This Scrumptious Pear Bread Recipe Is An Easy Way To Use Pears

This easy pear bread recipe is the best way to use pears! It’s delicious, and perfect to serve as a snack, breakfast, or take on the go. Yum!

Pear trees can be funny.

They can go a long time before producing any fruit.

And then one year, you’ll suddenly get a bounty of pears!  Before long, you’re searching for ways to use pears…when you stumble across an amazing pear bread recipe.

Easy pear bread recipe

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I mean, everyone thinks about using up bananas in a banana bread, but how many of us automatically think of a pear bread?

Starting now, you do.  Because you are going to love this delicious, easy recipe.

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How to Pay Off Debt and Save Money: Why & How You’d Better Do Both!

How to Pay Off Debt and Save Money: Why & How You’d Better Do Both!

Wondering how to pay off debt and save money? You can do both, and it will change your life for the better! Take these steps to get it done.

We were running late for school.  I hustled the kids to the car (“Tie your shoes in the van!”), slammed the door, jumped in, and turned the key.

The tire light came on.

Should I get out and look?  That stupid light comes on all the time, and it’s always just a little low on air.  I don’t have time for that.

But I knew it would nag at me all the way down the road.  So I jumped out to ease my mind before we rushed to school.  

Except that this time, I have a totally flat tire.

Unexpected?  Check.

Expensive?  Check.

Unexpected expenses are called that for a reason.  They pop up out of the blue, and they are never a cheap fix.  In fact, they are so likely to happen that they should be expected.

Even if you’re living debt free, most of us are just one or two unexpected expenses away from falling into debt.  And if you already owe money, unexpected expenses can put you into a never-ending cycle of bills.

But what if you’re actively paying off debt?  Should you really be worried about saving money when you have high interest rates?

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Walmart Christmas Layaway 2019: How To Use It To Save The Most

Walmart Christmas Layaway 2019: How To Use It To Save The Most

Curious about how Walmart Christmas layaway 2019 works? Find out what makes it a great alternative to putting another holiday on plastic!

Remember the days of the blue light special?  Back then everyone seemed to use layaway programs to help them afford Christmas gifts. 

Over time, more people began to use credit cards instead of dealing with the hassle of layaway programs.

But layaway still exists!  And it’s actually a fantastic way to avoid debt this Christmas

Given all the scary statistics about Christmas spending and compounding debt problems (read all about that here), you should be doing everything possible to avoid pulling out the card this season.

It probably won’t surprise you to learn that the best layaway program I’ve found is at Walmart.  They will set you up with a program with no extra fees. 

That’s much better than what your average credit card company will do for you!

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5 Ways We’ve Saved Money This Week #144

Sometimes it really strikes you how much the little actions you take every day add up to something big.

Take packing a lunch, for instance.  Seems like an annoying thing you “have to” do.

But if you think about it, you’re saving maybe $5 every day by packing that lunch.

Over the course of a year you’ll save $1250!!  (Not counting weekends and 2 weeks for vacation time you may or may not have…)

What you’re doing matters!  I see you working every day…and I think you rock.  🙂

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5 Ways We’ve Saved Money This Week #143

Here’s a list of things that are more fun than car shopping for the third time in two years:

*A good punch in the nose.

*Watching golf on TV.

*A long drive with all 6 kids in the car.

Doing this much car shopping was never in my plans.  But I don’t get to choose how the world moves.

And luckily, we’ve been getting better at car shopping!  (I mean, after a while you kind of have to, right?)

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After Four Years of Blogging, Here Are the Best Tips Now

Every August, we celebrate a little here at Medium Sized Family.  This year, the blog turns 4 years old!

As a stay at home mom, I just love blogging.  

For one thing, the accountability from this blog allowed our family to pay off thousands in credit card debt.

And building a business from nothing feels like such an accomplishment!

So what did I learn from my fourth year of blogging? What’s working?  What isn’t?

If you’re a blogger now or have ever been interested in being one, let’s chat!  

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