Some Tips from All You

I am sitting here reading the December All You Magazine, I know, I am so far behind! This is the one and only magazine that I actually paid for my 2 year subscription. Lots of awesome stuff every month come packed into the magazine. And no, I have absolutely NO connection to this magazine is any way , shape of form. I just really like a magazine that pays for itself in the coupons included! LOL

I just thought I would share little bits of info from the magazine as I came to them.

** pg. 13 (Regarding Myths in couponing) "Myth: Dinky 25 and 50 cent coupons aren't worth the effort" & "Myth: Collecting and sorting coupons takes a lot of time".

$$$ I completely agree with this. If you are interested in seeing some simple easy tips for how to coupon, check out this post.

** pg 14 Instead of buying expensive brass and copper cleaner use lemons.

$$$ I have never tried lemons. Has anyone out there? I always used taco bell taco sauce.

** pg 14 To get the best markdown deals on meats and breads at the grocery store, shop in the evening (after 8:00pm)

$$ We do this several times a week. 80% of our meat or bread is reduced.

** pg 51 (Don't gain a pound during the holiday season) "Tip: Drink out of a tall skinny glass instead of a short wide glass. You will drink less"

$$ huh, who knew.

** 106 (Weekend Dessert) " Cinnamon sugar tortilla crisps with Pineapple Salsa" (Cut tortilla and brush with butter & sprinkle with Cinnamon & Sugar put on foil line baking sheet 500 degree oven for 3-5 minutes until golden. Salsa: crushed pineapple, drained, 2 Tablespoons of lime juice, 1 tablespoon sugar and a few sprigs of fresh mint - mix)

$$ As you can see from my Menu Plan Monday post, this is a snack item for the week.

These are some simple good tips that can save you a little money and can't we all use a little extra cash in our wallet!

I am linking this to Works For Me Wednesday at We Are That Family.

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  1. I shop at a local bread store and 50% of the time I buy reduced meats. Great tips, thanks for posting.

  2. I'd like to thank you for all the work you do keeping this site going...It's one of the first things I check every morning...

    Like the quick recipe but think 5500 degrees might be a bit to hot....

    Thank you once again...

  3. I have used lemons. I cut a lemon in half and then dip it in a plate with kosher salt. The salt acts as a scrubber, while the lemon juices clean. It is great!!!

  4. I love your site and thanks for all that you give us each week. I have not heard of this magazine but it sounds like a good one. Love the sound of the chips and salsa....yum!

  5. I love that magazine too! Great tips!
    Great post!

  6. Elizabeth, LOL Thanks for the heads up on my typo! Wow 5500 degrees would be some seriously FAST cooking! haha!

  7. Good tips, I've never seen the magazine. I saw a tip on tv a few days ago, maybe everyone knew this but me: Rub shaving cream on your bathroom mirror to prevent fogging for up to a month. We'll see. This is a point of contention with dh and I. He doesn't want me to take a shower until after he's shaved.

  8. Jeanette, we have a Wonder Bread outlet near us and in our local little freebie paper we will even get a coupon for it!

  9. For those of you that have not heard of "All You" just a little info: you can only get it at Walmart or by subscription.

  10. Concrete: I have heard about the shaving cream tip before but forgot all about it! I haven't tried it yet. If you try it, please let me know if it works! :)

  11. Kim, Yay! It is always nice to hear from someone regarding a tip i post that I haven't try yet. It is go to know it works. I really like to have very little commercial cleaners in my house and not to mention, those speciality cleaners are so expensive!

  12. Linda and Elizabeth, thank you for your wonderful comments! It amde my day to read them!! :)

  13. Seriously, taco bell sauce???? You just rub it on? I have a dozen or so packets in my fridge - I think I may just try. Great list of tips!


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