Meal Plan Week No. 4 (Full Grocery List Included)

Alright, so we just finished the meal plan and grocery shopping for this week. We are trying to keep the recipes frugal and straightforward to get the best bang for our dollar. As this week is the Canadian Thanksgiving Weekend, we planned for six meals only and the menu was planned with the intention of […]

Protecting Your Children Online

In the technology-driven digital age that we are living in, more and more people are finding easy access to the Internet. And children are even finding easy access to it, whether their parents know they are doing so or not. And because children are now discovering the Internet both so easy to access and so […]

How I Feed My Family of Five on $125.00 a Week

I assume that if you are reading this post, then there’s a good chance that you’ve been following my weekly frugal menu of meals for less than $100.00 a week. This week, we upped the budget to $125. This was to account for some small items that we’ve been purchasing here and there and to […]

Avoiding Common Childhood Health Problems

  When it comes to health and wellbeing, it is important to bear in mind that children are especially prone to all sorts of nasty bugs and illnesses. Their immune systems tend to be a little weaker than those of fully grown adults, and they will also have had less time and exposure to illnesses […]

Meal Plan No. 2 (With Printable Grocery List and Menu)

$100.00 weekly budget for groceries? Are you kidding? I get it; I thought this task would be impossible. But with a little work, price-matching, and meal-planning, it works. This plan is not fool-proof, and if not carefully examined and followed, you could run into a few hiccups like we did last week. In the middle […]

Tips to Get Your Kids to Eat More Vegetables (Guest Post)

Do you struggle with getting your kids to eat vegetables? You are not alone. Many parents find it difficult to entice their children to eat a variety of healthy foods, especially vegetables.         Plenty of processed and packaged foods for children have added sugars and fats to make them taste sweeter and […]

Forget Chaos, Think Organized with the Inspired Year Planner

Okay being a full-time working mom and blogger while juggling two teenagers with loads of extra-curricular activities is CRAZY, sometimes I need help to stay organized. It’s hard work to keep on top of everything that we have going on each amd every  day. Yep, I’m that mom standing in the grocery aisle with a […]

Week One: Meals For a Week Under $100.00

I don’t always meal plan; it’s a tedious task that can take a good chunk of your time and can get a little overwhelming. But it is something that I am trying to to do more often as it is a great and easy way for families to save money on groceries. Today, I will […]

Teenager Throwing Tantrum

Sometimes, a Teenager Is Just Like a Big Toddler

As a mom to three teenagers, I have found that teens are not much different than toddlers with the exception of their age and size. Many of the issues your toddler faces will return with a vengeance more than a decade later when your children become teens. Both toddlers and teens need constant attention and […]

Amara Organic Baby Food: Healthiest Choice For On-the-Go Moms

No one has enough free time these days.  When asked what they would do with more free time, many working mothers say they would cook healthy meals every day.  In fact, you probably spend your commute daydreaming about preparing and eating wholesome foods with your family.  Luckily, you do not have to choose between good […]

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