Don't throw away the cardboard tube from wrapping paper! Tape the tube to the end of a vacuum cleaner wand to reach cobwebs in ceiling corners or dust freeloading on ceiling fans. Reach all the way under beds and furniture, or flatten the roll to vacuum narrow crevices.
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I have a daily flip calendar on my desk. At the end of the year when I replace the old pages with the new, I clip the old ones together and use them as a note pad on my desk for miscellaneous notes, calls, numbers, whatever. It saves me from using new note pads!
Recycling is good - recycling before recycling is even better 224
When that toothpaste tube appears to be empty, just cut it open as close to the end that the cap is on as possible and you will find that there is enough toothpaste in there to brush your teeth at least 4 more times! Just use your toothbrush to scoop it out.
Put it in a recloseable recycled margarine container so the toothpaste does not dry out. I use up the old tube and the kids get the new tube.
Baking my own bread has become easy and cost effective. I started using the "Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day" plan about 2 months ago and I love. I used to buy 2 loaves of bread a day for my family. Now, I bake it myself for a fraction of the cost.
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