How to Lower Your Heating Bills and Save Money

Are you looking at your utility bills this month and wondering how to lower your heating bills? Winter is hard on the budget! I grew up in New England and the nights got to near freezing temperatures by November. I wore footie pajamas in high school just to stay warm at night...along with flannel sheets and really big fuzzy quilts covering the bed! Learning how to conserve heat in your home will save you money and cut back on the arguments with cold blooded family members! Lowering Heating Bills is Frugal AND Green My father was frugal … [Read more...]

How to Keep the Kitchen Cool This Summer

Summertime in Georgia is HOT and most days I have no desire to sweat over the stove to cook dinner for my family. Since feeding them cereal every night of the week leaves me slightly guilt-ridden, I have had to learn how to keep the kitchen cool while still feeding them real food. Preferably something with a vegetable or two.... Finding ways to keep your kitchen cool in the summer will go a long ways towards reducing your air conditioning bill, not to mention help keep you sane. Anyone who has had to deal with children, pets, and a ringing … [Read more...]

What To Do With Empty Perfume Bottles After Your Favorite Scent Is Gone

A few years ago I got onto a bit of a perfume kick. I wear it almost every day and love picking out new scents from some rather nice natural perfume shops. Well, they are slowly running out and now I find myself wondering what to do with empty perfume bottles now that the perfume is gone. Who wants to smell like the same thing every day, right? I choose my perfume based on my mood, the weather or the outfit I am wearing. That means I have lots of different pretty bottles in my cabinet. So, now that I am gathering a collection of empty … [Read more...]