In my quest to eat healthier, I’ve been wanting to try to grind my own grains. But I’ve found the cost of grain grinders to be somewhat prohibitive, especially since I don’t know if I’ll grind [...]
I like to send and receive Christmas cards. In today’s busy society, sometimes Christmas cards are the only time I update relatives on our family. And sometimes it’s the only time I receive updates. But a [...]
Since Halloween is approaching, I thought I’d give myself a good scare. I decided to take a look at the U.S. National Debt Clock. As of the time of this writing (Thursday evening), the national debt [...]
Yesterday it rained. And rained and rained and rained. The weather has gone from “play outside all day” to “hunker down in the house” in a hurry! And since my kids are home with me all [...]
Since we’ve begun homeschooling, we’ve had more time to explore outside activities for the kids, than we did when they were in public school. In the past, we had only allowed the kids to do one [...]
I was perusing the news sites yesterday, when an article caught my eye. All I want for Christmas: A Job. Right below the article title was the following quote: This holiday season, there will be more [...]
Halloween is a mere 18 days away. Do your kids know what they are going to be? Every year I ask my kids what they want to be, and then I try to make their costumes [...]
People often wonder what is in my cleaning cabinet. With the plethora of cleaning products available, it’s sometimes hard to know what a frugal person needs. Or rather doesn’t need. My cleaning cabinet is very basic. [...]
I love fall. It’s my favorite season. The weather cools down from the triple digit temperatures of summer, the leaves turn beautiful shades of orange and red, and the aroma of fireplaces warming homes fills the [...]
I absolutely LOVE vinegar! I buy it by the gallon and use it for everything. When you have vinegar on hand, you don’t need to buy a bunch of extra expensive cleaners. It has disinfectant properties, [...]
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