Saturday, February 27, 2010

Free Phone Calls

Talkster.com lets you chat for free with people around the world for as long as you please. Enter your home or cell number and a friend's number at the website. Talkster issues a set of local numbers you can call to connect. The catch: You have to listen to a 10-second ad.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Tightwad Tips for a Valentine's Day Party

Making ice rings by freezing water in decorative bundt cake pan, has multiple uses if you are planning a Valentine's Day party. You can use the ice ring in your punch bowl to keep the beverage cold without diluting it too much (larger pieces of ice melt more slowly). Or you can use it as a container for shrimp cocktail or similar party fare. When we use an ice ring for shrimp, we like to decorate it with lemon slices, by placing them in the pan before the water freezes solid.