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8 Crazy Ways to Use Pickle Juice

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Ok, OK… not ALL these ways are crazy. But a few are, and the rest are pretty cool ways of using up that pickle juice. It won’t save you a lot of money, but it’s an easy way to get into the habit of using up everything you buy. Marinade chicken- Apparently Chik Fil A marinates their chicken in pickle juice. Now I have not confirmed this with them, but that;s the word around town.I’ll bet you could marinate all {Read More}

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“Regrow” Food You Would Throw Away

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I have several articles on Frugal Living Mom for reducing food waste including ideas on making food last longer and how to use overripe produce. Any food you don’t throw into the trash is money in your pocket. So new ideas on this topic are always welcome in my book. A couple of years ago the girls and I regrew a celery stalk and it was super cool to watch (check it out here).  You can also regrow onions and {Read More}

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How to Fix Cracks in Drywall in a Few Easy Steps

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Got cracks in your drywall? Did you know you can fix it yourself in just a few easy steps? According to the video all you need are the following tools and to watch the short video below on Fixing Cracks in Drywall. Painters Masking Tape Screwdriver a cloth Self Adhesive fiberglass mesh tape Drywall joint compound Drywall Knife 120 Grit sandpaper Primer A paintbrush Paint Have you ever done this yourself?

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Vacuum Seal Food in 30 Seconds Without a Machine

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I’m a kitchen gadget junky so OF COURSE I’ve wanted a FoodSaver. But due to lack of space I’ve never bought one. (oh, I’ve been tempted many times!!)   Then I came across this video on Vacuum Sealing Food in 30 Seconds Without a Machine and WOW what a great idea! I seriously doubt it’s quite as good and the FoodSaver, but just getting all the air out is surly going to extend the life of your food in the {Read More}

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