I played Holly Homemaker today and made our snacks for next week. I’m tired of paying so much for protein bars and trail mix when it’s so easy to make them at home. So while we were shopping today I bought a few supplies I didn’t already have on hand. For our trail mix I… Continue reading Oats and Peanut Butter and M&Ms. Oh My!
Category: Frugal Living
A Handmade Christmas
This is the year of the seriously tightened budget in our household. Since we’re now well into October I’m in full “what are we doing about Christmas” mode. Enter a well-timed epiphany. How about a handmade Christmas? After all, I do make jewelry. I have some basic wire working skills. I can sometimes sew a… Continue reading A Handmade Christmas
Work-Life Balance and Chicken Nachos
Work-life balance. Eat healthy. Exercise. Spend time together. Eat home cooked meals. Eat out less. Those suggestions bombard us all day long. How to do it all? Daniel and I committed to getting healthier. As part of living a healthier lifestyle, we committed to working out three days each week, and to eating out… Continue reading Work-Life Balance and Chicken Nachos