For Throw Back Thursday: a post from 4 years ago. What does frugal parenting mean to you?
My husband and I made an appointment at the bank recently to discuss options for refinancing our mortgage. Our children are 6, 8, and 11; do we get a babysitter for an hour-long meeting? Continue reading “TBT: 4 Values to Teach as a Frugal Parent”
Not too long after becoming a stay-at-home mom when my second child was born, I discovered this book at the library, a compilation of Amy Dacyczyn’s widely distributed newsletter from the 1990’s called, The Tightwad Gazette. It was nearly 10 years after she stopped writing that I discovered her stuff. Continue reading “10 Ways Amy Dacyczyn Inspired Me – Aimee’s Take”
Three and a half years ago, I wrote this post, where I mentioned a book that Marilyn’s husband, Steve, first read, called, The Unhealthy Truth: How Our Food is Making Us Sick and What We Can Do About It . I thought I was informed before I read that book. Yep, boy, was I wrong! I got schooled on GMOs and wrote about it here. Since then, A LOT has happened… Continue reading “What’s the Buzz About GMOs?”
Just 4 ingredients!
Here is a family favorite: Basic Guacamole – great for chips and raw vegetables, sandwiches, tacos, burritos, burgers, and whatever foods need some extra pizazz!
Continue reading “Make It Monday Recipe Week 1: Easy, Yummy, Basic Guacamole”
Hummus + veggies and/or whole-grain snacks = High fiber intake
I’ve been making homemade hummus from
this recipe since March 2007, when food.com was recipezaar.com. Continue reading “Make-Your-Own Hummus: A Delicious, Frugal Gateway to Eating More Fiber – Especially If You Have Teenagers”