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Month in Review

I’ve had several people asking me how our monthly meal planning has gone, so I thought I’d post a little review and share what I’ve learned. Let’s start with what worked and what I’ll be doing again this month: Making a menu for the entire month at one sitting saved me a lot of time … Continue reading

Menu for a Month of Meals

Since I’ve started talking about my new adventure in planning and shopping for a month of meals all at once, I’ve had a couple of friends ask me for help in getting their own meal planning organized.  I’m still very much a newbie at this, but am happy to share what I’m learning. I thought … Continue reading

Food for a Whole Month!

So yesterday I started on a new adventure… grocery shopping for a whole month at a time!  I was inspired by this pin I saw on Pinterest, which led me to this blog where I discovered that maybe this was something do-able for me. I had heard of women shopping for a month all at once, … Continue reading

Our New Love Seat

You may remember from my previous post about our Living Room, that we were on the look-out for a piece of furniture that would give us more sitting room, but not crowd the room.  Because we already had two pieces of chocolate brown leather furniture, I wanted to find something a little lighter and in … Continue reading

Getting back into the swing of things…

Just about a month ago we received amazing news that my husband was offered a job!  After 7 months of unemployment and some ups and downs during the job search, we were very relieved and pleasantly surprised at how God provided for us.  We immediately made plans to make the move across several states to … Continue reading

Deciding Where to Shop

Getting Started with Coupons Part 3… Click here for Part 1 and Part 2. PART 3: Deciding Where to Shop First, it is a good idea to know your local stores’ coupon policies.  If you have a store nearby that will double or triple coupons, that will likely be the best place to shop.  (Click here to … Continue reading

Save 50% on groceries!

For over 10 years now my job has required that I fundraise for my entire salary.  That has meant that I’ve had to learn to trust God to provide for all of my needs… and He has in some amazing ways!  But it has also meant that I’ve had to learn to live on a … Continue reading