Life Skills: Mending Clothing

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Mending clothing is a life skill that my mom taught me at a young age. My mom is a professional seamstress and did her best to teach me sewing skills. Unfortunately I don’t have her talent for sewing. However, I […]

File it Friday: Maple Peanut Butter Fudge, Spinach Balls + More

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  During the week I come across a lot of articles and blog posts that I think are worth reading. Or I come across a new recipe I want to try or a craft idea. Most of the time I […]

Fitness: Changing Your Mindset

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Getting into a fitness routine has a lot to do with your mindset. If your not mentally on board to accept the challenge, it will be hard to succeed. One quote that has really struck me is: “Most battles are […]

Work Week Menu Plan Week of 2/22/16

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The end of basketball season means one thing in our house – baseball season is just around the corner! In fact this week draft day for our local baseball league occurs. Since hubby coaches baseball and both boys play in […]

File it Friday: Herbs in Jars, Garden + More

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  During the week I come across a lot of articles and blog posts that I think are worth reading. Or I come across a new recipe I want to try or a craft idea. Most of the time I […]

Tips to Cut Food Waste

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Food waste can really add up when on a tight budget. When I meal prep for the week I think about what food items I have on hand that need to be used. I check the fresh produce first. Most […]

Work Week Menu Plan Week of 2/15/16

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It’s another snow day here in Central Virginia! Although I’m ready for Spring, I’m thankful for an extra day home with my family this week. Instead of prepping food for the week on Sunday, I’m doing that today. If you […]

Online Coupons & Internet Scams

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You know the old saying “if it’s too good to be true, it probably is”? That same concept applies to online coupons and offers. I see growing trend of “coupons” circulating from big retailers. Target, Kohl’s and Wegman’s are just […]