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Forum: Frugal Fun 09-09-2006, 07:43 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 19,613
Posted By housefullofturkeys
In the past couple of weeks...a beer bottle and...

In the past couple of weeks...a beer bottle and $.02.
Total:
$1.32.
Forum: Idle Chit Chat! 08-20-2006, 06:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,726
Posted By housefullofturkeys
I was once very flattered when a wealthy friend...

I was once very flattered when a wealthy friend of mine told me I was the least materialistic person she knew (perhaps it was an unfair comparison to her many wealthy friends), but I was flattered...
Forum: Frugal Fun 08-20-2006, 06:18 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 19,613
Posted By housefullofturkeys
Found .01 camping Returned a shopping cart that...

Found .01 camping
Returned a shopping cart that had a quarter in it...


Total: $1.91
Forum: Gardening With Children 08-11-2006, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,540
Posted By housefullofturkeys
Denahowy: We did our tomatoes and peppers in...

Denahowy:
We did our tomatoes and peppers in containers...it worked out great, and VERY little weeding, but enough to teach them a little. We bought our plants already sprouted for a little instant...
Forum: Gardening With Children 08-11-2006, 03:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,540
Posted By housefullofturkeys
I can hardly wait until next years garden with...

I can hardly wait until next years garden with these neat ideas!
My son has done really well this year (his first time out) and taken great pride and interest in our tomatoes and peppers. He has...
Forum: Frugal Fun 08-11-2006, 03:31 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 19,613
Posted By housefullofturkeys
ellenmelon: About car coinage -- I used to...

ellenmelon: About car coinage -- I used to commute to Buffalo to go to teacher's college...being a canuck, I'm not so used to toll booths, but my dad had a coin purse in the car for emergencies...
Forum: Fun Games 08-10-2006, 04:23 AM
Replies: 1,129
Views: 31,754
Posted By housefullofturkeys
my one year old practicing her vowels (I think)...

my one year old practicing her vowels (I think) -- "ah, ah, ah, o, o, o, ah, ah, o, o, daddy...."
Forum: How To... 08-08-2006, 02:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,645
Posted By housefullofturkeys
Update....I tried to make yoghurt in the...

Update....I tried to make yoghurt in the crockpot. I put in the same recipe and a couple inches of water...put it on low for 4 hours -- it never solidified, even after when I put it in the sun, or...
Forum: Muffins, Scones, etc. 08-08-2006, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,308
Posted By housefullofturkeys
Wow! Thanks for the blue ribbon award! I almost...

Wow! Thanks for the blue ribbon award! I almost missed it because when I click "New Posts" sometimes the search desn't include things. I'm glad I ran across it! Grandma would be proud!
Jo-Anne
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 08-04-2006, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1,481
Views: 89,939
Posted By housefullofturkeys
Now that is hilarious! I wish (kinda) that I had...

Now that is hilarious! I wish (kinda) that I had a car sitting in the driveway all day! Maybe I should try this tomorrow after groceries. I can only imagine how wonderful the smell woud be (as she...
Forum: Frugal Fun 08-04-2006, 09:11 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 19,613
Posted By housefullofturkeys
First time out in days...ds found a beer...

First time out in days...ds found a beer bottle...
total: $1.40
Forum: Frugal Fun 08-03-2006, 04:48 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 19,613
Posted By housefullofturkeys
No kidding! It was 47 C here two days...

No kidding! It was 47 C here two days ago...that's 116 F. I have been hibernating and, thus, finding no money.
I can't wait for the heat to break.
Jo-Anne
Forum: Trash to Treasure 08-01-2006, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,420
Posted By housefullofturkeys
You know, jrztomato, since I posted this my...

You know, jrztomato, since I posted this my tomatoes have taken off. After one windy night I had to stake them all up and almost lost a few because of my negligence....so I have used a good many...
Forum: How To... 07-30-2006, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,645
Posted By housefullofturkeys
Yes, it is Skim Milk Powder, instant, noname,...

Yes, it is Skim Milk Powder, instant, noname, mixed with cold tap water.
It takes longer than 12 hours, maybe more like 16. This is what I have done the last two times. It sat outside all night,...
Forum: How To... 07-30-2006, 09:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,645
Posted By housefullofturkeys
Hi Ellen!

Yes, it is Skim Milk Powder, instant, noname, mixed with cold tap water.
It takes longer than 12 hours, maybe more like 16. This is what I have done the last two times. It sat outside all night,...
Forum: How To... 07-29-2006, 01:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,645
Posted By housefullofturkeys
Just an update on the yoghurt. I tried to make...

Just an update on the yoghurt. I tried to make sweetened yoghurt...but I didn't have powdered milk so I used an equivalent amount of 2%, I put in brown sugar -- didn't work, i don't know why. So...
Forum: What Did You Do Frugal Today 07-27-2006, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,481
Views: 89,939
Posted By housefullofturkeys
Thumbs up Hi frugal friends!

I don't post here often, but I wanted to express my thanks that such a thread exists. Very often I feel that I live off the beaten trail. I feel sometimes that I am a little freakish and addicted...
Forum: Idle Chit Chat! 07-26-2006, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,823
Posted By housefullofturkeys
Here in the northland (HAHA, some parts of the US...

Here in the northland (HAHA, some parts of the US are more north than I am... :)) I shop at NoFrills for grocereies. They're a bag-your-own-cheaper groceries store. They came out with this "Lower...
Forum: Substitutions & Replacements 07-25-2006, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,465
Posted By housefullofturkeys
Can I substitute yoghurt for oil in granola bars?

well the subject line says it all....;)
I know about applesauce, but I don't have any of that in the house right now...
Jo-Anne
Forum: Sandwiches & Pizza 07-25-2006, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,671
Posted By housefullofturkeys
Sometimes in the frozen section they have pizza...

Sometimes in the frozen section they have pizza dough. With any of these recipes above, do you think you could make them up, then throw them in the freezer raw immediately?
Jo-Anne
Forum: Trash to Treasure 07-23-2006, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,420
Posted By housefullofturkeys
Twist ties, frugal folks!

I never use them (well, maybe 5 per year). I always keep them. Any suggestions for what to do with them??
Thanks!
Jo-Anne
Forum: Frugal Fun 07-23-2006, 02:08 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 19,613
Posted By housefullofturkeys
I found a dime on our driveway today. I'm gogin...

I found a dime on our driveway today. I'm gogin to assume it came from a passerby and not from our own car!!
Crochet2 -- wish I could use this info -- not any good for us Canadians :(
Total $1.30...
Forum: How To... 07-21-2006, 10:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,645
Posted By housefullofturkeys
Hmmmm....got me thinking...

[quote=Bilby]I have a yoghurt maker which is just a container inside a container basically, yoghurt mix container is pute into a bigger container with boiling water sit 6hrs and refrigerate.
...
Forum: How To... 07-21-2006, 10:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,645
Posted By housefullofturkeys
Ellen, I am wanting to maek sure we're on the...

Ellen, I am wanting to maek sure we're on the same page...don't want to steer you astray. Are the solid curds you are talking about just the solidified yoghurt? Or are they more like cheese curds...
Forum: How To... 07-21-2006, 05:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,645
Posted By housefullofturkeys
HOMEMADE GRANOLA Heat oven to 300...

HOMEMADE GRANOLA


Heat oven to 300 degrees.

6 cups quick oats
1 cup wheat bran
1 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes, I found pink coconut once -- the kids loved it (preferably the large...
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