Menu Plan Monday-10/4

It is good to be back in the swing of things with our menu planning and I’m pleased to say that last week’s went well.  As did the egg plant parmesan (and I made enough for two, so we have one waiting in the freezer for another week)! Now, on to this week’s short plan: […]

Family-Themed Halloween Costumes…

…mostly “homemade”! Now that we are into October, Halloween planning is definitely on my mind.  For us, part of that means putting together our family-themed costumes.   I was lucky and grew up with a mom and grandmas that are all pretty good seamstresses (one of my next endeavors).  Along with that, came homemade or […]

Zoo Pops!

Wild fun!  My sister found these adorable popsicle molds while out shopping this summer and thought her favorite nephews must have them!  The molds come with a little recipe booklet, but thus far, we’ve just made smoothie pops!  On mornings when we’ve been making smoothies, I add some extra fruit, juice, and ice to increase […]

Saving with Bakery Outlets

My little couponing addiction recently led me to yet another great way to save on groceries.  The local saver magazines that come with our “junk mail” recently had a “Buy one, Get one free” coupon for a nearby Oroweat & Entenmman’s bakery outlet store. I’d been there once or twice before a long time ago […]

Got magazines?

If so, then you can make these little cuties! Seriously, this has got to be one of the cutest ways to recycle–ever!  I learned how to make these adorable paper bows at my MOPS meeting today.  I’m sure crafting goddesses have long known about this great little idea, but it was all new to me today. […]