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Links and Reviews for Thrifty Living

The following 138 sites have linked to our Thrifty Living website. Links to commercial products or enterprises do not constitute endorsement by University of Illinois Extension.


Open Directory Project
http://dmoz.org/Home/Cooking/For_Children/


Suite101.com
http://www.suite101.com/welcome.cfm/country_cooking
"5 Stars. Many pages devoted to thrifty living- food, consumer goods, lifestyle."

66 cost-saving tips to help you save money
http://www.save-money.us/categories/66tips.shtml

AARP
http://www.aarp.org/money/financial_planning/sessionthree/a2002-08-19-FinancialPlanningOrganizing

About.com
http://southernfood.about.com/cs/basicmixes/

About.com - Busy Cooks
http://busycooks.about.com/library/howtos/blmealplanning.htm

About.com - Food - Busy Cooks - Cooking 101 - Meal Planning
http://busycooks.about.com/od/cookinglessons/a/mealplanning.htm

Alexa
http://www.alexa.com/browse/general/?&CategoryID=7869&mode=general
"Provides information on money management, consumer skills, nutrition, and well being to families and individuals. Features news."

Allergy Buyers Club
http://www.allergybuyersclub.com/mold-center.html

AllergyBuyersClub.com
http://www.allergybuyersclub.com/mold-center.html

Allina Hospitals and Clinics - Pregnancy and Parenting - Recipe: Pyramid Totrilla Wraps
http://www.allina.com/ac/preg_emag.nsf/page/0412024456

Associated Ministries - Asset Building Coalition Resource Center - Consumer Information
http://www.associatedministries.org/pages/abc-resources.htm

australia.edu
http://www.australia.edu/cgi-bin/links/index.cgi?/Home/Cooking/Baking_and_Confections/
"Homemade biscuit mix and recipes in which you can use it such as biscuits, pancakes, muffins, and upsidedown pineapple cake."

Awesome Library - Classroom - Health PE - Personal Care
http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Classroom/Health_PE/Personal_Care/Personal_Care.html

Awesome Library - Health PE - Nutrition - Papers
http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Classroom/Health_PE/Nutrition/Nutrition.html

BadDayStudio.com
http://www.baddaystudio.com/linkpage.html

Benefits, Advocacy and Information on Aging for People Age 50 and Over - AARP
http://www.aarp.org/money/financial_planning/sessionthree/a2002-08-19-FinancialPlanningOrganizing.html
"The University of Illinois Extension Service has published on online guide to financial planning for working women. The guide includes a chapter on "Organizing Your Family and Financial Records," which gives tips on keeping your financial paperwork under control."

Burleigh County Extension - North Dakota State University
http://www.ext.nodak.edu/county/burleigh/FCS/henv.htm

Casey Family Programs
http://www.caseylifeskills.org/pages/res/res_ACLSAGuidebook.htm

Casey Life Skills - Family Programs - Life Skills Guidebook
http://www.caseylifeskills.org/pages/lp/LSG%20Version%2012-28-04.pdf

Centro America
http://www.television.centroamerica.tv/index/Home/Homemaking/Frugality/Publications/
"Provides information on money management, consumer skills, nutrition, and well being to families and individuals. Features news."

Chef 2 Chef
http://chef2chef.com/dir/Cooking/Fruits_and_Vegetables/Cabbage/index.html
"Recipes making use of this green, and a few nutritional facts."

Cheryl's Sensible Cents, Issue #005 Frugal Freedom
http://www.simpledebtfreeliving.com/Cheryls_Sensible_Cents-frugal-freedom.html

Clemson University - Extension Family and Consumer Sciences
http://www.clemson.edu/fyd/additional_financial.htm
"The University of Illinois Extension’s Thrifty Living Fact Sheets provide accurate and useful information on money management and consumer skills."

Clemson University Extension - Financial Information
http://www.clemson.edu/fyd/additional_financial.htm
"The University of Illinois Extension’s Thrifty Living Fact Sheets provide accurate and useful information on money management and consumer skills."

Consumer Economics
http://www.msdmv.k12.in.us/mvhs/class/Culley_sims/consumer economics.htm

Consumerist.com - Traveling Gas Sellers Rip Off Homeowners In Michigan
http://consumerist.com/361280/traveling-gas-sellers-rip-off-homeowners-in-michigan

Co-op Food Stores
http://www.coopfoodstore.com/news/Archives/arch_2_03/bet_eat_for_life.html

Cybwell Media GmbH, Steinhausen, Switzerland
http://uns.ch/directory/254/254106.htm?search=activities

Der Keiler Directory
http://directory.derkeiler.com/Top/Home/Homemaking/Frugality/Publications

Dietriffic - 2007 - August - 15 - How to Adapt Your Recipes to Healthier Options
http://www.dietriffic.com/2007/08/15/how-to-adapt-your-recipes-to-healthier-options/

DIY Life - Cleaning - Mildew Massacre: Rid Curtain Fabric of Mildew
http://www.diylife.com/2008/03/31/mildew-massacre-rid-curtain-fabric-of-mildew/
"For tips on mildew removal I found the suggestions from the University of Illinois Extension to be both extremely helpful resources."

DIY Life.com - Doors and Windows
http://www.diylife.com/category/doors-and-windows/rss.xml
"For tips on mildew removal I found the suggestions from the University of Illinois Extension to be extremely helpful resources."

Dmoz Open Directory Project
http://dmoz.org/Home/Cooking/Gifts_in_a_Jar/

Dmoz Open Directory Project
http://dmoz.org/Home/Cooking/For_Children/

Dmoz Open Directory Project
http://dmoz.org/Home/Cooking/Special_Diets/Low_Salt/
"University of Illinois Extension presents a blend of herbs for use in seasoning foods, instead of salt."

Dmoz.org Open Directory
http://dmoz.org/Home/Cooking/Gifts_in_a_Jar/

Early Childhood Care and Education Resources
http://home.sprintmail.com/~peggyriehl/precefamily.htm

e-Cooking
http://www.e-cooking.tv/cgi-bin/index.cgi?/Home/Cooking/For_Children/
"The University of Illinois Extension presents a tortilla snack in accordance with the Food Pyramid, as part of an article on healthier choices when it comes to snacking. Other healthy munchies tips offered."

Educational Activities Software
http://www.ea-software.com/activities/DR4/seq.htm

Exite Italy Web Directory
http://www.excite.it/directory/Home/Homemaking/Frugality/Publications

Family and Consumer Science Financial Management
http://www.ext.nodak.edu/county/burleigh/FCS/fmgt.htm

Federal Consumer Information Center
http://www.pueblo.gsa.gov/cic_text/money/66ways/index.html

Federal Trade Commision - 66 Wats to Save Money
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/general/gen14.shtm

Franklin County, Virginia - Independent Living - Illinois Skills Resources - Cooking/Nutrition
http://www.franklincountyva.gov/ss-independent-living/ind-living-skills-resources

Geometry The Online Learning Center
http://www4.geometry.net/detail/basic_s/snacks.html

Georgia State University - Chef for a Day Rationale - Resources
http://www2.gsu.edu/~wwwche/Inquirymodelwebquest.doc

Get Rich Slowly - A Working Woman's Guide to Financial Security
http://www.getrichslowly.org/blog/2007/06/26/a-working-womans-guide-to-financial-security/
"The University of Illinois Extension Service offers a collection of consumer money resources, including tips for thrifty living, credit card smarts fact sheets, and a guide to consumer and family economics. I was most impressed with A Working Woman’s Guide to Financial Security. This guide is excellent — I recommend it."

Google Directory
http://www.google.com/Top/Home/Cooking/For_Children/
"The University of Illinois Extension presents a tortilla snack in accordance with the Food Pyramid, as part of an article on healthier choices when it comes to snacking. Other healthy munchies tips offered."

Home School Blogger
http://www.homeschoolblogger.com/timetoshare/

In One Search
http://www.i1s.net/directory.php?cid=254106
"The University of Illinois Extension presents a tortilla snack in accordance with the Food Pyramid, as part of an article on healthier choices when it comes to snacking. Other healthy munchies tips offered."

Inquity Units - Create Your Personal Financial Health Plan - Background and Resources
http://inquiry.illinois.edu/bin/update_unit.cgi?command=select&xmlfile=u13050.xml

Iowa State Extension - Annie’s Project Personal Finance Weblist - Extension Sites
http://www.extension.iastate.edu/agdm/fieldstaff/Leibold/annies/Annieweblist.doc

Larry Swanson - Choose Healthy Office Snacks to Satisfy Your Food Cravings - Today’s Sources
http://www.officerat.com/tips/choose-healthy-office-snacks-to-satisfy-your-food-cravings

Library Support Staff - Reference Resources- Cooking Substitutions/Conversions
http://www.librarysupportstaff.com/librefpg.html

Linkwala
http://linkwala.sitewala.net/cgi-bin/door/index.cgi?/Home/Cooking/For_Children/
"The University of Illinois Extension presents a tortilla snack in accordance with the Food Pyramid, as part of an article on healthier choices when it comes to snacking. Other healthy munchies tips offered."

Local.co.uk
http://www.local.co.uk/Mold/Clothes
"To remove mold and mildew stains from fabric: ... Brush off all the mold. If you can, take the item outside to do this."

Mahalo: Learning Anything - How to Save Money - References
http://www.mahalo.com/how-to-save-money

Mahalo: Learning Anything - How to Save Money on Groceries - References
http://www.mahalo.com/How_to_Save_Money_on_Groceries

Melibea Web Directory
http://uk.tagoror.com/index.php/Home/Cooking/For_Children

Michigan State University Extension - Family Economics and Consumerism Resource
http://macombcountymi.gov/msuextension/documents/MSUEFECResourceSheet.pdf

Michigan State University Extension - Family Economics and Consumerism Resource - Debt Management
http://web5.msue.msu.edu/FCS/Portals/fcs/FECUpdate2ndQrtr.doc

Money Smartz - Money Management - Frugality - Publications - Additional Resources
http://www.moneysmartz.com/top/Money_Management/Frugality/Publications/

Money Smartz, Omaha, Nebraska
http://www.moneysmartz.com/info/189751

Ms. Money.com - Savings Corner - Cut Your Bills in Half
http://www.msmoney.com/savings/reduce_bills/index.htm

MSMoney.com
http://www.msmoney.com/savings/reduce_bills/index.htm

Mt Vernon School District - Mrs. Sims - Consumer Economics
http://www.msdmv.k12.in.us/mvhs/class/Culley_sims/consumer economics.htm

Nation Master - Encyclopedia - Freshness Date - References
http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Freshness-date

National Consumer Protection - Consumer Information at Home
http://www.consumer.gov/ncpw2004/conInfo_atHome.htm

National Institute of Public Health - Healthy Snacks
http://nationalinstituteofpublichealth.com/healthysnacks/

Natural Health Techniques - Sodium - Helpful Links and Resources
http://www.naturalhealthtechniques.com/Diet_Nutrition/sodium.htm

NDSU Extension - Ward County - Money - Other Extension Sites
http://www.ext.nodak.edu/county/ward/money/stateextsites.htm

NEA News Archive
http://www.fcs.okstate.edu/cnep/news/archive/index.htm

Neenah Joint School District - Wellness Committee
http://www.neenah.k12.wi.us/nhs/health/foodforthought.htm

Neenah Joint School District - Wellness Committee - Parent Links
http://www.neenah.k12.wi.us/nhs/health/foodforthought.htm

New Century homestead
http://www.newcenturyhomestead.com/?page_id=22

North Dakota State University
http://www.ext.nodak.edu/county/burleigh/FCS/fmgt.htm

North Dakota State University - Ward County Extension
http://www.ext.nodak.edu/county/ward/FCS/fmgt.htm

North Dakota State University Extension Family Economic Websites
http://www.ext.nodak.edu/county/ward/money/stateextsites.htm

Nutrition and Food Web Archive - Special Diet Recipe Websites: Low Salt Recipes
http://www.nafwa.org/lma/directory/Special_Diet_Recipe_Websites/Special_Diet_Recipe_Websites:_Low_Salt_Recipes/Special_Diet_Recipe_Websites:_Low_Salt_Recipes.php

NZ Point.com
http://www.nzpoint.com/index.php?c=/Home/Homemaking/Frugality/Publications/

Ohio State University - Washington County Extension
http://washington.osu.edu/family-consumer-science/folder.2006-12-14.7789703550/8-17-07-fcs-e-news
"What to do if you are in an auto accident. At some point in our lives, we may have a car accident. Many people do not know what to do when this happens. Here are a few tips to keep in mind: http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/thriftyliving/tl-caraccident.html"

Oklahoma Cooperative Extension - Family and Consumer Sciences
http://www.fcs.okstate.edu/cnep/news/archive/index.htm

Oklahoma State Cooperative Extension - Community Nutrition Education Programs - News
http://www.fcs.okstate.edu/cnep/news/archive/index.htm

Panduit Employees Credit Union - Share Dividends - Plan for the Future
http://www.panduit-ecu.coop/dividends.html

Pearsonlongman.com - Workplace Plus 3 - Teacher Support Links - Unit 9: Your Money - Saving Money
http://www.pearsonlongman.com/ae/workplaceplus/book3/teachlinks_wpp3.html

Phurix Web Directory
http://dir.phurix.com/index.php?browse=/Home/Homemaking/Frugality/Publications/

Prevent Disease - Sodium Bad for the Bones
http://preventdisease.com/news/articles/sodium_bad_for_bones.shtml

Purdue Extension
http://www.ces.purdue.edu/Living_on_Less/Other.html

Purdue Extension - Knowledge to Go
http://www.ces.purdue.edu/Living_on_Less/Other.html
"Thrifty Living Fact Sheets"

References Resources
http://www.librarysupportstaff.com/librefpg.html

Rhode Island Department of Health
http://www.healthri.org/environment/risk/indoor.htm

Rhode Island Department of Health
http://www.healthri.org/environment/risk/mold_indoor.htm

Rhode Island Department of Health
http://www.health.ri.gov/environment/risk/mold_indoor.php

Rhode Island Department of Health
http://www.health.ri.gov/environment/risk/mold_indoor.php

Rhode Island Department of Health - Mold, Mildew, Fungus
http://www.health.state.ri.us/environment/risk/mold_indoor.php

Riverside Middle School - 8th Grade Budget Project - Serving Sizes
http://www.watertown.k12.wi.us/RMS/Staff/giffordt/budget.htm
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Riverside Middle School - Mr. Gifford - Budget Project
http://www.watertown.k12.wi.us/RMS/Staff/giffordt/budget.htm

SeekOn - Baking Food Info
http://www.seekon.com/R/Food/Baking/

Simple Debt Free Living - Money Saving Tips - Money Saving Tip Advice and Resources
http://www.simpledebtfreeliving.com/moneysavingtips.html
"University of Illinois Extension "Thrifty Living", provides a wealth of information on Consumer Economics. You'll find lots of great money saving tips."

SportsResourceZone.net
http://www.sportsresourcezone.net/carelink.html

State of Connecticut - Department of Public Health - Resources - Healthy Diet
http://www.dph-ct.us/resources/resources.aspx?module=4B

Statewide Parent Advocacy Network New Jersey
http://www.spannj.org/Family2Family/fall2005.pdf

Surf the Web with Carol Volume 1
http://carolsue1ok.tripod.com/id24.html

Temple University Listserv - Net-Gold - Baking 3
https://listserv.temple.edu/cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind0704&L=net-gold&P=16956

The Common Room - 2008 - December - Cooking Substitutions
http://heartkeepercommonroom.blogspot.com/2008/12/cooking-substitutions.html?referer=sphere_search
"The University of Illinois has a helpful recipe substitutions list."

The Frugal Shopper
http://www.thefrugalshopper.com/coupons.shtml

The Frugal Shopper
http://thefrugalshopper.com/coupons.html

The Tin Cat - Frugal and Thrify Connection - Thrify Living
http://www.thetincat.com/frugal.html

Think Port - Plan Learning Experiences - Resources
http://www.thinkport.org/Tools/ContentViewer/ContentPreview.aspx?ContentID=e099ab81-275a-4d68-be21-fbd008f8b84e
"This website has information about the dangers of eating too much salt. From the University of Illinois Extension."

Thinkport
http://www.thinkport.org/Tools/ContentViewer/ContentPreview.aspx?ContentID=e099ab81-275a-4d68-be21-fbd008f8b84e
"This website has information about the dangers of eating too much salt. From the University of Illinois Extension."

Thirfty Fun - Thrifty Summer Activities
http://www.thriftyfun.com/tf734873.tip.html

Tripod
http://nfs43.tripod.com/id4.html

TulipsSearch Open Directory
http://www.tulipsandbears.com/cgi-bin/tulipsearch/tulips.pl?&passurl=/Home/Cooking/Techniques/
"List of substitutions, using other ingredients normally found in a kitchen."

TulipsSearch Open Directory
http://www.tulipsandbears.com/cgi-bin/tulipsearch/tulips.pl?&passurl=/Home/Homemaking/Frugality/Publications/
"Provides information on money management, consumer skills, nutrition, and well being to families and individuals. Features news."

UNC Health Care
http://www.unchealthcare.org/site/newsroom/news/2004/Aug/Back_to_School_tip.htm

United States Department of Agriculture - Professional Development Tools
http://foodstamp.nal.usda.gov/nal_display/index.php?info_center=15&tax_level=3&tax_subject=275&topic_id=1336&level3_id=5221
"Tips on saving money at the grocery store by making a shopping list, organizing coupons and using coupons."

University of California - Santa Barbara
http://www.uweb.ucsb.edu/~s_elizabeth_s/Payday-loans-in-California.html
"Read this article about payday loans for a critical point of view."

University of Florida Extension - Solutions for Your Life - House & Home
http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/FYCS/House%20&%20Home/House%20&%20Home%20index.shtml

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Payday loans
http://www.tc.umn.edu/~schw0888/Finance/payday-loans.html

University of Wisconsin Extension, Dane County
http://www.uwex.edu/ces/cty/dane/flp/HomebuyingInformation.html

USDA - Food Resource Management
http://foodstamp.nal.usda.gov/nal_display/index.php?info_center=15&tax_level=3&tax_subject=275&topic_id=1336&level3_id=5221

USDA - Meal Planning, Shopping and Budgeting
http://foodstamp.nal.usda.gov/nal_display/index.php?info_center=15&num_to_skip=15&tax_level=4&tax_subject=261&want_id=0&target=0&topic_id=1243&level3_id=6213&level4_id=10046&level5_id=0

USDA - SNAP-Ed Connection - Resource Library - Meal Planning, Shopping and Budgeting
http://snap.nal.usda.gov/nal_display/index.php?info_center=15&num_to_skip=15&tax_level=4&tax_subject=261&want_id=0&target=0&topic_id=1243&level3_id=6213&level4_id=10046&level5_id=0

USDA.gov - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - Hot Topics A-Z - General Information
http://snap.nal.usda.gov/nal_display/index.php?info_center=15&tax_level=3&tax_subject=275&topic_id=1336&level3_id=5221

Utah State University - Family Finance - Budgeting, Savings, Reducing Expenses
http://ocw.usu.edu/Family__Consumer____Human_Development/Family_Finance/Unit_3.pdf

Utah State University - Family Finance - Credit, Credit Cards, Credit Histories
http://ocw.usu.edu/Family__Consumer____Human_Development/Family_Finance/Unit_6.pdf

Utah State University - Family, Consumer, & Human Development - Planning & Record Keeping
http://ocw.usu.edu/Family__Consumer____Human_Development/Family_Finance/Unit_2.pdf

Victorian Government - Better Health Channel
http://www.betterhealthchannel.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/LFourPagesMoreInfo/Tertiary_students_healthy_eating

Vindex
http://www.vindex.nl/dmoz.jspx?topic_id=Top/Home/Cooking/For_Children
"The University of Illinois Extension presents a tortilla snack in accordance with the Food Pyramid, as part of an article on healthier choices when it comes to snacking. Other healthy munchies tips offered."

Walter Johnson High School - Media Center Pathfinder for Nutrition Science - Internet Checklist
http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/schools/wjhs/mediactr/scipathfinder/nutri_research1/index.html

WAUU
http://www.wauu.de/Home/Cooking/Baking_and_Confections/more3.htm
"Homemade biscuit mix and recipes in which you can use it such as biscuits, pancakes, muffins, and upside-down pineapple cake."

West Chicago Library - Money and Future - Business and Finance
http://westchicago.lib.il.us.ourdevsite.com/online-resources/money-and-your-future.aspx

West Chicago Public Library District - Money and Your Future
http://www.westchicago.lib.il.us/online-resources/money-and-your-future.aspx

What Price
http://www.whatprice.co.uk/financial/ways-save-money.html

WM Communications Asia-Pacific - Role Of Parents In The Family - Parents Help Kids Learn About Money
http://www.wmc-ap.org/podcasts/rated-pg/role-of-parents-in-the-family/index.html

WM Communications-Asia Pacific
http://www.wmc-ap.org/podcasts/rated-pg/parenting-teenscause-of-hard-headedness-hari-harian/index.html

World of Recipes
http://www.worldofrecipes.com/cgi-bin/directory/index.cgi?base=/Home/Cooking/Techniques/
"List of substitutions, using other ingredients normally found in a kitchen."

 

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