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Practical Tips for Saving Money in the Kitchen

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Candy is a southern girl who enjoys the simple things in life. Dirt road drivin’, Sunday afternoon nappin’, back yard swingin’, and sunset watchin’ are a few of the things that make her smile. She’s been married to her best friend and the love of her life for almost 25 years and is navigating motherhood with her 4 children, aged 23, 19, 14, & 11. Homeschooling for over 18 years now, she is also a bit of a word-nerd (ok, maybe more than a “bit” – she actually considers making lists of homophones to be entertaining), a lover of books and chocolate, a survivor of cancer, an author, and a hula hoop maker.
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  We’ve spent some time scouring the net to find ways to save money in our own kitchens and figured we’d pass on some of our favorites. After all, who doesn’t want to save money, right?

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Book Review – “Stress Free Holidays”

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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I know, I know, it’s hard to believe, but the year is half-over already!  And, yes, here it comes…CHRISTMAS is just around the corner.  But I have GOOD NEWS!! You don’t have to wait ’till the last minute and cram it all in…I have help for you here 🙂

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More from The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle – Real Food on a Real Budget

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Pat is a Yankee city-girl who has been adopted by the sleepy, sunny south. Married for 30 years and the mother of 5, she woke up one day recently to discover she reached the stage of life where she is the “older woman” described in Titus 2:3-5. A coffee lover, the purchase of a coffee shop a few years ago was her personal foray into the small, family-owned business arena.Today, PatAndCandy.com is her outlet for packaging up and sharing the nuggets of wisdom God and life experiences have taught her.
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Ah, yes, another afternoon “sneak peak” into the ah-MA-zing package I’ve been blabbing on about for the past few days…  And you know, with 78 + pieces of content in this collection, I’m sure someone is asking “Is it ALL good?  Isn’t there SOMEthing that’s not quite up to par?  It just can’t be as […]

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Financial Strategies for Women

Juggling the Challenges of the Sandwich Generation

Marc Hall

Marc Hall

Marc Hall's passion lies in helping his clients achieve their personal and family financial goals. Graduating from Troy University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, he first worked as a sports reporter and anchor with WTVY-TV in Dothan, and now as a Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors. A lifelong Wiregrass resident, he lives in Dothan, AL with his wife Christy and daughter, Emma. He is an active member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church and enjoys singing in the choir.
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Life expectancies are almost five years longer today than they were 30 years ago¹, a fact that increases the likelihood you will provide some form of support for aging parents — through home care, helping out with day-to-day chores and errands, or even covering living expenses. That role can make significant demands on your time, […]

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Make Your Own All-Natural, No-Fluoride Toothpaste

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Candy is a southern girl who enjoys the simple things in life. Dirt road drivin’, Sunday afternoon nappin’, back yard swingin’, and sunset watchin’ are a few of the things that make her smile. She’s been married to her best friend and the love of her life for almost 25 years and is navigating motherhood with her 4 children, aged 23, 19, 14, & 11. Homeschooling for over 18 years now, she is also a bit of a word-nerd (ok, maybe more than a “bit” – she actually considers making lists of homophones to be entertaining), a lover of books and chocolate, a survivor of cancer, an author, and a hula hoop maker.
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Have you ever looked at the ingredient list on your toothpaste tube? Unless you’re paying big bucks for a natural toothpaste you’ll probably find that sodium fluoride is the main ingredient. And, further down the list you’ll find stuff like sodium laurel sulfate and artificial dye(s). Yeah, not exactly stuff I want going in my […]

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Financial Strategies for Women

Marc Hall

Marc Hall

Marc Hall's passion lies in helping his clients achieve their personal and family financial goals. Graduating from Troy University with a degree in Broadcast Journalism, he first worked as a sports reporter and anchor with WTVY-TV in Dothan, and now as a Financial Advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors. A lifelong Wiregrass resident, he lives in Dothan, AL with his wife Christy and daughter, Emma. He is an active member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church and enjoys singing in the choir.
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Today, women are playing an ever-increasing role in making important financial decisions – whether for themselves or for their families. While many of the basic rules of investing hold true for all investors, some life events will affect women differently than they will men, and these can also have an impact on investment decisions. Following […]

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Drops in the Bucket

Lauren Meeks

Lauren Meeks

Lauren Meeks is a travel junkie and life enthusiast. She believes that everyone has a story, and writes to share her story and help others develop theirs. To get more inspiring articles delivered straight to your inbox, sign up for her newsletter at Forging Significance. You can also find her on Facebook or follow her on Twitter.
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In the past 8 years, I have been to 15 countries.  I’ve also squirreled away thousands of dollars towards retirement, and was able to graduate from college with a tiny amount of student loans.  Most people, when they find out about this, assume that I have either inherently wealthy parents or some very lucrative job.  […]

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Make your own dishwasher detergent

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Candy

Candy is a southern girl who enjoys the simple things in life. Dirt road drivin’, Sunday afternoon nappin’, back yard swingin’, and sunset watchin’ are a few of the things that make her smile. She’s been married to her best friend and the love of her life for almost 25 years and is navigating motherhood with her 4 children, aged 23, 19, 14, & 11. Homeschooling for over 18 years now, she is also a bit of a word-nerd (ok, maybe more than a “bit” – she actually considers making lists of homophones to be entertaining), a lover of books and chocolate, a survivor of cancer, an author, and a hula hoop maker.
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Benjamin Franklin is quoted as saying, “‘In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”  While I certainly acknowledge the truth in that statement, I’d like to add “and dirty dishes.” Can I get an “Amen!”?

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Make your own!

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Candy

Candy is a southern girl who enjoys the simple things in life. Dirt road drivin’, Sunday afternoon nappin’, back yard swingin’, and sunset watchin’ are a few of the things that make her smile. She’s been married to her best friend and the love of her life for almost 25 years and is navigating motherhood with her 4 children, aged 23, 19, 14, & 11. Homeschooling for over 18 years now, she is also a bit of a word-nerd (ok, maybe more than a “bit” – she actually considers making lists of homophones to be entertaining), a lover of books and chocolate, a survivor of cancer, an author, and a hula hoop maker.
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Save money by substituting some common store bought items with your own homemade versions. Here are some really easy ways to get started!

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