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What to do when there is a sudden loss in income

We all know that there are times when a major event occurs and affects our income.  Someone is sick and unable to work,  a bad injury, you get laid off or lose your job, or even a death of a significant … Continue reading

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Upcoming December Pantry Challenge

Yes, I know its still November.  And yes, I know most people are still focused on Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping. If you haven’t figured it out yet, I’m my own kind of different.  Thanksgiving has been planned and purchased … Continue reading

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Family movie night: Shrek

I decided recently to have a family movie night on a regular basis (either monthly or twice a month) where our dinner, dessert/movie snack, and movie are all themed. I started out by making a list of movies that we have … Continue reading

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Peach Vanilla Sauce

I belong to a canning group on Facebook where members are always sharing pictures and recipes for the goodies they are canning in their kitchens.  A couple weeks ago someone posted a photo and recipe for a peach vanilla sauce.  … Continue reading

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Homemade mocha cappuccino mix

I love coffee.  My days seriously can not start until I’ve had a nice tall cup of this mocha coffee.  I used to buy the cappuccino mixes at the grocery store but cut them out when I realized how much … Continue reading

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Chicken pot pie with cheddar biscuit topping

   This is a fantastic way to use up some leftovers, or to get a second meal out of a roasted chicken.  I will usually buy a large rotisserie chicken from Sam’s Club and it will feed my family (2 adults, … Continue reading

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Buy your meat in bulk and save

Meat is one of the most expensive grocery items you can purchase.  Unless you raise your own meat sources, or are a vegetarian and just don’t eat it, you will find yourself laying out a pretty penny each time you … Continue reading

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