How to Freeze Food in Glass Jars

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: UPDATE: Here are some glass-breaking tips and the honest-to-goodness-true best way to freeze food in glass jars. It seems that every day a new report comes out on the dangers of something or another toxin in various materials, doesn't it? Bisphenol-A in plastics is one of…

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Finances and Parenting

The following post is from Madison of My Dollar Plan and Kids and Money at about.com: I recently met with a group of moms and talked with them about finances and parenting. It was a helpful and fun discussion. Here are some of the questions asked and the discussion that we had about each topic.…

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4 Home Remedies to Knock Out a Cold

The following post is from Katie of Kitchen Stewardship: Feeling that tickle coming on in the back of your throat? Besides the hundred other reasons that feeling sick usually makes me frustrated, I always get a bit overwhelmed and feel inadequate when I consider the “treatments” for run-of-the-mill sick bugs. I don’t really like taking…

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5 Financial Tips to Consider When Planning a Wedding

    My husband and I just celebrated our 8-month anniversary! And as I think back through the financial details of our big day, I thought it would be helpful for brides and grooms-to-be to hear about some of the financial pitfalls we encountered -- and what we learned from them. 1. Make Sure Your…

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Read more about the article 90 Clutter-Free Gift Ideas
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90 Clutter-Free Gift Ideas

The following post is from Rachel of The Minimalist Mom: Are you getting complaints that you're impossible to buy for since you de-cluttered your home and possessions? Or do you have a simple living enthusiast in your life that you're struggling to find a gift for? Here is a list of 90 clutter-free gifts to…

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Read more about the article 3 Things to Consider Before Giving to a Charity
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3 Things to Consider Before Giving to a Charity

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: I helped the kids select food items from our pantry this week to contribute to the "Stuff a Truck" fundraiser for the local food shelf at their school. They were pretty motivated by the possibility of a pizza party for the class who brought the most…

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11 Tricks for Photographing Babies and Toddlers

The following post is from Krystal of Krystal Griffin Photography: We have four kids who all arrived within five years.  There was a season of my life that all I knew were pre-schoolers, toddlers, and babies.  Like any mom, I took oodles of photos in those days and felt the frustration of babies that can’t…

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Read more about the article 5 Awesome Free Things to Do on Black Friday
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5 Awesome Free Things to Do on Black Friday

The following post is from Rachel of The Minimalist Mom: Are you a Black Friday shopper? Last year 225 million people went shopping the day after Thanksgiving. That's one in three Americans. Some of them camped out overnight and missed Thanksgiving with their family in the name of a good deal. Now, I love a…

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