Inside: A few simple ingredients make these cream cheese and chicken taquitos the easiest recipe you’ll make all week! Snacks and lunches just got better!
Most Moms’ ears perk up when they hear the works quick, easy, and chicken. Who doesn’t want another simple (and affordable!) recipe to add to their collection??
That’s why I’m such a huge fan of this cream cheese and chicken taquito recipe. It’s as easy as making a sandwich would be. But I can make these ahead of time and put them in the fridge for lunches or snack time.
And, pssst, I’ve frozen these with success, too! I know “they” say cream cheese doesn’t freeze well, but we’ve had no problems with it.
In case you aren’t familiar with our story, our family is wading through month number 20 of paying off a big chunk of debt. We’ve stuck with the plan through thick and thin.
In late July our ratty old paid off van quit on us. And now my computer died. It wasn’t even that old! We have no idea what happened to it (though I suspect the kids…ahem.)
I’m kind of glad all of this is happening now rather than a year ago. I might have been more tempted to give up then. Now it just makes me double down on my resolve to be out of debt so we can have a deeper savings account for problems like this!
Inside: Doing a few things now can save you a ton of cash later. Just follow this simple checklist and you’ll be sitting pretty this fall!
To do lists seem to get longer every year. Everyone is busy all.the.time. So it’s no wonder that things slip through the cracks. The next thing you know, you find yourself with an expensive repair bill that could have been avoided. Ugh!
Let’s prevent the problem before it happens. Take some time this week to go through this checklist. Be a little proactive and you can save yourself a ton of money later.
Life has been so busy, and while I try to keep up with blogging as much as possible, it just didn’t get off that pesky back burner this week. But don’t worry! Medium Sized Family is here for the long haul, and I’ll be back to writing new content for you very soon.
On a related note, if you have any amazing advice for a beginning PTO group, be sure to leave a comment!
Back to school time is anything but frugal. You have to fight tooth and nail to find ways to save money this time of year. Between school fees, supplies, clothing (and I’m just talking about what’s needed for growing reasons, not fashion!), pictures, and sports playing fees (plus the cost of getting into games), a family could go broke!
At this point, we really need to treat this like another Christmas. It takes months to save the money needed for Christmas gifts and fun. We should spend our summer saving up for all of these back to school fees, too.
These are the kinds of things that lead to crazy amounts of credit card debt if you aren’t careful!
When I agreed to help build a brand new non-profit PTO from scratch with a few other enthusiastic parents, I had no idea what I was getting myself into! We’ve been working hard to get everything ready for back to school on a very limited budget.
At least I knew a little about dealing with a budget anyway!
Needless to say, I’m a little fried from all of that busyness, so I apologize for not getting a new 5 Ways post up last week. I’m glad you didn’t give up on me!