SYM Show #5 – Grow Your Own (54:11)

Today, Art and Karen talk about growing your own.


23 ways to save money

12 things that are less expensive in 2012  

home made cleaners from Mother Earth News
Mrs Meyers cleaners
making your own surface cleaner
3 parts water
1part Vinegar
Dash of dish soap
couple of drops of essential oil (expensive but a few drops go a long way) cuts the vinegar smell.

What you can grow from your food scraps
green onions
sweet potato
ginger root

Wi Fi internet save your cell phone data fees by using free internet available at public libraries, coffee shops and book shops. if you have an iPhone you will get a screen letting you know what is out there not all are locked.

Save your Photos on a free account on a site like Picasa or Flickr. Some services such as rotation of photos and sizing are free. Paid account have additional features. has an offer online for 250 free business cards. Cards for sale are reasonably priced. offers 50gigabytes of free on line storage in the cloud.( If you download the smartphone app first)
Dropbox – 2GB with additional 250 MB for recruiting others and special accomplishments

If you are looking for holiday or seasonal freebies search google St Patricks Day Coupons. You will find contests, downloads for kid friendly activities, and free offers.

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