Get Your Groupon – A Giveaway

Groupon: Get the Best Deal in Your City Today!

This giveaway is now closed. Congrats to winners: lampleylm@, krissamorey@, kawsarani@ So, for months I’ve been hearing about these Groupon deals. I’ve seen the google ads. I’ve heard people talk about redeeming their Groupons. But, I hadn’t tried it yet. Recently, however, I was offered a chance to review Groupon and I was pleasantly surprised […]

Oatmeal Cranberry Jumbles

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Looking for a fun food gift? Might I suggest a recycled plastic pretzel jar full of Oatmeal Cranberry Jumbles? These cookies are so good. They are egg free, nut free, and taste fabulous. The cookie recipe is simply my Farm Style Oatmeal Cookies with 2 cups of dried cranberries mixed in. They can easily be […]

Win a Taco Party from Old El Paso


THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. CONGRATS TO THE WINNER – auenviro76@ While we definitely have some quirky holiday traditions in our family, we also have some very delicious ones. Years ago, FishPapa said, “Let’s learn how to make tamales.” So we did. It was kind of like the blind leading the blind. But, with my […]

Stuff Your Stockings with Hint Waters (A Giveaway)

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THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED! Congrats to the winners: kidsmissions08@, hollycoty@, christinaburrell@ Earlier today, I mentioned some fun stocking stuffers that are easy on Mom and easy on the budget. I like to add food items to the stocking to fill it out and give my kids some energy on Christmas morning. Not that they’re […]

Make Jesus Cookies with a Nativity Bake Set

Jesus Cookies

Jesus Cookies are a highlight of Christmas for my kids. My mom bought us a Nativity Bake Set about ten years ago, and it seriously has been one of the best parts of our holidays — every year. Not only do my kids get to decorate cookies, but they get to do it while reviewing […]

Easy Stocking Stuffers (Frugal Friday)

Stocking Stuffers

I’ll never forget the Christmas I was seventeen. My younger siblings were 14, 12, 10, and 3. I told my mom I would take care of buying the stocking stuffers. Then I promptly forgot. Until Christmas Eve when she asked me about it. If I remember correctly, I stood there with my mouth open for […]

Helping Your Winter Athlete (& A Gatorade Giveaway)

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This giveaway has closed. Congrats to the winners: busyjo@, scottdwenger@, katmusick@ Photo source As you know by now, football is a big deal around our house. And baseball. And hockey. Golf. Tennis. Disc golf. And NASCAR — if that counts as a sport. Even my kids who aren’t really cognizant about sports know that you […]

Pretzel Berry (Ultimate Recipe Swap: Holiday Foods)

Pretzel Berry Dessert

I only make it twice a year. But, my family starts doing cartwheels when I bring out the ingredients. My husband who doesn’t really like sweets could eat the whole pan. My brother, who hates dessert, even tried it and LOVED it at Thanksgiving. My children start to chant the words, “Pretzel Berry! Pretzel Berry!” […]