October 7, 2015

Baby Traditions, Tradition Ideas for Baby Shower


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Free Magazine Subscription to Martha Stewart Living- act fast


Sorry  – this offer was gone within four hours. I have been enjoying a FREE one-year subscription to Martha Stewart Living all year long! It was offered last year and before I could write the post and share one of […]

Coupons and Cooking- What Brings You Joy?


I started to title this post “Cooking with Coupons”, but I don’t really cook with my coupons. Yet I think I make  nearly every meal where a coupon has been used to buy at least one ingredient. Now, this isn’t […]

Setting Financial Goals: For What Dream are You Saving?

Unbelievable Front Porch Ideas

(Edited to add: We are Celebrating!! The porch that took 17 years to build has finally been completed.) When we built our house thirteen years ago, we purposely designed a colonial style because our dream style for our home was to […]

Expensive Investments – the Frugal Reality of Braces


As much as I love the thrill of free things, some things in life are not free. In fact, some things in life are not even frugal. More importantly, some things in life are just down right expensive. So where […]

Kelloggs’s Free All Bran Pack


Right now you can register for a free All-Bran Promise Pack from Kellogg’s to receive a pack of samples and coupons. My computer went very slow while requesting. I am sure that many are taking advantage of this great offer. […]

Free Gift Idea – Free Photo Dog Leash


Edited to add: SOLD OUT QUICKLY…sorry. You all know that we have three dogs…yes, I know (bedlam). So when I saw this adorable dog leash, I couldn’t resist sharing it with you. Now through February 19th you  receive free shipping […]

Harris Teeter Super Doubles (Feb. 17-23)


It’s that time again when Harris Teeter will double our coupons in a SUPER WAY! Remember, the coupon policy says HT will double up to 20 coupons per household/per day up to and including $1.99 (and if anyone finds a […]

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls (Copy Cat Cinnabon Recipe)

Cinnamon Rolls Cinnabon

We’ve all stepped into the food court and smelled the amazing Cinnabon Rolls from afar. Our mouths start watering instantly. We see them rolling, baking and frosting, but then we see the price, and have sticker shock. Well, with a […]

Creating Beautiful Food…are you that chef?


Our kitchen is filled with my heart. It’s one of my favorite rooms and I strive to create an environment where people are drawn to linger. Stimulating the senses are important to me and I know my children will have […]

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