A lot of our money-saving at Christmas is about “elving”! We are some regular elves this time of year- crafting fiends! If you can dream it, you can make it. Most grandparent, teacher, sibling, and friend gifts are homemade. We check Pinterest to hone ideas that pop into our [...]
During the height of the Christmas rushing and spending, I just love this.
There will never be enough money or pretty things to satisfy our broken, discontented hearts, but praying for peace with where we are and what we have right now will mean instant wealth far greater than anything the world [...]
It never fails this time of year. So far for December, we have had dental work on three of us, a propane tank to fill, a home phone to purchase, and a broken car, fridge, and dog fence….and a partridge in a pear tree! Fortunately, I shop for Christmas throughout the year, [...]
Welcome to a new look at My Mothermode! It is good to be back. We have been busy trying not only to keep our heads above water, but also to savor and enjoy Thanksgiving, Advent planning,….and being little elves with all this gift making!
My daughter has quite a long list of gifts to make- [...]
Each week, I share five ways we saved money, as I find that any success we have had with money management have involved counting all savings and expenditures- both big and small. In discussing what we have done to help our budget, it is my hope that you will find something that [...]