Jan 142018
A Love-Hate Relationship, in which fugality won Part 2

Beans. According to Answers.com: “There is no exact number, but the world gene banks set the count at about 40,000 different types of beans, though only a very small number of these bean types are mass-produced for common consumption. “ These little orbs of understatedness are great sources of fiber and protein.  They are easy […]

Jan 092018
January Swago - earn up to a $5 bonus

This post contains affiliate links. The digital rewards site Swagbucks is offering big payouts during their January “Swago” promotion starting Monday, January 8th at 9am PT and running until Monday, January 15th! Swago is just like bingo, but in this case you’re filling out squares as you earn points on their site for doing things […]

Jan 072018
Grow Your Cents - composting

This post contains affiliate links. “The third time is charm!” As the upcoming gardening season planning commences, I hold out hope that this saying continues to ring true. This will be my third garden in as many states. The prior two looked vastly different from each other, though taught me a lot about gardening. I […]

Jan 052018
DIY Project - Unique, Budget-friendly Bird Feeder #2

This post contains affiliate links. Thank you for helping support this blog. Bird feeders are an easy addition to any garden or balcony. They do not take up much space and can match any style you currently have going on. Do not be discouraged if you do not get immediate results, it may take some […]

Jan 022018
Live Meal-Planning Simulcast - Wednesday, January 3rd

This post may contain affiliate links. Needing extra encouragement with your meal planning resolution? Looking for new ideas? Are you more of a visual learner? Then you do not want to miss this 3-hour live Meal-Plan-Along with 5 Food Bloggers on Wednesday January 3, 2018. They’re dealing with the same responsibilities as you: laundry piles, bedtime […]

Dec 312017
Ultimate Healthy Meal Planning Bundle

This post contains affiliate links. What if there was just one thing standing between you and a healthier life? I know it seems hard to believe but hear me out… Healthy meals don’t just happen. (Wouldn’t that be nice!) You have to decide what you are going to eat, make your list, buy the ingredients, and […]

Dec 312017
Crafts End of Year Clearance Event

This post contains affiliate links. Goodbye 2017. Hello Big Savings. Looking to restock your craft supplies for the upcoming year? Then you are in luck, you don’t even need to venture out into the cold. Through 11:59pm MST tonight you can save up to 70% off supplies at Craftsy. Which crafts do you have planned for […]

Dec 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 […]

Dec 262017
Your Kids Can Make Dinner!

This post contains affiliate links. Did you get an Instant Pot for Christmas, but are unsure how to use it? Looking to help your school-aged kids learn more life skills?  (Maybe it is you who is looking to add new life skills you missed learning.) Do you learn better by watching than by reading? Then […]