The Best DIY Play Dough Recipe

The Best and Easiest DIY Play Dough Recipe

For years I’ve made DIY play dough. The stuff you get in the store is just too chemical laden for my tastes. While I don’t always enjoy the acting of making the dough itself, knowing that my children are playing with a version that is much better is well worth it! This easy recipe whips up in no time at all and is always a kid pleaser. DIY Colored Play Dough What you need: 1

The ABCs Of Frugal Living

Frugal Alphabet

A few of my fellow Crewbies (members of the Homeschool Review Crew) thought it would be fun to do a weekly blog post featuring a different letter of the alphabet. In other words, blogging through the alphabet. The idea sounded fun but I wanted to put a little twist on it. So, I thought, and I thought, and I thought some more. Then it dawned on me . . . I adore all things frugal.

Freezer Friendly Make Ahead Pancakes

I’m a breakfast kind of girl. I believe in eggs and sausage. Bacon and pao de queijo. Sausage gravy and biscuits. Pancakes. . . I love breakfast. In fact, at least once a week we eat breakfast for supper! I suppose my love of the morning time meal has rubbed off on the kids because nearly every morning they request my make ahead pancakes. These make ahead pancakes are crazy convenient. I keep baggies of

How to Make Homemade “Cream of” Soup Substitutions (cream of chicken, cream of mushroom and cream of celery)

Learning how to make homemade “cream of” soup substitutions was one of the many things I had to do when starting the journey of eating real food. While the canned counterparts may be super convenient, they are often chemical laden and honestly just don’t taste that great. I’ve made many, many different recipes for the following three soups and hands down, these are the best.   Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup This recipe makes the

5 Tips on Saving Money and Avoiding Food Waste

In our home we do grocery shopping on a weekly basis. Because I buy a lot fresh fruit and veg, shopping any less frequently would result in wasted/rotten food. There are several things I do each week in preparation for my grocery trip that help save time and money in the long run. Here are five tips to saving money and avoiding food waste… 1. Organize your pantry, fridge and freezer and take inventory This