Human Interest

An Abundance of Plastic Bags!

Catherine Pulsifer
stresslesscountry@hotmail.com
Stress Less Country-a lifestyle change!
http://stresslesscountry.com

Every time you go to a store you receive plastic bags. Every time you buy bread you end up with a plastic bag. Over the run of a year it is amazing how many plastic bags you can end up with! Below are some suggestions for recycling and reusing these bags: Read more »

Stocking Your Pantry for Winter

Patty Getz
chefmom@frugal-families.com

Frugal Families
http://www.frugal-families.com

Some of us have the stocking bug year around. We become nervous and agitated when our resources drop below a 6 month supply. We have the sudden urge to go running to the store, to replenish our dwindling supplies.

Then there are others of us- that see September approaching and realize in panic, that we might not make it thru the week let alone thru the winter!! Again we have the sudden urge to race to the grocery store, especially if we live in an area that gets a lot of winter weather. The problem with that is, without proper planning and careful buying, we defeat one of the purposes, of stocking, to save money. All is not lost though, with careful planning you can restock your pantry before the snow sets in or at least to be be ready for next winter. Read more »

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