Monthly Archives: September 2013

Herbs That Heal

I had a ridiculous toothache this week. I’d *almost* rather go through labor again than have a toothache. It started as a little “uh oh…that’s weird,” and progressed to “oh no, it’s not going away and this really hurts” in just a couple of days. After visiting the dentist, I […] Read more…

Simple Sesame Noodles

Simple Sesame Noodles

  I just adore Ree Drummond, aka The Pioneer Woman.  She’s exceptionally creative and seems so genuine. Not to mention all the amazing food she prepares (along with their equally amazing photos.)  When I ran across her recipe for Simple Sesame Noodles, I knew this was the next installation in […] Read more…

75 Easy Ways to Save Money

75 Ways to save money

Oh my goodness!  When I ran across my friend Corinne’s enormous list of money-saving tips, I knew I had to share it here.  Many, many thanks to Corinne at One Income Life for allowing me to reblog her fabulous post.  Please visit her blog, too – you’ll enjoy it as […] Read more…

5 Things the Next Generation Won’t Understand

5 things

I love this list prepared by Megan Totka at and appreciate Steven Hughes at for letting me reblog it.   With every generation comes new advances and changes to everyday life. Just in the last few decades, some things have changed so drastically, especially in the world of technology.  Just think about […] Read more…

Never Forget 9/11

Never Forget

Coupon Organization Strategies

Coupon Binder Organization

Let’s face it. The couponers who are the most organized tend to save the most money.  I don’t know if there’s any research to support this, but it couldn’t be far off the mark.  So once you’ve gathered a bag or box full of coupons, how will you create an […] Read more…

Pretzel Rolls – Ripped From Pinterest

Pretzel Rolls

When I ran across Rachel’s (une bonne vie) recipe for Pretzel Rolls on Pinterest, I thought, “Those look amazingly yummy and amazingly difficult.” I pinned it to one of my boards and moved on. Every time I scrolled through, I would linger on this one and imagine what a hero […] Read more…

Basic Couponing Etiquette

couponing etiquette

  Some Basic Rules of Coupons and Couponing Etiquette: Coupons may only be used once. You may not buy ten boxes of cereal and scan the coupon for $1 off cereal ten times. The store will only be reimbursed for the single coupon you scanned – they will then lose […] Read more…

Apple Dijon Pretzel Crusted Pork Chops featuring Musselman’s Apple Butter

Pretzel Crusted Pork Chops

  What a busy Saturday!  DH and I were out all morning teaching a couponing class. When I say we, what I really mean is I taught the class and he was the “lovely assistant.” It was a great, fun group and I always come away from this class with a […] Read more…

7 Ways to Prep Your Yard for Fall

Prep Your Yard for Fall

thank you to Scarlet Paolicchi at and Kalli Georgiakakis for allowing me to reblog these great tips on what to do in your yard for the Fall!    As with most things in life, fall is what you make of it and can be a fantastic time of the year. In your […] Read more…

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