Free Resource Library | Welcome To The FREEBIE Fortress

free resource libraryWelcome To Our Free Resource Library! The FREEBIE Fortress: Where We Share All Of Our Best FREE Resources

By Jennifer Spears

What is a free resource library? Think of it as one of those little free libraries that are popping up in communities all over the world…but with our free resource library, you don’t have to return anything. All of our best resources are kept in one convenient location, and you can download them whenever you need them. Continue reading “Free Resource Library | Welcome To The FREEBIE Fortress”

Summer Fun On A Budget | Make The Most Of Your Summer

Looking for ways to have summer fun on a budget? Here is our ultimate list of free or nearly free summer activities that will help you make the most of yourThe Ultimate Idea List For Summer Fun On A Budget

By Jennifer Spears

Looking for ways to have summer fun on a budget? Here is our ultimate list of free or nearly free summer activities that will help you make the most of your summer…without straining your budget. 

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Sweet Peppered Popcorn | Spice Up Family Night

Sweet peppered popcorn! Yeah...it's a thing! And it's delicious! Think kettle corn...with an extra little layer of pizzazz!

Make Family Night Extra Special With Sweet Peppered Popcorn

By Jennifer Spears

Sweet peppered popcorn! Yeah…it’s a thing! And it’s delicious! Think kettle corn…with an extra little layer of pizzazz!

Having fun at home is one of the easiest and most practical ways to save money. You don’t waste money driving to a destination, buying food or paying for entertainment. Continue reading “Sweet Peppered Popcorn | Spice Up Family Night”

A Fun Way To Recycle Broken Crayons

A Fun Way To Recycle Broken Crayons facebook header A Fun Way To Recycle Broken Crayons: Turn Them Into Fun Shapes For Little Hands!

By Jennifer Spears

Looking for a fun way to recycle broken crayons?

If you’re like me, you hate to see things wasted…especially things that we have bought for our kids! Continue reading “A Fun Way To Recycle Broken Crayons”

A Convenient Frugal Alternative To Cat Litter

A Convenient Frugal Alternative To Cat Litter

An Alternative To Cat Litter: Ditch Your Kitty Litter…Not Your Kitty!

By Jennifer Spears

Can we just agree right from the start here that this post won’t include any pictures of litter boxes…or their “deposits?” Great…now where do I begin? Litter boxes are disgusting…there…I said it! Finally though, after months of experimenting, we are confident in saying that we have found the best, most convenient, most frugal alternative to cat litter! Continue reading “A Convenient Frugal Alternative To Cat Litter”

How To Pack A Can’t Get Home Bag

can't get home bag Revised Can t Get Home BagHow To Pack A “Can’t Get Home Bag”

By Jennifer Spears

If you are into prepping at all, you’ve surely heard of a “get home bag.” While that is a great idea for some families and situations, we’ve taken it in another direction and prepared a “can’t get home bag” for each of our vehicles. This makes more sense for us, since we have small children and almost always have them with us. Should an emergency situation occur, we’re stuck wherever we happen to be…we’re not going anywhere! Continue reading “How To Pack A Can’t Get Home Bag”

How To Safely Handle Jalapenos

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How To Safely Handle Jalapenos: My Experience…and What I Learned

By Jennifer Spears

The memories came flooding back as I checked my Facebook page. It’s awesome that they remind you of what you were doing in years past. Unless, of course, the memories are bad! I had actually forgot all about my experience a few years ago with jalapenos. I burned my hands processing them. It was awful, so I thought I would share my story and what I learned about how to handle jalapenos safely. Maybe hearing about what I went through, and learned in the process, can help someone else. Continue reading “How To Safely Handle Jalapenos”

Homemade Birthday Cakes

r Homemade Birthday Cakes headerHomemade Birthday Cakes: Special Memories That Will Last a Lifetime

(My apologies for the photography in this post…these are real pictures, from real parties…in a real house…taken long before I started to blog, so nothing was staged or arranged specifically to be shared online…we’re real people…so please be kind, and don’t laugh too hard!)
By Jennifer Spears

It’s been a challenge for me to think about blogging this week. I’ve been too busy thinking about homemade birthday cakes! Next week…we have something very special to celebrate. On July 22, 2015, we were blessed by the birth of our precious baby girl. Continue reading “Homemade Birthday Cakes”

How To Make Chicken Broth From Rotisserie Chicken

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How To Make Chicken Broth From  Rotisserie Chicken!

By Jennifer Spears

Have you ever wondered how to make chicken broth from rotisserie chicken? It’s easy, and makes some of the best chicken broth I have ever tasted. Continue reading “How To Make Chicken Broth From Rotisserie Chicken”