Family Budgeting for Your Sanity

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Even with all the little things I do to save money and reduce costs, I felt like I just wasn’t making any head-way. Someone once told me that you could define insanity by doing the same things over and over …

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Freezer Cooking Part 2 – The Essentials

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I had hoped to have some recipes up here by now, but in the meantime I thought I would pass on some tips that I’ve learned about Freezer Cooking in the last couple of month.  So, here we go! The …

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Freezer Cooking!

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I haven’t kept up with my “On a Shoe String” blog in quite some time.  I apologize to everyone!  The last couple years of my life have been rather topsy turvy, but now that I’m getting a rhythm back I …

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Spaghetti Pie Recipe

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Ingredients 1/2 pound cooked spaghetti 2 tablespoons olive oil or melted butter 2 large eggs, well beaten 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided 1 cup ricotta cheese 1 cup spaghetti sauce 1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded mozzarella …

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Grocery Shopping Strategies

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I would like to share some of the money-saving shopping strategies I use. I’ve never been a “coupon-clipper”, but I do have a few other tricks I use that keep our costs down quite a bit!

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Our Kids and Media

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“6-Year-Old Suspended for Quoting LMFAO Song” This headline caught my eye as I was browsing various articles about ADHD meds this morning.  I had to stop and read it because I wanted to know what line they quoted.  After all, …

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When Stars Go Dark

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I’m wondering how many more stars have to die before someone does something about the drug problem that is running rampant in Hollywood.  In the past 10 years, we have lost some amazing talents to prescription drug abuse.  I think …

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Chicken Adobo – Filipino

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In Filipino cuisine, Adobo is a borrowed Spanish word referring to a common and very popular cooking process indigenous to the Philippines. When Spanish colonizers first took administration over the Philippines in the late 1500s and early 1600s, they encountered …

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After many, many years of running on the Joomla platform, I’ve finally decided to do a major rebuild of the website and make the move to WordPress. The new CMS is going to make it so much easier for …

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Movie Time!

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For those of you that don’t know me very well, I am a movie addict. Most people sit around on week nights and watch their favorite sitcom or reality series, but not me. I’m bouncing between Starz, Netflix, and my …

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