Category Archives: Budgeting

Air Drying Clothes – Money Saving Options

Air Drying Clothes saves money – an average load of clothes dried in an electric dryer costs $.35-$.40 per load. An average load of clothes dried in a gas dryer is cheaper, at $.15 – $.20 per load. Air drying? Free if you already have a drying rack or clothes line. How many loads of laundry do you do per week? Are you seeing where you can justify your next mocha frappucino? Continue reading

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Do You Buy in “Bulk”?

Storage cabinets, usually used in the garage for gardening supplies and tools can easily be converted into a pantry for excess cereal boxes or soup and veggie cans. Continue reading

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Budgeting Tips

Reuse what you have. Instead of throwing those plastic grocery bags away, store them in a dispenser to use later as trash bags in small wastebaskets. You’ll save money by not having to purchase special smaller trash bags. Use those … Continue reading

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Tax Season – Minimize the Pain

Like it or not, tax season has descended on us yet again. From the time I was a child, this time of year has always been associated with frantic searches, frustration over missing documentation, and last minute late night work. … Continue reading

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The House Of 1000 Projects

Organizing and cleaning and all those other things you’d rather put off till later are sometimes best done in small increments. Just a little now and then is better than not at all. Continue reading

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Why Organize Now?

Maybe you are one of those people who are looking for a reason to put off organizing?  Well, okay, the fact that you are here tells me you are not, but let’s just talk a bit about why now is … Continue reading

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Coffee Filters

One of our customers sent this to me and I thought this was very appropriate for our “Budgeting Tips” section.  Coffee filters ..who knew! And you can buy 1,000 for almost nothing! 1. Cover bowls or dishes when cooking in … Continue reading

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Movie Night Has Moved To The Living Room

More and more frequently, people are discarding their weekends at the movie theatre in favor of a DVD rental, movie channels or streaming video. Why? One of the big reasons is you can pop a huge bowl of popcorn and … Continue reading

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