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Join Me for a Pantry Challenge

Join Me for a Pantry Challenge - Challenge starts January 4, 2015.

In case you missed the announcement over on my food blog, Good Cheap Eats, I wanted to let you know I’ll be leading a Pantry Challenge starting on Sunday, January 4th, 2015. Get the details here. I think this is my fifth (or sixth) January doing this. It’s a great way to save some money, […]

5 Last-Minute Christmas Printables

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Did time get away from you? Fire up the printer and get going with these last minute printables!

How We Are Refinishing Our Chairs and a Giveaway from Rockwell Tools (CLOSED)

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Thanks to some easy tricks we can refinish used stuff and make it new again, like this simple method to refinish a chair.

Get a FREE Cooking with Kids Ebook

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Get a free guide to cooking with kids when you purchase the Good Cheap Eats cookbook. Christmas is just around the corner. Just two weeks left! How did that happen? For the record, I think I have two presents purchased. For people who don’t live at my house. This is not a good sign. I […]

Can Money Buy Happiness? {Frugal Friday}

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Can money buy happiness? You’ll be pleasantly surprised to find out what research has to say about that.

5 Ways to Help You Be More Content This Holiday Season

How to Be More Content This Holiday Season

Check out these five ways to be more content this holiday season — no matter your income.

How to Make Good on Black Friday Sales

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Black Friday can be a blessing or a curse. A lot of it depends on your attitude and your plan. I look around my house at all the stuff we have and I think, we really need nothing. Nothing. My kids do not need new toys and games. There are already five million books in […]

A Thanksgiving Day Scavenger Hunt for Kids

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Thanksgiving can be a wonderful occasion for getting together with family and friends. I have fond memories of us kids riding rough and wild all over the house while the adults talked. It seemed like the ultimate holiday. We would play while the turkey cooked. We would play at the kids table. We would play […]