Favorite Recipe Friday: Spicy Chickpeas and Spinach

Here’s a spicy vegetarian recipe! I found some peppers at the Farmers Market, and I’m not sure what they’re called, but they’re pretty intense! You can use any kind of spicy peppers with this recipe, or choose to forego them altogether if you’re up for a milder dish. Ingredients: 2 tsp. olive oil 3 cloves […]

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How to Start a Budget

This is month three of setting a real budget for my husband and me. Seeing as we’re so new to this, we don’t claim to be budgeting experts. However, I’d like to share how we got started and our experience so far. Budgeting process 1. I started our budget by making a list of all […]

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Top 10 Thrifty Wins: May

May brought warmer weather, Mother’s Day, a wedding, an anniversary and new ways to be thrifty! These are some of our biggest thrifty wins for this month: Wedding lodging: We went out of town to a wedding one weekend and spent the night in Rick’s dad’s camper instead of getting a hotel room. Packed snacks: […]

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