I've recently started hanging all of my laundry outside on a clothes line to dry. It's a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly way of doing the family wash. My cottons are crisp and fresh-smelling, my whites are whiter, and I know my clothes will last longer. But that's not all. Here are the top ten advantages I've found to using a clothes line: Save money on your energy bill. Using the dryer adds approximately $1500 to your energy bill over its lifetime. It is one of the biggest ... Continue Reading
Using a clothes line provides crisper cottons and whiter whites, while allowing you to save money and help the environment.
Use batch cooking to save time and money in preparing recipes for your family.
Batch cooking is a great way to spend a little extra time to save a lot of time and money later. Once the food is prepared, all you need to do is prepare and serve later. And even better, there's less clean up. Here are a few batch cooking recipes I love to whip up: Pancakes I have never been that great at making pancakes. For some reason they never cooked inside but they were always brown on the outside - until I found this recipe. This recipes makes a ton of pancakes. Once they are cooled, I ... Continue Reading
Saving money can be accomplished in several areas of your life including your home, vehicle, and groceries.
No matter if the economy is bad or if you’re short on funds, saving money is something that’s important to do, but sometimes people aren't sure where to start, or how they can cut down their costs. There are a number of ways to save money, in a variety of different aspects of your life - from hour home to your vehicle. Please remember some of these may not work for you, but it doesn’t hurt to consider them first. Save Money Around the Home: Cover your windows with plastic in the ... Continue Reading
With a little research you can save some money on your next flight.
Have you ever needed to book a flight and didn’t even know where to begin? My husband travels a lot, so I usually get to find the best flight for his trip. I also like to find the best price. Here are the tips and tricks I use when searching for a flight. Start With Your Destination I always start at Kayak.com to discover what airlines fly to my destination. It's a great site without being too overwhelming. When I look at Kayak, I can get a general idea of what the ticket will cost. It is ... Continue Reading