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Frugal Living - How To Do More With Less

Frugal Living - How To Do More With Less
Trying to get the clutter in your home under control? Don't forget to take a look at your spice rack. When you buy a spice for this recipe and a spice for that recipe, it doesn't take long for your collection to get out of control. Eliminate some of the excess by finding recipes that use the spices that you have. Then, try to limit new additions to your collection. Many of the most commonly used spice and seasoning blends can be made from a few basic spices.

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Baking Soda Uses I just bought a huge….GI-normous bag of Baking soda and I am thrilled at all the possibilities. Marvin at LiveHackery.Com came up with these 75 Good Ideas and Uses for Baking Soda! Baking soda is a chemical compound that appears as a fine powder. It releases bubbles of carbon dioxide when it interacts with an acid and a liquid. It’s most commonly used in baking, where it acts as a leavening agent. The following are 75 other uses for baking soda aside from making muffins soft and fluffy.

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