Thursday, April 9, 2015

Upcycling Thrifted Clothing

A thrift store can be a sewer's delight.  You can find an unlimited supply of awesome and unusual buttons, buckles, sewing hardware and fabric that will save you lots of money.  It just takes time to go through all that stuff!

Justine at  So Country Chick, gives us lots of ideas on saving money, click here for the original article. While you are there, take some time to check out more of her ideas that are always geared toward saving money.

Monday, March 9, 2015

How To Freeze Everything

Leftovers tend to linger in the refrigerator too long and end up in the trash. 

Wasted money!

One of the things I like to do is freeze the leftovers in single serve packets. Some items, like spaghetti sauce are difficult to break up for a single meal after it is frozen.

Freezing food is one of the best ways to save money in the kitchen.

Click here for an awesome article on how to freeze everything!

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

All about fresh produce

One of the ways we waste way too money is not knowing how to deal with fresh produce.  Most of my produce purchases are spur of the moment. 

With a little planning and knowledge, throwing away expensive produce will be less of a problem.

Click here for an excellent post about fresh produce (helpful tips for what and when to buy) from Ruth at Living Well Spending Less.  She also discusses frozen fruit and vegetables and organic vs non-organic. 

Learn how to stop wasting money on produce!