This Valentine’s Day mix yourself up some love, whether you have a sweetheart or not. Have yourself a lovely little mug cake in less than five minutes. Even if you have to work, you can make the mix at home … Continue reading
Hot cocoa is based on powdered cocoa, hot chocolate is based on shavings or morsels of chocolate. So I dubbed this cocoalate. This recipe is a compromise, with a delectable taste and a combination of pricey and cheap chocolates. It … Continue reading
This is a series of articles on how to survive a road trip with four kids, including a toddler and a preschooler, from a frugal mom who has done it on the cheap many times. Chock full of 244 fantabulous tips for your long car trip!Continue reading
Welcome to my quest for a homemade chocolate mug cake mix recipe! I am obsessed with chocolate. There are times when I NEED chocolate. If there is chocolate cake in the house, I will eat it. All. It’s a problem. … Continue reading
Recently my tweens participated in a zombie walk for the Buffalo Library (event on Facebook). I did a basic makeup job myself. I am by no means a makeup artist, but I did spend some time perusing the web and … Continue reading
Party plans for thrifty people: you don’t have to have a lot of money to have a lot of fun! Preparing for a birthday sleepover party for a soon-to-be 12 year old girl can be a lot of work. Here … Continue reading
Here are some neat crafts and links for Valentine’s Day. Chocolate Raspberry Vanilla Bean Marshmallows These sound so good. Anyone who has made marshmallows from scratch knows how good they are. They aren’t as hard as you might think! “Do … Continue reading
I am a mom living in upstate New York with a family of five, and five cats.
This blog is intended to help the frugal family. I am a thrifty housewife and spend a large amount of my time in an effort to spend less money while still enjoying the things we love the most. Here I will share any wisdom I come across.