Are you tired of struggling through the recession? Are you sick of the high cost of just about everything
and wonder if you'll ever make ends meet? Do you wish you could turn back the hands of time and buy
your necessities at yesteryear's prices? If this describes how you're feeling, plan on attending this
FREE series of talks and informational evenings called The Art of Frugality or Surviving The Recession
$1 at a Time
. These sessions will be held approximately every other Wednesday, from 7:30 - 8:30 pm,
beginning March 14, at Smith Memorial Church on West Main Street here in Hillsborough, NH. These
valuable learning experiences are being sponsored by the Hillsboro District Food Pantry and everyone
is invited. You don't have to sign up or register. There is no fee to attend. If you're simply
someone who wants to learn new ways to economize and stretch a dollar, these one-hour talks and
demonstrations are for you.
Laura Gould of Hillsborough is the presenter. According to Gould, "These free sessions will include
helpful hints, information sharing, budgeting tips, and good old fashioned do-it-yourself
She goes on to reveal, "Among the topics to be presented are economical recipes and taste-testing
experiences. Folks will also learn a unique and frugal way to create dozens of household products from
one ordinary item. This item is non-chemical and nontoxic. It sells for about 65 cents for 8 ounces
and you'll be surprised what it is."
If that last topic grabs your attention, discover this "secret ingredient" by attending the first session
in this series to be held on Wednesday, March 14, from 7:30 to 8:30 pm.
Upcoming sessions include: Making Homemade Laundry Detergent, March 28; There's More To Powdered Milk
Than Just Drinking It, April 11; and on April 25, What's for Breakfast? More topics are in the planning stages.
All sessions run from 7:30 to 8:30 pm at Smith Church. The best part is the price: FREE! For more
information please contact Laura Gould at 464-4007.