How to Store Apples for 3 Months

How to Store Apples for 3 Months

Reading Time: 3 min  Did you ever read Little House in the Big Woods? There’s a scene that stuck in my memory for nearly 20 years – one of those that makes you want to snuggle up to the fire and eat something rustic – like bear meat […]

Save Money & Eat Healthy While Traveling

Save Money & Eat Healthy While Traveling

Reading Time: 3 min  One fall, before kids, steady housing, and other adult responsibilities, it was just me and Chris. Our budget was so tight it was suffocating, but we had some cash saved from our wedding. Instead of using our carefully squirreled money on something practical, like […]

Stocking Stuffers That Help You Save Money & Eat Healthy

Stocking Stuffers That Help You Save Money & Eat Healthy

Reading Time: 3 min  The first Christmas stocking I remember was one of those long, skinny knitted ones that everyone had in the 80’s. Do you remember those? Do you remember why they went out of style? It was because the insides were a series of loose strings […]

Make Old Favorites Better: Swap for Real Food Ingredients

Make Old Favorites Better: Swap for Real Food Ingredients

Reading Time: 4 min  When I was 12, my mom was basically terrified of the teenage years. She told me that she almost didn’t have children because that’s practically a guarantee that you’ll have to live with teenagers. Best preteen pep-talk ever. No pressure, kid. She did her […]

When You’re Broke for the Holidays

When You’re Broke for the Holidays

Reading Time: 1 min  We didn’t plan on being broke. It just kind of happened. At the height of the recession, we could barely make ends meet, and Christmas was coming. The holidays had always been full of planning and traveling, gift exchanges and shopping… until we had […]