Budgeting - a blog of a family of six living on less than 28,000 a year. Lots of good budgeting ideas.

Living on Less Than $28,000 A Year: Managing the Money

Budgeting - a blog of a family of six living on less than 28,000 a year. Lots of good budgeting ideas.

When you get your berries home, prepare a mixture of one part vinegar (white or apple cider probably work best) and ten parts water.  Dump the berries into the mixture and swirl around. Drain, rinse if you want (though the mixture is so diluted I find you can't taste the vinegar,) and pop in the fridge. The vinegar kills any mold spores and other bacteria that might be on the surface of the fruit, and voila! Raspberries will last a week or more, and strawberries go almost two weeks ...

When you get your berries home, prepare a mixture of one part vinegar (white or apple cider probably work best) and ten parts water. Dump the berries into the mixture and swirl around. Drain, rinse if you want (though the mixture is so diluted I find you can't taste the vinegar,) and pop in the fridge. The vinegar kills any mold spores and other bacteria that might be on the surface of the fruit, and voila! Raspberries will last a week or more, and strawberries go almost two weeks ...

Rub with waxed paper, water doesn't leave a mark anymore. This site has several ingenious hints for cleaning, etc.

Rub with waxed paper, water doesn't leave a mark anymore. This site has several ingenious hints for cleaning, etc.

For a party! cook hot dogs in the crock pot - don't add water.  they will release moisture on their own.  cook on low for 4 hours. taste like they were cooked on a roller!----need to remember this!! Something to remember for a kids party!

CrockPot Hot Dogs for a Crowd

For a party! cook hot dogs in the crock pot - don't add water. they will release moisture on their own. cook on low for 4 hours. taste like they were cooked on a roller!----need to remember this!! Something to remember for a kids party!


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The Envelope System--for budgeting your paychecks and staying on budget. This was actually how I saved up $630 for a computer and $350 for a new aquarium at the same time... then I stopped doing it. Maybe I should start again.

The Envelope System Saves $$$

The Envelope System--for budgeting your paychecks and staying on budget. This was actually how I saved up $630 for a computer and $350 for a new aquarium at the same time... then I stopped doing it. Maybe I should start again.

Non-extreme couponers - List of sites to get coupons and how to start couponing if you don't coupn you should.

Coupon Resources

Non-extreme couponers - List of sites to get coupons and how to start couponing if you don't coupn you should.

Tips And Tricks To Cut Your Grocery Bill

Tips And Tricks To Cut Your Grocery Bill

Expand Your Market Reach to the Military Community with RANK.  ATTENTION military friendly businesses: We have an offer for your business that gives you additional exposure to the military community!

Expand Your Market Reach to the Military Community with RANK. ATTENTION military friendly businesses: We have an offer for your business that gives you additional exposure to the military community!

Great Tips for setting  a budget and following it! This lady and her family of four live on 14,000 a year. She tells you how she does it. There's lots of great tips on her whole blog! -Pin now, read later

Great Tips for setting a budget and following it! This lady and her family of four live on 14,000 a year. She tells you how she does it. There's lots of great tips on her whole blog! -Pin now, read later

How to keep grocery bill at $200/month for a family of 4. Pin now, read later.

4 Things I Do to Keep Our Grocery Budget at $200 a Month for a Family of Four

How to keep grocery bill at $200/month for a family of 4. Pin now, read later.

Storing vegetables and fruits properly to keep them longer

Storing vegetables and fruits properly to keep them longer

How to do a no spend month; also this blog has lots of other stuff to explore: "Learn how you can simplify your home, your finances, your family life and your time."  This is an interesting idea.  Going to have to delve into it - MilitaryAvenue.com

How to do a no spend month; also this blog has lots of other stuff to explore: "Learn how you can simplify your home, your finances, your family life and your time." This is an interesting idea. Going to have to delve into it - MilitaryAvenue.com

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Erase hard water stains with a lemon and other tips to naturally clean your bathroom for-the-home

Erase hard water stains with a lemon and other tips to naturally clean your bathroom for-the-home

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