Grow your on celery, never buy celery again.

Did you know that you can grow another complete celery stalk from the bottom piece that you cut off and throw away? This is new to me, too, When you bring the celery home,  you cut the end off first then put the rest into the refrigerator. It is recommended to set the bottom piece on a […]

Make your own Icepack

It’s handy to have ice packs around for various reasons. Have you ever considered making your own? Save money on buying ice packs and take dish soap, pour it into a ziploc bag, select the size you want according to what you would use most, then freeze it. The soap doesn’t solidify so it molds […]

Wish I would have known #2

Don’t have any use for that little bit of extra coffee in the morning? Well you do now! Freeze the extra coffee in an ice cube tray until you have the whole ice tray pull.. then put the cubes into the blender with your favorite creamer and syrup… & bang you have a home made frappuccino. 

Wish I would have known #1

I always come across great little tips and tend to post them on my twitter (@womanonabudget) but have decided that they deserver to be on wordpress. Unlike most of my blog posts that contain recipes, instructions or long winded rants.. these How-To’s will be short and simple just to share what I find with all […]

How to make bacon easier!

    I’m amazed how many people don’t know this. Cook bacon in the oven. Cover cookie sheet with tinfoil first. Put it in for 375 for about 20 min instead of 400 for ten because the lower and slower the more fat renders out (and with our new years resolutions the less fat the better right?).. Then […]