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Posted by on Jan. 15, 2012 at 2:02 AM
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What are tips and secrets that help you run your home?
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chrissysnow22
by on Jan. 15, 2012 at 2:06 AM
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I cook from scratch
I meal plan
I coupon
I make my own:
household cleaners
Bread
Granola bars
Crackers
I use a diva cup instead of tampons or pads
I budget
I get deals from livingsocial and groupon for date night if nothing else.
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chrissysnow22
by on Jan. 19, 2012 at 6:17 AM
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Naiia
by on Jan. 19, 2012 at 6:27 AM
I don't spent money on unnecessary things lol. I grocery shop with a list and get nothing else unless I remember I forgot to add something. Meal planning. Make things from scratch. Coupons. Ummm budgeting everything even fun time. That's about it really.
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ryansmommy07
by on Jan. 19, 2012 at 6:30 AM

meal planning, couponing, buying items on sale or clearance we also dont go out to eat. I only buy things that I desperately need. I pack my husbands lunch everyday and my kids lunches.

mommystiebler
by on Jan. 19, 2012 at 10:26 AM

Would you mind sharing your granola bar recipe? My DH likes to have them with some boiled eggs in the morning, but it's like he almost refuses to buy them anymore. I hate for him to be hungry, but I appreciate him being aware of how much stuff costs

Quoting chrissysnow22:

I cook from scratch
I meal plan
I coupon
I make my own:
household cleaners
Bread
Granola bars
Crackers
I use a diva cup instead of tampons or pads
I budget
I get deals from livingsocial and groupon for date night if nothing else.


Hanab818
by on Jan. 19, 2012 at 11:07 AM
I coupon and have a stockpile for at least 3 months
Cloth diaper
I rarely buy anything full price, I either wait for a sale or a coupon.
I make my own:
Laundry detergent
Sweets
Baked goods except bread( it goes bad before we can eat it)
Dishwashing detergent
All household items
Air fresheners
Fabric fresheners
Beauty products
Baby wipes
Hanab818
by on Jan. 19, 2012 at 11:07 AM
And I meal plan
MsAntoine
by on Jan. 19, 2012 at 11:11 AM

 WOW im impressed you ladies need to give me some tips

chrissysnow22
by on Jan. 19, 2012 at 11:58 AM
Sure I got it from Rhonda they are so good and easy.

4c.oatmeal
2c.flour
1c.coconut flakes (I sub w/oatmeal because I don't like coconut)
1/tsp. Salt
2tsp.baking soda
1/4c.sugar

Mix all dry ingredients well. To that add
3/4c.oil
3/4c. Honey or light corn syrup or both
1c. Add in dried fruit, choc chips, nut or whatever you like.
Mix well. Press into a baking pan 13x15 at 350 for 10-15mins

Don't let brown. Will be soft and puffy when you remove. Cut into squares.


Quoting mommystiebler:

Would you mind sharing your granola bar recipe? My DH likes to have them with some boiled eggs in the morning, but it's like he almost refuses to buy them anymore. I hate for him to be hungry, but I appreciate him being aware of how much stuff costs


Quoting chrissysnow22:

I cook from scratch

I meal plan

I coupon

I make my own:

household cleaners

Bread

Granola bars

Crackers

I use a diva cup instead of tampons or pads

I budget

I get deals from livingsocial and groupon for date night if nothing else.


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fancyco
by on Jan. 24, 2012 at 12:53 AM


Quoting chrissysnow22:

I cook from scratch
I meal plan
I coupon
I make my own:
household cleaners
Bread
Granola bars
Crackers
I use a diva cup instead of tampons or pads
I budget
I get deals from livingsocial and groupon for date night if nothing else.

I haven't read responses yet, so maybe I missed this, but could you please post your recipe for granola bars?  I admire your frugal ways!  <3

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