We seemed to have skipped ahead in the calendar this year. So we have lovely flowers to enjoy that ordinarily come in May. I wish you nice weather wherever you are! Here are my picks for April from around the blogosphere. I hope you find something helpful and valuable.
At Prairie Eco-Thrifter you can get tips on How to Save a Lot of Money by Making a Few Simple Drink Changes. I’ve been making my own coffee at home for years, but allow myself an occasional Starbucks treat. We try to keep alcohol as a treat also. It saves a lot!
What’s the healthiest cooking oil? That’s not such an easy question to answer. Extra-Virgin olive oil is not the best choice for every situation. Here from Eating Rules is The Cooking Oil Comparison Chart to help, but also read the comments to help you decide. I printed this awesome chart and put it on my refrigerator. You might also make a list for those items you cook most often.
Are you sure your rewards card is the best one for you? There are some good cards to consider! Check it out at Money Cone’s In Pursuit of the Most Rewarding Rewards Card.
I love mozzarella and find it fairly inexpensive among cheeses. However you might like to get the kids to help you make some as an educational experience. At Simple Bites you can learn with The Best Party Trick Ever; How to Make Thirty-Minute Mozzarella. Andrew even lets you know how to make your own string cheese or little mozz balls. And he includes recipes for using the whey. Frugal at its best and tastiest!
If you like a shabby chic style of home decor, you can get real value from one gallon of paint. One Girl in Pink shows you how with Ten Projects; One Can of Chalk Paint.
Hunter at Financially Consumed wonders What If GE Paid Its Fair Share in Taxes?
Food for thought!
At Bucksome Boomer you can read 4 Reasons Family Vacations Should Be in Your Budget.
I couldn’t agree more. With summer just around the corner, it’s time to make some plans!
Now that summer weather is in view, I hope you are getting outdoors to enjoy it! Have fun!