Crockpot BBQ Beef Ingredients:2 -3lb boneless roast or ribs (beef or pork)1 cup strawberry preserves1 small onion chopped 1 green or red bell pepper chopped2 tbsp prepared mustard 1/2 cup brown sugar1 cup BBQ sauce Mix all ingredients (except the roast) in a bowl. Place roast in crockpot and then pour mixture on top. Cook […]
This is good news: Do less work and save more water when running your dishwasher. I use my dishwasher anyway because even if hand-washing were cheaper, the time it takes is not worth it to me (balance). The recommendations on the enzyme-based detergents are interesting. I am partial to Cascade, but it appears the cost […]
If you are unfamiliar with Crown Financial Ministries, I encourage you to visit their website and look around. There is alot of great financial wisdom floating around the internet, but Crown’s kingdom mentality makes it a winner for Christians. Just look at their mission statement: Equipping people worldwide to learn, apply,and teach God’s financial principles […]
Now is a great time to start a butterfly garden. By planting a few butterfly-attracting flowers together, you can create a space where (hopefully) a variety of butterflies will visit. If you have children, a butterfly garden is a great opportunity to observe nature and a good learning opportunity. The more frugal way to create […]
Here is an interesting little booklet from the Department of Agriculture: Recipes and Tips for Healthy, Thrifty Meals. The tips are basically common-sense and nothing earth-shattering for anyone who tries to save money on groceries, but it’s free and has some basic recipes. Good for a beginner.
(Originally written in November 2005) I was watching a news program yesterday that was talking about the Christmas shopping season. They mentioned a few items from the Neiman Marcus catalog for the rich of the rich, like a $75,000 handbag and a diamond-covered iPod case of which I don’t remember the cost. When I hear […]