I remember shortly after my boyfriend started dating, he said to me, “You know, you’re kind of a baller for being a teacher.” While I appreciated the compliment (I expected to go my entire life without being called a “baller”), I wondered if he was insinuating that I maybe spend a little bit more…… Continue reading Guest Post: The Savvy Traveler on a Budget
My kids love play dough. In fact we have entire tote of toys devoted to play dough. They can play with it for hours. The stuff dries out and we forget to buy more, so when they want it we never have it. I am sure you have seen the dried up play dough…… Continue reading Simple and frugal homemade play dough
Eating healthy on a budget? Is that even possible? YES! Healthy food can be expensive. Therefore, it can be difficult to eat well when you’re on a tight budget. However, there are many ways to save money and still eat whole, single-ingredient foods. Take a look at some of these powerhouse super foods packed with…… Continue reading Eating healthy on a budget!
Once upon on a time there was a girl who graduated college and was excited to begin her future. With stars in her eyes and a wedding ring on her left hand, she landed her first teaching job and bought her first home with her new husband. The new husband was a design engineer and…… Continue reading Credit score, I don’t need no stinking credit score!
Dinner had been done and the kitchen was cleaned hours ago, when my husband mentioned that he needed more food for his snack day tomorrow at the office. In the corporate office where my husband works the guys are on snack rotation every Friday. Tomorrow happens to be his. He had already made jalapeno roll-ups…… Continue reading Frugal Thursday ramblings
Soups and stews are a great way top use up leftovers, get your veggies, and stay within a budget. We have been on a huge soup kick here at my house. Cheesy potato soup, chili, and tortilla soup have been in my crock pot lately. I can make a 5 qt. crock pot of soup…… Continue reading Some frugal tips for your Monday
1 hour. One five year old and her mama. Sun is shining. Baby is napping Boiled eggs, Spanish rice, mango cookies, taco meat. There were no distractions as my five year old and I went to work in the kitchen getting some meal prep done. The boiled eggs will be for lunches and snacks…… Continue reading Meal prep