Instant Pot Mushroom Stroganoff Recipe {Pressure Cooker Recipe}

In case you haven't noticed, I like cheap family meals and easy recipes that aren't going to take me forever or break the bank. My favorite recipes, such as my Grown Up Tuna Noodle Casserole recipe or my Homemade Chicken Strips recipe, are all quick, easy, inexpensive and of … [Read more...]

How to Identify Morel Mushrooms When Foraging for Food

Have you ever foraged for food? Maybe the idea of picking food that you eat from the woods isn't something you think of when you think of food, but if you're looking for new ways to save money on groceries or for a healthier, cheaper way to feed your family, foraging is a … [Read more...]

Free Printable Kitchen Conversion Chart

Have you ever been reading an easy recipe only to discover that you needed to convert a liquid or dry measure but weren't sure how to? Sure, you could hop onto Google and search or you could ask Siri, but why do those things and take time when you could have a beautiful kitchen … [Read more...]

No Waste Home – How to Make Recycled Crayons at Home

I hate waste. I realize that hate is a strong word, but I hate waste. There are a lot of reasons behind it, but the truth is that wasted food or other items amount to wasted money, wasted time and wasted effort. Instead, I prefer to reuse things to save money in anyway that I … [Read more...]

Genealogy for Beginners – 23 Resources for Researching Your Family Genealogy

Researching my family genealogy is important to me. It's important enough that I've been working on it for years now and don't see an end in sight. I love reading about the people in my family history, their stories, their faults and especially the surprise of finding things that … [Read more...]

Homemade Uncrustables Recipe

I was a super picky child and I'm not afraid to admit it. As a child, my diet consisted of canned pastas, frozen pizzas and of course, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. PB & J had to be done a specific way and for me, that meant no crust. My Mom used to just rip them off … [Read more...]

Easy Spring Wreath Tutorial {Tissue Paper Flowers Tutorial}

Ya'll I love pretty decorations for my house, but I hate the cost of having a pretty home. Sometimes it can get pretty expensive to decorate your home if you're not careful. That is one of the reasons that I adore having cheap homemade home decor for my home. Things that I can … [Read more...]

5 Simple Ways to Care for Your Cat

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Meow Mix for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I don't know about you, but for our family, our pets are very much a part of the family. They're like an extension of our immediate family and as such, I want to make certain that … [Read more...]

The Most Beautiful Woman I Never Saw

I sat in a place yesterday that I wasn’t ready to sit in. It is a place of darkness without being dark; of sorrow and sadness; where tears are the norm and the sound of hearts breaking echo from the halls long after everyone has gone home. I sat in the front row yesterday; tears … [Read more...]

How to Make Homemade Bubble Bath

Sometimes there is nothing more calming and soothing than a warm bubble bath. I love to take my Kindle in, light a few candles, put my favorite music on through my bluetooth speaker and soak for a bit while reading a good book to relax. Having that alone time is super important … [Read more...]

Free Printable Savings Tracker

Learning how to save money can be hard if you're used to spending more than you save. I'm certain you've heard bloggers like myself tell you that tracking your spending is the simplest way to save more. There is a reason for that; when you know how much you're spending, you know … [Read more...]

23 Easy Ways to Prepare for a Power Outage…BEFORE it Happens!

When was the last time that your power went out? How long was it out for? Did the outage last a day or a week? I read a news article the other day that said months later, almost half of Puerto Rico, is still without power from the hurricanes of 2017 even though it is months … [Read more...]

How to Make Homemade Cough Drops

Have you been sick this winter? Cold and flu season has hit my little family hard this year. In fact, I actually spent Christmas Eve and Christmas Day sick in bed for the most part. Thankfully, I knew a few home remedies for the flu that shortened my downtime, but it still put a … [Read more...]

16 Frugal Living Books to Read This Year

I love to read. I've always been a reader. As a child, I spent my evenings after homework curled up on my bed with a book. To this day, I still read on long car rides or whenever I have a bit of time where I don't have to be doing anything specific. One of my favorite quotes is … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Cookies – Heart Shaped Sugar Cookie Sandwich Cookies

Valentine's Day is right around the corner so you're probably looking for a few sweet treats to celebrate with. For me, my go to is Valentine's Day cookies! Cookies are usually super simple to make and if they're decorated correctly, they look amazing enough to present as a cute, … [Read more...]

FREE Printable Pink and Purple Valentine’s Day Party Set

Are you hosting a Valentine's Day party this year? If so, why spend big bucks on party invitations, decorations and more? Parties can be super expensive to host, but I have a freebie for you that I think will help cut your costs a little. What, you ask? Two different printable … [Read more...]