Category Archives: Recycle / Reuse / Reduce

Home Made Star Wars Snowflakes – How Fun

DIY Star Wars Snowflakes by Chaunce Dolan on Friday, December 17th, 2011 Shout out to Matters of Grey for this fun posting that they passed on.  See below.  To make this a really Cheap Trick, Use old magazine pages or scrap paper … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #86

Save & Reuse the Birthday Candles. We just had a birthday in our house and I was reminded of a trick I have been using since I was a child and blew out the candles of my own birthday cake.  … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #81

Oh Yeah – Save that Wrapping Paper! Yes, I grew up in a family that carefully slit open the tape and took great care to save the wrapping paper and bows.  I swear while my grandmother was alive we all … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #70

Use the Reusable Shopping Bags. I made a donation to our local public radio station and the thank you presents that arrived in the mail were 2 nylon reusable shopping bags.  I have since shopped for these items and have … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #69

Make New from Old. As we head into the gift season it is time to prepare yourself for parties, and holiday gift giving that pushed the limits of American gluttony.   If you have the opportunity consider purchasing something new from something … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #64

Don’t Throw it Away… I’m in party mode in case you haven’t noticed.  And we are entering into the party season.   One of the items we recently purchased for our party was bottled water.  (Cheaper than soda and better for … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #61

Take Care of It. Keep your stuff in clean working order.  When you are done with the lawn mower, wash it off and wipe it down and put it away.  The scissors go back in the drawer.  The dishes are … Continue reading

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