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Lean Mean Recycling Machine

Well, not really mean, but a new company is taking #5 plastic and reusing it. It's a cutting edge eco-business right here in New England. They are taking yogurt cups and recycling them into consumer products. The Frugal Yankees have a chat with its CEO, Eric Hudson.

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Cranberry Farming in New England

The cranberry is a native American food tied to New England & Thanksgiving. The Frugal Yankee takes a trip down to the cranberry bogs and meets with farmer Eric Angley. After listening, go over to NEW ENGLAND KITCHEN and see some recipes from Jack's wife Dot.

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This Spring's Housing Market

Buying or selling your house this spring is way different from many other years. Cheryl Marquandt from Truffant Real Estate in Abington MA shares tips from both sides. How do you maximize your sale or get the biggest bang for your buck?

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Brew Your Own Beer

Some expert tips on how to make your own beer from Roger Savoy the owner of the Modern Home Brew Emporium. If you've thought about it, now maybe the time to make you own brew. Just be sure you invite us over, especially after you've perfected it.

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As Serious as a Heart Attack

Every 33 seconds an American has a heart attack. Now Larry Katzenstein and the AARP have produced a new book, Living with Heart Disease. It makes it easy to understand and even easier to get yourself healthy. Listen in as the Frugal Yankees get serious about a serious problems. An ounce of prevention...

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Raising Consumers

If you think advertising directly to kids is new, think again. Professor Lisa Jacobson, author of Raising Consumers: Children And the American Mass Market in the Early Twentieth Century , hits the way-back button and finds marketeers have been going after kids for quite a long time. What they did then, makes it easier to understand why they're doing it now.

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A Better Education

More students are narrowly focusing their education to make money, but what happened to liberal arts? You know, the college degree designed to make you think? Sheila Curran, author of "Smart Moves for Liberal Arts Grads" knows the smart moves for these grads.

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Landscaping Tips for the Spring

GETTING AHEAD ON YOUR BACKYARD
Landscaper Roger Stugis swings by Frugal Yankee central giving us professional lawn and garden tips. From assessing your yard, figuring out what to do when and deciding whether to go 'green', it's smart talk for this spring from the Frugal Yankees.

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Successful Yard Sale

Got way too much stuff in your attic? Garage? Cellar? Maybe it's time to hold a yard sale. You can clean up your house and make some money. The Frugal Yankees have some great tips on to make yours a successful one.

Please check out these other FRUGAL YANKEE pages on Yard Sales.

PODCAST: How to Score
REPORT: How to Hold a Yard Sale
PODCAST: Yard Sale Tips How to Hold a Yard Sale
REPORT: Essential Yard Sales

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Scoring at Yard Sales

Finding good deals at yard sales is more than luck. It's knowing, it's observing, and it's negotiating. Check this podcast out as the Frugal Yankees share some helpful tips, and if you score real big, be sure to send us a check.

Check out these other FRUGAL YANKEE pages on Yard Sales:
PODCAST: A Successful Yard Sale
REPORT: How to Hold a Yard Sale
PODCAST: Yard Sale Tips How to Hold a Yard Sale
REPORT: Essential Yard Sales

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Auto Tips for the Spring

Your car survived the winter, now it's time to clean that baby up. Ace mechanic Andy Polin will be polishing chrome, changing filters and charging up the AC as we get our autos spiffed up and ready for a little tooling down the highway. Great tips from the Frugal Yankees.

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