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.  […]

Tips for saving on school lunches

Saving on school lunches?  We’re all about it, seeing that we could be spending $40 per child each month on school lunches alone!  We recently read our state’s guidelines for free and reduced lunch and were shocked to find most families in our area qualify for reduced or free lunch.  Not to judge anyone, as […]

Blessed by the Mundane

“If we have food and clothing, we will be content” (1 Tim 6:8) Does most of your day revolve around dressing and feeding everyone?  Shopping, sorting, spraying, buttoning, pulling on wiggly ones, and washing, too (not just any:  just the right ones for field trips, special days, and uniforms, too); and then that massive Mt. […]

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