Store Flowerpots for Winter
Store Your Flowerpots for Winter
By Erin Huffstetler | 10/31/2013 | No Comments
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A couple years back I found a beautiful, hand-thrown Guy Wolfe flowerpot in a curb pile. Then, I did something stupid: I left it outside over the winter. And in the spring, I found it broken into a bunch of pieces. Major bummer, but a valuable lesson learned.

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Freeze Meat
My $5.97 Meat Haul
By Erin Huffstetler | 10/30/2013 | No Comments
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Ever gotten your Internet service provider to fill your freezer with meat? I have. We signed up for a faster Internet connection a couple months ago (our price stayed the same), and received a $100 Visa gift card in the mail for upgrading. Determined to stretch that money as far as possible, I paired it...

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How to Winterize a Lawn Mower
How to Winterize a Lawn Mower
By Erin Huffstetler | 10/29/2013 | 1 Comment
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Done with your mower until next spring? Before you put it away, set aside an hour to winterize your lawn mower, so it starts right up next year. Here’s how it’s done:

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Lemons Ripening
Lemon Tree Update
By Erin Huffstetler | 10/28/2013 | 4 Comments
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Remember the lemon tree that I bought back in February? We just moved it inside for the winter, and I thought you might be interested in an update.

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Homemade Refried Beans
Refried Beans: Store-Bought vs. Homemade
By Erin Huffstetler | 10/25/2013 | No Comments
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Yesterday morning my husband and I started two batches of refried beans in the crockpot before heading into our office to work. As he was jarring up the finished product last night, I realized it would be a good illustration of just how much a little d-i-y effort can save. Take a look:

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