Posts Tagged ‘food’

Teaching Kids in the Kitchen at Easter: Resurrection Rolls

Resurrection Rolls have been around for a while, but we just started making them a few years ago and this tradition is a keeper!  Just what are Resurrection Rolls?  Very easy to make as a matter of fact- and a teaching tool, as well. Quite simply, crescent rolls are wrapped around large marshmallows, and, as they bake, the rolls become hollow.   When […]

How to Stockpile Food: 5 Easy Steps

We began stockpiling food a few years ago for several reasons.  We live out a little ways out in the boonies, so trips to the store are time-consuming and gas-guzzling.  Also, regular food prices are beyond our budget, particularly as the paycheck either decreases or is delayed.  Having food on hand is wonderful during lean […]

Crazy-low food prices are found at Aldi

It was one of those victorious shopping experiences.  For weeks I had been eyeing progress on the new Aldi in town and reading up on it a little on other blogs.  The grand opening came and went, but, finally, yesterday brought the opportunity to peruse the place.  I loaded up the cart with nice-looking 90% […]

5 Ways We Saved This Week

1.  Purchased staples in bulk, including #10 cans to decant and freeze ($2-$4), 10 pounds of oats ($7), and 25 lbs. of flour ($7). 2.  Tagged and dropped off outgrown clothing and toys at a consignment sale.  Money received for one carload is usually around $200. 3.  Consignors are allowed to shop the preview sale.  […]

A Better Oatmeal Breakfast Bar Lunchbox Recipe

I posted this popular oatmeal bar recipe a while back, but quite honestly was not entirely pleased with it.  The recipe below is, however, a superstar around here.  And it is very versatile- add a little of any dried fruit, coconut, toffee, chocolate chips, wheat germ…you name it.  As for my children, they balk at […]

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