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  1. Food challenges
    okay, i know i havent been here a while.. and i promise you i have oodles of goodies hiding in my pantry that i havent a clue to do with...lol.. so the game is i find something and you tell me what you would do with it? Okay? This time it is olives stuffed with jalepenos...lol.. dont ask me...
  2. Blog
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  3. General Chat
    A good film about dumpster diving for food. Dive! (2010) - IMDb I have some household items that I have dumpster dived, but I have not dived for food. I got the DVD from my library (ILL), of course.
  4. Green Living
    I saw a documentary on netflix recently called "Dive!" on what you can get out of dumpsters... organic produce, etc... I may make my maiden voyage tonight. We have 2 grocery stores and a walmart (not a supercenter but they do have some produce...) I am so scared and excited! Can anyone share...
  5. Secondhand Shopping
    I just moved into a new apartment and need to furnish. In this complex there is always someone moving out. So far I have added a couch and end table to my furnishings at no cost. Kind of fun so far and this weekend is the end of the month so I will be keeping my eyes open. Anyone else have...
  6. Secondhand Shopping
    We have to take our trash to dumpsters down the road and this is what I came home with Saturday. 1 pr. mens quilted hunting overalls bracelet microphone computer game Vivitar camera TI solar scientific calculator Tom Petty cd 2 skeins yarn family Knitter-minus instructions denim purse monoply...
  7. Kitchen Basics
    Hi folks! As you know, we're moving in about 6-7 weeks. I've started going through my stockpile and packing things that won't be eaten between now and then. I'm trying to plan my meals for the next two months to use as much from our freezer/pantry as possible. I'll inventory the freezer...
  8. Frugal Living
    we had stopped to get the screen door that we saw because we need one for the hen house and this is what we came away with. screen door 5 pieces of wood 5 straw baskets of different shapes and sizes 2 duracell batteries still in package 6 make up cloth bags still with tags silver jewelry...
  9. Just Tips
    Since everyone did such a good job playing the pantry........ what about junking diving... I have a million little stuffs all over wondering what I should do with them... Lets see if we can think of something to either make, or other use for... I will start...since I started the game... I...
  10. Food challenges
    We take a look in our pantry and come out with one item and then we all can give ideas for it? Maybe like 5 ingredients or less. Something normal on hand, or easy to get. Frugal items, or such.. Don't know just... Can you tell I am thinking way too much...ahahahh? Okay my item is: Manicotti...
  11. General Chat
    In 2009, you must have digital televisions are they will not work. You can also purchase a converter box instead of buying a new tv. The government is trying to help with the expense by giving away 2 coupons per household. To request a coupon, consumers can apply online at...
  12. Frugal Living
    This is fascinating! Don't miss watching the video at the bottom. Would you do it? http://noimpactman.typepad.com/blog/2007/08/teach-a-man-to-.html
  13. Secondhand Shopping
    I just want to know if anyone has done this and if so, what kind of things did you find? I want to do this as I have done this before but a few years ago but since then we've moved (bought a house) and dont know the "nicer" section of our city's trash pickup days ... I mean it's alot easier to...
  14. Secondhand Shopping
    http://abcnews.go.com/2020/Health/story?id=1407046
  15. Freebies
    http://www.startsampling.com/product.iphtml?item=14416
  16. Frugal Living
    Of first it starts with leftovers. Then you've cut up your credit cards. Then you cut your shampoo, conditioner, detergent and soap in half. You've re-used your baggies until it looks like a colander. :toothy: Have you noticed that you are now diving deeper and deeper into the "Frugal...
  17. Freebies
    http://www.freebizmag.com/emailscubadiving01welcome.htm
  18. Secondhand Shopping
    Ok, I may be showing my "sheltered life" here, but until I joined this forum, I had never heard of dumpster diving. I have read numerous threads of some great stuff ya'll have found and enjoyed your stories, but had never really thought I would do it. Well, Wednesday evening as I was driving to...
  19. Secondhand Shopping
    The CBC radio station is having a radio noon garage sale. They actually have had this sale going on since 5:30 a.m. and will until 8 p.m. tonight to raise money for the Winnipeg Food bank. Anyways, on the noon hour they were talking about frugality along with dumpster diving. I'm sure this...
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