Real Food on a Real Budget: A Giveaway

If you’ve been reading here awhile, you know that I am currently on a mission to healthify my family’s diet as well as keep our grocery budget low. This is no small feat! We currently spend $500-600 a month to feed our family of 8. A lot of this is thanks to couponing and cooking […]

By Grace Alone Necklace (A Giveaway from DaySpring)

I am convinced that I could not make it through a day of my “life as MOM” if were not for God and His Amazing Grace sustaining me and guiding me. In Him I find my courage to face the day.

Today’s giveaway is a beautiful reminder of that truth.

The Foodie Family and the EatSmart Precision Pro Kitchen Scale

As you know we are a family of gluttons foodies. We love to cook. We love to eat. We love to learn about food. Years ago, I read in a cooking magazine that a kitchen scale was essential to proper baking. The reason is that flour weight can vary by manufacturer, so to just add “1 cup” […]

Motor Oil Matters! Win a Free Oil Change

Years ago when I was young, thin, and naive, we blew out the engine in our car due to lack of oil and a 100+ ° day. Expensive mistake. One we try not to make any more.

Mother’s Day Gift Idea: A Gel Pro Mat (& a Giveaway)

Gel Pro Mat: Wicker in Cork Recently, I was sent a GelPro Mat to test out in our kitchen. I had heard about these mats in the past, but had never seen one and I’d certainly never stood on one before. If I had, well, let’s just say, my feet have found new life in […]

Take the Scotch-Brite Bathroom Challenge

Recently Scotch-Brite contacted me to see if I would be willing to give their bathroom cleaning tools a trial run. Well, seeing as I am Bathroom-Cleaning Challenged, I said, “Absolutely.”

I need all the help I can get!

Giveaway! Green, American Style – an Eco-primer

**GIVEAWAY CLOSED ** The last giveaway for today is a copy of the new release, Green, American Style: Becoming Earth-Friendly and Reaping the Benefits by Anna M. Clark. In essence, this book is a primer about ecology and conservation, delivered in a way that encourages the reader to learn more and “give green a chance.” […]

Giveaway! Fresh Express Bagged Salad

**GIVEAWAY CLOSED ** Fresh greens are a mom’s best friend. In fact, most days my preferred lunch is a big green salad. It’s an easy, nutritious lunch that helps me feel good about how I’m eating. And, often, it’s a regular party in the mouth. While homegrown lettuces are best, not all of us have […]