Frugal Friday — Coupon Secrets

Recently I have been working on becoming a better couponer. There are a few things that I have learned through discussions with others and from my own experiences that I want to share with you all. Definitely match up ads, load digital coupons and use manufacturers' coupons. You never know some stores will allow you … Continue reading Frugal Friday — Coupon Secrets

Frugal Fridays: Buying in Bulk Part 3

The third part in this series we will discuss building a stock pile of meats. I do realize that some of my readers do not eat meat, for a variety of reasons, this isn't a discuss about why or why not one should eat meat. It is a way to save money by buying in … Continue reading Frugal Fridays: Buying in Bulk Part 3

Spring is Almost Here

Beautiful warm weather! Awesome breeze blowing through open windows! It is starting to act a lot like Spring! We have a place to garden this year! So have been looking at gardening stuff. School and work are doing well! Loving my new job at the hospital. Still trying to figure out when I will have … Continue reading Spring is Almost Here

Mommy Mondays — Getting Fit

Last week we talked about taking care of you as in self care. Doing those little things that make you feel good. Well I want to expand on the whole idea of getting exercise. I want to invite those who are interested in getting fit to do so with me. Some of my medication makes … Continue reading Mommy Mondays — Getting Fit

Watch The Video That Coca-Cola And McDonalds Hope You Never See

Watch The Video That Coca-Cola And McDonalds Hope You Never See. You won't believe the information being presented. One thing I will be mentioning at the next PTA event is that we need to get rid of Coke Rewards. Find a healthy alternative for fund raising. 55,000 cans of Coke to get 1 Phys Ed … Continue reading Watch The Video That Coca-Cola And McDonalds Hope You Never See

Check Your Local Code Before You Get Urban Chickens

Looking to keep poultry in town? Here is an example of our local code that says yes, we can keep chickens within certain limits, such as keep your chicken house clean. It even says that pygmy goats would be permitted as pets. So are you allowed to milk pets to keep them healthy? Hhmmm...something my … Continue reading Check Your Local Code Before You Get Urban Chickens

Is There Really an Omnivore Dilemma?

I can understand not wanting to eat something because you watched it come into this world (humans do not eat their children is evidence to support this theory). I can understand that if you give it a name that it is hard to see it on the table next to the mashed potatoes. I really … Continue reading Is There Really an Omnivore Dilemma?

Busy Mom Menu Planning Tips

Pre-planning your menu will do several things for you. It will force you to double check your calendar. It will force you to go through your pantry, fridge and freezer (helps keep things fresh). It will also force you to make a grocery list (which will help you stay in budget). Quick note about budgets, … Continue reading Busy Mom Menu Planning Tips

Gearing Up For Back to School

It is that time of year here, for all of us! Some of the things we have been working on, besides the endless list of school supplies, are school lunch planning, organizing and scheduling. We have also been looking at various extracurricular activities. The kids have such varied interests that we have been looking at … Continue reading Gearing Up For Back to School