The big day is over--the fireworks have ceased, and all is calm. Look at all the leftovers! What do you do with all this? If you kept it all covered and chilled, waiting for every dish to inevitably spoil, here are some ideas: Extra Buns Hot dog and hamburger buns can … [Read more...] about Using 4th of July Leftovers
On Memorial Day weekend this year, I initiated the Pantry Challenge (which I now refer to as the "GREAT Pantry Challenge"): I took an inventory of everything in the pantry, refrigerator, and freezer, and used what I had on hand to plan as many meals as I could. I was able to … [Read more...] about 3 Lessons Learned from the Great Pantry Challenge
Cheapskate, penny-pincher, frugal, thrifty, tightwad--most of these terms do not have a positive connotation, so I try to never use them. I'm not cheap: I am a personal financial strategist! Okay... I'm a tightwad. A REASON for Tightwadding Initially, my husband and I … [Read more...] about Confessions of a Tightwad
Join me this weekend for THE PANTRY (and fridge and freezer) CHALLENGE! Win a prize! This Pantry Challenge is huge, and is NOT for the faint of heart. Get a notebook, a pen, and maybe a helper, and let us begin. Inventory your pantry. Inventory your refrigerator. … [Read more...] about Pantry Challenge: Are you ready?
I absolutely LOVE Netflix! When we moved to Hawaii, we decided to give up network television. We have access to Amazon Prime, and we've had Hulu for a short time, but Netflix is our favorite. The problem (or the BEST THING EVER) with Netflix, is that you can watch … [Read more...] about 15 Things to DO while Binge-Watching Netflix