The Fun of the Frugal Life

Guest Post by Amy @ Growing Like Trees When I was expecting our first child, just after we’d bought our first home and moved to a new town, my husband cut his working hours from 40 to 20 per week. Being the adventurous type, I  thought, “sure, we can live on half our income — no sweat!”.  Little did I know.  Our house payment was 2/3  of our income.  Fuel took up most of the other third (since my husband’s work was over an hour […]

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Recipes I’ve been loving lately

We all know that a good recipe can be hard to find. Since I am always on the lookout for new favorites to add to my repertoire, I thought I’d pass along a few that I have tried and loved in the past several months: Cheesy Beef and Rice (this is an easy casserole to pair with a salad or veggie dish, and also freezes very well) The Easiest, Healthiest, Most Scrumptious Fudge Ever (the title says it all) Mayonnaise (I’ve been doing mine with […]

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Healthy, Natural Pregnancy: You mean my family still expects to eat while I have morning sickness?

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Something I’ve been waiting anxiously to tell you about…

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Learning with Preschoolers: Activities to try!

Guest Post by Faith (This is the continuation from her wonderful post last week, Learning with Preschoolers. If you haven’t read it yet,  why don’t you do that first? Then take a good look through this inspiring list of ways to really get involved with your preschooler in the process of learning and exploring! I know that my kids and I will be trying out several of these suggestions ourselves!) Here is a list of ideas and suggestions.  I included activities which require little preparation. […]

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Sorry, no spud!

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Living Simply Saturday: Simple Yet Substantial Small-Space Schooling

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Healthy, Natural Pregnancy: Sciatica

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