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Helping You Be a Better Home Economist

Helping You Be a Better Home Economist
Dillons1 Kroger Unbleached Flour – $1.99, used $0.40/1 coupon from mailer – $1.59 after coupon1 Triscuits – $2, used $1/1 printable - $1 after coupon (I will also get $1 back from Checkout 51 making this free!)3 Annie’s Mac & Cheese – $1 each1 Kroger Frozen Chicken Breasts – $6.99, used $1.45/1 coupon from mailer – $5.54 after coupon1 Kroger Sandwich Slims – $1.791 Kroger Ice Cream – $2.50, used $0.40/1 e-coupon – $2.10 after coupon1 Hormel Natural Oven Roasted Turkey – $3.59, used $0.50/1 coupon from the 3/16 SmartSource insert – $3.09 after coupon1 Thomas English Muffins at $2.99 – On Sale Buy One Get One Free, used $0.50/1 printable - $0.99 after coupon4 packages Carrots – Marked down to $0.25 each1 Lettuce – $0.991 Kroger Brown Rice – $11 Kroger Cherry Tomatoes – $2.990.96 lbs Broccoli @ $1.59/lb – $1.531 Green Bell Pepper – $0.99Total before coupons and sales: $41.38Total after coupons and sales: $27.60 Total for all grocery items: $55.19 Menu Plan for this Week Breakfasts

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Venue Spotlight: Mainstreet Station, Richmond, Va If there is one thing I love, its non-traditional wedding venues. I love when brides get married in library’s, backyards, museums, stations and gardens. When you chose a place that isn’t a typical wedding location, you are forced to think outside of the box with how you decorate, where you place the tables, where you plan on saying I do, etc. But, to me, that’s what makes wedding planning fun. Looking at a blank canvas and taking your colors, style and personality and really turning that canvas into a masterpiece. This is one reason I’m absolutely obsessed with today’s venue spotlight; The Main Street station in Richmond, Va.

Get Organized At Home With A Home Managemen So you think businesspeople are the only folks who need a personal planner? Think again: families need an organizer, too, to keep life moving smoothly on the home front! A planner for the entire household allows anyone--child, visitor, babysitter--easy access to the information they need. It's a one-stop information center for busy families. Getting into the saving habit: Ten easy ideas for families by Melanie Haiken En español Log your spending habits for one month It doesn't take a miracle to save money. It's as simple (and as difficult) as figuring out how to spend less than you earn.

26 Free Clothes Pin Bag Patterns Here is a collection of free clothes pin bag patterns and tutorials I’ve found from around the net plus I tucked in a vintage embroidery goody at the bottom (a dancing wooden peg on a bar of soap, too cute!). Most of the tutorials are for sewing but there are a few crochet projects too. Enjoy! Dirndle: Could this be more adorable? How To Capture Awesome Auroras : The Picture Show The massive solar storm that caused a few airlines to reroute flights is finally starting to wind down, but it's still providing some eye-popping special effects, especially for areas close to the North Pole. So how does a photographer capture that? hide caption2005's Southern Spectacular: A satellite took this image of the aurora australis (southern lights) in September 2005, after a solar flare sent plasma — an ionized gas of protons and electrons — flying toward Earth. Live somewhere awesome.

The Ultimate House Cleaning Calendar - Manage Your Life on Shine From 2,001 Amazing Cleaning Secrets Here's the scoop on what to clean and how often. Wanting to keep a clean home doesn't mean you have time to polish your silver every week. Pantry List By: Vered DeLeeuw A well-stocked pantry can save you from what happened to me yesterday. It was 6pm, we had just arrived from the kids’ gymnastics class, and I had absolutely no idea what to make for dinner.

50 Household Uses For Baking Soda: {& More Quick Tips You’ll often find baking soda (also known as bicarbonate of soda or bicarb) a frequent ingredient required in many recipes, but here are 50 ways you can use it to make the job easier and save time when cleaning and freshening around the home. Update: I’ve just added several quick tips for also using it in health & beauty remedies and some not-so-familiar ways in the kitchen, you’ll find these organized in their own sections at the bottom of the page. There’s a lot here, enjoy! Stovetop A Mess? Generously sprinkle it around the top of stove then spray hot water (boiling hot if possible) over top–-enough to dissolve the soda without making it run all over. Let soak for about 30 minutes then scrub clean.

100 Amazing How-To Sites to Teach Yourself Anything Posted by Site Administrator in Online Learning May 7th, 2009 Learning new skills and expanding your knowledge doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg. There are loads of free resources on the Web that can help you find instructional videos, tutorials and classes to learn a wide variety of skills from fixing basic car problems to speaking another language. With 100 sites to choose from, you’re bound to find something here that will help you learn just about anything you could want. "One Good Thing" by Jillee: It's 4 minutes past my bedtime! It is currently 1:04 a.m. as I type this. O.K., now it’s 1:05 a.m. I hurt my shoulder helping my sister move this past weekend and ended up having to go to the doc today for it.

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