I came across a graphic titled “Budget Friendly Grocery Budget for the Month”. I ended up posting it on my Facebook Page asking, “Is this accurate for where you live?” Some said yes and some said, “NO WAY!” While I understand food prices vary from place to place for us meal planning has definitely helped… Continue reading Meal Planning to Stretch the Budget
For the past three (almost four) weeks I’ve completely changed the way I’ve been eating. Okay, I’ve cheated or “treated” myself once a week but other than that I’ve been staying on track. In the first three weeks I’ve lost 8.5 lbs and 5.5 inches. Yah me! When I first decide to change the… Continue reading Fat Head Pizza Crust
Thanksgiving for us railroad families north of the border is approaching quickly. Like any holiday or special occasion planning anything with a railroader can be tricky. I actually almost forgot it was Thanksgiving on Monday because my railroader is taking some earned days off for some much needed family time. I was more concerned… Continue reading Thanksgiving on the Railroad
Today is National Fudge Day in the United States. You all knew that, right? I bet most of you had it marked down on your calendar, all the supplies were bought and you are just taking a break from your fudge making festivities to read this. No? Well that’s okay because I just found out… Continue reading Happy National Fudge Day!
My railroader can be gone anywhere from 24-48 hours at a time. While he’s away he needs to eat but trying to pack a lunch…and a dinner…and a breakfast (not always in that order) can be quite the challenge. So the first challenge is not knowing how long you are going to be away for.… Continue reading Pizza Buns and Done!
We have a three year old…Lord help us all! So my youngest turned three on May 29. She has a personality all of her own. She is spicy, sassy and sweet and we love her so much…well most of the time anyways. She is my most trying child. She is stubborn and strong willed and… Continue reading We Have A Three Year Old!