7 Ways to Buy What You Want For Less

There is tons of advice out there on how to get the things your family needs for less, but not a whole lot when it comes to getting the things you want. Living a frugal lifestyle does not have to mean living bare bones and never purchasing anything your heart truly desires. It just means doing it in a smart […]

Birthday number 8: Movie Theater Birthday Party Fundraiser

For Birthday #8, Miss Sarah choose to have it at a movie theater birthday party and use it to bless other people (read about it here)…so, we got things off to a great start with a simple invitation. I made 92 of them that she passed out at lunch time at her school. In hindsight, I should have used a […]

Elegant Raspberry Linzer Tartlets

I was sent a neat package from Bob’s Red Mill to try out — and couldn’t wait to see how their almond meal and almond flour worked with my Linzer Tart recipe! I normally use whole almonds, that I roast and coarsely chop, but the almond meal saved a TON of time and didn’t sacrifice the texture or flavor. {Love that!!} Instead of […]

Child Friendly Caramel Corn

It’s hard to keep track of everything that little people shouldn’t eat, simply because it’s a danger to them! Popcorn is another one of those things, and this Child Friendly Caramel Corn lets you make a fun treat for them that isn’t a danger of them choking on. I got this recipe from my scrappin’ buddy Miss Tracy – she […]

Toffee Cookie Bars

Sometimes you like something sweet but don’t want it “over the top”. These Toffee Cookie Bars are the perfect answer for that — and are a sure crowd pleaser for any party!  Toffee Cookie Bars Ingredients: 2 Cups flour 1 Cup brown sugar 1 Cup butter 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 6 chocolate candy bars, lightly chopped* 1 […]

DIY Ruffle Pants: How to Make Ruffle Pants !

Miss Sarah is at that goofy age where certain things get worn out — like knees in pants. It’s time to make Ruffle Pants out of them, so she can still enjoy them and get another year or so out of them. The rest of the pants were wearing well — so off for a (kinda) quick fix- ruffle pants! […]