Frugal Village Forums banner

add

  1. Christmas
    I read a great idea on here for last minute gifts. Rootbeer Reindeer! :reind2: My kids will LOVE making these. You are all so good at ideas for gifts, what do you suggest that I put with this gift? My BIL loves rootbeer, and I was thinking of this for him, but I would like to make it as...
  2. Question and Answer
    What small things do you consistently do that add up to create a "WOW"? I like to squirrel away little things until they make a big impact. My dh usually pooh poohs my efforts until he sees how big the results are. I like to save my change resulting in about $500 a year. I save hotel toiletries...
  3. Soapmaking
    I am thinking of trying to make up some soap. I picked some up last year along with some oils and it just did not come out right. The soap did not form/harden very well and I did not like the scent. I would like to try this again though and may pick some up at Micheal's with my sister(I don't...
  4. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    be sure to indicate that you want it applied directly to the principal. You'll still have to pay interest but as long as your whittling away at the principal faster you'll be saving on the amount you pay in the long run. Just thought I should remind everyone of this b/c they don't automatically...
  5. Frugal Living
    http://www.journalstar.com/articles/2006/03/19/business/doc441b41f9ec6ae947207833.txt Have you ever kept a journal of your spending? I think you would be surprised at how you piddle away your money. Remember: small leaks sink big ships.
  6. Education
    We've known this since last yr, but the Dr told me she also needed glasses and to wait & see how she improved after getting the glasses. She did improve for the first sememster of this yr,after the glasses, but since Christmas, has gone down hill. We (Dh and I) just got back from having a...
  7. Soups and Stews
    Yes, most times with good results. However, there have been times when it's had a different taste, thats for sure.
  8. General Chat
    Well I've obviously sent quite a few!:D Julia
  9. Health and beauty
    Please help my 9 yr. old is having trouble concentrating at school. His teacher has requested we get him tested for ADD and LD. I have talked with his Dr. concerning this matter. I however do not want to put him on medication. I would rather change his diet. Dr. says diet change doesn't help in...
  10. Lifestyle challenges
    Pick one NEW thing to work on for November. Something that you don't already do. Either a new skill that will result in saving you money. Or pick one of the many tips you've learned here and do it for the first time for your household. What I've learned is that if I try to do everything...
  11. General Chat
    Paramedics will turn to a victim's cell phone for clues to that person's identity. You can make their job much easier with a simple idea that they are trying to get everyone to adopt: ICE. ICE stands for In Case of Emergency. If you add an entry in the contacts list in your cell phone under...
  12. Frugal Living
    Do you add water to anything to make it stretch? The post about adding water to the 100% juice got me thinking about this. Is there anything (food, H&B, etc) that you dilute or add water to for more product? I have added water to: ~shampoo ~conditioner ~dishwashing soap ~laundry soap...
  13. Kitchen Basics
    Looking for oatmeal add ins ideas. I'm not a raisin lover. I love brown sugar oatmeal. mmm mmm
  14. Support
    I have ADD & recently I was entertaining thoughts of how much better the world would be without me.... :( I'm just wondering if there's any relationship...... I didn't want to be medicated for the ADD, but I will if I'm always going to have a propensity toward depression..... Any input...
  15. Computers
    <TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width=768> <TBODY> <TR> <TD width=40></TD> <TD vAlign=top width=450> <TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0> <TBODY> <TR vAlign=top> <TD colSpan=2 height=27> <H1>How to Add a Background Color to a Picture With Paint Shop Pro </H1></B></TD></TR> <TR vAlign=top> <TD...
  16. Kitchen Basics
    Ryan has been buggin me for Sloppy Joe's so I mad them last night . They were Killer!! Everyone loved them - best ever but I have no flippin clue what I added to them that made them so much better!! I keep telling myself to write stuff down for the kids cookbooks when they leave but it was...
  17. Careers
    I have been holding off telling you all in case I didn't like it, but I got hired as a waitress at a family diner last Sunday. Today was my first day. :D Needless to say, I ran my hiney off and didn't do too bad in tips but my feet have heart beats in them and my calves will be screaming in the...
  18. General Chat
    I'm really no good at this technical stuff but I REALLY want to add a siggy pic!
  19. Kitchen Basics
    Basic Béchamel Sauce and Variations 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 cup heated milk salt white pepper freshly ground nutmeg (optional) Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and stir until mixture is well blended. Gradually stir in hot milk. Cook over...
  20. Bananas
    We were actually having a cool day (only 85 degrees!) yeasterday and the bananas on the counter were starting to peel themselves so I thought that perhaps they were a bit bored with being "just bananas". Plus I think they were peeking at the banana bread thread. ;) Dumb me mentioned to the...
Top