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    Simple Stress Busters

Simple and Frugal ways to lower your stress level.

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by Nikki Willhite

Most people keep a close eye on their weight.  Almost all of us own a weight scale, which can cause us angst or cheer us up. When we go to the doctor, he/she also insists on checking our weight.

As important as our weight is to our health, our stress level must come near to it in importance.  I wish that we had a scale that we could step on to measure our stress level .... more

 

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Saving Money on Carrots

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Carrots are full of nutrition and one of the best foods for the thrift conscious.  Eat them raw, and eat them cooked.  Buy your carrots are fresh as possible, so they will taste better and last longer.  If the tops are off the carrots when you buy them, there is no way to tell how old they are.  Don't buy carrots in bags, and don't buy them without the green, leafy tops still attached. .... more

 

 

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Here are links to frugal and easy jello salads.  Nothing fancy here- just classic, frugal homemade recipes.

 

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Deluxe Lime Jello   Crowd pleasing jello recipe with cottage cheese and pineapple.

 

7-Up Lemon Jello Salad   Ingredients include lemon jello, 7-Up, cream cheese and crushed pineapple.

 

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