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Get FREE Breadcrumbs for All Your Recipe Needs!

Did you make a new year’s resolution to waste less food, to do more cooking from scratch, or to buy less over-packaged food?  If you did, or if you have ever bought a canister of ready-to-use breadcrumbs, this article is for YOU!  996 more words


Gold Star for the Internet: Thrift Books

The only bad thing about having an appetite for literature is that buying books can get expensive very, very quickly. Taking multiple literature classes at one time left me with a pile of good books to read but a dent in my checking account. 688 more words


Coffee Hour at Midnight (how to host on short notice)

I’ve written before about hosting church coffee hour.  The people in my church are willing to eat packaged coffee-cakes and things of that ilk, but most of them prefer healthier snacks, and so do I–our coffee hour begins just before noon, so my stomach is ready for lunch, not just simple carbs! 1,526 more words


24 Ways to Use Thanksgiving Leftovers--Not Just Turkey!

My partner Daniel’s cousin Mike has just concluded a 25-year tradition of inviting all the extended family to Thanksgiving dinner at his home in upstate New York.  743 more words


Gramma's Sensitivity to Purpose

It’s my birthday tomorrow, and on this birthday in particular, I’m thinking about the woman I am named after, Lieba bat Aharon z”l (Libby Leibmann Levy), my great grandmother. 382 more words


October 2015 Thrift Haul - Halloween Edition

Goodwill at any time in October is generally a freaking war zone of people trying to piece together Halloween costumes. On October 31st, Halloween’s physical address, Goodwill is a dystopian, apocalyptic war zone where everyone is simultaneously engaging in combat and running for their lives. 326 more words