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It may be difficult to drink the recommended amount of water each day. One way to make it easier is to add flavor to your water. There are flavorings you can purchase to add to water, but you can also add fruits and vegetables to make your own flavorings. The photo above shows a glass [...]

Following are a few recent articles about how to get out of debt and stay out of debt. 10 reasons You are still broke – the money spent or lost by these things can add up over time, especially if you are guilty of a number of these items. How to pay off credit card [...]

There is a current deal at Steals from StarTribune for half price on adult admission tickets for the Minnesota Renaissance Festival tickets. The tickets are valid for certain weekends. See the link above for valid dates and other details. The $22.95 tickets can be purchased for $11.50.

Recently, I was looking for a recipe for muffins or bread to use the blueberries I had purchased. While looking through one of my Taste of Home Cookbooks, I came upon a recipe for Berry Mini Breads. I happened to have the cranberries on hand and used about a tablespoon of lemon juice in the [...]

I have posted numerous times previously about getting good deals on products at drugstores. Below are a couple of links to current deals starting Sunday, July 27. The red underlined links are to coupons that may be printed off the internet and used. The other coupons are listed by the date it was in the [...]

Last night I went to the Trollwood Production of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and really enjoyed it. It is at the Imagine Amphitheater in Moorhead, MN. The show continues July 23-26 and July 30-August 2. They are offering a Buy one Ticket get one Free for Friday and Saturday shows. The [...]

It may seem like school just got out but with stores starting to have sales on school supplies it may be the perfect time to start looking for items before they get picked over. Another reason to start shopping now is that you can spread the expenses over the next couple of months instead of [...]

PocketYourDollars is a website with information on sales, deals and other ways to save money. Each Friday morning they do a segment on a Minneapolis radio station about current Freebies and list them on their website. Since they are based in the Minneapolis area, some of the deals are for the local area but some [...]

One way to save money and keep your house a little cooler is to use a crockpot. You can put the ingredients in it before you leave for the day and have the meal or most of it ready when you return. I recently came upon a blog series of 100 days of summer slow [...]

Some of my perennial flowers are starting to bloom. I cut some to put on my desk at work. Since they are smaller blooms, I was looking for a smaller vase to use. I used a mason jar I had and a piece of ribbon. If you don’t have flowers of your own, many stores [...]