Homemade Products with Brand-Name e-book: 250 Money-Saving Mixes [NOOK Book]

Overview

The brand-name merchandise sensationalized through advertisements costs much more than the sum of its ingredients. In this guide, Charlette Carollo shows you how to turn pantry staples such as sugar, cornstarch, flour, and salt into your favorite products. Surprisingly easy to make, these mixes enable readers to eliminate additives and preservatives in meals, reduce the waste of packaged materials, and, in the case of the nonfood items, limit the amounts of harsh chemicals in cleaning agents and personal hygiene ...
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Homemade Products with Brand-Name e-book: 250 Money-Saving Mixes

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Overview

The brand-name merchandise sensationalized through advertisements costs much more than the sum of its ingredients. In this guide, Charlette Carollo shows you how to turn pantry staples such as sugar, cornstarch, flour, and salt into your favorite products. Surprisingly easy to make, these mixes enable readers to eliminate additives and preservatives in meals, reduce the waste of packaged materials, and, in the case of the nonfood items, limit the amounts of harsh chemicals in cleaning agents and personal hygiene products. Creating products from home is not only more health conscious, but with this book of food and nonfood mixes, from egg pasta to laundry detergent, shoppers can get more by buying less.

Charlette Carollo, a mother of seven, has been making her own version of popular store-brand items for years. With a large family and a tight budget, she learned how to save money by creating everyday essentials from items found in her kitchen. With her children now grown and living on their own, Carollo lives on a farm in Picayune, Mississippi, where she is working on her next book.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781589808683
  • Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/1/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 410,789
  • File size: 511 KB

Meet the Author

Charlette Carollo, the mother of seven children, has been making her own version of popular store-brand items for years. She wrote a weekly column of money-saving tips called "Putting It Together" for the Slidell Sentry News in Slidell, Louisiana, and has given seminars to small groups about canning and food storage. Carollo lives on a farm in Picayune, Mississippi.
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