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Frugal living tips and how to save money at home, at work and at play

Safety Recall for Dyson Heaters

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Dyson® has just recalled some of their AM04 and AM05 Bladeless Heaters due to a possible short-circuiting and overheating risk. If you have one of these, check to see if it is on the recall list at: Dyson U.S. Dyson … Continue reading

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Easy Doritos® Dish

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My daughter first introduced me to this quick-to-make Doritos® dish. It’s a version of the Doritos bagged meal or snack they often make while camping. When they make it, the single portion bag of Doritos chips is broken up a … Continue reading

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How Much House Can You Really Afford?

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What the bank does not factor in when considering what you can afford for a mortgage payment Continue reading

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Before You Replace That Leaking Coffee Maker…

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Coffee makers tend to be the most replaced counter appliance, but sometimes we’re a little too quick to discard the brewer and replace it.  You could be wasting your money if the leak is caused by something that can be … Continue reading

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Make a Homemade Pizza

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Best and easiest pizza dough recipe for bread maker or bread machines Continue reading

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5 Reasons to Add Drapes, Blinds

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The reason most people add window coverings to their living space is usually for privacy and while this is very important, there are other reasons which can benefit you in the long run. One of these will leave money in … Continue reading

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Taco Mountain – A Taste of the South

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Try a Taco Mountain dip for your next hosting night. It’s yummy and easy to make. Continue reading

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Setting Up a Live Tree & Keeping it Fresh

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How to set up a live holiday tree and decorate a Christmas tree Continue reading

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Have You Checked Out Think Geek?

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One online retailer I love because of the cool, fun stuff they sell is Think Geek. Unlike most stores, their writers tend to be more creative with their ad copy and you can’t help but chuckle at their stuff. It … Continue reading

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Poinsettia – Care & How to Force Blooms

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I love a Poinsettia, it’s a very quick and easy way to decorate a room for the holidays. Overall care is fairly easy, water once a week – more often if the room is dry, clean off dry leaves and … Continue reading

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