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PRO TIP: Swap food days. Make extras–double or triple batches of things that freeze well. Preserve food in season so you’ve got it on hand. Prep food all at once–if you’re using a bunch of onions, cut them. If you need grated cheese often, buy...

Free Yogurt for Life

You can make your own yogurt for pennies–and you should. Yogurt making isn’t that hard at all. You don’t even need a yogurt maker if you choose the right kind of yogurt. I hate paying two bucks for over-sweetened yogurt that tastes like guar gum. I...

Maple Sugaring Time Is Here!

If  you’ve never eaten an entire tray of maple sugar candy in one sitting, you don’t know what you’re missing. Maple sugaring time the best farm time ever. It starts in late winter when there are a couple of warm days that switch back into...

Pantry Raid–How to Eat for Free

Why I decided to skip grocery shopping for weeks… Years ago, when finances were not so good, I got a large, unexpected bill. It happens. We have the regular bills–mortgage, car, dog food, etc… Then, there’s the second category of bills–the ones...