I don’t know about you, but my husband and I are always looking for new ways to shave down our grocery bill. With a family of 5 and only one income, frugal living is not only a necessity, but a way of life for us. Over the past 15 years we have found many different… [Continue Reading]

8 Tips to Stretch Your Food Budget

I am not a mom who spends too much time crafting. While I don’t mind getting some fun crafts into our homeschool each month, I have to be honest that I don’t always enjoy them when we do. Let’s just say I’m more of a cooking, baking, photography and graphic design gal who loves to… [Continue Reading]

DIY Sock Puppet Tutorial

Welcome to our 5 Quart KitchenAid Artisan Mixer Giveaway! This giveaway is hosted by yours truly (Today’s Frugal Mom™) and Eating on a Dime and sponsored by several amazing bloggers. We are excited to give one of our readers the chance to win this beautiful Empire Red mixer to put to use in their own kitchen! This mixer… [Continue Reading]

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With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I have been on the prowl for some fun new crafts and recipes to try out! I collected a list of 25 popular Valentine’s recipes & crafts from around the web that caught my eye. Enjoy! FREE Valentine’s Day Cards Kids Can Make 14 Ways 14 Days: Tell… [Continue Reading]

25 Popular Valentine's

If you are like most families you are always fighting against the clock. However, one thing is for sure, fitness needs to be a priority in the amount of time that you are blessed to have each week. We have several different activities that we manage to work into our very busy schedule that are… [Continue Reading]

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Check out this adorable FREE President’s Day mini unit study created by my friend Beth for grades K-6! Click the image below to download your free unit! Get more Educational FREEBIES and deals HERE.

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Welcome to the January Edition of Great Homeschool Giveaways! Each month, Homeschool Giveaways and Ben and Me, along with a host of homeschool blogging friends, are bringing the homeschool community GREAT GIVEAWAYS and FREEBIES! Here’s how it works: There will be 5 INDIVIDUAL WINNERS (one from each sponsor) and . . . One GRAND PRIZE WINNER, who will be awarded every prize in the… [Continue Reading]

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If you are on the hunt to purchase some fun Puppets and accessories here are a few found on Amazon for you to consider… Little Elephant Hand Puppet Easily animate the antics of this engaging Little Elephant plush hand puppet Ideal for stage and puppet theater, storytelling, teaching, daycare, pre-school, pretend play, role-playing, presentations, games,… [Continue Reading]

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Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes Anyone who knows me knows that mint chocolate chip is my FAVORITE flavor combination when it comes to sweets. I fell in love with this flavor combination when I was a 2-year-old little girl at Baskin’ Robbins with my Grandma Jean. Life has never been the same. I love how these… [Continue Reading]

Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcake Recipe

5 Ways to Save Money on Meat For our family of 5, our largest expense is meat. While we don’t eat meat every day, the days we do eat meat, there needs to be a healthy portion of it. With a hungry husband, two hungry growing boys, and a hungry teenage daughter (plus myself) we… [Continue Reading]

5 Ways to Save Money on Meat


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Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes

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Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcake Recipe

Mint Chocolate Chip Cupcakes Anyone who knows me knows that mint chocolate chip is my FAVORITE flavor combination when it comes to sweets. I fell in love with this flavor combination when I was a 2-year-old little girl at Baskin’ Robbins with my Grandma Jean. Life has never been the same. I love how these […]

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It has been said that the kitchen is the heart of the home. After all, we spend many hours each week cooking and serving meals to our hungry families, not to mention the cleanup time after each meal. Organizing the pantry can make menu planning and meal preparation a much smoother process. These frugal organization […]

Easy Homemade Banana Cream Pie Recipe with Graham Cracker Crust

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Easy Homemade Banana Cream Pie Recipe with Graham Cracker Crust I’m excited to share with you today a very easy homemade banana cream pie recipe with graham cracker crust! Not only is the pie and crust easy to make, it is also super delicious! I hope you and your family are able to take advantage […]