Before I had kids, a good friend told me that if you waited until you were ready (emotionally and financially) you’d never have kids. Bringing a new baby into the mix does bring new expenses, but over the last 7 years and 3 babies I’ve found a few ways to take care of the essentials without feeling extra broke afterward. [Read more…] about How to Afford A New Baby
Every time we went on a Girl Scout hike, we packed GORP. What is GORP you ask? Good Old Raisins and Peanuts.
It’s that simple.
It’s that easy to make GORP. [Read more…] about How to Make Gorp: A Great Snack for Hiking
This week I’ll be getting ready for the new year by co-hosting a new recipe linky party each day. Menu planning is not my strongest homemaking skill and definitely something I want to improve in the new year. One of the easiest ways I’ve found to do it is to use the freezer and make meals ahead. [Read more…] about Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas
Do you want to host Thanksgiving Dinner without spending all of your time in the kitchen? I have a solution for you. Host a slow cooker Thanksgiving. I’ve done this in some capacity for a few years and I can’t wait to host again so I can streamline the process. Crockpots are great for keeping things warm, or even cooking the entire dish, depending on your time. [Read more…] about Host A Slow Cooker Thanksgiving: My Secret To A Stress Free Thanksgiving Dinner