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Month: November 2012

What would you do if you won the lottery?

What would you do if you won the lottery?

This is the question I am pondering today. Truth is, I have no idea what I would do if I won the lottery. I know things in my life would change drastically and hopefully for the better. I do admit I would love to know what life is like when one does not have to worry about money! With the Powerball being at an estimated $550,000,000 with a cash payout of $360,000,000, I am baffled at that amount of money….

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Have we lost the ability to take care of ourselves?

Have we lost the ability to take care of ourselves?

From watching the natural disasters that have happened in the last few years, one has to ask that question: have we lost the ability to take care of ourselves? I am starting to think we as a collective group of people have lost that ability. That, or we have lost the common sense, the ability to assess the situation. and the ability to make the good decisions to take care of ourselves. We have become so dependent on others and…

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Monday Frugal Update and Whatnot

Monday Frugal Update and Whatnot

Today’s post might take a different direction today. This week has been a good week for money at our house with an extra little bit showing up to help with some extra bills and holiday shopping. Did I spend money recklessly? No. Did I think carefully about all my purchases? Yep. I had a huge list of things to buy that were on sale Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. I have been looking at ads for today also. I did…

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Thanksgiving Leftovers – 3 Ways!

Thanksgiving Leftovers – 3 Ways!

One of the greatest food holidays is done and gone. I am a little sad myself as I love Thanksgiving and all the wonderful food that I get to eat on that day! With any meal like that though comes…. LEFTOVERS! Yeah! I eat leftovers all the time so I have become a big fan of leftovers. With Thanksgiving leftovers comes three great dishes that I am about to share with you today. The first dish is Hot Turkey Sandwiches…

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Dehydrating Onions

Dehydrating Onions

Let me help you save some money and make you think you are a frugal genius! I used to be one of those that bought dried chopped onions in the grocery stores paying anywhere from $.99 to $3.99 for a container of that stuff. Then I got my mom’s old dehydrator. I played around with the dehydrator and put it away not realizing its invaluable contribution to our household. Silly, silly me.  One day I ran out of dried chopped…

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