Our household grocery budget is less than $50 per week. In fact most weeks its about $40. That feeds 3 of us plus 4 chickens.
Did you know that just about ANY food can be frozen successfully?
Back in the 'old days' (ha!) when freezers first came off the production line and into homes worldwide, it was all about bulk cooking and bulk buying - freezing masses of food for storage.
If you read my first post on Laundry Hacks you would be surprised how simple some of these "Tricks of the Trade" really are!
Here are some more CONFIDENTIAL insider secrets from professional laundries to help you get the best results you can - as cheaply as possible too - at home!
Have you ever wondered how professional launderers and dry cleaners do what they do?
Tired of trying and failing to re-create the same results at home?
You need some top secret, insider information, the most coveted trade secrets of the industry - and that's where I come in!
When I was pregnant, I craved apple chips! It was ridiculous - I could eat packets of them in a day.
Unfortunately, most commercial brands are full of hidden nasties and have been loaded with sugar. Because of that, I am loathed to give them to Miss Four and thought I'd try my hand at making them myself.
I have been wanting to do my own toothpaste recipe for some time however I could not work out how to upcycle or even find squeezy tubes to use!
Enter the Reusable Children's Food Pouches!
Here is my homemade toothpaste recipe that tastes good, is great for your teeth and gums and that you can simply spoon (or melt and pour) into a squeezy food pouch so your children can still have the fun of squeezing it out when they brush their teeth!
One of the most important aspects to dental health is the minerals that makes up the tooth enamel. If your body is depleted of minerals (or is to acidic) then your teeth will suffer.
In this recipe I wanted to find a way to introduce a source of minerals to help 'remineralise' the tooth enamel.
With winter right on our doorstep, it's important to arm yourself with some potent and effective, yet simple remedies to help protect little immune systems and soothe your children if they become ill.
Save the antibiotics for serious infections that require hospital admittance and arm yourself with some effective and easy remedies your kids will enjoy.
Do you love to snack but hate what snacking does to your waistline?
We've been on the look out for some super fast and healthy snack alternatives and found some really tasty and nutritional options.
Read on for our top 5 healthy snack suggestions...
Children's toys and play surfaces are usually the items that require a lot of cleaning and sanitation - for obvious reasons.
Your little ones may have developed the delightful habit of throwing them on the floor or on the street only to pick them back up and put them in their mouth. Yuck!
My 3 month old baby boy is doing beautifully!
He is feeding like a champion and sleeping like an angel. I am very blessed.
That being said, a few weeks ago I noticed that my milk was not 'letting down' as often as it used to and that there was not as much coming through.