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Home Remedy for soar throat, hacking cough, tight congestion... Using this in the winter instead of all those mucus relief drugs and decongestants

DIY Burt's Bee's style lip balm recipe - 8c per tube!! Great tutorial! This would make a great Christmas gift!

Comeback Sauce. they say once you make this, you will always keep a jar in your fridge. It goes with EVERYTHING!

little lime juice to keep from browning. freeze avocados!

Tomato Paste Saver: Most recipes call for only a small portion of tomato paste -- you use a tablespoon or two, and the rest invariably goes to waste. To save the remainder: Carefully open both ends of the can with a can opener. Remove one metal end, and discard it. Leave the other in place. Wrap the entire can in plastic wrap, and freeze overnight. The next day, use the metal end to push the frozen paste out the open end. Discard can, tightly rewrap unused portion, and store in freezer up to ...

Feeding the Whole Family: Cooking With Whole Foods (the best food "pyramid" I have ever seen)

Clever! Seal a plastic bag with the top of a water bottle (or any plastic bottle) and the lid.

Good old Martha taught us that rather than buying those ridiculously expensive anti-slip mats for a rug, just turn it over and run a few lines of acrylic-latex caulk every 6 inches or so. Let dry and flip over and your rug wont be going anywhere! (Plus other good tips)

Clothes keep slipping off plastic hangers? Use a hot glue gun to apply a zig zag pattern on the arms of your plastic hangers to prevent all your wide-necked shirts from falling off. Works like a charm!

From a very cool site called, Old Fashioned Families with everything you need to know about canning, preserving, saving tons of money and general homesteading. When things are properly bottled, they can last 7 years! Can you say cheap food storage?! YES!!

100 Days of Real Food Blog: 1 Family, 2 Kids, 0 processed foods. Lots of recipes and tips on how to keep it inexpensive!

Homemade meals ready to make for a 3 month supply of dinners. This site has all sorts of food storage plans and helps.

The next time you have green onions, don't throw away the white ends. Simply submerge them in a glass of water and place them in a sunny window. Your onions will begin to grow almost immediately and can be harvested almost indefinitely. We just use kitchen scissors to cut what we need for meals. I periodically empty out the water, rinse the roots off and give them fresh water.