My husband mentioned to me that he likes Hamburger Helper. Since I didn’t grow up eating it, I dutifully went to the store to check it out. What a mess of ingredients! From all the unnecessary fillers to the astronomical level of sodium, I knew I had to try something different. This homemade version is […]
You keep scrimping and saving, trying to get ahead, only to find you are not making any progress. Maybe the cause is bad habits that slowly drain your money into unnessary expenses. By identifying and curbing these 10 bad habits in your life, you can put more of your hard-earned cash into saving for your […]
What do you do when you are tired of cooking every night, but too broke to eat out? Instead of resorting to unhealthy and pricy fast food or microwave meals in a box, you can have homemade meals ready to go. Using a meal plan as a guide, you can cook when you have time […]
Mulberries, blackberries, blueberries and black raspberries take the humble muffin to the next level. These hearty, healthy bites of goodness feature allergen and body-friendly ingredients, such as flax seed and oats. Make a batch to freeze and have on hand when you need an energy boost.
Managing the family finances can be a headache for anyone, but what do you do when there isn’t a clear picture of how much income to expect? Many occupations leave you with variable income, which can lead to insufficient funds and tapping into credit lines if you aren’t prepared. Although it can seem daunting to […]
Your furry kids might feel like part of the family, but be careful not to treat them the same when they are sick. Before you reach into the medicine cabinet, make sure you check with a veterinarian. People and pets are not the same when it comes to dosing and toxicity.