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Essential Oils at Home

Many people automatically assume that “natural” equals “expensive”.  Today’s Frugal Friday post, a contribution from Mom’s Morning Coffee friend Wendy Craft, features several recipes for household cleaning solutions made with essential oils and other simple products.  While these may be an add-on to other items already on your shopping list, you’ll find that you can […]

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We’ve all had those times…sometimes you see ’em coming, sometimes you don’t. You’re in line at the grocery store and you’re tired and stressed and have a ton of stuff still left to do and the line is long and… You get to the cashier and she’s as smart alecky and un-helpful as they come. […]

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Book Review – “The Princess and the Kiss”

In an age where morality is mocked and “anything goes” is the mantra that’s shouted to our children from every available media source, The Princess and the Kiss offers a wonderfully refreshing change of pace. In this beautifully illustrated book, Jennie Bishop tells the enchanting story of  a princess who is given a precious gift at the […]

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Using the Internet to Save Money

If you aren’t using the internet to save money then you’re missin’ out! Sure, you’ve heard of ebay and Amazon, but those are only the tip of the iceberg. Check out the following links and be amazed at the money saving options you have at your fingertips!

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Who Am I?

A young friend of mine recently posed the following question on Facebook: “How is ‘what’ you are separate from ‘who’ you are?… Are they two different things? Or the same thing?” Pretty deep stuff, if you ask me. And she did. I responded with this: “I think that ‘who’ I am is different than ‘what’ […]

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The Impossibility of “Me” Time

“Me” time.  Quiet time.  R&R.  My happy place. Whatever you call it…I ain’t gettin’ it these days. But rather than try to force it to happen, I uncharacteristically tried to start analyzing just why it’s so hard for me to get the rest and time-away-from that I know I need.  And, not in any order […]

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Fall Bucket List

Despite the fact that it’s still hotter than the devil’s toenails in South Georgia, the calendar says that autumn arrived yesterday! I have my Fall Bucket List in hand and can’t wait to start checkin’ things off. I’ve never made a bucket list before, so I’m pretty excited! I combined some of our favorite fall […]

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Saving Money Using Your Freezer

Saving Money in the Kitchen

One super easy way to save money in the kitchen is to utilize your freezer. If you’re  not already doing that, hopefully the following tips will serve as your inspiration to get started!   1.  Don’t waste your money on store bought bread crumbs. Keep a gallon-sized Ziploc bag in your freezer and collect the […]

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Honoring husbands

It’s been both an honor and a blast to be a part of WFXL’s Mother Knows Best crew over the past few months.  I’ve come to know an amazing group of women with whom I’ve shared lots of laughs and  who have taught me so much. In this episode,  local blogger and up-and-coming motivational speaker […]

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