November 29, 2015

Easy Oatmeal with Diced Apples


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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 […]

Tips for Using Swagbucks


Last month, I shared details about earning free gifts with Swagbucks, and if you missed that post, check out the details. I can’t even begin to tell you how much I am loving this program. I have earned enough SBs […]

Host a Teenage Birthday Party…on a budget!


As the time came for our oldest son to turn sixteen,  I wanted to plan something special, sentimental, and yet still be deemed successful in his teenage eyes. As the time came closer for this birthday party, he assured me, […]

What Was Your Dinner Conversation Tonight?


It’s no secret that connecting around the table for regular family dinners is something I highly value. But no worries, I am going to save my “soap box” speech for another time. Instead, I’m going to point out my “Family […]

How Do I Get Odors Out of Clothing and Linens?


If you remember my post about “How to navigate a thrift store,” you know that I am intimately acquainted with the Goodwill/thrift store smell. To me, it represents not just potential, but “choice” and I embrace it. Yet, I know […]

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