May this Advent season be a time for bringing hope, transformation, and fulfillment into the Advent of our lives. ~Unknown … [Read more...] about Sunday Quotes
Archives for November 2014
I started knitting the second American Girl scarf for my other niece. I spent a good amount of time knitting patterns, and then ripping it out because I didn't like how it was looking. I realized after the third pattern I tried that I preferred to just have a simple pattern. I wanted to let the sparkle speak for itself! On the reading front...well I am waiting on a couple of books I … [Read more...] about Christmas Knitting
Thanksgiving is just around the corner! This is one of my favorite days of the year; actually the entire long weekend is pretty amazing. Full of food and family, my favorite things! As we prepare for a huge feast on Thursday, I thought it might be fun to talk about what we like to do with the leftovers. We want to make sure we use all of the turkey and all of the leftovers. … [Read more...] about Talking Turkey and Leftovers!
Thanksgiving is this week! Can you believe it? I certainly can’t. And right after Thanksgiving, the Christmas season takes off in full force. We have a weekend of shopping right ahead; Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. How do you plan to save during such a crazy weekend of shopping anyways? Every year, on Thanksgiving morning, I go out to … [Read more...] about Best Apps for Holiday Shopping
I seem to have a pattern, either I am knitting and not reading, or I am reading and not knitting. I would love to know how people do both at the same time? Or perhaps people don't actually do that! Here I am starting my Christmas knitting. Clearly incredibly late this year. However, I am not planning on making a ton of gifts this year. I think a new baby does that … [Read more...] about knitting but not reading
Is it just me, or is the first thing that you try to cut back on when doing a budget the grocery money? It seems like that is the only flexible account. You have to pay a certain amount for electricity and heat, sure you can try and cut back on those with energy saving measures, but the place that we seem to constantly cut back the farthest is the grocery budget. Yesterday I … [Read more...] about Menu Planning on a Budget – Making a List of Easy Meals