Slow Cooker Applesauce

Ready for Fall? Here’s a simple recipe that will make your house smell amazingly like the best of Fall! Since preschool is only 2 days a week, I wanted to do something fun with my little guy on his day off. Not going to lie, I have Fall on the brain. And apple cinnamon isContinue reading “Slow Cooker Applesauce”

Delicious Cheesy Scrambled Eggs

Those days when you just don’t feel like cooking a big meal can still be really simple, healthy, and frugal. And it’s something your whole family will love! And eggs can be very versatile, too! Just grab yourself a couple dozen eggs next time you’re at the store! Is there even a right way toContinue reading “Delicious Cheesy Scrambled Eggs”

Better Than Chicken Nuggets

Frugal and healthy meals often don’t go hand-in-hand. Sometimes it’s cheaper to cook some hot dogs and mac and cheese. But those boring foods aren’t packed with flavor or nutrition. But here’s a healthy version of chicken nuggets that are better for you, more affordable, more filling, and taste 1,000x better! An average bag ofContinue reading “Better Than Chicken Nuggets”

How We Hudson

Have you ever wondered how large families function? How do they get places on time? How do they feed all those kids? How do they afford it all? A new YouTube channel, “How We Hudson” has begun a questions series. The family of 9 seems to manage everything so well that people have been askingContinue reading “How We Hudson”

Homemade Laundry Detergent

**This post contains a link to a website which I may receive a small compensation from. ** One thing I’ve learned through my laundry detergent research (and other household products), is that you can’t trust the label. “Plant-based” or “natural” mean nothing when you’re looking for nontoxic fixes. In the USA “natural” has no realContinue reading “Homemade Laundry Detergent”

10 Resources for your New Year Resolutions

Someone asked me the other day if I was excited for 2019. Yet, another honest answer from me… I’m not ready for it. The holidays this year just feel super sped up. Right now, I have no current plans tonight except to stay up with my 6 year old while everyone else sleeps. My husbandContinue reading “10 Resources for your New Year Resolutions”

5 DIY Gift Ideas (Made with Wood)

Who’s ready for Christmas? Do you have any gifts left to buy? With only 3 days left until Christmas, I’m really focusing on trying to relax mentally. Trying not to overwork myself for the holidays. Trying to focus on God and thinking of the Holy Family. It’s hard to do, but I don’t want toContinue reading “5 DIY Gift Ideas (Made with Wood)”

Free and Affordable E-Books

It’s been a while since I posted on one of your favorite subjects, frugal living. But around the holidays we’re all really looking for good deals.  Being an advocate of early reading, especially in my own home, I take the boys to our local library often. They spend a good 30 minutes or more playingContinue reading “Free and Affordable E-Books”

10 Effective Vinegar Remedies (For Health and Home)

After starting my journey with essential oils, I learned how harmful everyday household products can be. The possibilities with essential oils seem as vast as the ocean. And they smell good too! But, what if I’m just looking for a basic non-toxic remedy that is super cheap? And what do I have on hand? ResearchingContinue reading “10 Effective Vinegar Remedies (For Health and Home)”

My Realization About Babysitters

Why we never hired a babysitter As a stay-at-home mom of 6 years, I made it my job to find ways to guide our family in the frugal lifestyle. Because you know, if you’re not making an income (alongside your spouse), the best you can do is save it and stretch it. In 6 yearsContinue reading “My Realization About Babysitters”