I’ve seen quite a few bloggers suggest making a list at the end of every year to evaluate practices that worked and didn’t so as to make the next year better. It seems like a good idea, and I’ve never done it before so this will be a first. 2015 was a little out of … More What Worked for Me in 2015
So, I haven’t kept up with this series (or the blog in general) in a very timely manner. The house is such a big project and while we have been maintaining most of the real food changes we started a couple years ago, I haven’t really written about them. So I figured I’d write about … More Small Steps to Big Changes: Homemade vs. Processed
We’re already 5.5 months into 2014 and I thought I’d take a look at my goals for the year and see how I’ve been doing. Complete a cross-stitched Christmas stocking for Little Lady (I just barely finished Little Man’s before Christmas this year) Not so good. I’ve just barely started this project, I think I … More Goals: Update!
Here’s to another Small Steps toward Big Changes! You can read the other posts in the series here. Today we’re taking a Small Step approach to stocking the pantry with healthy, Real Food staples. Small Step: Slowly replace processed and “fake” foods with the real thing and stock the pantry with Real Food essentials. Why: We’ve already … More Small Steps to Big Changes: Stocking the Pantry
Happy Friday! I hope you all had a great week. Today’s money-saving tip is: join Swagbucks! Yes, the name is strange. But it’s a great program that lets you earn points for things like searching the web, online shopping, and answering surveys. You can also get points by referring new members *ahem*.Then you can use … More Frugal Friday: Swagbucks
I’m starting a new feature here called Frugal Friday to share quick little tips for saving money! Big Man and I believe it is very important to live beneath our means and debt-free, and being a one-income family means we have to be creative to meet that goal. I’ll share some of the things I … More Frugal Friday: Re-Use Those Zip Bags!
It’s time for the next Small Step toward big changes! You can read other posts in this series here. As Big Man and I work toward eating more Real Food, one of the very important parts of the journey is becoming aware of just exactly what food is — and isn’t. Small Step: Read the … More Small Steps to Big Changes: Read the Labels!