagus. Apsaragus Nutrition  Facts This (usually) green veggie is packed with B Vitamin Folate.  This helps prevent birth defects and can protect your heart.  It […]

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Strawberries in Season | Tips to Make the Most of Them

April 3, 2014

It’s April and that means Strawberries are in season.  This means money saving deals will be found at the stores on strawberries. Even with deals, you still want to make the most of the produce you pick up.  Here are some great tips on picking, processing and storing your strawberries.  There’s even a great recipe […]

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9 Rebate Tips So You Don’t Lose Money

March 31, 2014

Have you ever bought something because there was a great rebate for it and then ended up forgetting to send the rebate in?  I know it has happened to me and it’s such a disappointment.  It’s basically like losing money. To help you (an myself) out I have come up with 9 tips to help […]

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Money Saving Cooking Tip | How Long to Cook Fish

March 17, 2014

It’s lent and for many that means Fish on Fridays.  If you are trying to go a healthier route then the Fish Fries you could consider making it at home. So you don’t waster your money and over cook and ruin your fish, here are some helpful tips.  Money Saving Tip – Is My Fish […]

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Money Saving Tip | Know How Much Food to Make

March 10, 2014

You can save a lot of money by knowing how much to make.  I love my left overs for lunch, but some others in my family do not like left-overs so much.  So I don’t like having more then one serving left over because it will most likely go to waste otherwise.  That essentially means […]

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Coconut Oil vs. Antibiotic Diaper Rash | Our 10 Day Test

March 3, 2014

Coconut Oil came to the rescue in our house the past couple weeks.  Let me explain how. Several weeks ago I took my little one to the doctor for what I thought was an ear infection.  It was so bad that the doctor actually said, “Whoa” upon looking in her ears.  This was definitely not […]

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Homemade Sugar-Free Ketchup Substitute or Cocktail Sauce

February 23, 2014

No need to buy bottled ketchup just for a recipe.  Here’s a simple recipe that is a perfect home made ketchup substitute, plus it’s sugar free and it gives you the health benefits of apple cider  vinegar. This recipe isn’t as thick as store bought ketchup so it won’t necessarily work for dipping, but it’s […]

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Homemade Brown Sugar Stevia Recipe

February 21, 2014

Do you have a recipe that calls for brown sugar, but are trying to cut down on sugar?  That’s exactly what happened to me.  While we aren’t going completely sugar free, I am trying to limit it when I can.  We have been enjoying agave nectar, honey and maple syrup as natural sweeteners in baking […]

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My Money Saving Lesson | More Expensive Doesn’t Mean Better

February 10, 2014

These two can openers prove an important money saving lesson.  It’s that More Expensive doesn’t mean better. Not too long ago my can opener stopped working in the middle of cooking supper.   Fortunately, I was able to borrow my neighbors that night.  Honestly, I don’t have good luck with these things.  Anyways, needing to open […]

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