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by Shelsmiles
Sat Mar 23, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Frugal Tips
Topic: 100 Frugal Tips
Replies: 28
Views: 12385

Re: 100 Frugal Tips

41. Save your foaming hand soap containers. Refill with 2 tablespoons liquid castile soap such as Dr. Bronner's.,1/2 to 1 teaspoon liquid oil such as almond, avocado, grapeseed, or olive. 10 to 15 drops essential oil such as lavender, peppermint, lemon or your own blend. 42. Save your cleaner spray ...
by Shelsmiles
Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Homesteading
Topic: Meat Processing
Replies: 6
Views: 8025

Re: Meat Processing

Have I used what? The shrink bags? Yes and with great results. The chickens? Also yes with great results. 😊
by Shelsmiles
Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Trader Joes
Replies: 14
Views: 2127

Re: Trader Joes

Trader Joe’s has lots of gluten free and organic items and they are priced well. Aldis and TJ’s are somewhat similar but TJ’s also sells alcohol (3 Buck Chuck, formerly 2 Buck Chuck). TJ’s also has floral which I love.
by Shelsmiles
Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Daily check in August 12, 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 2369

Re: Daily check in August 12, 2018

So fun to sneak back in here and see so many familiar names. 😊
by Shelsmiles
Sun Jun 18, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Five Frugal Things You Did This Week
Replies: 230
Views: 40269

Re: Five Frugal Things You Did This Week

1. Harvested lettuce, pea, kale and herbs from my garden 2.Planted more melon plants and squash 3. Kept temp at 75 rather than the 70 DH prefers 4. Got rid of several animals I've been feeding that are not going to benefit us - goats a couple sows, etc 5. Made tea at home as opposed to letting DH bu...
by Shelsmiles
Sun Mar 05, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Frugal Experience (your younger days)...
Replies: 29
Views: 3410

Re: Frugal Experience (your younger days)...

Yes. :) Picking crab apples from neighborhood trees (with permission) and hauling them home in old Pillowcases so momma could make enough jelly to have some for us and some to sell Cutting up old discarded clothes into rags and stuffing them into bags to sell to the auto shops etc but making sure to...