Today is a low key day for us. Daycare is closed and we are both off from work so we’re having a family day. This weekend has been full of BBQs, yard sales and just enjoying the weather up until today where it’s rainy. I found this metal wreath from the dollar store and wanted … Read more Happy Memorial Day!
It’s that time of the year! The time I’m not to thrilled about. My husband is going on a health kick, which means we’ll be changing the things that we eat. In general it just means less cheese and junk food. Needless to say, I won’t be buying soda any time soon which saves us … Read more 5/29 – 6/4 Grocery List
One of my favorite things to do is experiment in the kitchen. A couple of years ago I started dabbling in gluten free baking and did a lot of my Christmas cookies gluten free. The problem with all of these gluten free baking recipes is that most of them require a mixture of a lot of … Read more My Funny Flour Project
I am in search of some killer deals for my house this summer. I set a deadline for the last day of August because if I don’t give myself a deadline then years will pass and I still won’t have my living/bed room furnished. This worked really well last year when my daughter was born … Read more Home Decor Projects – Yard Sailing for Deals!
I got my paper today! I didn’t get one last week so I’m starting to think that either they are doing papers every other week or that it was a fluke. I have about $100 left for the month for groceries and luckily there aren’t a ton of good deals this week. Hot dogs are … Read more 5/22 – 5/28 Grocery List
I started my seeds for my backyard garden a few weeks ago and they are doing well, as in they are still alive! I am not known for my green thumb so this is a huge accomplishment for me. I planted a new egg carton with Green Beans. I hope to have another egg carton … Read more Starting My Backyard Garden #2
I’ve been reading the Tightwad Gazette by Amy Dacyczyn and have tried out a few of the tips that I’ve read about. I am always looking for new, efficient ways to do things. I want to save myself time during my day. I chalk it up to being a little bit lazy and wanting to … Read more I’m a bit lazy when it comes to cleaning…
Lately I’ve been trying out a lot of new things to make our household run a bit more smoothly. In the past month we’ve moved a lot of stuff to the garage, had a garage sale, started meal planning, and have been keeping our house a bit more clean. Cleaning is one of those necessary … Read more My Minimalist Cleaning Schedule
You are not imagining things. I did not post a grocery list for 5/7 – 5/14 because I didn’t plan on grocery shopping! I am so well stocked that I didn’t need to get anything. We ran out of milk on Thursday but that’s OK, we can wait. I am on the lookout for a … Read more 5/15 – 5/21 Grocery List
Normally we might associate the word “treat” with something that is sweet and not so good for the waistline. I like to eat my treats for dinner or for late night snacks. These wonderful little packages of cheesy goodness can go straight from the freezer to the oven just like any frozen convenience Taquito. My … Read more Freezer Treats – Chicken Taquitos