This Week on URS

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Thanks to everyone who participated in last week’s Ultimate Recipe Swap. It was fun to read your favorite recipes. Go back and browse the collection of over 50 recipes. Though, they were all good, some that stood out to me this week: Phoebe from Cents to Get Debt-Free shared her recipe of cabbage rolls. I […]

Eat Mor Chik’n

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We had a yummy — and free — lunch today. Since FishPapa had the day off, we all donned sports team apparel and headed to the closest Chick-Fil-A. Anyone wearing a sports logo today receives a free original sandwich. I’d never had one before, but it was quite good. And generously sized. Each child received […]

One Small Step for Mama, One Giant Step Toward a Successful Weekend

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Some people may think this is an odd way to spend Friday night. While I’ve never been a big party girl, I’ll claim six children and the stomach flu as my excuse. We were supposed to be in Santa Ynez, but our plans had to change. Anyway…. Always one to make lemonade when life hands […]

Have You Tried Good (& Cheap) Eats?

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You might not know about this well-kept secret. But, I’ve been posting all our family’s fun and yummy recipes over at my food blog, Good (& Cheap) Eats. While I’d been publishing recipes here for about a year, I wanted a way to index them by food type to make it easier to find the […]

This Week on URS

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Thanks to everyone who has been sharing such great recipes this summer! What a fun collection to draw from. This week we’ve got Make Ahead Meals on the schedule. Come share your favorite recipe that can be made ahead of time. And if you don’t mind, take a moment to vote in my poll at […]

Getting Free Stuff at CVS

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After ECBs and coupons, I paid $4.61 for all that is in this picture! (plus another two cans of tuna, not pictured) Shopping at CVS has been a great way for us to shrink our budget on groceries, toiletries, and over the counter medicines. Recently, CVS has had great sales where you can “buy” things […]

A Review of North! Or Be Eaten

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Hilarious. Definitely fun. Kinda feels like it’s real. When a scary part happens, you definitely feel scared. I’m jealous that I didn’t think of those jokes. — FishBoy 8 Funny and exciting. — FishBoy 12 Yes, my boys are boys. Not too wordy when you ask them a direct question. But, between you and me, […]

Enter the TidyKidz Zone

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Tidy and kids in the same sentence? Oh yes! I’m all over that! I just found out about TidyKids and thought I’d share the love. Can’t get over this sweet little video where Bella teaches kids how to make their beds.