10 Ways to Have an Organized “File by Pile” Method

  I file by pile. It’s a sad truth. But, in my defense, I know where things are because I kind of have a system, or so I think. The best way to have an organized “File by Pile” method is to have them at least contained. Here are 10 ways to to contain those […]

A Day of Savings

I really love eating out and good food. So I am always looking for ways to save money so I can keep enjoying those things. Today was that day, a day of coupons and savings. After a crazy week I love to get up on Saturday morning, with my husband and head somewhere and drink […]

My Review of French Prairie Gardens CSA

I have never done a CSA – Consumer Support Agriculture. The biggest reason is everyone tells you that you will get so many veggies you won’t be able to eat them all. Early on my kids weren’t big veggie eaters, so it didn’t make sense. Now it’s changed and they eat a lot. The other […]

How to Pay for Your College Education Part 2

Many people start thinking about college when the kids are Juniors. Those that are really on the ball might even start when the kids are Sophomores. It’s kind of hard to think about your child starting high school and leaving home all at the same time. We as parents like to live in denial that […]

How To Pay For Your College Education Part 1

There are many things that the university financial aid offices think you should do like :: Sell your house Sell off your property Sell a kidney Quit eating Cancel your insurance You know, they look at your income and think you have money and assets and therefore you should be able to pay for college […]

Should We Pay For Good Grades?

The school year has either started or nearly started and out comes the question…. Should we pay our children if they get good grades? And if you do, how much is too much? PROS of paying for grades If your child has been slacking it will hopefully help them keep the grades up Gives your […]

Senior Pictures. A Splurge or Not?

That is the question…… Now I am just trying to find the answer. I just came across this website that mocked all the senior picture poses from years gone by. You know what I’m talking about. Leaning against a ladder, like it’s something you do every day. Or snuggled up against a wall, because that’s […]

How to Freeze Peaches and Other Fruit

Wow, we have had fruit coming out of our ears and I LOVE IT!! Freezing blueberries, raspberries and black berries is a no brainer. We do it all the time, by freezing on a cookie sheet first then toss them into a bag. But this year we are freezing more peaches. Why am I freezing? […]

Full House Cleaning Just $79

Two things I do during the summer Blow my grocery budget on fresh fruit and vegetables. I just can’t help it Don’t clean my house because I spend as much time just hanging out in my back yard as possible. I know many of you aren’t my personal friends on facebook, but that was my […]

10 Uses for Zucchini That Doesn’t Include a Casserole

If you planted even one zucchini plant you are looking for ways to use it. If you planted more than one, you are probably the one dropping them on neighbors doorsteps at night, desperately trying to get rid of it. Don’t worry, there are so many ways to use zucchini, millions of things even, but […]