Is Organic Really Organic??

A few years ago I had to do on the Candida diet, for medical reasons.  Through this diet I learned the dangers of eating foods that weren’t organic.  The more I got into it the more I realized that if you buy any food you will never know for sure if it is organic. When […]

Surviving the Weekend

I mentioned going into the weekend that this was going to be a crazy one. Had I known how crazy it was going to be I may have runaway. I didn’t think about it, and I am sure my family was glad I stuck it out. Last night was the Formal for my daughters school. […]

What I Am Excited About This Week

Fred Meyers is having their Founders Day Sale.  This is a great week to snag some good deals. Tillamook Cheese 2lb $3.99 – seems to be the going price these days. Barilla Pasta 75¢ Refriderated Salad Dressing B1G1 use $1 off 2 Litehouse dressings at use $1 of Maries Yogurt Dressing loaded to your […]

More Ways a Garden Can Save You Big Bucks

I know I talk a lot about gardening, but I feel like if you are on a budget of any kind that this can be such a money saver.  I mean after all if you don’t get it from your garden you will go to the farmers market or the store to pick up all […]

Frugal Gardening At It’s Best

I am reporting back on my lovely back yard.  I showed you back in March how my yard was bare and how I bargained for plants.  I am reporting back with nothing but success. My family has suffered because I spend sunny days outside all day, my husband has suffered by eating what ever I […]

Tomato Plants on Sale

All Portland Area residents this one is for you.  Al’s, which I am loving by the way this year, is having another great sale. All tomato plants are $1.99. All plants regularly priced from $3.99 to $5.99 will be on sale.  Woohoo!! The sale starts tomorrow through April 25th, while supplies last

Tuesday Tips-10 Ways to Save With Your Garden

I love to garden.  I love my veggie garden and I love my flower garden.  I love to garden. There are ways to save for both.  You saw earlier how I bought bulbs and shared them with a friend in exchange for plants.  That is a great resource… but let’s look at other ways to […]

Fred Meyers and Home Depot Ads

Today here in Portland it’s supposed to be 72.  I am going to give you a quick run down of what I am excited about, but check back as I will post more later along with the Portland Coupon Inserts for 4/18.  I am going to be spending the day outside FRED MEYERS I told […]

The Joy of Gardening

I love gardening, and almost as much as that, I love friends that love gardening as much as I do and that want to go to garden stores together. That’s what my friend and I did today.  We had read about the Flat Sale going on at Al’s, so we decided to head over and […]

Al’s Garden Center

This is for those in the Portland area.  Al’s is having a Flat Sale, that started today.  There are 48 plants per flat and they are regularly priced at $14.99 and they are on sale for $5 off, while supplies last. The flats have to be the same variety, style and color.  A friend and […]