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Ways to Save, Part 4: Steps to Grocery Savings

I started sharing my motivation to save on groceries in part 2 of this series and showed how I started using coupons in part 3. Today in part 4 I’m detailing the individual steps I’ve taken to lower what we spend monthly on food and household products. My goal here is to hopefully show that the steps aren’t hard and that you may be already doing some of them and just adding another component will allow you to start saving money…


How To Start Saving On Your Grocery Bill

During the month of October Angela over at The Coupon Project had a series of lessons about how to start saving money at grocery and drug stores. She touches on the subjects of using sales and coupons, stockpiling, and even rebates, as well as coupon etiquette. A number of people have asked me how to get started using coupons which I’ve addressed in my Steps to Grocery Savings, but I think she did a great job of taking the mystery out of i…


Ways to Save

Here are some of the Ways To Save I’ve talked about over the years: Swagbucks Ebates Rite Aid Walgreens Steps to Grocery Savings  and  Grocery Savings Tips Frugal Tips Family Savings Ideas Christmas Thanksgiving Live Well On Less Updates…


Look here for some of the Ways To Save I’ve talked about: Swagbucks Ebates Rite Aid Walgreens Steps to Grocery Savings and Grocery Savings Tips Frugal Tips Family Savings Ideas Christmas Thanksgiving Live Well On Less Updates           …

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5 Easy Steps To Organic Weed Control for Your Garden Beds & Borders

…of this Spring Spruce-up series, I spruced up our entry porch on Monday, a couple vegetable beds on Tuesday, and today I’m sharing with you a couple of flower beds I cleaned up and prepared using five easy steps to control the weeds- not only for spring, but summer, too! That’s right, spring and summer- well actually I won’t have to worry about them again until next spring. All in a couple hours. All that’s left to do is w…


Ways to Save, Part 3: Coupons

So, coupons. Seems like people fall into one of three camps when it comes to coupons: those who never touch the things, those who are coupon queens, cutting and even buying (yes, I said buying) coupons on ebay, or like me, those who would cut a few out every Sunday, put them in an envelope and then forget about them. When I did use them, it was usually because they were going to expire which meant there probably was not a sale going on at the ti…


Oregon Sun Tea In 10 Easy Steps

…8217;t gotten more than a day or two of sun this spring, I suppose it’s appropriate. So I’m turning today’s post over to Brian for his tutorial on How To Make Oregon Sun Tea In 10 Easy Steps . –Jami ————— Hello, this is Brian. I’d like to first thank Jami for letting me do this guest post. She’s extremely picky about what goes up on this blog. But I think I convinced her that thi…


8 Easy Steps To A New Shrub and Flower Bed

8 Steps to a New Shrub and Flower Bed - Setting Plants | An Oregon Cottage

We recently finished our backyard border and I wanted to share how easy it is to transform a weedy patch of yard into a neat and tidy shrub and flower border in just a 8 easy steps and a minimum of time. Brian and I were able to complete this roughly 20 x 8′ bed in just a couple hours one Saturday. This bed was the one last, wild area of our yard, located on the side of our house. It used to hold a cyclone-fence dog run…


Staycation Links: Fun & Thrifty Things To Do Everywhere!

Yesterday I shared with you some of our family’s favorite things to do and places to visit in the Willamette Valley that don’t cost an arm and a leg as part of the “Year Of The Staycation” project hosted by The Happy Housewife and Springs Bargains. The purpose is to provide you with lots of inexpensive ideas for activities near where you live to help ease the crunch of the economy. So today you will find links to all of t…


Easy Steps To Frugal Menu Planning: An Update!

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…ay ’cause we’re playin’ it loose and easy on vacation. I know…crazy, huh? But I did want to let you know that I updated our Frugal Menu Planning post that was published way back in the dark ages (read: in the first days of this blog’s existence). We added this spiffy new banner you see above, simplified the text and generally made it a lot easier to read! In it you’ll find the five easy steps needed to plan a w…


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