Reblogging this from the Simple Dollar. It contains useful tips and information on getting out of debt and how to be frugal. I have used much of these tips in my quest in getting of debt. The Simple Dollar This page is full of helpful tips and ideas on how to get started. Enjoy!…… Continue reading 100 Great Ways to Save Money
♥ Be still my heart ♥ My nine year old son and my two year old ‘baby’ girl. Together. Often joined at the hip. With six children they have built in friends. Sometimes they get along and sometimes they do not. Some are closer to one more than another. While I am grateful they do…… Continue reading How my nine year old son is an example to me (and you, too)
Eating is expensive. Large families are expensive whether you have one child or six children to keep fed. We have six children in our brood to feed so it is necessary for me to stick to a written menu each month in order to stay within our budget. I will share some foods that we…… Continue reading Frugal meal ideas
Having a large family often means that my house can be turned into a war zone quickly. I tend to lean toward wanting a perfectly clean and organized house at all times, but I have learned that is impossible. Instead I try maintain a nearly organized and clean house with a some simple rules. Below is…… Continue reading Organization
I tell my children “no” frequently. I say no to playing on electronics, grabbing junk food, and staying up late. What I have gotten in return are children that play outside, enjoying eating fruit, and are well rested in the morning. I send them to school when they say they are ‘sick’. Yeah, I know…… Continue reading A few reasons why I may be considered a mean mom…..
Being a mother to six children has presented itself with many opportunities for various emotions over the years. We have had our share of angry outbursts, sad days, joyful moments, over-the-top excitement, and frustration to last a lifetime. However, one action in particular is my favorite and that is laughter. Children are naturally inquisitive and…… Continue reading The funniest things
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