Year: 2017

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Faith Fridays – Blessings From School

As much as we’d like to think we are the biggest influence on our children, their teachers play a huge role. After all, they are the ones with our children all day long. As a devout Catholic family, we wanted to make sure the core values we teach at home were part of our children’s […]

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5 Reasons You Should Bake

I love baking. I always have. But today we aren’t talking about me. I wanna share why YOU should bake! So here are 5 reasons you should bake: It’s Frugal – You wanna save some money? Start cooking and baking from scratch! The main ingredients in most baking (flour, sugar eggs, etc) are super inexpensive. One […]

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Faith Fridays – A New Idea

I’m sure you all know that I’m Catholic, as is my husband and our children. I don’t post often about overly preachy topics, but I know it usually gets mentioned around Christmas and Easter. It’s not that I ever wanted to hide it, I just wanted to keep this blog about frugal tips. Years ago […]

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Get Paid to Shop This Holiday Season

  We’ve all seen this meme, right? I’ve got as 3 year old and an almost 2 year old. Sometimes they are perfect in stores, sometimes they aren’t… Working around 4 kids’ schedules is tricky. From school drop off to nap times, school pick up and on to after school activities and homework; I don’t […]

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Bring Back the Board Game

We love board games. As kids ourselves playing with friends and siblings, when we were just dating, and now nearing our 10th anniversary with 4 kids of our own! They seem to have always been a part of our life. We have a very large collection, including some from our own youth, and many newer […]

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What Goes In My Costco Cart?

As our family has grown, so has our food budget. Turns out, 6 people eat a lot of food! Early in the year we made the switch to doing most of our grocery shopping at Costco. We’ve had a membership for years, but would only shop maybe once a month. Now its nearly every week, […]

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Cheesy Garlic Bread Twists

I thought it would be fun to make some homemade cheese buns the other day, but while scrolling through recipes I saw bread sticks! The idea was to make them to have a few with dinner that night, and the rest for the kids school lunches. Well, they were so good we ate all but […]

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Healthy Eating Hacks to Save You Time & Money

It’s no secret that we try to eat healthy. But with 4 kids are at various stages of pickiness, it can get tricky. Thankfully our older two are willing to try new things (most of the time) and if the younger ones don’t like what I’ve made, there are always lots of healthy snacks that […]

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When to Spend and When to Save

Knowing when to buy the cheap item versus investing in something isn’t easy. And it really can depend on your current financial situation, your current life style, and your current stage of life. Making the right decisions can be stressful! A daunting task for many people who live pay cheque to pay cheque, or just […]

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