Family, Frugality

How To Save Money In The Kitchen

I am a big fan of using a combination of coupons and a grocery price-book to save money when buying groceries.  I am also a big fan of saving money in the kitchen, after those groceries have been purchased.  Here’s how to save money in the kitchen – and minimize those costly trips to the grocery store. These tips work for our busy family of 5.  There are no professional organizers in this bunch! In the refrigerator – Keep things neat and tidy.  It’s easy to forget what you have if you can’t see it. Prep fruits and vegetables.  We have kids – and kids like convenience foods.  Rather than see our fruits and vegetables spoil, we slice and peel…

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Frugality, Video

DIY Distressed Wood Mantel – Get The Rustic Look For Less

I am a huge fan of DIY projects – especially DIY projects that save me money.  Brian from the The Wildman Project youtube channel created this awesome DIY Distressed Wood Mantel and it looks great. He was able to create the look of distressed wood, with just a few tools and some lumber from a big-box store.  Awesome. If you are interested in tackling a similar project, I have included links and a materials list below the video. Brian uses a belt sander in the video.  I don’t have one of those – so I used a random orbital sander.  I simply held it at a slight angle to the surface of the wood, to create the dips that you…

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Frugality, Saving Money

Stores That Offer Free Or Discounted Prescription Drugs

Check out this updated list of stores and pharmacies that offer free or discounted prescription drugs.  Save money on your prescriptions.  List updated once a month.  Last updated November 16, 2016. Click the links to view information about each store’s discount prescription drug program – Free Medications – Publix – free antibiotics plus Amlodipine, Lisinopril, and Metformin Discounted Medications – Harris Teeter – Discounted generics Giant Eagle – $4 / $10 generics Walmart – $4 / $10 generics (some states) Fred’s – $4 generics This list was updated November 16, 2014 and will be updated once per month. Information is subject to change.

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