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  • Salada tea contest

    This contest is sponsored by Salada. Information and images provided by Salada. June is National Iced Tea Month, and instead of purchasing expensive sugary sodas and bottled teas for the summer season, Salada Tea is encouraging people...

  • Banquet fruit pie contest winner

    Congratulations to Jenny WC, Amy Cook in WI and Edna. You’ve each won a free coupon for a Banquet fruit pie. Enjoy! Thanks to Banquet for sponsoring this contest. Thanks everyone that entered.

  • Terrific tuber tips

    Potatoes should be stored in a cool, dark and ventilated area away from light. Don’t refrigerate them because the starch turns to sugar. Don’t wash them before storing because the dampness promotes decay. The first reader tip...

  • Jiffy Lube contest winners

    Congratulations to Matthew and Mary S. You’ve both won $35 gift cards to Jiffy Lube. Enjoy! Thank you to everyone that participated and special thank you to Jiffy Lube for sponsoring the contest.

  • Kids ‘N’ Pets contest winner

    Congratulations to Missy Engeseth. She won KIDS ‘N’ PETS INSTANT ALL PURPOSE Stain & Odor Remover, KIDS ‘N’ PETS DOG BODY DEODORIZER & DANDER REMOVER and KIDS ‘N’ PETS DEEP CLEAN CARPET CLEANING POWDERS Thank you to...

  • Banquet Fruit Pies Contest

    This contest is sponsored by Banquet. Images and information provided by Banquet. Everyone wants a sweet way to end dinner – and most family members all want a different dessert. Now Banquet, the brand that families love,...

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    Set summertime savings goals

      Summer is a good time to set some frugal goals. It’s easy to get trapped into overspending, but if you arm yourself with a game plan, you can save some money or at least avoid adding...

  • Try powdered eggs

    DEAR SARA: Can you make powdered eggs at home? — Donna, Michigan DEAR DONNA: I don’t make them at home. I’ve read about ways to do it, which involved cooking them scrambled in a frying pan, breaking...

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    Organize your freezer

    Freezer organization can be a challenge. It can be more difficult with a chest freezer. Ideally, you want the older food toward the top so it gets used sooner. You can remove food from bulky packaging and...

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    Benefits of frugality

      Frugality can seem like a lot of work. Some people have decided that it’s simply not worth the effort. Maybe they haven’t thought it through. Those of you who are frugal, know that you’re not deprived...

  • Jiffy Lube Contest

    This contest is sponsored by Jiffy Lube. Images and information provided by Jiffy Lube. Roy Lindahl has been driving his white Jeep® Cherokee since the day they drove off the lot together seventeen years ago. He and...

  • Redefining fun

    What do you do for fun? Don’t you love that question? For some people such as sports enthusiasts or hobbyists, it’s easier to answer. You’ve probably noticed that as you get older, activities that are fun for...