Juice Savings Uncapped...
Get More From that Can of Juice!
Concentrated frozen juices are an excellent way to
squeeze savings into your budget. A wide variety of healthy juice combinations are
available, and when they go on savings, you should go shopping. Concentrated juice is a
great substitute for softdrinks. By premixing and
preparing juice in leakproof plastic pint or quart or drink containers such as rubbermaid
or tupperware brand, you can save 1/10th the cost of soft drinks. By adding extra cups of
water to the concentrate you can reduce your total caloric intake and increase the serving
size also. But wait, thats not all.
juice lids should never be chucked away. After pulling the plastic strips, removing the
coated metal lids, and cleaning the juice tops you can store them for later use. Uses
include coasters for glasses, carpet coasters for table legs, work bench holders for small
parts, soldering iron drip plates, or a temporary cigarette ashtrays.
Tightwad Drink Coasters
Excellent drink coasters can be obtained for free by
removing the coated metal lids from frozen concentrate juice tops and storing them until
you get a full set.
Tightwad Carpet Coasters
Dressers and tables can put hundreds of pounds of carpet crushing
damage to your finest carpets or parket wood flooring. The answer to this problem comes in
the form of tightwad carpet coasters made of rust free coated metal lids found on frozen
concentrate juice tops. After pulling the plastic strips, removing the coated metal lids,
and cleaning the juice tops you can store them for later use. The metal lids are sturdy,
and have a cool silver art decco look. Felt adhesive can also be added to bottoms of the
lids if desired.
You may not appreciate guests arriving with cigarettes in
hand, but when they do, bring out your tightwad cigarette ashtrays. Sturdy coated metal
lids from frozen concentrate juice cans have a cool silver art deco look. By adding thick
felt adhesive to the bottom of the lids you can be sure to protect any surface.
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