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I like that Asian hot pot means you can eat for hours and nibble on small pieces of food, and large veggie portions and the leftovers are soup for lunches.
If you make your own yogurt, you probably spend a pretty piece of change on a yogurt starter that has to be replenished pretty quickly. Well you can make your own yogurt starter that will last at least a year from chili pepper stems.
I noticed when I bought freshly ground peanut butter at Whole Foods that it didn't separate at all. So I finally let a small bit sit and see how long it takes to separate -- 4 months. The moral of the story is to buy it freshly ground when possible. I've found cheaper places than Whole Foods.
I usually buy my chicken with the bones in -- whether it's chicken breasts, thighs or an entire roaster.
I damaged my rotator cuffs this summer using 3 pound weights (how embarrassing). I was in Physical Therapy for the damage to the left arm. The therapist had me use the BodyBlady to strengthen the muscles around the cuff. It was fun and really worked. I bought one of my own and have added it to my home routines.
United Airlines sent an email that I could use mileage points to go shopping. I saw that they had a Sodastream Penguin free for points so I got one. Pleasantly surprised to find out it included free shipping.
Everyone knows it's better to eat before you shop -- that isn't always possible, is it?
They sound like you bid a penny each time. But it costs you about 60¢ everytime you place a penny bid. You buy bids ahead of time -- people are surprised to find that their credit card is charged for those bids before they even use them.
If you know you have 500 calories left for the day (using Tracker) and you go out, you have better control over selecting the 1 or 2 items that are high in calories rather than binging and thinking, "oh well, how can I know with restaurant food anyhow?" Eating and enjoying that fried catfish (high in protein) is much better calorie-wise and guilt-wise rather than some catfish, all of the fries, all of the potato salad.