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Fabric Softener Sheets
you can hang these up in the closet, put them under the heat register, so the air wafts the nice smell around, a convenient way to keep rooms and closets smelling fresh.
This also helps with being "green" because you are not using aerosol sprays
12 Grain Bread
there are only two of us, myself and my hubby, so when we buy this bread we put half of it in another bag (which we saved) and freeze it. This way it does not go stale before we can eat the full loaf, therefore saving us $$$
Many times cheese comes on sale, and if wrapped tightly in kitchen foil, it will freeze.
Want or Need
take 2 jars, label them 1 of them want, and the other Need
when you get back from shopping go over the receipts, and put them in the appropriate jars, at the end of a month (or less) count the totals, this shows how much money was spent needlessly, but you have to be totally honest with yourself,
Silhouette Satisfaction Yogurt
this is a new yogurt, and it is delicious, very, very creamy and it packs 8 grams of protein, and only 80 calories per serving. (120gms)
A great way to get in protien.
when cooking a meal, chew gum, it helps you stop taste testing, and adding uncounted calories.
1 tbls of lemon juice in a glass of water the very first thing in the morning,before anything else, really helps you lose the water , and also drinking lots of water helps as well