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  1. Preparedness and Survival
    Just thought I would let you guys know this. I have looked at internet prices for 5 gallon plastic buckets, and gamma seal lids for storing various foods. The lids were around 6 bucks each, and the buckets were more than I wanted to pay. I was in Menards a while back, and they had the buckets...
  2. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    ~My mom just found these and I think I'm going to get some. They work with pressure canning, water bath canning and vacuum sealing. Tattler is running a contest on their FB page for 12 dozen of each size to a random entry! TATTLER Reusable Canning Jar Lids Home Page Tattler Reusable Canning...
  3. Just Tips
    We are part of our local Parents As Teachers program and our coordinator gave us some great ideas for making our own toys for DS to help as he develops. Any old coffee can, Gatorade (or other powdered mix) can (FYI...Gatorade is much cheaper if you just buy the powder and mix your own--DH is an...
  4. Homesteading and gardening
    I have a nice stockpile of canning jar lids. Thank goodness. I was pricing them recently at a couple of stores. The one store wants $1.50 for the standard mouth ones, which were $ 1 a box last year. Second store wants $ 2.29 a box for the standard. I don't plan on having to buy any lids this...
  5. Homesteading and gardening
    I thought it might be fun to have a thread where one can brag about their finds from garage sales , thrift shops etc on items to can with. And also about where you are finding good deals at the regular stores. I see a lot more gardens going in locally so that would lead one to think, a lot more...
  6. General Chat
    so...do you keep your toilet lids..up or down.... i personally can't stand to have mine in the 'up' position...i think it makes the bathroom look cleaner & tidier when it is down.... plus i have had this life-long fear of waking up and finding one of my pets 'drowned' in it during the...
  7. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
    I'm not a canner but every time I walk past any canning supplies, I get the urge to buy a canner and start it up. I saw some Snap and Seal lids yesterday and was wondering if anyone else used these. Would you just fill the jars and then put the lids on and not have to do anything else? Thx. :)
  8. Freebies
    Are plastic lids available for the 6 oz cups? When we designed our 6 oz cups, our desire was to help the environment by reducing the amount of plastics used. We realize that reusable plastic lids may be useful to store leftover yogurts. If you are interested in receiving reusable lids, please...
  9. Frugal Living
    Just a thought folks...with prices as they are many of us will grow larger gardens and try to can a bit more than we might have in the past. check your supplies and go buy those canning lids and rings now if you need them. Save a Lot has them in stock now but they go fast
  10. For Sale or Trade
    hi all, this is a very strange request. i need the plastic lids of gallon/halfgallon milk bottles. any color is fine red, orange, blue, green. i am using these for a craft project and i need a lot of them. i have shampoo/lotion samples. please let me know so we can work something out the horizon...
  11. Hobbies
    i am trying to make a crafty item maybe like a chandelier with milk jug lids. here's how i am doing it 1. first i cut out the center part of the lid with a can opener. i get a ring 2.i bought a multicolor fancy yarn and wrap the ring with the yarn all the way around. 3. join these rings with...
  12. Freebies
    http://www.browncowfarm.com/OurYogurts/LidsForLeftovers.cfm Lids for Leftovers Lids For LeftoversIf you’d like a couple of free plastic lids for saving leftover cups of 6oz yogurt, just let us know and we’ll mail them to you! By the way, our new foil lid not only locks in our yogurt’s...
  13. Just Tips
    Lids from juice bottles, milk jugs, yogurt containers, etc. - how do YOU reuse them? I save them and use them when ds paints. I squirt individual colors of paint in them and use them for mixing colors as well. They are also fun to dip in paint and use for stamping, swirling, etc.
  14. Christmas
    A new way to decorate those jar lids for your Christmas/any gifts this year! Thanks for the link CJ! :) http://www.debbiemumm.com/potm/march/crafts/marchpotmcrafts.asp
  15. Home and Family
    We all know that there are literally hundreds of uses for old coffee cans, Pringles cans and margarine tubs, but what about their plastic lids? Try these fun and fast ideas, and then come up with your own unique uses for plastic lids. 1. Finger Puppets: Invite friends and family over for a...
  16. Frugal Living
    Homemade "toys" I don't know about other kids... but Tyler loves refrigerator magnets. He carries them around and sticks them to the fridge, oven, filing cabinets, doors, radiators, anything he can! Last night I made him these cute Sesame Street magnets with frozen juice lids. He was so...
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