What We are Eating this Week and How Much We Spent on Groceries

Wow have groceries gone up in price, right? Definitely makes me wish I had preserved more of our harvest this year. Sunday is my shopping day and after I prep so I can get a head start on the week. Total this week I spent for groceries barring anything unforeseen is $143.21. The most expensiveContinue reading “What We are Eating this Week and How Much We Spent on Groceries”

20 for ’20 Goals Update

I started my 20 for ’20 challenge early, inspired by a friend’s goals in another group I belong to. I didn’t want to wait until the new year to start getting things accomplished. Here is what I have accomplished so far: 1. Build a new garage – So far my hubby and I have beenContinue reading “20 for ’20 Goals Update”

20 for ’20 Challenge- Cauliflower Chowder Recipe

In my 20 for ’20 Challenge this year I challenged myself to trying 19 new recipes. Last weekend I wanted to make a cauliflower chowder and after searching the interweb I landed on Damn Delicious blog’s cauliflower chowder recipe. Boy is it good! I did make a change and used crumbled Italian sausage because IContinue reading “20 for ’20 Challenge- Cauliflower Chowder Recipe”

20 for ’20 Challenge

I read a blog post by one of my fellow stitchers about 19 for 19. 19 for 19 was a challenge she was doing to motivate herself to accomplish specific goals for the year. I have done yearly challenges before but none quite like this. I am coming in late to the game for 2019Continue reading “20 for ’20 Challenge”

Easter Fun

Easter and Spring are such fun when it comes to crafts and baking. I love bright spring colors of greens, blues, yellows, pinks and lavenders after the dark colors of winter like reds, blacks, navy and grays. Even though Doug is 15 he still likes to craft (once in a while) so I bring outContinue reading “Easter Fun”

Jalapeno Popper Potato Salad

I was going to save this recipe for a summer picnic type post but what the heck – might as well use it for a dish to pass this weekend for the big game, right? Heck yeah! Bacon, potatoes, cheese and jalapenos, what could be better! I tried this recipe last year from Christin Mahrlig’sContinue reading “Jalapeno Popper Potato Salad”

One Hundred Dollars a Month

I am your typical housewife living in high maintenance suburbia. I have a handsome husband, 2 kids and a flock of pet chickens. I try and feed my family with $100 a month. With the help of coupons, gardening and bartering I am able to squeeze the most out of our grocery budget and still manage to have a little fun along the way.

Gardening Nirvana

Sharing my journey in and out of the garden

The Snail of Happiness

small steps to a kinder world

Cocktails In The Library

Talking about great books while enjoying tasty libations!

Autumn Leaves & A Spring Breeze

Leading a happy and sustainable lifestyle

Midwest mattie

just living my best life in the midwest.

Sewing Beside the Sea

All things made with my needle and thread

thecraftycreek

Making and creating

Sewing Etc.

Sharing my adventures in sewing and needlearts

Debt Free Hopeful

“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” — Maya Angelou

theuntoldblogofeli

Outrageous mama saying Fuck It

The Journey to a Debt-Free Life

Reshaping your Financial Future

Cottage Garden Trio

The daily life and times of a thirty something couple and their toddler

McMuffins Gaming

From the Mind of a Gamer

Claire93's Blog

my little corner in blogland

Ever The Crafter

She, ever the crafter, kept on crafting

Emma's Craft Projects

Everyday craft inspirations

Bake. Make. Take (a trip!)

Celebrating the "funner" things in life...

Peas Romaine Calm

A simple, easy & cost effective approach to cooking!

life on less

living life with less debt