Get excited, you’re about to learn how to eat leftovers and actually enjoy them! In order to really become an expert shelf cooker, you have to learn to use your leftovers. It’s time to establish a leftovers night!
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Contrary to popular belief, Fun Cheap or Free is not a “deal blog”. You will almost never see me post a coupon, freebie, or deal/sale on here (aside from sales on my programs or events I’m throwing, etc.). Why? Because if all I did was post good deals on things, who would be there to
Want to know one of my greatest love-hate relationships? It’s PANTRY ORGANIZATION. As we all know by now, I’m a bit of a food hoarder and believe strongly in shelf-cooking (keeping a good stock of food on-hand to keep meals homemade, and inexpensive). Keeping a good stock of food at home can be a major
Raise your hand if you have papers stacked, shoved, smushed, placed, and filed all around your house! I know I do. Well, rather, I did! Papers are TRICKY because many of them are important, sentimental, or helpful…but gosh golly darn they are sure OBNOXIOUS because they lead to massive amounts of paper clutter throughout your
Holy smokes, two blog posts in a row? I’m on FIRE, Freebs! I should be in bed, but I had a stroke of inspiration so I’m going to run with it for a sec. Tonight I spoke to a church group about budgeting and frugal living, as I often do. We covered many things, stopping
Hey Freebs! Mary from the FCF Team here with some of my best tips for beating allergies, and specifically this time of year, FALL allergies! My kids and I all suffer from seasonal allergies and Fall is one of the hardest times for us. Over the years we’ve picked some tricks for preventing flare ups
Anyone else hate school lunch?? This is our first year dealing with packing a school lunch every. single. day. *hits head with hammer*. It was a constant struggle. He didn’t want what I packed, I was mad that he would waste food or throw it away, there was always a last-minute scramble to throw things
How to keep kids healthy…without losing your sanity. That seems to be my biggest battle lately. A knock down, drag out, who-has-the-sanity-for-this kind of battle at that. In the last few weeks we’ve had allergies, runny noses, ear infections, busted fingers, ear infections, you name it! (Can you tell school has started??) My kids are not willing “healthy”
Hey Freebs! It seems that more and more of us have iPhones any more. So today for my Millennial Moms video I thought I’d share my favorite FREE iPhone Hacks that help everyone (especially moms!) get the most bang for your buck out of those expensive, life-saving little devices! Trust me guys, you’re going to freak
Happy Labor Day, Freebs! Our Spending Freeze Challenge officially began yesterday. Are you playing along? In keeping with our challenge theme of saving and getting creative, I wanted to let you in on a secret we recently discovered. Did you know you can sell brass for CASH?! TRUE! Nuts, bolts, screws, bullet shells, even zippers can
Let’s be honest, potty training stinks. Literally. Having potty trained 3 of my 5 kiddos in the last 4 years, I am no stranger to the adventures of ditching diapers; and I have a handful of potty training hacks to make the experience less…crappy? (I couldn’t resist!) Today’s Millennial Moms video is full of some of my
It’s no secret I have a big family, which includes 5 kids…pause for dramatic effect…that are complete TORNADOES in their clothes. The reality? I do a lot of laundry. Like, a loooooot of laundry. I actually don’t mind doing laundry (well, everything but actually putting it away. That’s my least favorite chore e-v-e-r). I’ve had