Save money and have a large family at the same time! It is possible!! Right now my large family is in Money Saving Mode. What does this mean? We are being more diligent than ever about implementing all our money-saving tactics! [Read more…] about Save Money AND Have a Large Family!
As I came from a broken family (as did my husband) I didn’t really have the proper foundation on how to build a successful marriage or family life. This caused me to turn to books for any answers I was looking for. So, I’m sure you can imagine, over the past 25 years I’ve read a LOT of books. [Read more…] about The Ten Most Influential Books That Have Helped Me as a Wife and Mother
Meal planning has always been such a daunting task for me! I don’t know why as it has immense rewards. It clears my head so I don’t have to think about what to cook and it saves my family money when I do the weekly shopping. [Read more…] about Easy and Fast Meal Planning 101
I personally haven’t had health insurance since high school. When we married my husband was making just enough money for us to barely pay the bills, let alone the ‘extra’ expense of health insurance, as we saw it. Our family waited 20 years before getting coverage. And, just like a lot of families out there, particularly self-employed families, we signed up to avoid the fines given due to Obamacare. We signed up for Christian Healthcare Ministries.
Hi. My name is Diana and I am a canner.
My husband says I have a sickness and need to start a group called Canner’s Anonymous. He may be right. I can everything. It doesn’t matter what it is really. If I can buy it on the shelves at the stores I figure out a way to make some myself and can it at home. If they can do it, so can I! [Read more…] about What Is Canning? Does It Save Money?
I honestly have no idea where this all-natural rash salve recipe came from, but since our family has been using it for ten years+ you know it can be trusted! [Read more…] about DIY Diaper Rash Salve (only three ingredients and it actually works!)