I'm not cheap. I'm frugal. Having survived the adventure of raising 4 kids on one income (mostly), I learned a few tricks along the way. With my kids mostly grown, I continue to learn and explore! I want to keep the savings I have struggled to put together as long as I can - make it last long into my dotage. So I continue to be frugal. Ebates is a fun, easy new frugal find for me. Let me
It can be a challenge to come up with ideas for Valentine's Day for grownups. It has to take some effort and thought, or don't do it! Dialing an 800-number and charging for a delivery is just way too easy! It is with this gentle prod that I went searching for some fun, easy-to-do gift ideas for grownups to make for other grownups. Valentine's Light Decorations These are so cute!
I admit my bias, but I think my website is, overall, lovely. It took me a LONG time to get to where I like it. Have gone through many transitions and morphs, but I'm pretty happy. If you are a techy person, you will notice a few clunky aspects, but I'm not gonna tell you if you don't notice! Overall, I have done most of this on a budget that is quite reasonable. First and
The fatigue that accompanied mothering when the children were young was sometimes crippling. A day of stress on top of stress took a toll. By the time their dad came home, I was a depressed puddle of a mess. One thing that invigorated me was going to a mom’s group, or a homeschool mom’s group. We would gather, swap war stories, share ideas, and pray for one another.
I love mittens. I like a nice pair of gloves as well, but mittens provide comradery for the fingers. They may purposely exclude the thumb, but the four fingers can fraternize and keep one another warm. One of my favorite children’s books is about mittens. It’s called The Mitten by Jan Brett and tells the story of a child walking in the woods who drops a white mitten. He doesn’t notice its