December 3, 2016

Sharing Cookie Memories (and some free coupons from Nabisco)

Feb28

Welcome! Come join us as we find beauty amidst the bedlam of everyday life. Inspiration and encouragement for meal time, finances, home life, DIY and more. If you’re new, you may like to subscribe for free updates. Subscribe via email […]

(in)courage and Coupon Preview

Feb28

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

Feb26

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

Feb26

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!

Feb24

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?

Feb23

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 […]

How Do I Get Odors Out of Clothing and Linens?

Feb22

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 […]

Ben and Jerry’s Free Ice Cream Day

Feb22

More than three decades ago, a mom and pop ice cream stand started in Vermont. Now, in order to say thanks, Ben & Jerry’s is having their free cone day 3/23 from 12-8pm.

Starbucks Free Pastry Day

Feb22

Get a free pastry on the morning of March 23 with the purchase of a handcrafted beverage. Come to participating Starbucks on Free Pastry Day, March 23. Choose a delicious pastry to pair with your beverage and that tasty item […]

Steals and Deals

Feb20

There are lots of wonderful steals and deals around the web this week.  Here are just a few that I have to highlight. If you see some more, leave a comment and I’ll add to the list as I have […]