Jonni McCoy, the "Miserly Mom," shares her frugal tips on dealing with an ant invasion, making meals for one, and discusses getting ready for Y2K -- and if it's really necessary at all.
A: We had a bad ant problem in our last home. Here is how we dealt with it. First, we followed the trail to where they were coming in from outside. Then we sealed that spot with hot glue gun or aerosol foam from the hardware store (some have even
Go back and wipe their trail clean... they leave a scent for other ants to follow. Recipes for one
A: The tricks you have used in the past still can apply with some minor adjustments. I would still plan menus around the sale items (loss leaders) at the store, and cook as you usually did. I would then freeze what you didn't eat into meal-sized portions. So one dinner that you cooked may turn into six dinners for you. By freezing them into meal-sized portions, you won't waste much when you thaw some for another meal. This also allows you to have the leftovers when you won't mind eating them again.