Jun 272017
 
Monthly Reminder: Check Your Jars

After spending all the time canning produce from your garden or elsewhere, the last thing you want to happen is to have jar go bad and not realize it till you “smell something funky” when you go to your pantry. Take a few minutes to look over the jars you have. Are they all still […]

Jun 132017
 
Get Paid To Give Your Dad The Gift of Hulu (or try it for yourself)

This post contains affiliate links. One of the ways we have saved money over the years is by not having cable television.  We found it was not something we watched and would rather spend the money elsewhere.  (For a brief time, our internet was cheaper if we also agreed to have cable … but we […]

Jun 112017
 
Sweet Treat Team Challenge - learn about Swagbucks while earning your June bonus!

This post contains affiliate links. To help make your June a little sweeter, Swagbucks is holding a fun team challenge to help you earn free gift cards!   Jack has been asking when the next challenge will take place; he loves seeing the teams’ totals increase and leaders change.  My participation level in the various […]

Jun 102017
 
Monthly Reminder: turn your compost pile

  Regular turning of your compost pile is one of those garden jobs that often is forgotten.  Turning your pile over does several things: Mixes the new items you have added to your pile with your older items. Allows air to get to items that may previously have not had it. Discourages pesky insects (gnats, flies, mosquitoes, […]

Jun 042017
 
Earn Double Cash Back on gifts for the man in your life ... or yourself

Swagbucks is currently offering double cash back or more at a number of stores for Father’s Day. From Best Buy to Lowes, you’ll get cash back (in the form of SB points) for buying your gifts online through Swagbucks. They also have offers where you can earn SB points towards free gift cards for getting […]

Jun 022017
 
Earn a $5 bonus in June!!

It’s summertime, and Swagbucks has brought a $5 bonus! Swagbucks is a rewards site where you earn points (called SB) for things you’re probably doing online already, like searching, watching videos, discovering deals, and taking surveys. Then you take those points and exchange them for gift cards to places like Amazon, Starbucks, Walmart, Target, or PayPal […]

May 302017
 
Adventures with Food - sardine picnic

Time spent outside fighting dragons, conquering the great flood threatening your kingdom, surviving the natives who are chasing you, or perhaps soaring so high on the swing that you can almost touch the sun – Summers are for adventure and new experiences. While this is true, not all adventures need be saved for summer or for disposing […]

May 272017
 
Monthly Reminder: Check Your Jars

After spending all the time canning produce from your garden or elsewhere, the last thing you want to happen is to have jar go bad and not realize it till you “smell something funky” when you go to your pantry. Take a few minutes to look over the jars you have. Are they all still […]

May 262017
 
MyGiftCardsPlus Memorial Day Sale!

MyGiftCardsPlus is celebrating Memorial Day with huge deals! If you’re not familiar, MyGiftCardsPlus is a site where you earn cash back (in the form of SB points from Swagbucks) for purchasing gift cards to your favorite retailers. Purchase gift cards now through Monday and you’ll earn an extra 33% cash back on all gift cards! […]