Here’s a fun DIY family game you can play at home tonight. Try something different (but easy!) this time.
When screen time has caused quite enough fights for one week, thankyouverymuch, it’s time for something completely different.
After being stuck at home for a week, I wanted to try something a little different with the kids.
Something to make Family Fun Night different from every other night that we’ve been stuck at home.
And I think we came up with something pretty fun. Also totally easy. That you can DIY at home, even if you stink at being crafty or creative.
With stores struggling to keep food on the shelves, we’re finding ways to make food last longer. Try these simple tips at home!
Well, with the chaos that 2020 has melted into, I thought maybe it was less fitting to do a 5 ways we’ve saved money this week post today.
I’m guessing you’ve had trouble finding everything you need at the grocery store.
Or maybe you’re trying not to go out at all and sticking with self isolation.
And that’s why you need help making those groceries and supplies stretch longer than normal.
Got some oats to use up? Learn what to make with oatmeal using ingredients you probably have on hand. Easy, simple recipes that will make you drool.
That container of oats has been sitting on your pantry shelf forever.
You bought it with the best of intentions. But somehow, that fancy Pinterest recipe just didn’t make itself.
The thing is, oatmeal is so cheap. It would be great to find recipes that are actually good and easy enough to throw together.
Well, you’re in luck!
There are a bunch of recipes out there that you can throw together in a flash.
A lot of these recipes are perfect for using up fruit that’s been left to rot. Or that lonely container of yogurt that got pushed to the back of the fridge.
Unbelievably (a little, let’s admit it) the best part is that these recipes use up scraps and cheap oatmeal…but they are still delicious! My kids always get excited when they come in the kitchen and see one of these foods cooling on the counter.
Trying to figure out how to save money for a house can make you want to pull your hair out. No worries, here’s a big list of out of the box ideas to try.
The corner of the couch had never been so cozy. My favorite cuddly blanket was wrapped around me as I settled in to watch one of my favorite shows.
Just as I was getting really comfy, there was a sudden
outside the window next to the couch.
Of course I looked outside to see what had happened.
And there was a big bag of stinky garbage.
My lovely upstairs neighbor…the ones who let their kids run in circles around the apartment at all hours of the night…who fought constantly to see which one could argue the loudest…
decided that carrying their trash down the stairs and out to the dumpster was just.too.much.work.
Ah, the joys of living in an apartment.
I guess the one good thing about all of that was that it inspired us to save up money on a down payment for a house. We couldn’t wait to get out of there.
But how do you go about saving money for a house? It’s super intimidating to save up that kind of cash.
Well, let me show you a few tricks that make saving easier.
The plague hit our house for a good couple of weeks.
Ok, not the plague. Something that mocks the flu but doesn’t last quite as long. Ugh.
(Not Coronovirus, don’t worry.)
Normally that would be a great way to save money on groceries at least. (I mean, not an ideal way. But a way none the less.)
for some reason these kids are starving.
They have real fevers, lots of aches and pains…but they’re asking for crackers. And soup. And toast…constantly.
Well, I guess I’m glad they’ve kept their appetites up.
OH, and we also learned that if you order Sprite, Gatorade, chicken noodle soup, tissues, ibuprofen, etc. from Clicklist, they’ll still bring it to you. And they don’t even wear hazmat suits!
Get a list of the cheapest foods to buy when you’re broke. Along with a meal plan that will feed your family for $75 a week.
The light from the refrigerator is washing over your face again.
You know there’s still nothing in there…but you can’t help but hope that maybe some mysterious force left a piece of chocolate cake in the back when you weren’t looking.
You’d love to go to the grocery store and get something to fill those shelves. But how?
If it isn’t the car breaking down, it’s a sick kid. And the paycheck is gone before you know it. (Again.)
The truth is, bad times like this happen to the best of us.
It can be so hard to get ahead, especially when you’re raising a family. Kids will surprise you…with their ability to do things, how much they remind you of your favorite uncle, and…
Oh, you know, a random broken bone followed by a double ear infection alongside a huge growth spurt (hello new wardrobe).
So when you finally manage to scrape together a stash of cash to buy some food, you want to get the most for your money.
If you’re wondering what the cheapest foods to buy are, read on.
Happy Valentine’s Day!
We have a simple tradition in our home to celebrate the day.
It’s so cheap and easy that you wouldn’t believe how excited our little ones get.
Read on to learn more about it (so you can do it next year…heck, do it this year. It’s so easy you can throw it together now.)
Call me Type A, but I love setting goals for the year.
After reaching some giant goals in the past (especially our #yearofno), now we feel like we can take on just about anything!
Did we make the kind of progress we needed to make in January?