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Link Roundup for Week of 10/19

This week’s frugal roundup

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  • CVS: Green Bag Tag Earns You ECBs Thanks again to “Jillian”: http://jillianvanduyne.wordpress.com for this tip! For those of you who have already discovered the magic of collecting ExtraBucks at CVS, you will definitely dig this. Earn extra bucks just by using reusable bags. You should be doing this anyway.
  • Meal planning – The One Hour Experiment – Another one from “Jillian”: http://jillianvanduyne.wordpress.com! This is a strategic kitchen planning guide for thrown down a meal (sometimes several meals at once) in your kitchen in an hour. The trick is, easy access to staple ingredients.

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Link Roundup – Week of 10/5/09

This week’s frugal roundup

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Link Roundup – Week of 9/21/09

This week’s frugal roundup

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Save Money on Shaving with These Razor Tricks – Wisebread has a great article this week on keeping your razor in good shape longer. Lots of neat little tips. I need to try keeping blades oiled and see what happens.

How to Cook with Under a Buck: A Talk with the 99-Cent Chef – At first, I thought it was 99 cents for the whole meal, but it’s 99 cent ingredients. It’s a little more painful than I would like to try, but it’s a good read with some good links.

Can You Live Without a Car? – A neat little treatment on what life would be like sans automobile. The part I like is the bicycling. I love my little bicycle. No lie!

20 cheap and fun date ideas – Of all these, I think I like bicycling and stargazing the best.

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Link Roundup – Week of 8/24

This week’s frugal roundup

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Steel cut oats in the crock potThe greenest dollar has a great article on making steel cut oats in the crock pot. Since I am working alot of mornings now, and don’t have the same kind of time off anymore, I needed a way to get my oat on, without watching the pot for half an hour. I have not tried this yet, but I will be putting my oats on the pot in about an hour. I’ll let you know how they go!

Even better yet, he uses a kill-a-watt to measure the power consumption in cooking the oats. No spoilers here, go read the article.

What is TimeBanking – This was sent over to me by jillian. This is is a great idea. The gist is, you do something for someone (paint their fence, fix their computer, etc.) and in return, someone does an hour of work for you. I would TOTALLY do this! This is the best!

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