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If you are looking for a different way to make omelets, try your waffle iron. You can add any ingredients you have on hand. Instead of the mushrooms, I added onions and peppers. Below are some other ways to use your waffle iron besides for waffles. Hashbrowns from tator tots Hot sandwiches Cinnamon rolls If [...]

If you have t-shirts or other knit shirts that are too small or stained use them to make an infinity scarf. I had a number of t-shirts I bought at a bag sale at one of our thrift stores. They were brand new but XS and S. I finally had the idea to try making [...]

If you find yourself or others in need, there are several resources to turn to for assistance. One I learned of recently in the Fargo area is the Caring Closet at First United Methodist Church. Below is more information on the program which provides clothing and other items for children. Hours: First, Third and Fifth [...]

Are your closets jam packed and impossible to find anything? I came upon this post about trying to have a Capsule Wardrobe. Essentially it is a mini wardrobe made up of really versatile pieces that you totally love to wear. I saw a recent post on Facebook that at the end of August, someone found [...]

An important part of succeeding financially is being aware of how much money you have coming in and going out each month. To determine this you should develop a budget. As Dave Ramsey says “with a budget you tell your money what to do instead of your money telling you what to do”. There are [...]

The Easter Seals Goodwill thrift store opened in Fargo a few weeks ago and had the Grand Opening this weekend. It is located at 4325 13th Ave S, Fargo (the strip mall in front of Burlington Coat Factory). It is has a nice and open atmosphere. Instead of each item being marked, there are signs [...]

DIY Taquitos

Frozen foods may be convenient and inexpensive but it may be less expensive and healthier to make your own. It doesn’t take much longer to make a batch and freeze them for future use than to cook frozen ones. Here is a recipe for cheesy chicken taquitos. I recently made a batch using this recipe. [...]

Following is information on how Fargo residents can get free compost and woodchips. If you don’t reside in Fargo, check with your local offices to see if they are also available in your area. “Get free compost and woodchips on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 7:15 a.m. to noon and every Wednesday and Thursday from Sept. [...]

One way some people use to budget their money is the Envelope System. Once you decide a monthly amount for various areas of your budget, you put that amount of cash in labeled envelopes. When the envelope is empty, you are done spending in that area for the month or need to borrow from other [...]

Above is a photo I saw on Facebook recently. It may seem like “healthy” food is more expensive but in many cases it is not. It may take more time to prepare it but if you do some of the preparation ahead of time or use the crockpot it may be easier than you think [...]