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Ideas for economical living . Group

We are all in a tough time in America so it seems a good idea to share tips, ideas, for economical living, how do we afford new 'stuff' and where can we get good 'used stuff '..be interested in any ideas to cope .what may be a long haul.When the going gets tough the tough get going '

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Since I posted here prices have really sky rocketed in my neck of the woods in CA...its getting protein,meat., that has really made shopping a misery.Now dont get me wrong I dont load up on meat but we do eat some.A small roast chicken n...
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Here are some ideas of what to do with lemon peels. The main article is about making lemon vinegar. Guess what? They use the cheapest distilled white vinegar, too. This is a way to make the vinegar smell nicer and even work harder ar...
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How are you all doing regarding storing food now and water , are you prepared for many shortages ?
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If you haven't done so already its time now to get a store cupboard going, load up on the main food you will need , get cans, basic ingreds you can live on, freeze food, google for lists they have out there, dont deny , dont procrastina...
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check out this link ... its about economical living . kind of . it will affects us all http://americanpolicy.org/
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I have just moved house, the area I lived in was expensive enough but I am thrifty and made out okay ..This last week at my new stores I am really shocked , all of a sudden they are sky high, and I am talking basics , I guess its begun ....
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Make Your Kitchen Your Medicine Cabinet Almost 45% of Americans say they’ve relied more on home remedies or OTC drugs in the last year to save money on doctors’ visits, according to a Kaiser Health Tracking poll. While you s...
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I didnt know that much about olive oil and I used it a lot when I was able to cook, and would buy a big bottle of it. Well, after I was unable to cook, it went bad and I couldnt bring myself to throw away the oil, so I looked it up and f...
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I have noticed recently that whilst food prices rise the stores are competing with each other more and today I was able to find some good deals to stock the freezers ..Ice cream was $2.99 a tub ,although they have made that tub smaller, ...
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I have been getting some essentials in as I think we are in for a rough ride economically or possibly from other problems .I am not good at storing not having had to , I also am apt to buy things then use them.This week I am concentratin...
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Well my skin didn't used to be sensitive but I guess it is now , I break out in hives at the drop of a hat ..even dry skin creams can make me break out..I tried Aloe Vera gel but that dried my skin or more ..any ideas guys ?
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Its probably already been said, but..... I re-use foam soap containers. I buy a bottle of the doller liquid soap, and put about a tablespoon or so of it in the empty foam soap container. Then add hot water and let it sit overnight. ...
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Most clothing comes out just as clean when washed in cold water as it does in warm or hot. Keep your thermostate at 65 degrees not only will you get sick less, your heat bills will drop tremendously, and it sounds cold but your body...
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I have found generally that I get things for far less than I would in a store or supermarket, when I buy on ebay. I just bought a stack of tissue paper for Christmas wrapping a heck of a lot cheaper than I would get it in town! I buy mor...
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Have you ever had flair enough to be able to sell or invent something economical,( okay Cheap) what about childrens clothes , furniture, if you have an imagination, and can draw a straight line , you know the cribs of today ,the changing...
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This isnt really about economical living but I came across it today ,I didnt really know where to put it so thought it may fit here on this group...its called Food Matters its highly recommended on health ...hope I get the link right ...
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Saved 25.00 this month by line drying all the laundry.
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Another one of the Peekahouseholds constant problems. The dogs (and Mr. Peek) track in mud. And Mr. Peek is constantly bleeding after his dirt bike injuries. ---------- For muddy tracks in the carpet: Resist the urge to clean...
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hahah I can see it'll be $5 before long and as we dont drill for oil although America is loaded with oil , but the illustrious one wont let us drill, we will be cycling..or walking ...
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I'm obsessed with cleaning now, THANKS a lot. I'm using white vinegar/water, mixed 50/50, and put in a spray bottle. Works far better than any spray cleaner I've ever used. The only trouble is, my house smells like a salad. "They...
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