Cheerio Treats

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Easy Cheerio Treats 3 Tbsp. Margarine or butter 1 pkg. mini marshmallows (6 cups) 1/2 cup peanut butter, smooth or crunchy 5 cups Cheerios cereal   Grease a 9×13 pan well. Microwave margarine in a large bowl on high for 45 seconds or until melted. Stir in marshmallows, coating with margarine. Microwave on high 1 […]

Kids Tips

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When going on an outing, keep your baby’s bottle warm by placing it in a wide mouth thermos that has been "warmed" with hot water. Place the lid on it and it will stay perfect until you need it. Try giving your toddler the tablespoon from your measuring spoons to eat with. It has a […]

Ice Cream Pie Recipe

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Delicious Ice Cream Pie Recipe Crust: 20 Oreo cookies, crushed 1 stick margarine, melted Mix ingredients and press into a pie pan. Topping: Ice cream, slightly softened (the amount depends on how high you want to pile it) Ice cream topping Whipped topping Shaved chocolate, sprinkles or nuts (to sprinkle on top) A cherry, to […]

3 Ways to Make Dinner FAST!

3 Ways to Make Dinner FAST!

3 Ways to Make Dinner FAST! – Make Life Easier Without Eating Out I have been saying this for years and I just heard it on Oprah so I’m sure that makes it true! Going out to eat is one of the biggest mistakes people make with their money. Most people would experience a radical […]

Ask Tawra and Jill – How do I?

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Here are some “Short Answers” to some of the questions readers have submitted to Tawra and Jill: Jill from Michigan asks: “Tawra – I read your information of cloth diapering and I’m wondering how much vinegar you wash them with and do you use special laundry soap?” I put in about 1/2 – 1 cup […]

Limiting Kids’ Activities

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  Sharon writes: I am listening to you talk with Cindy Rushton as I type. I got onto your site and saw that you are disabled. You said you couldn’t hold a job even if you wanted to. You sound very much like me. We have 4 children…3 still at home and we homeschool. I […]

Get Organized Right Now!

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Motivation to help you get organized today including a look at how getting organized will dramatically improve your life and tips to organize better!

How Do I Remove Burned On Grease From A Pan?

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Mary asks: "Can you tell me the quickest way to remove years of burned on grease on the bottom of my flat pan." "I’ve used Awesome, Scrub Free, and Dawn Dish Detergent (the one used for cleaning oil from the birds during Valdez oil tanker that ran aground in Alaska)." "With the combination of the […]

Children, Wasting Food and Portion Control

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Stop Throwing Away Food! I have discovered the secret of saving money feeding babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Well, I can’t take the credit for it. My mom taught it to me many years ago but I didn’t put it into practice until the first financial crisis we had when my husband was laid off. What […]