Simple Pleasures of Winter

| January 5, 2010

There are so many things that compete for our attention – work, finances, chores – that inevitably we lose sight of all the precious moments and wondrous beauty that fill our lives on a daily basis.  So, as I snuggle in to dream about plum fairies, I recall with great joy some of my favorite […]

Make a Difference in a Child’s Life

| May 23, 2009

Today, more than 12 million children in the United States do not know when their next meal will come.  Unfortunately, this number continues to rise as these difficult economic times times are leaving more and more people jobless, without homes, and unable to provide food for their families.  What can you do? 1. Sign-up to […]

10 Free Fun Family Activities

| March 20, 2009

We all want to have fun, but we shouldn’t have to spend tons of money to enjoy ourselves.  Here are ten ways to have fun as a family that are free: Play a game in the backyard such as catch, tag football, soccer, Frisbee, croquet.  Getting out and running around together really helps to bond […]

Reduce Your Grocery Budget

| March 13, 2009

Would you like to be able to reduce your grocery budget?  How about avoid the grocery store?  Well, there is a wonderful non-profit organization called Angel Food Ministries who can help you do just this! Here is a Angel Food Ministries description of their program: What is Angel Food Ministries? Angel Food Ministries is a […]

Win $150 Worth of Fashion Office Line Products!

| March 12, 2009

Would you like to win $150 worth of fashion office line products? Do you love polka-dots and stripes? If so, you might enjoy “Eye Candy.” Or would you prefer “Simply Chic” with its black-and-white with splashes of color? The winner will win his or her choice of the two! Lori at Just Pure Lovely is […]

The Homeschool Freebie of the Day

| February 16, 2009

I have been very blessed to have found several different sites that offer free homeschooling resources. (Lori at Freely Educate has been my greatest source of free homeschooling information and referred me to this terrific resource!) One of my favorites is the Homeschool Freebie of the Day. I have it set as my home page […]

Saved from Spoiling!

| February 12, 2009

I am blessed at being able to find good deals. (Now, I am not able to find may free items or pay only pennies for items, but I usually save about 40% on our household/grocery shopping.) This is balanced by the fact that I tend to procrastinate and forget about the *deals* that needed to […]

Frugal Living for Me

| January 9, 2009

I am trying very hard to be as frugal as possible. It is a fun game for me! I love saving money! The problem has been not buying just because it is a “deal.” So far, so good. I am trying to plan out our meals and only buy what we need for our plan […]