Homemaking, Saving money

Frugal Friday (Aug 12-18)

As a reminder, we are pinching pennies with the cost of our future (rental) home, and the process of moving to it, in mind. This week was pretty frugal. Here's what we did to save money: We took our snacks and lunch with us We went to Macon on Sunday to visit the Ocmulgee National… Continue reading Frugal Friday (Aug 12-18)

Weekly Meal Plan

Weekly Meal Plan (August 17-23) | and Recap

We are in week two of spending less at the grocery store, and going down from eating out once a week to only once a month (two more weeks to go on that!) Last week, I stuck to the plan but the nights didn't match the meals (not that it matters). Here's a recap of… Continue reading Weekly Meal Plan (August 17-23) | and Recap

Saving money

Frugal Friday (Aug 5-11)

We are pinching pennies these days, with the cost of our future (rental) home, and the process of moving to it, in mind. I've already been somewhat mindful of frugality and green living but I definitely slack on a regular basis. Lately, though, I have been really proud of myself and my efforts are paying… Continue reading Frugal Friday (Aug 5-11)

Recipes

{Slow Cooker} Sweet & Savory Meatballs

This meatball recipe was not originally a slow cooker recipe. Even though I have always loved the flavor and smell (oh my word, the smell!) of them cooking in the oven, there was room for improvement. Cooking them in the oven resulted in too much of the sauce drying by the time they were done… Continue reading {Slow Cooker} Sweet & Savory Meatballs

Minimalism

Minimalist Living ~ Intro

My life is constantly evolving, and everything around me reflects that. The "stuff" currently in my home is quite different from what you would have found here last year. For one thing, I have a new baby! She uses lots of things that weren't here before (and won't be in our lives for more than a year or two). I'm… Continue reading Minimalist Living ~ Intro

Recipes

Trader Joe’s {Slow Cooker} Barbecue Chicken with Honey Golden Potatoes and Mixed Veggies

This easy and delicious meal is perfect for dinner when we've had a busy afternoon out. I can get everything prepared before we leave the house and then return home to a nearly finished meal! You will need 1lb chicken tenderloins (or breasts, just be sure to cut them into thinner pieces) ½ cup Trader Joe's… Continue reading Trader Joe’s {Slow Cooker} Barbecue Chicken with Honey Golden Potatoes and Mixed Veggies