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Thrifty Thursday :: Extra Income


When we first saw the amount of our debt, we didn’t know how we would be able to pay even our minimum payment. Even after making some changes at home, our budget was still pretty tight.



Homemade Cream of Something Soup – Once a Month Mom : If you don’t like the “unknown” ingredients in the canned soup, here’s how to make your own. Battle Discontent with Thankfulness – Grace Full Mama : Great tips on how to choose to be content. Don’t Like Reading? Read…

Wisdom of a 6 Year Old


I burned my bagel this morning. It wasn’t black all the way, so I decided to eat it. Lydia said, “Your still going to eat that?”

Thrifty Thursday :: Don’t Buy Stuff


This SNL skit is priceless. Last week’s Thrifty Thursday

Beautiful Botany


My husband, who’s exceptionally talented, made this short video clip from our field trip to the conservatory. Enjoy!



Sausage, Potato, and Kale Soup - The Pioneer Woman : I saw this recipe and thought it looked great, but I didn’t know if my husband would go for it. I showed it to him and he said he’d had it before and it was great. I guess I know what we’re adding…

The Homeschool Mother’s Journal


In my life this week… This week we celebrated my little boy’s 6th birthday. It was great to have some family visit for the special occasion. After his special day, I got sick.

Thrifty Thursday :: Hanging Clothes


I have been hanging our clothes on our little IKEA hanging rack off and on for the last year. I bought a second rack this summer, because one just wasn’t enough for us, and I am so glad I did.



Cardboard Gift Tags - Camilla Fabbri Designs : I love these cute gift tags and they look easy enough for my kids to make. Herbert and Zelmyra, Logest Living Married Couple - True Woman : There are so many broken marriages these days. It is such a blessing to see one last…

Thrifty Thursday :: Sell


 Photo by LOLren This post isn’t so much about saving money, but more about making money.  Many of us have an abundance of stuff. Some of this stuff has some value. There are many venues to choose from to sell your treasures.