Julie Edelman The Accidental Housewife

Money Saving Tips

”A nickel isn’t worth a dime today”
—Yogi Berra

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Read All About It

Read All About It

Repurpose newspapers they’re great multi-taskers.  Crumple and use them to shine faucets, polish chrome, clean mirrors and windows and to absorb odors in the bottom of the garbage, sneaks, et-Hmmm is that why so many of us read it in the bathroom smile

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Let the Sun Shine In

Let the Sun Shine In

During the winter, it can save you money on your heating bill by having clean windows that allow the solar energy to come into the room to help heat it.

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Good to the Last Drop

Good to the Last Drop

Add a little water to the remnants of liquid detergents  softeners, etc to get one or two more loads worth

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Cool It

Cool It

Unless your clothing says otherwise ALWAYS wash in cold water which will save you mucho on energy bills.  Don’t cold wash bedding though since you want to eliminate dust mites and their doo which that cause allergies.

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Downsize

Downsize

Instead of using your oven, particularly if it’s electric tape it shut and use your microwave, toaster over or your Crock-Pot which can use up to 75% less energy to work.

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Mount Sink Helen’s

Mount Sink Helen’s

Instead of having your plummer on speed dial next time your sink stops up pour one cup of baking soda down followed by one cup of white vinegar.  Let it bubble and when it stops add a pot of boiling water.  Repeat if necessary.

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Memory Loss

Memory Loss

No need to loose it when your kiddie forgets to take their phone out of their dirty jeans before laundering: Remove battery, use blow dryer (cool setting) to rid some of moisture, put in a bowl of uncooked rice making sure 100% covered. Leave 3 days. Blow or brush away any debris.

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