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!




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13 comments :

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

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  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...

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  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!!!

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  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!

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

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

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  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.
    Kathy

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  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!

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  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.

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  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! :)

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  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!

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

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  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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