What’s Up in My Kitchen – Snakes, $96,000 worth of chicken and Weddings

Whew! What a weekend! It was a busy one, and it really had nothing to do with the 4th of July at all. Not a single thing. It was just one of those crazy weekends that when it’s over, you’re like… “When’s the weekend getting here?” “Wait, what? It’s over?”

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Great Foods for $1

Teaching others to live frugally is my expertise, and there is nothing better than finding a deal in the grocery store on food, as I tell many of my students. I love to save money, and I love to buy food, so combining the two, is a winning combination in our household. Did you know… 

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Marking Your Meals (Freezer Cooking)

Freezer cooking is a time and money saver, but you have to be organized in order to make it all work. Having a jumble of unmarked meals strewn all around your freezer, is not a very good idea, when you spend all that time trying to save yourself the hassle of constant meal preparation as… 

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A Freezer Cooking Weekend

Freezer cooking is an easy method to stay frugal and help you save money on food costs. Preparing foods in advance can save time as well. It does require a little extra time once a month, but is totally worth it throughout the month when you are short on time and can throw a meal… 

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BLT Pasta Salad Recipe

This is one of my favorite recipes for a summer BBQ with hot dogs, hamburgers or chicken straight off the grill. It’s fairly easy to make, and looks quite pretty sitting on the plates ready to eat. But don’t worry, it’s delicious also, but I won’t guarantee it will keep the calories away. BLT Pasta… 

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How to Avoid Common Writing Mistakes – Humor Edition

I have seen this before and had it posted on my other blog a few years back. I came across it again, made me smile, and I figured I’d just share it with all of you too. So, sit back and enjoy (and learn something too! Avoid run-on sentences they are hard to read. Never… 

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Where to write…

My very favorite place to write happens to be outside. In nature. Doesn’t matter so much where as long as its beautiful. In the Winter, its a lot harder for me to write anywhere outside because it is just too cold. So, instead I make myself nice and comfy on my sofa, grab a cup… 

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The Pocket Muse 2

I picked up The Pocket Muse 2 by Monica Wood, today. I know I’m a little behind the times, as it was released quite awhile ago.  I really enjoyed the first one though and have had it for a couple of years. When I am just plain stuck, for whatever strange reason, just looking at… 

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A Case of Extreme Frugality

Wow. Sometimes people seriously go to extremes to be frugal. And honestly, the woman I am about to tell you about, did it more for the principal of it being her money, but she fought for over 10 years about 14 cents. Is that not the craziest thing ever? It all started over a cheap… 

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10 Tips for Picky Eaters

Anyone who has followed me on my blog for any length of time, knows I have a few picky kids, and I also happen to have the pickiest kid I’ve ever met in my life. So do you have a picky eater in your family? If you do, there are a few tips that can… 

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AOL Owned Seed.com – New Site for Freelance Writers

Calling all freelance writers. Have you seen the new Seed.com owned by AOL? I am always skeptical of any and all new endeavors, however based on ownership and the ever popular AOL, it definitely has my curiosity peaked. Here is a blurb from their website: You might be a writer. A photographer. A filmmaker. Or all… 

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