Frugal Village Forums banner

low

  1. Question and Answer
    I live in Va, in the Shenandoah Valley. My dh is quite cold natured, but for some reason will walk around announcing that it's freezing in here in a tshirt and sweats. I, on the other hand, have a long johns shirt, sweatshirt, sweatpants and socks on. I keep an electric throw on me while I am in...
  2. Dave Ramsey
    Wife has student loan at 3% (13,000 left) and we have 1 car loan at .9% (19000 left). I have $70,000 in savings, contribute max to 401K, Roth IRA, contribute to 529 plan for 2 little ones. Given this crazy economy and the way companies are laying off people I think I should continue shoving $...
  3. General Chat
    I need meal ideas for someone who is diabetic and needs to watch their cholesterol. Am trying to think of foods that are softer since they just had work done on their jaw. I was thinking of foods like fish, tomatoes, potatos, pureed soup, poached chicken, etc. What ideas do you have? I can't...
  4. Health and beauty
    Has anyone done Low Carb on a budget? Is it possible? YES and I am going to prove it! I want to lose 20 lbs by January 10th does anyone want to join in with me? I plan on posting my menu's along with how much the cost was (approx)I am not doing NO CARB... Just low carb... The plan--------> 1st...
  5. Kitchen Basics
    I don't know if any of you read the Hungry Girl blog or watch her new show on the cooking channel. She is all about cutting calories and comparing them to the high calorie foods. This sounded good and I thought I would share. :) 1 packet of calorie free lemonade(like Chrystal Light or a generic...
  6. Health and beauty
    HI I want to get an anti aging cream, my face is looking a little blah lately lol which do you all like? I am talking drugstore not department store stuff thanks!
  7. General Chat
    Well it has been awhile since I was here. Thought I was doing so well and wonderful, until things just started falling apart. Financially, emotionally, and close to physical. So in thinking, I decided I need to get back to my roots. So I am coming back to the frugalness that has helped me...
  8. Gifts In A Jar
    I'd love to make some gifts in a jar for my dad for Christmas as he loves to cook. I would love some low fat/sodium ideas as both my mom and dad follow a diet.
  9. Question and Answer
    I was just wondering in anyone knew of a mail order or online source for bulk foods that has reasonable (okay, I mean cheap) shipping rates. I have ordered from E & S Sales which is located in Shipshewana, IN. Its been quite a few years ago though and don't remember if shipping costs were...
  10. Healthy Cooking
    Low Carb Chunky Beef Chili Low carb conversion courtesy of Judith van den Broek LowCarb FoodExperts Canada, February 2001 Nutritional information provided by MasterCook software. 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 pounds (1 kg) stewing beef, cut in 2 inch (1 cm) cubes 1 onion, chopped 6 stalks...
  11. Misc. desserts
    Low Carb Peanut Butter Cups Recipe DescriptionWhen I'm missing candy these peanut butter cups fill the bill. I make these with xylitol. Preparation Steps:Mini muffin tins Paper cupcake liners Level of Difficulty:Easy Time Needed: Ingredients:Ingredients 1/2...
  12. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    Good Afternoon Everyone. Does anyone have any good, cheap, low sodium recipes?
  13. Kitchen Basics
    I am having to monitor dd13 intake :( But I don't want to deprive her of cool summer treats, she's a kid! She loves the flavors of crystal light, name brand or generic, we are able to get Crystal light slurpies. Those are occasional. We camp a lot and I make popsicles. But they are high sugar...
  14. Question and Answer
    I saw that Lowe's has 1.28 gal/flush toilets for around $90. I was thinking of getting one for each of my 2 bathrooms. They say they save $90 a year so they would pay for themselves. Does anyone have one of the toilets I am talking about and does it really help the water bill go down...
  15. General Chat
    I'm always depressed when someone says they get along fine on $50/month or something. I need to look at this on a per person basis. I'm buying for 9 people. Probably the equivalent of 7 adults. I spend $165/week. That is also HBA. I'd like to get it down but it seems if I spend less we...
  16. General Chat
    I cant do it any more. I have been on and off Low carb all my life . to tell you the truth It dont work for me. I love food . My hole life has been around food . making things for parties and cooking for the kids. I love to cook but when I am on low carb I cant. so I made up my mind I am not...
  17. Health and beauty
    Is anyone currently following a low carb diet? I am trying to, but it is about to get the best of me.
  18. Question and Answer
    What can I put in my Crockpot at night and cook for around 12/13hours on low? The reason I ask is that on Saturday night I would like to put something in the crockpot around 10 pm and come home around 11 am on Sunday after church with lunch ready in the Crockpot. The only mishap I've ever had...
  19. General Chat
    In '04 I followed the Atkins plan and went from a size 24 to a siize 13 bluejean. Better than that was that after 7 months on the program I went from taking 3 pills a day just to keep BP borderline (140/90) to no meds at all and readings of 100/60. Two years ago I lost my mother. The first...
  20. Pets
    I was at my local Wal-Mart Monday night to pick up school supplies and while there I thought I would go ahead and pick up dog food. As I swing around the main isle, there's usually dog food there so I always look for my brand... nothing... so down the dog food isle I go... there are signs all...
Top