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Snow Day Soup (Spinach, Sausage Tortellini Soup deliciousness)

Cole and I did that cute little questionnaire this week, where I ask him what my favorite foods are, what I do when he isn’t around, and just all kinds of cuteness.  He answered that my favorite food is soup, and he wasn’t that far off! (He also said that when I am not with… Continue reading Snow Day Soup (Spinach, Sausage Tortellini Soup deliciousness)

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Give credit, where credit is due… (The value of your credit score in your daily life)

My child loves to watch silly tv programs (like Teen Titans Go, I try to nudge him more towards Peppa Pig and Peter Rabbit, but it is usually Teen Titans Go or something with Transformers), and during such a program one day, I guess a Credit Karma commercial came on. They were offering the Credit… Continue reading Give credit, where credit is due… (The value of your credit score in your daily life)

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The Pioneer Woman’s Olive Cheese Bread (see also, a taste of heaven)

When I first moved to Batesville six years ago, in preparation for the birth of my little love, I had a bit of culture shock. Not that Fayetteville is just this place dripping with culture, but I lived in a neighborhood five minutes from everything. I moved from there to a home in the middle… Continue reading The Pioneer Woman’s Olive Cheese Bread (see also, a taste of heaven)

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Mozzarella stuffed turkey meatballs (or beef, if that is the person that you are, no judgment)

My child came home from school today a little bit tired and cranky. I came home from work a lot tired, with some swollen glands in my throat…a forboding feeling for the sickness to come. The only solution, before a bubble bath and some extra bedtime snuggles, was a massive amount of carbs, AKA, spaghetti… Continue reading Mozzarella stuffed turkey meatballs (or beef, if that is the person that you are, no judgment)

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Day 3 (or anytime during week one) of the No Spend January Challenge

Today you need to do a pantry and freezer/fridge inventory, so that you can see what you have, and what you may need to buy this month.  I include my groceries budget in my monthly budget, but this month is all about stretching your existing groceries (and your imagination near the end) just to see… Continue reading Day 3 (or anytime during week one) of the No Spend January Challenge