When my son was first born, we were broke. Way, way, WAY broke. To help make ends meet, I started a business from home making wooden nursery letters. We didn’t make it rich or anything, but it was enough to provide margin in our budget and alleviate some of the stress that comes when theClick to Continue »
Archives for January 2016
As a busy mom of 6, I know how easy it is for grocery spending to get out of control. The grocery budget is the largest flexible expense in my home. I can run around the house turning off lights and unplugging appliances, but won’t save nearly as much on electricity for my efforts asClick to Continue »
You know that happy feeling you get when you get of whiff of something that smells really good? Like when you walk into a home with cookies in the oven, or the scent on your pillow when you’ve just washed all the sheets? Wouldn’t it be cool if we could bottle it up and sniffClick to Continue »
Giving up coffee creamer wasn’t that hard for me. We just started transitioning to real food and I kinda freaked out thinking about the plastic I was pouring in my cup each morning. The immediate fix was substituting with half & half and Splenda. It took a few days of adjusting, but my morning coffee experienceClick to Continue »
I’ve been known to be a bit stubborn at times. Of course I can’t seem to think of past examples off the top of my head (perhaps on purpose by my subconscious?), but I can think of what I’m refusing to do right now. Buy vinegar.
Today’s post is written by Barry from Stacy Makes Cents. I’ve been a long-time fan of both Barry and Stacy and their debt-free approach to life, so it’s truly an honor to have Barry share his financial wisdom here on Crumbs! Each year, as soon as the calendar flips to January, advertisements inundate our homesClick to Continue »
I love lists. I love making them, I love looking at them and I love working with them. I ESPECIALLY love crossing things off of them. Confession: I’ve totally added something to my to-do list AFTER I had already done it, just so I could cross it off!
Gather round, grilled cheese lovers! This Mediterranean Grilled Cheese Sandwich with basil pesto, roasted red peppers, feta, and provolone is the best grilled cheese sandwich evaaah! It even rivals this Grilled Ham and Cheese with Tangy Mustard Dip, which I loooove.