14 days of gratitude: Day 14 Happy thanksgiving and meal prep low carb

Updated 11/20/2021: I will be Black Friday shopping for the first time in 2021. I have shopped on Thanksgiving eve before, but this year the Bills are playing and most stores are closed, I think. My daughter wants to do it this year to get her gifts picked. I won’t do Door Busters, or 5 […]

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14 Days of gratitude: days 9 and 10 plus some food and a video

Updated 11/19/2021: I am really grateful for Grammarly as I update my posts and see the mistakes I made, lol. My internet would not cooperate yesterday, so I have to do days 9 and 10 today. Yesterday, I was grateful for my husband. While not perfect, none of us are, he is a good man […]

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14 days of gratitude: Day 8 and my 50 dollar food budget

Updated 11/12/2021: In January of 2021 we sat down and figured out our budget the Dave Ramsey way. Our budget is $528 dollars per month for groceries using that method. Some months it doesn’t go so well. Still working at it, lol. I have to say the easiest way to save money on groceries is […]

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14 days of gratitude: Day 7 and can you eat for $1.50 per day

Happy Thursday! I hope everyone is well. Thanksgiving is one week away here in the USA. In my Misfits box last week I got some organic Granny Smith apples. I got enough to make a pie. So, I added all of the ingredients for one apple pie and put them in the freezer. That way […]

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14 Days of Gratitude: Day 6 and My Dollar Tree Food Challenge

Updated 10/28/2021 Before I begin I want to explain my Dollar Tree Food Challenge. I have been watching different food challenges on Youtube. It is obvious you can eat at Dollar Tree. For my challenge, I wanted to compare two different foods and the nutritional value, as well as taste and overall value. I am […]

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14 days of gratitude day 5 and Basket App

Happy Tuesday! OMG it is only in the 70’s today and I love it! This is my kind of weather. Today’s prompt for the 14 Days of Gratitude Challenge is: something I didn’t have last year that I do have this year. So, I guess I can’t really say I have this as I don’t […]

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14 days of Gratitude: Day 4 and 5 Dollar Meal Ideas

Today is the day I share my very long list of $5 dollar meal ideas. These are meals you can make that cost $5 dollars in total, or I will find out if that isn’t so. My husband and I have decided to tighten up our budget to increase savings. We had a nice savings […]

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14 days of gratitude: Day 3

Happy Sunday! Today is our last warm day here, as it is going to get pretty chilly over this next week. I hope that doesn’t mean it will b super hot for Thanksgiving. While that would make it easier to have an outdoor Thanksgiving, it makes baking a turkey all day awful. Plus, we would […]

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14 days of Gratitude: Day 2 and the outdoor christmas tree

Happy Saturday! I am happy you are here. Today is day 2 of my 14 days of gratitude journaling challenge. Did you do day 1? Today’s prompt is: What is your favorite scents? Now it was meant to be scent as in one, but unfortunately I can not pick just one. So, I made it […]

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