Goals for This Week, December 21st

My Goals

This past week was a hard week. My husband caught a cold. Then a few days later both the kids were sick and finally mid week I caught it too. I really hate being sick. But then again who likes being sick. The last few days of last week I spent lots of time resting […]

12 Months to a Healthier You Challenge, Week 51

Simplifying and saying no to make this month a little easier.

I’m following along with the 12 Months to a Healthier You Challenge at Money Saving Mom. I started the challenge in January to help keep me motivated to lose weight and help me establish some good healthy habits too. The weight loss hasn’t been realized yet, but I do have some healthy habits established! How the […]

Make Your Own Custom Pillowcase

Easy to make pillowcase pattern | Frugal Family Home

This is a super easy sewing project I’m sharing today. If you haven’t been following along, this month I’m sharing easy to make gifts that take about an hour or so. If you missed them, so far I’ve shared, Rose Sugar Body Scrub, Felted Wool Christmas Pillow, an Easy Crocheted Scarf with Cute Edging and […]

This Week’s Restaurant and Retail Store Coupons

Retails Store Coupons

Here’s this week’s list of retail store and restaurant coupons to print. If you will be eating out or shopping this weekend, be sure to check this list of store and restaurant coupons to help you save. Thanks to Rachel of Surviving the Store for compiling this list of coupons. Top Retail Store Coupons Casual […]

Friday Freebies for December 19th

Free Cookbooks for this week

Freebies for this Week Happy Friday to you! Here’s this week’s free Kindle ebooks, free samples, and free printables all in one post. Some of the links in this post are my referral links. You can read my disclosure policy for more information. Be sure to check the prices before you purchase as prices can change without any […]

Homemade Peanut Brittle

Yummy, crunchy homemade peanut brittle recipe.

Peanut brittle is something our family has always made. It a wonderful mix of crispy browned sugar and peanuts mixed together to make a sweet and slightly salty treat. Just a word of warning, the sugar mixture gets super hot and if it gets on your skin can really burn you. I grabbed a peanut […]

DIY Vanilla Coffee Soap

Need a super simple gift to make? This homemade soap turns out to have a nice coffee scent.

Today’s easy gift idea is super easy. I have, in the past, made my own soap. I would mix the lye and the oils to get beautiful handmade soap. I could share one of those recipes with you, but to make that soap it takes a lot more time and equipment, than the one I’m […]

Menu Plan Monday, December 15th

Yummy Baked Maple Bars Recipe

  We are getting so close to Christmas now. Do you know what you are having on Christmas for dinner? I’m not decided yet. I thinking either ham or roast beef. I need to decide soon so I can pick it up at the store. This week’s menu is an easy menu plan. We will be […]

Goals for this Week, December 14th

My Goals

This week I made some good progress on our Christmas candy. I was able to get 4 types of fudge made instead of just one. But the cookie dough didn’t get made. I’m thinking at this point, I’ll just finish the candy and then make and bake the cookies all in one day. It will […]

Super Saving Saturday, Cheap Organic Grapes

My frugal finds at Fred Meyer this week.

This week I almost didn’t stop to shop at my favorite local discount grocery store. But I’m so glad I did stop. I found a great deal on organic grapes, at just $.49/lb. We were almost out of grapes, so it was nice to find this great buy. I also stopped by Fred Meyer and […]