Making your home more energy efficient in the summer months is good not only for the environment but also for your wallet. Many home owners incur high utility bills in the summer. These high bills can be avoided or at least reduced if you take a few measures. Although some of the measures are expensive in the short term, they can save you money in the long run. Some adjustments to your home can help you make it more energy efficient and save you some cash.
Cut off the top of a pour spout container and insert it into the lid of a mason jar. Great for spices you use a lot of, adding sugar to your coffee, storing yeast in your fridge, keeping dry/powdered milk, garden fertilizer, and so much more.
1. Thoroughly wash the veggies and shake them off the best you can in the sink. 2. Place the washed veggies in a gallon ziplock bag. 3. Put a couple of clean, dry paper towels in the bag with the veggies. Voila! Your veggies have been saved! The paper towel does all the work. The only effort you make is to just check on it every few days and if the paper towel is soaked, switch it out with a dry one.