Passover on a Budget (Frugal Friday)

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4 Tips for Making Passover on a Budget - follow these tips to saving money on Passover groceries.

Note from Jessica: I am thrilled to have Mara from Kosher on a Budget guest post for us today. While we practice very different faiths, I think it’s safe to say that we’ve learned a lot from each other. I love to watch her walk out her faith in a creative, frugal way. Kosher foods […]

A Pirate Fairy Tea Party

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A Pirate Fairy Tea Party - Plan a tea party with your little girl. We used The Pirate Fairy as our inspiration.

Plan a tea party with your little girl. We used The Pirate Fairy as our inspiration. Disclosure: This is not a sponsored post, but I did receive a free copy of the movie. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way […]

Little Ways to Save Money (Frugal Friday)

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Little Ways to Save Money (Frugal Friday) - Little ways can save you big money eventually.

Little ways can save you big money eventually. I was chatting with a friend yesterday (also a mom of four boys) about grocery prices and what it takes to feed four TEENAGE BOYS. I’m almost there, and I’m feeling it. (I don’t know that boys always eat more than girls, but I think they are much […]

This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less (Bonus: Trader Joe’s Shopping Plan)

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This Week

Want to cook this week’s dinners for $70 or less? Check out this week’s meal plan. This post is going to be short and sweet. I’ve used all my brain cells creating this week’s meal plan document. Not only does the plan contain seven meals that will please kids and adults alike, but it also […]

FREE Bible Games for Kids

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FREE Bible Games for Kids - Download a host of free Bible learning resources for free from Zondervan

The following content is sponsored by Zondervan. This post contains affiliate links.  I’m always amazed at how kids learn. Technology has developed at such a rapid clip that we’ve got such amazing access to information. It’s really quite stunning. When my kids bust out with a little factoid that I know I didn’t teach them, I’m […]

How Changing Our Diet is Saving Us Money (Frugal Friday)

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How Changing Our Diet is Saving Us Money - Changing your diet can save you money, even if some ingredients are more expensive.

Changing your diet can save you money, even if some ingredients are more expensive. Here’s how. Honey-Sweetened Raisin Bread Our family is almost halfway through our Sugar Fast. It’s an experiment to see if we can rid our diet of added sugars. We’re still eating plenty of fruit and supplementing with honey and maple syrup, […]

A Cheap & Easy Spring Break for Families (Frugal Friday)

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A Cheap & Easy Spring Break for Families (Frugal Friday) - Download these two weeks

This time of year, many folks’ thoughts turn to road trips and tropical vacations. After a long winter haul through school and inclement weather, spring break offers welcome relief from what is known as “same old, same old.” Not everybody, however, can afford said road trips and tropical vacations. Or else, one or both parents […]

Planning Ideas for a European Vacation

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Planning Ideas for a European Vacation

Our family just got back from a 3-day road trip. While we had a fabulous time out of Dodge, we are tired and happy to be home. Our kids are pretty good travelers, packing their stuff and loading the car in pretty short order. We love the idea of traveling with our big family. As […]