Category Archives: Appliances

Appliance tips and reviews including how to buy energy efficient appliances; appliance use and care; energy efficient home appliances

Rice – Plain, Simple Goodness

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Rice – a versatile staple that makes a great budget meal, but cook it perfectly every time with a rice cooker. Continue reading

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Avoid Costly Frills – Unless They Matter

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Cut the appliance frills to save money; save money by cutting frills Continue reading

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Make a Super Simple Banana Smoothie

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How to make an easy banana smoothie; super simple banana smoothie recipe Continue reading

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Find the Right Gift for Your Valentine

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Valentine’s Day gift ideas and deals Continue reading

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Old Beer Fridge = Energy Guzzler

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How to make the beer fridge more energy efficient Continue reading

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Downsizing Your Dreams? Less Can be More!

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When life expectations get derailed, less can be good. There are unexpected benefits to living small. Continue reading

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The Frugal Side of Vacuum Buying & Dyson DC39 Review

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The frugal side of making a vacuum purchase isn’t about getting a bargain vacuum. It goes well beyond the price tag and deals with… Learn why we consider the Dyson DC39 Ball Canister to be an excellent frugal buy. Continue reading

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Make Homemade Instant Oatmeal

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Make your own instant oatmeal for tremendous cost savings Continue reading

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Rice Cookers & Aroma Professional Rice Cooker Review

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Rice cookers – versatile for cooking more than rice Continue reading

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Skip a Costly Kitchen Reno – Add a Storage Cart

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Add storage without an expensive kitchen reno by adding a mobile kitchen cart or island Continue reading

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