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  1. Frugal Living
    Do you ever get burnt out on trying to save and pay down debt? I used to make grocery lists, research inexpensive lunches and meals, go over my budget and account balances very frequently, cook from scratch, and get a thrill when I saw the balance of my debt go down. I don't know if it's burn...
  2. General Chat
    Tennessee house in ashes after homeowner 'forgot' to pay $75 fee. No pay, no spray: Firefighters let home burn - U.S. news - Life - This is just horrible. It looks like some pets were lost, too.
  3. Health and beauty
    Drinking cold beverages actually burns a few calories. The body uses heat to warm up cold beverages, equaling about 1 calorie per ounce. You might be able to burn 64 ounces a day simply by drinking 8 cups of ice cold water. That can give you a few calories for a treat, like a piece of chocolate...
  4. Health and beauty
    I just spilled hot grease on my hand. I am not a stranger to burns. Something about hot steel attracting my flesh. This, however seems different. It is still burning after an hour. I see several blisters forming. Any suggestions on stopping the burn?
  5. Question and Answer
    Where we live we are able to burn our paper that we don't recycle some way. My question is when the barrel gets full is it ok to ut the ashes on the garden or will this take nutrients out of the soil? I have seen people do this but I didn't want to chance ruining our garden for this year. we...
  6. Kitchen Basics
    What's your policy on this? Are some things still good in casseroles and stews (ie. frozen peppers) even if they're freezer burnt? Or are you best just to toss it all? I suspect the experts say to toss, but what do you do? Jean
  7. Question and Answer
    I make firestarters from pine cones and paraffin, We collect fallen branches and twigs from our trees for kindling, we make newspaper logs, we buy wood logs and fake logs.
  8. Just Tips
    Help DD tried to make my jalopena poppers but forgot the most important step of oiling her hands first. Anyone ever had that burning sensanion from peppers?? Any advice on cooling the burn? So far I've tried cool wet rag Desitine Ointment An Apple cider vinegar soak Nothing has worked so far...
  9. Health and beauty
    Hi all! With the school year kicking up and both of my boys going this year for the first time ever, I've decided that hitting the gym is the best thing to help kill my stress and get me back into shape. I was pretty physically active until I had my youngest, then I sort of slacked off. I have...
  10. Just Tips
    Apply wet Tea Bags directly to the burn, or secure in place with gauze
  11. Money challenges
    ~We did this last year and it was pretty motivating! Anyone interested in doing a May "Slash-n-Burn" with me? - Frugal Village Forums Personally I need to Slash and Stash to finish off my 6 month Emergency Fund. So for May: Slash: -Back to running a limited amount of loads in the dishwasher. I...
  12. Just Tips
    Apply wet Tea Bags directly to the burn, or secure in place with gauze
  13. Health and beauty
    i was reading that you can burn calories by drinking ice cold water. it said that if you drink ice cold water it takes more energy for your body to warm it up to bring it to the correct temperature so that the body can properly process it. i was unaware that i was already doing this but thought...
  14. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    Like the bottom of your cookies, do you throw them out or scrape the burnt part off and eat it?
  15. Leisure & Media Arts
    By SHEILA FLYNN Associated Press Writer The Associated Press CROSS PLAINS, Texas Dec 28, 2005 — By the time the smoke cleared Wednesday, about 100 homes across wildfire-stricken Texas and Oklahoma lay in ruins and at least four people were dead, including two elderly women trapped in their...
  16. General Chat
    Colby came back to school this week!! He is healing very nicely. His face and neck look really good - I have to put sunscreen on him every time we go outdoors to protect that tender skin. His hands and arms are still pretty scarred. They are bandaged to protect from infection. My students...
  17. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    Tips for an Organized Freezer If the freezer is deep, post a list outside of what’s inside. Record the date each item was stored. Use a magnetic pad or an erasable message board. Use square Tupperware whenever possible. Square containers can be stacked and positioned in corners and don’t take...
  18. Candlemaking
    Pillars,container or votive candles?? I like container candles but on occassion burn votives especailly if I'm trying a new candle....
  19. Candlemaking
    I mostly burn them during the colder months but do, on occassion during the summer :)
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