When I see the big blue IKEA sign, two things pop into my mind: furniture and meatballs! But some of my favorite IKEA deals are non-furniture items in the Marketplace below the showroom, where treasures abound. Here are 10 hot IKEA deals worth checking out.
Several months ago, pantry moths attacked my kitchen. I spent days cleaning out every nook and cranny and had to throw out half of the items in my pantry. Ouch. What a waste of money. After that, I vowed to store my grains, seeds, and nuts in glass jars. Now I’ve got a great collection of recycled glass jars. Here are 15 ideas for up-cycling
Maintaining a gluten free diet isn’t easy or cheap. Though going gluten free is a popular trend right now, for those who suffer from Celiac disease, a gluten free diet is a must to keep symptoms at bay. Gluten free products are pricey so I’m sharing 11 tips for eating gluten free on the cheap — without giving up the flavor! Thanks to reader Bill for
My handy hubby announced the other day that it was not good to put egg shells down the garbage disposal. Since we eat a lot of eggs, I had to figure out something (other than just into the garbage can) to do with those shells. I found some great ideas and I’m sharing them with you. Here are my top 8 ideas for using eggshells:
My mother made milk once a week when I was growing up. That’s right, I said she made milk. From powder. Almost three decades later, as I buy TWO GALLONS of milk a week to feed Lucy (okay, Hubs does the grocery shopping 95% of the time, but you know what I mean), I realize how much money my Mom must have saved feeding us powdered
Do you toss out broccoli stalks, onion skins, and potato peels? You’re wasting money! A new book says we throw away $25 of every $100 we spend on groceries. Ouch! Now you can turn your trash into edible treasure with “From Garbage to Gourmet,” by blogger Carrie Issac (who you may remember makes the awesome Grocery University). Today and tomorrow only, “From Garbage to