Freezer Meal Prepping 101

Guess what my favorite time of the month is?  Meal prepping!  Due to this routine I have found myself in, we have begun saving a significant amount of money (and time) on groceries.  If we were to cut out all the soda, we’d be down to about $200 a month on food for our family […]

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The Great Printable Shopping List

The Coupon Project has my favorite FREE printable shopping lists — one for Grocery Stores + one for Drug Stores! Each list includes product name, product price, store/manufacturers coupon, Qty, final price, rebates/RR/Up+, etc.  Also has a space for notes, estimated trip cost and actual trip cost.  Remember to print + if possible, make black & white copies […]

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Gift Guide: Man’s Best Friend

1 // Neater Feeder Food & Water Dish: Find it here. 2 // Mutt Mad Bowtie Collar: Our Review + Find it here. 3 // Mr. Chewy Dog Treats (and other goodies!): Our Review + Find it here. 4 // 5 DIY Dog Food Storage Ideas: DIY Ideas From IrresistiblePets.net Make sure to stay tuned […]

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Create a Blogging Planner

Blogs are used by many folks these days. From personal family blogs, coupon blogs, mommy blogs to the business blogs to showcase products or services. Blogging can be a hobby, an extra income source or even a career. It’s sometimes hard to keep everything organized and running smoothly having to keep up with affiliates & […]

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2012-2013 Homeschooling Update

This year Elijah has been doing better with sitting still and actually using worksheets and book work. Last year was mostly learning through daily life, educational games on the computer and documentaries (he’s beyond obsessed with them). Nevaeh is still not of age for school, however she has been going through a lot of the […]

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The 2012-2013 Homeschool Year Begins

I began by creating a binder using www.fivejs.com free printables to plan our school year out and to create our schedule. We do use more of an unschooling approach allowing the kidlets to learn through everyday living. Home Ec and Life Skills such as cooking, cleaning, and hygiene are going to be some of our […]

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Top 5: Free Printables from Wild Olive

I have been a fan of Mollie J. from Wild Olive for quite some years now. I have purchased a few of her printable planners from her etsy shop in the past. I also LOVE many of her printables available for download on her blog. Here are my top 5 favorite free printables from Wild […]

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The ongoing “food fight”

For those that don’t know, my 6 year old son, Elijah, was diagnosed with Autism (specifically Asperger’s) and Sensory Integration Disorder. He dislikes a lot of textures, smells, taste and slimey-ness of a lot of foods (as well as the feel of clothing, noises around him, people touching him and so on). He went to […]

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Homemade Craft Supplies

My children have many allergies. Making homemade crafts & cleaning supplies are one way I can control what they come in contact with. Here are a few ‘recipes’ for craft supplies that I have gathered over time. Glitter Supplies: 1c salt ziploc bag food coloring cookie sheet Instructions: Seperate salt into piles, and mix each […]

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