Top Tips for Back-to-School Shopping with a Picky Teen
This doesn't mean you should give your teen you credit card and drop him or her off at the mall for a few hours! Actually, there is a method to letting your picky teen do his or her own back-to-school shopping, and it can be a positive learning process. Here's how it works.
I will be using the example of our chicken tractor to show you what I mean. Before we got chickens, we had a tractor design in mind but needed to make it more efficient than we have seen on other homesteads. Where I live, chickens aren't technically legal, but there is a loophole that allows them for school projects, as long as they are always confined. Since we are unschoolers, I saw it as a perfect opportunity to use that loophole and have a year round "school project". The first part that…
Often times, food pantries will offer up any leftover perishables to those who are helping out. Once the day ends, if there are fruits, veges or meat left, they would rather it go home with those who help than to throw it out or see it go bad.
It's been a crazy couple of weeks. My New Years Goal (I don't like the term Resolution, lol) was to begin homesteading, even on a small scale since we don't have a lot of land to do much. I have spent the last few weeks getting things set up and it's official! This is happening! I can't remember the last time I have felt so much joy and so much drive to make sure things get done. I know that 2015 is going to be an AMAZING year!
I am a bit ashamed to admit that I haven't been couponing in a LONG time! I mean, in a way, that's a good thing, it means that my stockpile has sustained us, but it also means that I am noticing because I am running low on a lot of things. It is about time that I really get back into building up my stockpile. As many of you know, I live on a very small income, one that might work for a single person, but generally doesn't work for a family of our size. It helps that our house and van are…
How to make your own All Natural Household Cleaner
Making your own cleaner is extremely simple! It smells great, and works wonders! A plus to this is that you can by all of the ingredients on Food Stamps! I run a group called, "Couponing with Food Stamps" and I have been trying to come up with different ways to help all of the group members stretch their food budget.
It’s about that time where EVERYONE starts baking up a storm, so I had to share this recipe with you all! These will pretty much guarantee that your dinner rolls will be a hit, so you might want to make double what you normally do, so there will be enough. Remember though, these aren’t just […]
My oldest daughter, youngest son and I LOVE sushi. The rest of the family either hate it, or are indifferent, but the three of us have got to stick together. Sushi comes at a high price, and we usually only get it once every month or two because of that. I decided to give a […]