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  1. Home Environment
    I need to buy a new front storm door and I am reading the reviews online and they are awful. I found a door at Lowe's - that had bad reviews; found one at HD - that had bad reviews. The Pella door has this hideous brass trim I hate. I want a bronze/brown door with two windows and a screen that...
  2. Question and Answer
    I tend to use aluminum foil to line baking dishes (saves on washing) and to wrap around bowls that are missing lids, etc. My problem is that the store brands do not hold up well and tear in a mess and the name brand, Reynolds, is pretty expensive. Has anyone ran across a brand that works for...
  3. Freebies
    Printable coupon for Harbor Freight Print and redeem coupon at your local Harbor Freight to receive a FREE 3-1/2" Super Bright Nine LED Aluminum Flashlight. No purchase required. Offer valid 9/24/09 - 10/31/09. http://www.ifcba.com/images/htf/65458/coupon22.html I didn't do this because I...
  4. Blog
    I don’t need the media or the government to tell me that the economy is heading south. I have a foolproof barometer of economic health in my own town. It’s called the scrap heap, aka, the metal recycler. For about ten years, I’ve been collecting my aluminum cans and taking them to the scrap...
  5. Green Living
    Does any body know how much aluminum is going for? i have cans to cash in. thank you. klean163
  6. Homesteading and gardening
    When we first moved here 30 years ago we took full advantage of much the land had to offer. Over the years we had chickens, cattle, horses and always several dogs and cats. We didn't have much garbage as most got recycled. We burned our paper products outside or in the fireplace. What cans...
  7. Just Tips
    Let's name some uses for aluminum foil other than typical food storage or pan cover. Like...to cover stove drip pans so they're easier to clean.
  8. Just Tips
    Aluminum free baking powder. Does it hold up as well as regular aluminum type? I am using Rumford and it seems to loose its oomp in short order. I stir it up as well.
  9. Supplemental Income, Small Business
    If you do drink soft drinks then save those cans and sell them. We just sold $58.50 worth yesterday. I have a trash can set on the back porch with a bag in it. We just drop the cans in it and when its full bag them up and put them underneath the back deck. Very little work and a few extra bucks...
  10. DIY
    Anyone have any really great ideas that work? I've caulked and caulked, used wheel barrows full of caulk inside and out on our old aluminum storm windows. I kid you not, when I sit on the toilet in the front bathroom during a windy cold winter's night the breeze from the window by the toilet...
  11. Just Tips
    i get the kroger large can of formula for my son and i tore of the wrapper and cleaned it up..then i put the kids socks in them and im letting the kids decorate a new wrapper to go around and put on theire dresser..they actually have a stand alone closet with shelves and the cansiters go on the...
  12. Green Living
    If you collect aluminum cans for recycling you might call and find out what they are paying for them. I took in a few bags today and they are paying .64¢ a lb for the. I left with $20.00 in my pocket. Copper is going for over $33.00 a lb.
  13. Supplemental Income, Small Business
    Sorry to ask such a dumb question but I am stumped. Can't find anything in the dern phonebook - guess I don't know where to look. About how much would you get per soda can - a penny? TIA, Debbie
  14. Frugal Living
    Rhaynefall's thread on the can crusher got me thinking. There was a place near us that used to buy cans, and had a sign up about it. They had taken the sign down long ago, so I figured they weren't doing it anymore, and I didn't know of anyplace else to take them. So I kind of forgot about the...
  15. Frugal Living
    I know it's cheaper to do it with your foot, but I have a lot of foot problems and spent my whole childhood stomping cans and hated being forced to do it by my mom. Does anyone know where I can get a cheap heavy duty one? Non-electric is best. Would a hardware store (like Ace) have them or is...
  16. Hobbies
    http://www.allaboutbeer.com/features/235airplane.html
  17. Frugal Living
    http://www.hgtv.com/hgtv/ah_cleaning_tips_hints/article/0,,HGTV_3111_1381515,00.html http://www.tipking.com/Use_stuff/Unusual_uses/Aluminum_foil/
  18. Homesteading and gardening
    I'm going to make some of these: Recycled aluminum plant tags http://www.willowbrookacres.com/planttags.html
  19. Health and beauty
    I am thinking of switching to an all natural one without the added aluminum. Does anyone use one like this?:smball:
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