Frugal round the houese

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Frugal round the houese

This is a group to discuss your tips add recipes for various things etc so its all in the one sopt.

Location: Hastings
Members: 42
Latest Activity: Aug 20

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Old Dog with Colitis 4 Replies

Hi you could try cooking your dog up some veggies each day, mashing up, letting it cool down and mixing in a teaspoon of Lifestream Barley Grass powder. It helps to alkalanise the blood and might…Continue

Started by Meredith Thomas. Last reply by Lynda Wood Jan 16, 2012.

Looking after four-legged friends 4 Replies

Hi, I have an old dog (13 years) and a mature-age cat.  The dog has just been diagnosed with colitis and as this may be a long-term thing for him, I was wondering if anyone has suggestions for food…Continue

Started by Wendy Zerjal. Last reply by Marilyn beaucariche Sep 23, 2011.

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Comment by Sheryl Kitchen on January 12, 2013 at 6:16pm

My mother who is in her eighties is the plastic spring clothes peg queen. She always has some in her kitchen for closing bags for in her pantry and her freezer. Easy for an older person to put on and remove. They are sturdy and easy to obtain.

Comment by Donna Mac Rae on August 30, 2011 at 1:02pm
wendyl nissens green goddess website is great for cleaning aids that save you money - laundry, blueo, etc
Comment by Denise on July 9, 2011 at 8:30pm
Something I've been doing lately, you guys probably already know this, is using milk powder instead of bottled milk its way cheaper. 1kg pack is about $11 and makes 10 liters of milk. Saves going to the shop all the time as I never used to come out with just the milk I went in for!
Comment by Meredith Thomas on October 12, 2010 at 12:04pm
I stopped using rinse aid in my dishwasher years ago because of the expense. Will give the white vinegar a try, and bulldog clips for keeping bags and packets closed is a great idea! Large bulldog clips would work well on bags of seed raising mix etc.
Comment by Gyda Marie Haynes on October 12, 2010 at 9:49am
Yes, I use the bulldog clips for keeping bags and packets closed too. They are much sturdier than the plastic clips and are definitely less expensive. I noticed that Tony posted to use white vinegar rather than the expensive rinse aid in your dishwasher...it works, things come out just spotless, and the dishwasher interior stays much cleaner with no leftover residue.
Comment by Lynda Wood on October 10, 2010 at 5:38pm
Good one Dorothy, will encourage her to try this, Thanks!
Comment by Dorothy Skudder on October 10, 2010 at 5:31pm
hi another good thing for your daughter to practice is a torn sheat made into pillowcases
Comment by Margaret Beers Oliver on September 16, 2010 at 3:54am
LOL Lynda, I don't need spotless, though lint bugs my Virgo sensibilities, I just need to be able to see through them.
Right now my south windows are turning into my plant area until the lights go into the basement. I will be doing my indoor veg in the basement so that I can water without concern for flooring.
Comment by Lynda Wood on September 15, 2010 at 11:49am
Newspapers for window cleaning is no longer satisfactory as the type of ink used has changed. I use an Enjo cloth, spray with water, scrub with cloth, scrap/wipe with rubber edged window wiper. Expensive outlay, but well worth it if streakless windows are your thing!
Comment by Margaret Beers Oliver on September 15, 2010 at 10:36am
I love the industrial paper clips! They come in several sizes if you go to an office supply store.
 

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