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In searching for cheap, healthy recipes I came across this one in budget101.com’s “Dump Recipes” forum. Dump, as in dump it in a crock pot and forget about it. With homemade granola and organic fruits, this will make a healthy and delicious dessert. Can’t wait to get some apples and try it! Apple Granola Dessert 4 apples, peeled and sliced 2 cups homemade granola with fruit and nuts 1/4 cup… Continue Reading
The Monthly Budget Committee Meeting has ended only moments before I sat down to type this entry. This was the first BCM we’ve had in several months and a review of our spending habits has shown a dire need for belt-tightening and penny-pinching (even more than our usual!). I’m a tightwad, but will happily spend money if given the chance…seems like a contradiction, but I love spending money! And I… Continue Reading
The Kindle…an amazing gadget really. You can store an insane amount of reading material on one. You can take your library with you wherever you go, and except for a power emergency and a dead battery, always have your favorite novels, manuals or whatever at your fingertips. But there’s one thing a Kindle doesn’t have…the sensory qualities that a book has. A new book has a delightfully intoxicating smell…a bouquet… Continue Reading
If you make your own laundry detergent, you might also want to save money on fabric softener. I love making my own laundry detergent, but when it comes to homemade fabric softener, I’ve been less than impressed. I also figure if I’m saving a ton of money on detergent, I can ‘splurge’ a little on the softy scenty stuff. I love clothes and sheets that smell delicious…I don’t think I… Continue Reading
Author David Murrow has discovered an ancient map, hidden within the Gospel of Matthew, that guides a man along his journey of following Christ and being a man…if he can find, read, and follow it of course. This book explains where to find The Map and how to use it to truly become a disciple of Jesus Christ. It also sheds insight on why men often feel out of place… Continue Reading