Category Archives: Family Stuff

Build a cardboard playhouse (or something else?)

You might look at this article, Cardboard Playhouse Plans & Instructions, and think to yourself "But I’m too big for a silly cardboard playhouse." Or maybe you’re thinking, "We already have one!" What I like about it, though, is that … Continue reading

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Food on the brain…

The good cooking links just keep on coming. Look out for a new page on this site, soon, that’ll have all of these great cooking and recipes links. For now, try these: Tasty Planner‘s "gimmick" is that you can build … Continue reading

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Yet More Cooking Stuff

I’m going to have to collect all these cookery/recipe links into a new page. Here are the latest: Want to know what is in that thing you’re eating? Try Foodsel. Not only will it give you the 411 on what’s … Continue reading

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Wondering how many pennies you've got?

Do you have a penny jar in the house? Every wonder just how many pennies you’ve got in there? Here’s a great way to get a good idea of just how much that jar is worth: the Coin Jar Calculator. … Continue reading

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The Latest Wonder Substances: Vinegar & Baking Soda

Does your family spend a lot on dozens of different home- and person-cleaning products? Mine does, but I’ll bet we could save a lot of money (and recover lots of storage space) just be switching to vinegar and baking soda … Continue reading

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Stop throwing stuff out

Planned Obsolescence is a waste is a starting point for figuring out where to go and what to do when your expensive stuff starts breaking–before you give up and buy a new one. Back in the old days people bought … Continue reading

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