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Super Duper Weekend Reading
Posted By Jessica Fisher On July 23, 2011 @ 3:30 pm In Eat Well Spend Less,Internet,Links of Love | 3 Comments
See that boy? He has been a bookworm from day one. He practically taught himself to read. At 9 he can whip through multiple chapter books in a day.
The problem? We run out of good reading. He checked out a dozen books from the library on Monday and told me on Thursday that he had nothing to read. Apparently, I need to assign him some more manual labor.
Lest you run out of good things to read and have to resort to manual labor this weekend, here are some great reads around the web:
The Eat Well, Spend Less ladies were back in full force this week. This month we’re talking about how to entertain on a dime. Check out all these great ideas.
:: The Gift of a Meal  from Katie at Kitchen Stewardship offers suggestions for bring food to loved ones. Whether it’s to celebrate a baby or “just because” the gift of food is always one that goes down easy.
:: Katie at Good Life Eats shares great hostess gift ideas , from Vanilla-Scented Sugar to Homemade Bath Salts, she’s got you covered.
:: Throwing a Party on a Budget  is Mandi’s pitch for not striking out or going over budget in order to have a great time. She offers suggestions from decor to leftovers, helping you make the most of what you have.
:: Earlier this week, I share suggestions for Budget-Friendly Potluck Meals  and potlucks were on Aimee’s mind, too. You know, great minds think alike? Check out her post on The Art of the Potluck. 
:: Since she lives in a cozy house with her hubs and four kids, Shaina shares tips for Entertaining in Small Spaces . Don’t let anything hold you back, not even the size of your house.
:: Ever the one to help us save money, Carrie shares budget-friendly tricks to hospitality .
And in other news, I’ve done a little guest posting this week.
:: On I’m an Organizing Junkie  I wrote about Where to Start When You’re Totally Disorganized . It’s my 5-step plan to digging yourself out of a hole, something I’ve been known to do at least several times a year.
Share it with us in the comments.
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 The Gift of a Meal: http://www.kitchenstewardship.com/2011/07/19/eat-well-spend-less-the-gift-of-a-meal/
 great hostess gift ideas: http://lifeasmom.comwww.goodlifeeats.com/2011/07/simple-and-inexpensive-hostess-gifts-recipe-for-vanilla-scented-sugar.html
 Throwing a Party on a Budget: http://food.yourway.net/eat-well-spend-less-throwing-a-party-on-a-budget/
 Budget-Friendly Potluck Meals: http://lifeasmom.com/2011/07/budget-friendly-potluck-meals-eat-well-spend-less.html
 The Art of the Potluck.: http://www.simplebites.net/eat-well-spend-less-the-art-of-the-potluck
 tips for Entertaining in Small Spaces: http://foodformyfamily.com/the-kitchen-sink/eat-well-spend-less-entertaining-in-small-spaces
 ideas for a Budget BBQ: http://tammysrecipes.com/how_to_host_a_budget_bbq
 the half chicken on the grill: http://tammysrecipes.com/grilled_half_chicken
 budget-friendly tricks to hospitality: http://denverbargains.com/2011/07/hospitality-without-hassle/
 I’m an Organizing Junkie: http://orgjunkie.com
 Where to Start When You’re Totally Disorganized: http://orgjunkie.com/2011/07/where-to-start-when-you%e2%80%99re-totally-disorganized.html
 Balancing Beauty and Bedlam: http://beautyandbedlam.com
 Frugal Summer Fun Ideas: http://beautyandbedlam.com/frugal-summer-fun-ideas/
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