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Forum: Dustrag Divas 05-26-2010, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 66
Posted By nbp2452
Lightbulb labels

I had wanted a lablemaker for some time and just will not give up the cash for one. I tried typing the "label" on the computer and using tape to place it onto containers and they wouldnt stay stuck....
Forum: Dustrag Divas 05-26-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By nbp2452
Yes, most mail is "junk" and goes into the trash....

Yes, most mail is "junk" and goes into the trash. Good idea.
Forum: Dustrag Divas 05-26-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 61
Posted By nbp2452
Lightbulb decluttering all over now

Well I finally made it through the whole house. It has taken me a long time, now I actually have empty spots here and there. I vacuumed three rooms in 10-15 minutes now that its not so crowded. It...
Forum: Frugal Tips 05-26-2010, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 54
Posted By nbp2452
Lightbulb washing garden veggies

I read last night about a neat and saving way to wash garden veggies....use an old screen and lay it over something outside that needs watering. Bring your veggies and wash them over the screen, that...
Forum: Frugal Tips 05-26-2010, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By nbp2452
Well I tried a suggestion from the 800 number on...

Well I tried a suggestion from the 800 number on the dishwasher. They suggested putting the vinegar in a bowl in the bottom of the dishwasher and running it through to clean it. I did and it didn't...
Forum: Dollars and Sense 05-26-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 549
Posted By nbp2452
Even if we understood it now, it will probably...

Even if we understood it now, it will probably get twisted during the process of becoming "passed" we would have to start all over. I haven't seen anywhere what the "rates" (examples) will be......
Forum: Prayer Requests 05-26-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 152
Posted By nbp2452
Hey there. Still praying for you. I was talking...

Hey there. Still praying for you. I was talking to you bout it on facebook. I am no longer on facebook. Don't forget to have your locks changed if there were keys in your purse...Like you, I am glad...
Forum: Dustrag Divas 04-23-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By nbp2452
Since I have retired, and don't dress up hardly...

Since I have retired, and don't dress up hardly ever, I have decluttered all my jewelry.

I have a pair of pearl ear studs that goes with anything, a wedding band and got rid of bracelets and...
Forum: Dustrag Divas 04-23-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By nbp2452
Talking declutter rules

if I haven't used it in a year - its history

if I love it but don't use it, its gove. If its real sentimental, I may take a picture of it then get rid of it or pass it on to another generation...
Forum: Dustrag Divas 04-23-2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By nbp2452
two tips

I read about this one, you use 3 folders (manilla) close to where you open your mail.

to call - I highlite numbers for speed
to act on - I do this the next business day, saves late fees etc.
to...
Forum: Frugally Green 04-23-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 272
Posted By nbp2452
I saw something on the TV about unplugging or...

I saw something on the TV about unplugging or using a power strip so you can turn off the power to those same items and the family reported a huge savings. The only exception was the TV. If you...
Forum: Frugally Green 04-23-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By nbp2452
Thats a great idea. Our town gives us small green...

Thats a great idea. Our town gives us small green totes, but no lids! And they don't pick up if the "items" get wet. For just me and hubby this is not big enough so I found a larger tote also green...
Forum: Frugally Green 04-23-2010, 10:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By nbp2452
I have been putting the cloth option things right...

I have been putting the cloth option things right where I usually reach for the paper towels or cleaning things, it reminds me to use them instead.
Forum: Frugally Green 04-23-2010, 10:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By nbp2452
starting a fire

I have always used the paper that comes in the mail, wadded up, then the kindling, then the logs or charcoal or whatever the fire is going to be, save electricity shredding plus one match gets it...
Forum: Frugally Green 04-23-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By nbp2452
going to try this

Of course it will be next winter, but it looks like a really good idea........anything helps.
Forum: Frugally Green 04-23-2010, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 133
Posted By nbp2452
bags and such

I didn't succumb to the buying idea of the non washable store bags, I went to my favorite thrift store and found some canvas one (washable) for 50 cents each and bought some small med and large ones....
Forum: Frugally Green 04-23-2010, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 202
Posted By nbp2452
That is a good idea! My hubby has a lot of plants...

That is a good idea! My hubby has a lot of plants not to mention that it could be used for flushing the commode!!
Forum: Frugally Green 04-23-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 6
CFB
Views: 263
Posted By nbp2452
cfb bulbs

In my area they are a lot higher than what you mentioned. In the fine print the "time" they are expected to last was a year....but if only used 4 hours per day! I am still using the regular until...
Forum: Frugal Tips 04-23-2010, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By nbp2452
sturdy kitchen containers for leftovers

Wal Mart, during this season carries a plastic screw on cap for small mouth and large mouth canning jars, which you can find for pennies at nearly all resale shops, tag sales......they make good...
Forum: Frugal Tips 04-23-2010, 09:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 148
Posted By nbp2452
bottles are too low on liquid to keep spraying

I found putting some marbles in the bottle to displace the liquid worked for me. I usually just pour in to a new bottle the remains of the old bottle, that way I don't loose any, but this one time I...
Forum: Frugal Tips 04-23-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By nbp2452
dots on socks

I put different color perma pen "dots" on each family members socks right at the toe, that way when I put up laundry I know whos things are whos. And at garage sale times, people don't seen to mind...
Forum: Frugal Tips 04-23-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By nbp2452
I use the sugar and water in a large soda bottle...

I use the sugar and water in a large soda bottle hung from a tree away from us. I stick a funnel into the upper side of the bottle and re screw on the lid. The go in after the "sweets" and can't find...
Forum: Frugal Tips 04-23-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By nbp2452
I go to the auto supply and get the 50 pound bag...

I go to the auto supply and get the 50 pound bag of "oil soak up" it comes in different names but they'll know what you want. The downside....its a little dusty when poured which I do outside and the...
Forum: Frugal Tips 04-23-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 234
Posted By nbp2452
dishwasher won't cooperate!

I used some off brand tablets in my dishwasher and ended up with a white scale all over everything. Luckily I had a couple more electrasol tabs and re ran the load and it came off. I found out a good...
Forum: Frugal Tips 04-06-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Poll: tv shows
Views: 216
Posted By nbp2452
just wondering?

just wondering?
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