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Write your grocery list on the back of an envelope, and then use that envelope for your coupons. You can even put a *star next to the grocery item that you have a coupon for, so you don't forget when you are checking out.
having trouble tracking your water?
Drinking eight glasses of water per day becomes easy to track if you put eight thin rubber bands around your cup each morning. As you finish a cup, remove a band. You'll know quite easily, and without guessing, when you've met your goal.
little kiddies bored today?
Give them a bucket of water and a paintbrush and have them "paint" your car, or the side of your house. My daughter LOVED doing that! It also allowed me to do some gardening while she kept herself busy. No clean up either, LOL.
You'll find them in a plastic carry case. I was attracted by the beauty of them; a rainbow of shimmery color. But wow, it works great! Even better than the more expensive Tweezerman
tweezers I've bought in the past.
tired of wasting tomato paste?
I put tablespoons of remaining tomato paste in sections of an ice cube tray, cover it with plastic wrap, and put it in the freezer. It lasts for months and months and the frozen paste pops out easily with a fork. Try it, you'll like it !
Mr. Clean Magic Eraser
I have to say, this is by far the best cleaning agent I've used in a LONG TIME! It works especially well on my fiberglass bathtub, but I use it for countertops, my glass cooktop, sinks.... it's an amazing product.
black cohosh for menopause
I've been suffering terribly with hot flashes and night sweats
and didn't want to take synthetic hormone replacement.
I bought Solgar's black cohosh, which also contains soy,
and my results have been phenomenal.