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  1. Home Environment
    DD wore her new (faux) Uggs today and somehow got grease on them. Any idea how to get it off?
  2. Meal planning
    I don't drink coffee, so I snagged a small coffee can from work before it got trashed. I got it with the intention of sparing my drain the bacon grease, but then I thought, Dummy...keep the grease for cooking! Do you have to keep it in the fridge, and how long is it "good" for?
  3. Just Tips
    A great way to get rid of oil or butter from clothing and prevent it from staining. All you need to do is sprinkle some dusting powder (talc) over the oil mark and leave over night, wash the garment as normal the following day. The Talc will draw all the oil out of the clothing and completely...
  4. Just Tips
    A great way to get rid of oil or butter from clothing and prevent it from staining. All you need to do is sprinkle some dusting powder (talc) over the oil mark and leave over night, wash the garment as normal the following day. The Talc will draw all the oil out of the clothing and completely...
  5. Frugal Living
    because this job stinks lol! We need new floors. We are on slab. I decided I wanted to pull up all the stained stinky 8 year old carpet and do stained concrete. It is going to look great and per sq. footage it is cheaper that other types of flooring with no measuring, cutting, or mietering...
  6. Just Tips
    Curious how you get rid of grease like bacon grease?
  7. Just Tips
    To get that icky brown/yellow baked on splatters/grease of bakeware like Corningware & the like, fill the dish with water and throw in a fabric softener sheet. If it's on the edge or the outside of the dish, wet the fabric softener sheet and lay over the area in need of cleaning. Let it set...
  8. Kitchen Basics
    ~OK, so it's not super healthy, but neither is oil! A pound of crispy cooked bacon will yeil about 1/2 cup of bacon oil(doesn't that make it sound more appetizing?) which is like getting a .10 rebate on your pack of bacon. I grease my corn-muffin tins with it. And I use it if I'm cooking eggs or...
  9. Kitchen Basics
    To Prevent Spattering Grease When frying or deep-frying, add several white potato slices to the grease. They really will help to subdue the grease, so you will have less of a mess to clean up.
  10. Frugal Living
    Since this has been a topic lately, I thought I'd share what came in a newsletter recently: My husband occassionally works on our car and gets grease all over his clothes. I pre-treat the grease spots with Oil-eater (most auto stores & chain stores carry this product)and viola, it's gone. This...
  11. Frugal Living
    My dh has been working on our car all week and there was grease on the galery, which I didn't see. What can I do? :( Is there any way I can make it go away, without ruining th pants? Thanks
  12. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    My mom always did and I can't recall what she used this for. If you save it,what do you use it for?
  13. Kitchen Basics
    I sprinkle alittle cornstarch in my pan.. I keep a salt shaker full for this .
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