6 Secrets to finding extra money Hiding in your budget

6 Secrest to Finding Extra Money Hiding in Your Budget

I know how it is to live on a tight budget. My husband makes a good income, but we are a family of 8 soon to be 9. I have one that will begin several therapies soon, and he is also on a pretty strict diet. Money certainly doesn’t grow on trees, well at least I haven’t found that tree yet. It was only after writing out a budget and telling my money where to go, did I learn 6 big secrets. I’m here to share with you, my 6 Secrets to Finding Extra Money Hiding in your Budget!Read More

25 Amazing Christmas Cookies to Make Now

25 Amazing Christmas Cookies to Make Now

Everyone in the house LOVES cookies. In fact, it is one of our favorite parts. They know we will be making cookies and lots of them. In my post talking about 12 Christmas Traditions, I mentioned baking cookies with your children. One of the things that are hard for me, is when someone tells me to do something but doesn’t give me any ideas on HOW to do it. So here are 25 Amazing Christmas Cookies to Make Now!25 Amazing Christmas Cookies to Make Now

The great debate Cookies or Candy

For my husband,…

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Homemade Sourdough Starter Test Results

Homemade Sourdough Starter Test Results

When I posted 15 Soups You Really Should Try, I promised that I would talk about homemade bread. That day I found 3 different types of sourdough starter and began making them. I promise there are pictures so you can see, my Homemade Sourdough Starter Test Results.Homemade Sourdough Starter Test Results

Why Sourdough?

Sourdough bread is a favorite in our house. Not only is it great with soup, but makes amazing grilled ham and cheese sandwiches. It has a great starter so it takes less work to actually prepare the bread since…

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2-Weeks of Frugal Meals That Are NOT Spaghetti

2 week frugal meals that are not spaghetti

After my post about Pinterest 2-week meal planning, there were several questions, but the main one was how to make a frugal meal plan using Pinterest. I decided to accept the challenge and see what I could come up with to help not only my readers but our family as well. So I came up with 2- Weeks of Frugal Meals That Are NOT Spaghetti.2 week frugal meals that are not spaghetti

Where to Start

I always start with the ads. Planning your menu based upon sales is always the cheapest way to create a…

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Pinterest 2-week Menu Planning

Pinterest 2- week Menu Planning

I love Pinterest. If you haven’t seen my boards, you really need to check them out HERE. I’m a crazy pinning woman. I LOVE Pinterest! Did I say that already? Pinterest has some amazing crafts, recipes, fashion ideas, blog information and just great reads. It truly has become a search engine, replacing Google for me in many ways. So it makes sense that Pinterest is my go to for my 2-week menu planning.Pinterest 2- week Menu Planning

 

My Inspiration

Two of my favorite bloggers have just finished stocking their freezer with some meals….

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Hows & Whys of Basic Menu Planning

Hows & Whys of Basic Menu Planning

Before we get into the hows & whys of basic menu planning, let’s talk about the 4 scenarios when it comes to meals, and see where you fit.Hows & Whys of Basic Menu Planning

Mad Rush Mom

It’s 5 pm and you are leaving work. As you walk out to your car, you realize that when you get home you have to feed your kids, who are always hungry. You aren’t really sure what you have in your house to eat, so you stop by the grocery store, and it is packed! You start…

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4 Ways to Tighten a Food Budget Today

4 Ways to Save on Your Food Budget Today.

If I had a dollar for every time I heard someone say money is tight, I’d be a rich woman. We all know money is tight, and it is that way for different reasons for each family. We all buy groceries and could really tighten our food budget up some. There are 3 big reasons for our family. We are trying to pay off the last of our old debt, saving for a house, and we are planning a trip next fall to Walt Disney World. So here are 4 Ways to Tighten a Food Budget Today.

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