March 23, 2017

Harris Teeter Triples – March 24 – March 30


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(in)courage – Take Hope to Heart


Raising teens is not for the faint of heart, but I wouldn’t trade these precious day to day, in your face, “I love you anyhow” moments for anything. I’m reminiscing over at (in)courage today about how my son showed love […]

Home Depot Ideas and Discounts


Last year, I signed up for the Home Depot newsletter and have been receiving quarterly coupon books and ideas ever since. I love buying the OOPS paint for projects (paints that were mixed for someone else, but didn’t quite fit […]

Creating Community during Tasty Tuesday


Last weeks Tasty Tuesday experiment was a huge success!! From many of you, I heard from that you received comments and visitors that do not normally occur, so thank you for taking my request to heart and sharing the visit […]

Designer Sunglasses for ONE Dollar


The ONE DAY Sun glass deal is back… but they are selling out quickly since companies are now snagging this deal. (I shared this immediately, but I know that many of you that read my posts by email and will […]

Meal Plan Update and…


Working as a waitress for seven years during high school and college, I perfected one of my restaurant’s specialties – the Breakfast Skillet. It’s a favorite breakfast, lunch and dinner meal in our home, and so economic. Purposely, whenever I […]

Simply Frugal Mantel Decorations


Our mantel is the focal  point in our home. For me, that is not by choice, but it is what it is. When we first moved in, I really struggled with what looked “just right.” Often, we get so overwhelmed […]

Entertainment Book – 50% off plus free shipping


Every year our family saves hundreds of dollars by taking advantage of the great offers with our Entertainment book. Most people purchase them for the great buy one, get one free restaurant entree coupons, but we love the discounts at […]

I Take Things for Granted


Often, it only takes a minute to forget how much the amenities in life have revolutionized our lives. It wasn’t too long ago that women rose before dusk to get the fire started, the water drawn, the bread kneaded, the […]

Tasty Tuesday – fun, new twist


Today we’re putting a new twist on Tasty Tuesday, so read the WHOLE post before linking up. 🙂 My sweet, IRL friend, Emily introduced me to this new image linky that I thought I would try for a fun, new […]