Category Archives: Saving Money

The Best Salsa Recipe for Canning!

It’s that time of year… the sun is starting to slowly disappear and the clouds will soon be rolling in. The summer garden is giving one last deliverance of delicious red tomatoes, spicy peppers and savory garlic. There’s just one … Continue reading

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Toddler art project: Painting rocks

As a SAHM I often have to get creative with fun ideas to fill up our days. I always have to be mindful of how much each activity will cost, living on a single income and all. Last week Penelope … Continue reading

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Tank top remix!

Did you see it?! Did ya??!! The sun is shining and tank tops are on sale at Target for only $6!!!  I’ve lost a good 35 pounds since last summer so it is safe to say I have just about … Continue reading

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My Little Pony Birthday Party

Last weekend, on March 16th, my sweet little girl turned 3 years old! I can barely believe that it has been three years already! In some ways she seems like such a little baby still and in some ways I … Continue reading

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How to make Elderberry Syrup for the sick season

It’s that time of year! The weather is cold and we are forced indoors to entertain ourselves and our wee ones. We find germs around every corner and no matter how careful we are, the kids still end up sick! … Continue reading

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Homemade Enchilada Sauce!

There are a few things that are “go to” recipes. It seems I usually always have the ingredients to make them, but sometimes I find that I am missing just one key ingredient and it drives me bonkers! One of … Continue reading

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Macaroni and Cheese: Older baby nummies part 3

This macaroni and cheese recipe is pretty much the same one I use to make delicious meals for my husband and I. In this baby version, I tweaked a few ingredients to make it baby friendly. The Recipe You will … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Banana Oat Cookies: Older baby Nummies Part 2

Very little smells better than a loaf of homemade banana bread baking in the oven. This recipe helps to capture that essence in a healthy, easy to make (and vegan friendly) baby cookie. Let me warn you…you may find yourself … Continue reading

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Older baby Nummies!

A while back I posted a series of blogs on how to make delicious, affordable organic baby foods. The recipes consisted of soft mashed items and gooey purees, however as Penelope has gotten older her tastes have matured. She now … Continue reading

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Penelope’s Christmas outfit!

When I was younger my mom would often sew up beautiful outfits for my sister and I to wear on our birthdays and at holiday times.  It was always fun to have something unique and it made for wonderful photo … Continue reading

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