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Amazon has a fantastic deal running on Lysol Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Lemon and Lime Blossom, 240 Count — as low as $2.26 per container shipped! Here’s how to do the deal:

:: Clip the 20% off coupon on the Lysol Disinfecting Wipes Value Pack, Lemon and Lime Blossom, 240 Count page, found under the product list price. Make sure you’re logged into your Amazon account to see the offer.

:: Select your Subscribe & Save delivery interval. I always select the 6 month option so I have plenty of time to cancel or change my subscription if I want (see below).

:: Add the wipes to your cart by clicking the “Subscribe & Save” button instead of the “One time delivery” button. You will receive 15% off plus FREE shipping when you subscribe to 5+ items that arrive in the same month or 5% plus FREE shipping if have less than 5. It’s really easy to beef up your Subscribe & Save account to 5+ items — check out our Amazon Subscribe & Save deal list — tons of inexpensive items to push you over the 5 item threshold.

Once you’ve enrolled in the Subscribe & Save program, you will receive automatic shipments of that product from Amazon at intervals you set. You are under no obligation to continue your subscription once your initial order ships and you can easily cancel through the “Manage” option in “Your Account.”

You will pay as low as $6.78 total for 3 containers of disinfecting wipes, which is $2.26 per container shipped!

Prices are subject to change at any time and without notice.

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Owl throw pillow cover for $4.54 + FREE shipping

by Kate from Frugal Living NW on October 23, 2014

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Amazon has the owl throw pillow cover for $4.54 + FREE shipping right now. This would be great for a couch or a babies room. Super cute and a great price.

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The price on this tandem stroller has dropped $25 since we last posted it!

Amazon has the Graco RoomFor2 Stand and Ride Classic Connect Stroller for $95.99 right now — but wait! When you add the stroller to your cart, $25 will come off making it just $70.99. This is an INSANE price! Absolutely the best price.

I’ve been obsessed with sit-and-stand strollers for almost 10 years and this is one of the best designed options I’ve found. I actually used this one for one set of kids. I especially like the adult drink holders. This is the best price this stroller has ever been on Amazon!

  • Tandem baby stroller is ideal for families of twins or two young children. Multi-position front seat and rear bench seat with standing platform.
  • The tandem baby stroller for a young baby .The swiveling front wheels feature built-in suspension for easy maneuverability and can be locked for greater stability when strolling over uneven terrain.
  • Both seats accommodate up to 50 pounds for supreme flexibility. The rear seat offers a 3-point harness for the padded bench. When standing on the platform, riding handles provide extra stability for your child will while strolling.

Shipping is FREE with Amazon Prime or a qualifying order of $35 on eligible items. Prices are subject to change at any time and without notice.

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Target: Tazo Chai concentrate just $1

by Kate from Frugal Living NW on October 23, 2014

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It’s chai time! Enter your email and share to get a $2/1 Tazo Chai coupon. If you don’t want to share than print this $1.50/1 coupon. Then take the coupons to Target to get the concentrate for as low as $1.

Tazo Chai Latte Tea Concentrate on sale $3 (through 11/1)
Use $2/1 coupon or $1.50/1 coupon
$1 after coupon 

Make up a batch of cappuccino chip muffins to have with your tea. There is a gluten-free recipe option too!

Cappuccion Chip Muffins Recipe -- includes a #GlutenFree option

Find more Target deals here. Get the exhaustive list of Target coupon match-ups with a printable list feature here.

Thanks, Totally Target!

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Candied Jalapenos (Cowboy Candy) recipe

by Emily from Frugal Living NW on October 23, 2014

Candied Jalapenos (Cowboy Candy) -- A fun way to enjoy jalapenos!

Candied Jalapenos (Cowboy Candy)

I’ll admit it. Jalapeno peppers intimidate me. It’s not so much the heat of eating them, as the pain of working with them. Jalapenos make me wheeze and cough. My eyes water. My fingers burn. Whatever my fingers touch burns. I had a huge bowl of jalapenos sit on my kitchen counter for four weeks because I was afraid of them. They just sat there taunting me. I can’t stay away; they are just so delicious. It’s like avoiding my workout DVD’s because I know they are going to hurt me, but I keep going back for more. No pain, no gain!

Jalapeno peppers can range from mild-hot (mine are HOT this year) and get their heat from something unique to peppers called “capsaicin.” It is concentrated in the membrane around the seeds. Scraping the seeds and membrane out of the peppers will give you a much more mild result.

Here are some tips for working with jalapeno (or any hot) peppers:

  • Wear disposable (plastic, latex) gloves. I always used to feel really silly doing this. Now I just feel really smart.
  • Use a food processor to slice or chop the peppers. Less contact is a good thing.
  • Work outside. An outdoor grill works great for roasting peppers. Just cut the stems off (remove seeds, if desired) and pile them on a hot grill, turning as they blacken and blister. You can leave them whole or chop them up and store them in sandwich bags in the freezer. They are perfect to add to any Mexican dish, similar (but way better) to the cans of diced green chiles you can buy at the store. You can also take your food processor or cutting board outside, if you are working with large quantities of peppers. Fresh air helps!
  • Use a Jalapeno Corer (Amazon) to remove seeds. This allows you to work faster and keep the peppers whole. Cutting them in half and scraping with a spoon also works.
  • Drink milk. If you eat a hot pepper and your mouth is a raging inferno, drink milk not water to calm things down.

Add your tips in the comments section!

How to make candied jalapenos (recipe)

 

Back in May I planted four jalapeno plants, thinking they would give me enough to make salsa and a few random extras. I picked about 6 pounds every 2 weeks. It seemed like every time I turned around more were ripe and ready. I’d estimate they produced around 60 pounds total. I froze 2 gallon sized bags of whole jalapenos, canned homemade salsa, made a big batch of Jalapeno Poppers, and gave a bunch away. These plants just wouldn’t stop.

On Sunday, I picked another 6 pounds. Ack! I knew if I froze them, we wouldn’t use them so it was time for a new plan. My sister & mom had made Cowboy Candy in the past and sent me the recipe. You slice the jalapenos, add a bunch of vinegar, sugar, and spices and let the magic happen. The jalapenos give the syrup a nice kick. The syrup gives the jalapenos a sweet, tangy flavor and chewy texture. Serve it as an appetizer with cheese and crackers or with hamburgers or sandwiches. Sprinkle some on top of pasta or pizza or nachos. In other words, eat these on everything. This recipe will give you quite a bit of extra syrup. Don’t throw it out! I separated it into four storage bags and froze it to use as a meat marinade down the road.

Candied jalapenos (recipe)

And this was seriously the easiest and best way to work with jalapenos. The whole process took me about an hour. I worked through a lot of issues on this recipe. I used a knife to cut the stems off but let my food processor handle all the slicing. It was so fast and easy. (The Tasty Kitchen method of cutting the peppers by hand makes for a more uniform look, but I’m a big believer in avoiding pain whenever possible.) If you don’t want as much heat, feel free to remove the seeds from all or some of the peppers.

I doubled the original recipe to accommodate the number of half pint jars I could fit in my canner (total of 11. I canned 10 and kept 1 in the fridge.) These jars of peppers could also be kept in the refrigerator, if you don’t want to can them.

Whether your pepper plants are still producing or you want to pick some up (Still in season! Check your local farmers market or produce section.), make some Cowboy Candy. This will be a delicious addition to your pantry through the winter or a great gift around the holidays.

Candied Jalapeno recipe

Candied Jalapenos (Cowboy Candy)
doubled from a Tasty Kitchen recipe
Yield: 10-11 half pints

6 lbs. jalapeno peppers
4 c. apple cider vinegar
12 c. sugar
1 t. turmeric
1 t. celery seed
6 t. granulated garlic
2 t. ground cayenne pepper

  1. Wearing gloves, cut off the jalapeno stems from all of the jalapeno peppers. Discard the stems.
  2. Using a knife or food processor, slice the peppers into uniform 1/8-1/4″ rounds. Set aside.
  3. In a large pot, bring the apple cider vinegar, sugar, turmeric, celery seed, granulated garlic and cayenne pepper to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the pepper slices and simmer for 4 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the peppers into sterile canning jars, 1/4″ from the top. Turn heat up under the pot with the syrup and bring to a full rolling boil. Boil for 6 minutes.
  4. Using a ladle, carefully pour the hot syrup into the jars over the jalapeno slices. Push a chopstick or plastic utensil along the insides of the jar to release any trapped air bubbles. Adjust the level of the syrup/peppers, if necessary, leaving 1/4″ headspace. Wipe the rims of the jars with a clean, damp towel and screw on two-piece lids finger tight.
  5. To can, place the hot jars in a canner and cover with water by 2″. Bring the water to a full rolling boil and process for 10 minutes for half-pints or 15 minutes for pints. Transfer the jars to a cooling rack. Let them cool & seal. Give the peppers 2 weeks-a month to mellow before opening.

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Onion Goggles (Amazon)

Would Onion Goggles (Amazon) elevate me to a whole new level of crazy in the kitchen? I actually know people who use these and rave about them. The Amazon reviews are positive. People love Onion Goggles! Have you ever seen/used these?

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Fashion Weave Wrap around Leather Bracelet Wrist Watch for $3.95 shipped

by Kate from Frugal Living NW on October 23, 2014

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Amazon has the Fashion Weave Wrap around Leather Bracelet Wrist Watch for $3.95 + FREE shipping right now. Great accessory and a perfect gift for friends and family.

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Fred Meyer: All detergent just $1.50

by Kate from Frugal Living NW on October 23, 2014

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Fred Meyer is hopping this week! Get All laundry detergent for a stock-up price of $1.50 per bottle. $.99 used to be my stock up price but I haven’t seen that for a while so if you’re in need of detergent this is a great deal.

All Detergent on sale $2.50 with weekly ad coupon – limit 2
Buy 2
Use $2/2 coupon
$1.50 each after coupon when you buy 2

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