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  1. Rebates, Refunds, Forms, etc
    Get a 20 lb package of Arm & Hammer Ultra Last Baking Soda Coated Clumping Liter for FREE after mail-in rebate. Product must be purchased by 3/30/12.
  2. General Chat
    do you use it as an abrasive? something like comet? also what do you use for an antibacterial like washing down the vinegar a antibacterial? sorry for all the questions....just trying to figure out a budget etc... thanks1
  3. International recipes
    Irish soda bread Recipe DescriptionAccording to an article I recently read, Irish soda bread originally had raisins and caraway seeds in it. Then, when Ireland became very impoverished, people couldn't afford to add extras. Now, it is becoming more popular to add the raisins and...
  4. Just Tips
    Used that combo this morning to clear my bathroom sink of whatever was clogging it and it was REALLY clogged. I already had the stuff on hand and it sure beats 6-10 bux for a bottle of drano!
  5. Preparedness and Survival
    Years ago I saw on line a plan for using 2 liter soda bottles to make an emergency survival kit. It had instant soup mix and hard candy in it. I don't remember what else. I wanted to use this idea with our 4-H group and would appreciate any help. TIA.
  6. General Chat
    A 6 oz soda in 1938 cost 5 cents that is 1/5 of the min. wage at that time of 25 cents a hour. A 12 oz can of soda should cost $2.90 cents or twice 1/5 of the current federal min.wage
  7. Breads and muffins
    Irish Soda Bread Recipe DescriptionMakes one loaf of traditional Irish Soda bread Preparation Steps: Level of Difficulty:Easy Time Needed:40-45 Ingredients:3 tbl. butter 2 1/2 cups flour 2 tbl. sugar 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. salt 1/3...
  8. General Chat
    Well I decided to make a big pot of macaroni and cheese. It turned out well. Used both cheddar and philadelphia cream cheese. I ended up using my wok to make the cheese sauce. It is big and could hold the sauce and noodles. I cleaned out the wok and put it on the burner to season it. I...
  9. Food challenges
    So, I'm attempting to become a healthier person. Lately I've come to the conclusion that my daily indulgence in Diet Coke may be slowly killing me. Why do I think this? Because on days where I especially over-indulge I feel terrible. Headaches, body aches, stomach issues, and even sometimes...
  10. Laundry
    I wanted to give HM laundry detergent a try, so today I went out and bought Zote and Borax, but could not find the washing soda (Walmart). They did have large boxes of Arm & Hammer baking soda, but I'm guessing that won't work as a substitute, correct? Anyone know where to find this stuff?
  11. Just Tips
    well my latest project is saving the large soda bottles. we drink a lot of diet soda so im saving them and after i wash them out with hot soapy water i fill them with water and i put a drop of bleach in each one and store the water in my basement for emergency's like when the water service gets...
  12. Health and beauty
    Source: - a Seattle based company. With all the latest health trends and products, I wondered about this one and was unfrugal and splurged the $1.69 plus tax to try a can - Natural Ginger Ale. It had a very natural flavouring - more ginger then anything and less sweet. However...
  13. Frugal Living
    Have you seen the idea of taxing soda? Much like the tax on cigarettes. If not here is an article:Would A Soda Tax Be A Big Deal? - Planet Money Blog : NPR There are also many more on the net. Try googling taxing soda. I have seen it suggested that this would decrease the amount of soda...
  14. Frugal Living
    I have a soda... problem. We'll just be generous and call it that. I drink it for the caffeine. I drink it because it's cold and I like cold beverages. But it's the carbonation I can't seem to find a way to replace. Any advice?
  15. General Chat
    Im quilty of drinking more soda then i should.. Thats 1 can a day.Gastro doc said at even 1 can of mountain dew or coke,pepsi can cause just has much damage to the pancreas,liver,stomach lining then having 4 beers a day.:shake:Its the chemicals they use to preserve it in a can or bottle. Just...
  16. Laundry
    has anyone measured to see how many cups of Borax are in the 76 oz. box and how many are in the 55 oz. box of washing soda? I could do it, but if someone has adready done it? Trying to figure my price per load of dry detergent. Thanks,
  17. Question and Answer
    You would think it would not be this hard, right. This city must be hiding it. I've been to Kmart, CVS, the hardware store (found the Fels soap there) and went to Wal-mart tonight looking for it. Zippo. :skept: Looked in the laundry detergent isle. I have everything to make homemade laundry...
  18. Question and Answer
    I'm wondering if I can get some cans at the grocery store and freeze them to use them as cold packs in our small cooler. We are making a 9-10 hour drive next week to visit friends and I am planning to pack snacks so we don't have to buy them when we stop for gas.
  19. Frugal Living
    I just got my Pepsi/FritoLay rebate(coupons) in the mail on Wednesday. Our Riteaid ad for this week coming up came out yesterday. On the back page is an in store coupon to buy 3 12pk Pepsi products for $10.98 and get 1 free. I have 5 q's for $2 off any Pepsi product. I'm going to get 3 12pk...
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