how to reduce food waste

Waste Not Want Not: Baking Catastrophes and Food Waste in Our Household

Wondering how to reduce food waste? I was shocked at how much food we waste in our home, and that pales in comparison to what's wasted nationwide.  The other day I set my eyes on a recipe I had torn out of a Martha Stewart Magazine: Tiramisu…
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How Did People Survive the Great Depression? (Survival Stories + Tips)

How did people survive the great depression? And what can we learn from people who survived the Great Depression? I'll share with you some saving money + Great Depression survival tips. Have you ever met someone who was alive during the Great…

Frugal is In Vogue After the Recession

This is a guest post from Squirrelers who blogs about helping you save, protect, and grow your hard-earned money. Do you consider yourself to be a frugal person? If you enjoy reading about frugality, and living happily and responsibly within…
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49 Fun Things to Do as a Family (List of Family Activities)

Fun things to do as a family that are cheap and easy! A list of family activities to keep everyone entertained and engaged. As an adult, I occasionally daydream through a list of family activities from my childhood. Like playing badminton…
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Taking the Personal out of Personal Finances: Has America Gone Too Far with Sharing Numbers?

Do you openly share your household income with family and friends? Here's why I don't. I’ve had several uncomfortable run-ins with people wanting me to disclose my personal financial information. When I graduated college both my mother and…
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Hernia Operation Cost – How to Shop Around for Surgery

Did you ever think to lower your hernia operation cost ($3,900 - $8,900) by shopping around? Let me show you why you want to shop around for your next surgery, and how to estimate your costs. Amanda’s Note: Do not shop around if you have…