Articles tagged with: Smart Shopping

Seven Things You Can Do With Eggshells

Posted by: The Bristal

Jeff Yeager, the author of The Ultimate Cheapskate, knows exactly what to do with all those eggshells.

Try these money saving eggshell uses:

1. Less Bitter Coffee
Add an eggshell to the coffee in the filter, and your morning coffee will be less bitter. The spent coffee grounds, eggshell and biodegradable filter are then conveniently ready for the compost pile.

2. Splendid Seedling Starters
Fill biodegradable eggshell halves with potting soil instead of using peat pots to start seedlings for the garden. And an egg carton on the windowsill is the perfect way to start a dozen tomato seedlings in shells … read more

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Eating Healthy as You Age: How to be a Smart Shopper

Posted by: The Bristal

As we age, the types and amounts of vitamins, minerals and nutrients our body requires to maintain a healthy lifestyle change. For older adults, that means adapting dietary choices to meet these changes. Most seniors require more vitamin D, vitamin B12, calcium and iron, but fewer overall calories. Experts agree that one of the keys to aging well is for older adults to eat a healthy, well-balanced diet. To accomplish that, seniors need to learn how to be smart food shoppers. That includes:

• Planning meals ahead of time

• Creating a shopping list

• Understanding how … read more

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