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Hangin' Out

It was our dear Dena’s birthday this past week and I wanted to give her a gift from the heart. It was nothing crazy expensive, but something meaningful that she could hang up. 134 more words


Typical Mediterranean Diet dinner

Last night we had a typical mediterranean style dinner. A vegetable soup, made with lentils, barley and split peas, boiled in a stock made with the leftover juices from a roast. 42 more words

Mediterranean Diet

Last week's Frugal Accomplishments

Wow, what a busy week it has been!

1. Fuelled up  the car at $1.18 a litre. I miss it when petrol was as low as $0.98! 153 more words


How to make a Quiet Book - Page 2: Apples on a Tree

I just love this idea! It’s the easiest one I’ve done so far. The apples can be “picked from the tree” and placed in the “basket”. 210 more words


Last week's frugal accomplishments

Updates have been slow as I had two of my wisdom teeth removed. Recovering from child birth is so much easier!!

1. Cut my husband’s hair and my son’s hair. 338 more words


The Weekend Antique Haul

I swear, I didn’t even mean to go antiquing. But that’s how some of my best finds started out. There’s really nothing better than a Saturday spent brunching and browsing at one of my favorite antique stores in town. 383 more words


5 ingredient Bacon Corn Chowder

My family loves Bacon Corn Chowder. I modified it from a recipe that I found online. The original recipe had lots of lovely herbs and spices added, but I didn’t have them so I excluded them. 170 more words