I worked as a short order cook when I was in high school. One of the things I loved to eat the most at the restaurant where I worked was the french fries. We put a potato seasoning on them that made them taste so, so good. As an adult I rediscovered … [Read more...] about CleverDudes Can Cook: How To Create Restaurant Style French Fries At Home
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Air conditioning season is coming. This is an unavoidable fact, and the mere mention of it made my wife roll her eyes. She remembered how our air conditioning unit squeals each time it starts up. It's been doing it for years, but the volume of the … [Read more...] about 3 Things To Know When Shopping For A New Air Conditioner
We built our home 12 years ago, which means there are things starting to show wear and tear. One such item are the screens for our windows and patio doors. A few of them have developed some small holes, which not only looks shoddy, it also allows … [Read more...] about Save Money By Repairing Screens
Vacations are expensive, and we just got back from a ten day trip (including travel time) to Florida. So, it's time to balance our vacation spending with tightening the wallet and spending a few weekends laying low at home. That doesn't mean I'll be … [Read more...] about Saving Money By Being Busy At Home
Think about the last time you upgraded your cell phone. Did you have to upgrade, or did you get caught up in the shiny glow of a new handset? If the upgrade happened out of pure consumerism, was it a conscious decision? There's a big difference … [Read more...] about Do You Waste Money On Cell Phone Upgrades?
A notebook sits on my kitchen counter open to my current todo list. I add things as necessary, and cross things off as they are completed. My wife even gets in on the process by adding things to the list that she wants me to do. My list is constantly … [Read more...] about Ignoring Your ToDo List Can Cost You Money