Tag Archives: reuse

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 #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 #34

Re-use the Tea Bag. This started many years ago when my Oma would save her tea bags and use them until they barely made the water change color. I am not a major tea drinker so I logged that in … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #20

Make your Own Scrap Paper. When you write a quick note to yourself and then completed the task, think hard now.  What do you do with the note?  We throw it away….or hopefully recycle it.  Then why are we writing … Continue reading

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Laura’s Cheap Trick #10

Reuse those sandwich bags! Sounds logical and easy enough…but we don’t do it.  It’s not in our nature..we have to be cool, casual and nonchalant and toss out the baggies.  Shame on you.  Unless that baggie was good and soiled, bring them … Continue reading

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