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  1. Question and Answer
    I'm making split pea soup for dinner from the ham bone from xmas dinenr tonight... I thought I had 2 bags of split peas...I only have 1 but I have 2 bags of lentils... Can I use 1 bag split peas and 1 bag lentils? Will I be able to taste a difference?
  2. Meal planning
    We did this meal just for fun and found out that it really stretched the meal. Spaghetti Tacos ( you know like on I Carly) I made the same amount of spaghetti noddle , the same amount of sauce, same amount of meat. It normally lasts us one family meal. I cooked it earlier in the day and let...
  3. Money challenges
    With our current state of the economy I want to pick your brains to see how you stretch your budget. Thanks, Candy
  4. Kitchen Basics
    I bought 4 bone in chicken breasts at a good deal, and I want to stretch them. I plan on boiling, shredding and de-boning. One breast will go into chicken quesadillas, another will go into chicken noodles soup (along with the boiled stock) and I will be left with 2 left-over that I plan to use...
  5. Freebies
    http://www.bio-oil.info/en/contact Put sample request in query field Uses * Scars * Stretch marks * Pregnancy stretch marks * Uneven skin tone * Aging skin * Dehydrated skin
  6. Make It Yourself
    1/4 C. cocoa butter 1 T. wheat germ oil 1 tsp. light sesame seed oil 1 tsp. apricot kernel oil 1 tsp. vitamin E oil 2 tsp. grated beeswax 1 tsp. clear vanilla extract (optional) Mix together all ingredients except the vanilla extract. Heat the mixture gently until the cocoa butter and beeswax...
  7. News you can use
    Car loans stretch to 7 years or longer Automakers and buyers are diving into extra-long auto loans, and they could drown from that plunge. Toyota Motor Credit brought ... </img>
  8. Just Tips
    Curious how everyone reuses or recycles things. I think people will be doing this more and more with the way the economy is. Give us your tips *Use old frayed bath towels and cut into washcloths and dish rags. Dish rags I cut a little smaller, so I can tell the difference in laundry. (I cut...
  9. News you can use
    Investing in the home stretch to retirement With plans to retire in the next five to eight years, Linda Paine knows exactly how much investment risk she can tolerate: zero.
  10. Just Tips
    1/4 C. cocoa butter 1 T. wheat germ oil 1 tsp. light sesame seed oil 1 tsp. apricot kernel oil 1 tsp. vitamin E oil 2 tsp. grated beeswax 1 tsp. clear vanilla extract (optional) Mix together all ingredients except the vanilla extract. Heat the mixture gently until the cocoa butter and beeswax...
  11. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    when money is tight and a paycheck will not be seen for 3 weeks? Looking for inspiration. TIA
  12. For Sale or Trade
    Prices do not include postage. Pay Pal, money orders, or personal checks (will wait for checks to clear before mailing, however). I am also willing to trade for various gift cards. If you are interested in seeing my ISO list, plmk. Schmetz twin needle 4,0/75 $3.65 each (12) *6 PENDING*...
  13. Kitchen Basics
    I love tuna but I always used the white tuna because the light is too fishy. Of course, light tuna is about 1/2 the cost per can (sometimes even cheaper than that.) However, now when I make tuna, I mix a can of light and a can of white with the mayo (and whatever else, I like pickles, celery...
  14. Frugal Living
    http://www.theshoestring.com/index.php?articleID=4394&sectionID=155 Let's see if there are any that you aren't doing. :sly:
  15. Frugal Living
    with only buying perishables... With dh out of work and not knowing how long, I'd like to stretch my stockpile until it screams :toothy: We aren't completely without cashflow, as he has his retirement from the Army (which covers the mortgage, van, & health insurance) and I get a small stipend...
  16. Freebies
    http://surveys.acefitness.org/Surveys/TakeSurvey.aspx?
  17. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    http://www.biglots.com/retail/oconnor_stretch.asp
  18. Frugal Living
    Do you add water to anything to make it stretch? The post about adding water to the 100% juice got me thinking about this. Is there anything (food, H&B, etc) that you dilute or add water to for more product? I have added water to: ~shampoo ~conditioner ~dishwashing soap ~laundry soap...
  19. Home Environment
    Well, 2004 is almost over and I feel like it went by in the blink of an eye. Every year, I make a decluttering New Year's Resolution, and I do stick with it. This year, I want to make an End of the Year Resolution that by December 31st, I will have tossed away or donated 10 bags of stuff that...
  20. Kitchen Basics
    by adding oatmeal? I've not done this except for the occasional meatloaf when I was out of breadcrumbs. Was curious the results.
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