October 21, 2016

Easy Buttermilk Pancakes from Scratch


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Breakfast in Bed, Birthday and Burgers


What’s 3 Moms, 3 Kitchens, 31 Days? Click below if you’re new to the series. Alert – Break in our normal programming… I admit, this is not a good time to have a birthday – smack dab at the beginning […]

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes – Freezer Mashed Potatoes


Make Ahead Freezer Mashed Potatoes (To put in Fridge or Freezer) Mashed potatoes are one of the easiest comfort foods around. Since potatoes are literally my favorite food in the whole world, I typically mash ten pounds of potatoes ahead […]

Feeding a Large Family for $500 a Month


I get so many questions on how I can possibly feed our family of seven (with three teen age boys) and still stay under $500/month. Well, it’s here! 31 days of sharing how meals work (and don’t work) in our […]

Easy Oatmeal with Diced Apples


Easy Oatmeal with Diced Apples When trying to get away from eating all fifteen boxes of our stockpiled $0.50 cereal in one week, I realize that hot breakfasts need to be served 4-5 times a week to preserve. Since we […]

3 Moms, 3 Kitchens, 31 Days


Welcome to the Kick off of 3 Moms, 3 Kitchens, 31 Days. My sweet friends, Toni from the Happy Housewife, Kate from Cooking During Stolen Moments, and I are about to embark on a month long journey of opening our […]

Accessorize with Sunglasses for any Wardrobe


Just yesterday some of my friends said they had ordered these inexpensive sunglasses last month and love them. I can’t believe they are offering them again, but for those of you who missed out this great deal, here are the […]

Sharing Cookie Memories (and some free coupons from Nabisco)


I close my eyes, relax my memories, and instantly, I am transported to my childhood kitchen table. It’s 3:30pm and a toe headed eight year old perches next to her mom ready to ramble through the details of a long […]

(in)courage and Coupon Preview


Have you stopped by (in)courage lately? As much as I enjoy sharing my frugal living life, I enjoy connecting with the heart of women even more, and (in)courage is all about doing just that. It’s about relationships. It’s about taking […]

One Month of Reality Cooking – real time, real budgets, real life


You read it correctly. Welcome to Reality Blogging – in the kitchen, that is. Beginning March 1st, I invite you to  follow along everyday as I share real time, real life, and the real budget of how I feed our […]