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Spending on What You Love

Posted by on Tue, November 19th, 2013 at 9:00 am

Living frugal isn’t just about spending little to no money – it’s just as much about understanding the things in life on which you’re willing to spend money and adjusting your lifestyle accordingly. Swagbucks Influencer Michelle from Making Sense of Cents lays this out really well in a recent article.

What are the things YOU’RE will to spend money on?

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Time to Make the (Pumkpin) Donuts!

Posted by on Thu, November 14th, 2013 at 2:00 pm
Just in case you’re the kind of person that can’t get enough of delicious pumpkin-flavored goodies, Amy from The Idea Room has a whopper of a recipe for you – it’s DONUT TIME!!! Give this recipe a try and tell us how it turns out for you! Read More…

Did Somebody Say Apple Butter?

Posted by on Tue, November 12th, 2013 at 9:00 am
Fall means apples, and we all know that one of the least-recognized and most delicious uses for the apple is making apple butter, right? Heather from Whipperberry recently shared a recipe on her blog that will make your mouth water and have you running out to get the ingredients to make your own apple butter ... Read More »

A Delicious Recipe for Cold Weather

Posted by on Thu, November 7th, 2013 at 2:00 pm
Just imagine for a second that it’s a cold autumn or winter day and you’ve just come in from outside. Your fingers are numb and your nose is still red. Now imagine having a delicious bowl of this slow cooker chicken noodle soup from Mariel over at One She Two She. It’s simple to make, ... Read More »

Are You Stuck On The Kid-Gift Treadmill?

Posted by on Tue, November 5th, 2013 at 3:00 pm
We love sharing articles from our Influencers, and Donna Freedman from Surviving and Thriving has really knocked it out of the park with this one. She talks about getting stuck in a rut with gifts for the little ones and has some great ideas that you have to do right away! Check out her list ... Read More »

Make Your Own Caramel Apple Bars

Posted by on Thu, October 17th, 2013 at 9:00 am
As you prepare to go bobbing for apples, have you given any serious thought to what you plan to do with the ones you get? Consider this delicious recipe from Lynn over at Lynn’s Kitchen Adventures - it’s quick, easy, and I WANT TO EAT ALL OF IT RIGHT NOW!!!! Read more…

Making Your Own Fall Bucket List

Posted by on Tue, October 15th, 2013 at 9:00 am
Once Fall hits, we all get so busy that we can easily forget some of the more important things we need to do as the leaves turn. Thankfully, Cassity from Remodelaholic has a great way for you to keep track in an attractive and fun way. Read More…

Being Kind to Your Child

Posted by on Wed, October 9th, 2013 at 10:00 am
A while back, Alissa from Creative With Kids wrote a fantastic post that talked about 100 ways to be kind to your child. While the list definitely has a lot of great stuff in it for kids, something tells me this is also something that will enrich parents, too… Read More…

Fall Recipes: Gluten and Dairy Free Pumpkin Pancakes

Posted by on Thu, October 3rd, 2013 at 12:00 pm
Now that October’s rolled around, it’s time to break out the pumpkins and pumpkin-flavored foods. For those of you with food sensitivities, Erin from For Him and My Family have a great recipe that’s both Gluten and Dairy free, but still full of flavor! Read More…

Saving on Groceries with the Budget Savvy Diva

Posted by on Tue, October 1st, 2013 at 12:00 pm
One area we’re all looking to save money on is our grocery shopping. Thankfully, one of our favorite bloggers, Sara Lundberg of Budget Savvy Diva has written a book that can help you save a minimum of 50% off your grocery bill. Her blog is loaded with great money saving tips and deals, and this book is ... Read More »