Month: February 2012

Beauty Tips, Mosquitos and Grubs- All in one Post

I’ve been thinking about doing a post on natural beauty care. But to be honest it would be a super short post! My “beauty routine” is almost laughable. No fancy products or special treatments. In fact, I only use 2 products. Partly out of frugality and partly out of pure laziness efficiency.                                                                                                    I used …

5 Warning Signs You Might be Living in Denial

  Do you drag yourself out of bed each morning wondering why you feel so tired, sick, worn out, exhausted, etc? Do you find yourself with a daily headache, stomach ache, afternoon crash or other ‘issue’ that you need to pop a pill for? Do you find yourself (or your child) experiencing ‘mood’ swings or other similar …

Add This Incredibly Inexpensive Legume to Your Menu Plan and Food Storage

Last year, my friend Andi shared this post on sprouting.  I was totally intrigued by the sprouted peas. Especially the cost of those peas. $8.05 for 25 pounds seemed like a steal!   I had to try them.  Like everything, the price of these peas has increased. I got mine through Azure Standard. Today’s cost is …

New Video: Buttermilk Syrup an Economical Alternative to Maple Syrup

I originally shared a  family favorite for Buttermilk Syrup in April of 2010. We love this syrup. With the recent price hike of maple syrup this is a wonderfully tasty alternative.   My daughter, Kiki, helped me create a You Tube video where we demonstrate this yummy syrup. We love this syrup on German Pancakes,  Sourdough Pancakes or Waffles, …

Design a Dish

Would you like to learn great methods to reduce food waste? What if you could enjoy one meal for “free” each week? We’re not talking about gourmet meals but wonderful, simple dishes that you can prepare day in and day out You’ll be amazed how easy it is to nourish your family with these tasty …