HOT Deal Alert

Who loves free panties?  I do!!!  Although I am not really a deal site, there are girls who do this so much better than I do, this was a deal that was too good to not share here. Through tomorrow, March 8th, you can get an awesome deal on Victoria's Secret panties.  I haven't actually paid for … [Read more...]

The Beauty of Spring

And because there is a season for everything under heaven, I'm decorating for spring this weekend, are you? … [Read more...]

What’s For Dinner?

So, I'm starting a new series called, Hey Mom, What's For Dinner?!  Although I print off the meal plan and post it to the side of the fridge, I still hear this as much as if I didn't.  And since I have 6 people who can talk, I often hear this 6 times a day.  If my husband is home for dinner that … [Read more...]

Bible Verse

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Coming Soon – A Homeschooling Series

As I am planning blog posts for the next little bit, I wanted to give you all a heads up to a series that will be coming your way. Beginning Monday, a five day series covering some of the most commonly asked homeschooling questions by those who are thinking about homeschooling, just starting out, … [Read more...]

Being an Intentional Mom

The longer I'm a parent, the more I realize that teaching obedience is not about my kids obeying me because I am bigger, because I am louder, because I am stronger, or because they are afraid of me.  Teaching obedience is about my kids choosing to take the better way out of their own logic, their … [Read more...]

Recipe: Cornbread

Chili and cornbread is for dinner tonight.  I used to always buy those Jiffy mixes for cornbread, but of course making my own is the frugal choice, and who knew it was so easy?! I've played around with a few recipes, and this one is our … [Read more...]

Thursday’s Walk in the Word

Today's Verse Colossians 4:6 Let your conversation always be full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone. This verse is such a nugget of wisdom, so often we see verses like this in Proverbs.  I love this verse because I love the word picture that "seasoned with … [Read more...]

Recipe: Anti-Bacterial Green Cleaner Using Essential Oils

Just whipped up another batch of this, wanted to make sure you didn't miss this one because there is nothing like it.  It is disinfecting, anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, and amazing at removing grease, grime, and water stains.  It is also frugal, and smells amazing, too. … [Read more...]

Recipe: Mashed Potatoes

Because we are having chicken tonight, we are also having these potatoes tonight.  These are to die for, truly.  Not the healthiest of dishes, but, there are times where healthy just needs to go right out the window.  This is one of those times.  You won't be … [Read more...]

Taco Seasoning

Taco seasoning is really easy to make on your own, and it so frugal, too.  I usually just make this when I need it, but I don't see any reason why you couldn't make a bigger batch and keep it for later use.  Either way, it's pretty simple. For this recipe you will need: 2 tsp. salt 1 tsp. … [Read more...]

Monday’s Walk in the Word

It's Monday again.  This is what we will be working on this week. Colossians 3:12 Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Gentleness is our focus for the week this week. … [Read more...]

Weekly Menu Plan

Breakfasts: Monday: Oatmeal, toast Tuesday: Pancakes Wednesday: Cereal Thursday: Cinnamon Rolls Friday: Oatmeal Packets Saturday: Puffed Pancake Sunday: Cereal   Lunches: Monday: Tuna, salad Tuesday: Sandwiches, fresh veggies Wednesday: Hot dogs Thursday: … [Read more...]

My Trip to Walgreens

  This is what my trip to Walgreens consisted of for $10.42 out of pocket.  It includes 4 drinks, 6 air fresheners, and 8 bottles of Dawn.  I also bought newspapers, but there is nothing exciting about them so I didn't include them either in the picture or in the above price. My rule of … [Read more...]

15 Frugal Tips for Feeding a Large Family

  Feeding a large family certainly means you will need more food, but it does not mean it needs to break the bank.  I have implemented some great money saving tips around my house.  I am able to feed my family of 8 (the baby doesn't count at this point) on $250 a month on average.  I say … [Read more...]