Two Amazingly Simple Uses for Pillowcases

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Pillowcases have simplified my life.

And they can simplify yours too.

I am not kidding either.

I know two amazing uses for pillowcases that may change your life.

Okay, it might not change your life, but it will most certainly make life a little bit easier.

One use is for cleaning, and one is for storing.

  1. Cleaning – more specifically cleaning ceiling fans.

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If you are like me, you don’t get around to cleaning your ceiling fans very often. In fact, I get around to it once I start to notice the dust accumulating on them. Or worse yet when the dust starts flying off the blades when turning it on for the first time in the summer.


If you clean yours more regularly, that is great, and perhaps you won’t need this trick as much as the rest of us who have layers of dust accumulating.


Now if you clean as “often” as I do then you know there are a lot of dust particles that float around the house after cleaning the fan. It doesn’t matter if I use the Swiffer wand, a rag, etc. there always seems to be loose dust – until now.

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Blue Apron- Is It Worth It?

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It is no secret that I am frugal and it is no secret that I HATE menu planning.

A while ago my sister suggested I try out Blue Apron ($30 Off Your First Blue Apron Order), one of the many meal delivery services. She had not tried it herself, but thought it might be worth a try for me since I hate menu planning so much.

I checked out the price, and it seemed expensive and an extravagance that we could not afford as we focused on paying down our debt.

It’s a crazy thing how the Internet works. Once you investigate something online the Internet knows to advertise to you and send emails. I received an email offering a huge discount for the first week of Blue Apron to try it out.

If you’ve ever considered trying one of these meal services out, now is the perfect time. Blue Apron has allowed me to offer you $30 Off Your First Blue Apron Order. Just be sure to click on the link to receive this great deal.

I debated it for about half a second and realized it was the perfect opportunity to finally check out Blue Apron and see what it was all about.

Below is a list of the pros and cons that I identified along with my ultimate decision on if we will continue using Blue Apron.

(spoiler alert: I will- sometimes)

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Why I Menu Plan and Why You Should Too

What’s for dinner?

The dreaded question that plagues us day after day and can wreak havoc on a perfectly nice day. I know some people love to cook and enjoy spending hours in the kitchen concocting delicious meals for their family to enjoy.

I am not one of those people.

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Even if I didn’t work, had no children, and had endless time to prepare a meal uninterrupted I still wouldn’t want to spend hours in the kitchen cooking.

It’s just not something I enjoy.

I cook because I need to and because cooking at home is almost always cheaper and healthier than eating out.

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