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Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-25-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,119
Posted By captivatedlife
Hugs A&A. If there's one things parents are, it...

Hugs A&A. If there's one things parents are, it is flawed. Hopefully you successfully feed you and yours with respect! I teach an Early Childhood class and am amazed by the thing people use to get...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-24-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,119
Posted By captivatedlife
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by A&A http://www.mothering.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1366183/need-grocery-help#post_17209462)

Just stopping by to stick up for the...
Forum: Gardening   12-22-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,242
Posted By captivatedlife
I love all the posts! I have taken a break with...

I love all the posts! I have taken a break with the holidays, but an already looking through my seeds for what I'm doing next year! What is everyone else doing?
Forum: Holiday Helper 2012   12-04-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,396
Posted By captivatedlife
I have a couple rainbow Waldorf stars I made...

I have a couple rainbow Waldorf stars I made that i can ship in regular envelopes is someone wants to brighten their abode. Please let me know if I can pass them on
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-29-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,119
Posted By captivatedlife
If you're tight on money (we are) think outside...

If you're tight on money (we are) think outside the box. (FWIW - I am a WOHM and I still cook everything from scratch..... well, now we buy crackers and occassionally bread but I make everything...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-11-2012, 05:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,685
Posted By captivatedlife
I've cut back drastically! Adults do NOT need...

I've cut back drastically! Adults do NOT need gifts so they don't get them. Dd and the nieces get gifts. I generally give art and craft supplies to the nieces I would buy tshirt markers and tshirts....
Forum: Frugality & Finances   11-03-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 3,454
Posted By captivatedlife
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/love.gi...

http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/love.gif - extra thrifty
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif - no spend
http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif - normal...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   10-11-2012, 04:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,750
Posted By captivatedlife
[=http://providentliving.org/bc/providentliving/c...

[=http://providentliving.org/bc/providentliving/content/english/self-reliance/food-storage/home-storage-center-order-form/pdf/123141_HSC_OrderFormUS_EngNov2011_pdf.pdf?lang=eng]Everyone has such...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   10-10-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 248
Posted By captivatedlife
Great job!

Great job!
Forum: Arts & Crafts   09-11-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 156
Posted By captivatedlife
I used to do a lot of swapping on MDC but it...

I used to do a lot of swapping on MDC but it moves so slow for the last 2 years that I stopped. I'm interested in finding a place to swap natural,handmade goods (especially reverse swaps where you...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   09-11-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,274
Posted By captivatedlife
It took 2 years but after loosing his job and...

It took 2 years but after loosing his job and now getting paid half of what he used to, DH is on board!

Of course now he makes half of what he made before..... My dd is in a private school and...
Forum: Gardening   01-21-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 827
Posted By captivatedlife
So, I just went out to the garden and pulled up...

So, I just went out to the garden and pulled up a beet, thinking to finally getting around to cleaning out the garden (ahem) and my beet was a regular beet! It was planted the same time as my other...
Forum: Swaps   10-05-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 473
Posted By captivatedlife
Depending on what was offered, I'd be up for...

Depending on what was offered, I'd be up for some soaps and bath supplies. That's about all I can offer this time of year!
Forum: Learning at School   07-24-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,353
Posted By captivatedlife
This is a great and timely thread! I just posted...

This is a great and timely thread! I just posted last week on my blog about my search for a lunchbox and what I'm going to pack for E each week. She's gluten free, and (except for the month of...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-23-2011, 07:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,618
Posted By captivatedlife
 Quote:Originally Posted by...


Quote:Originally Posted by _ktg_ http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1322332/a-no-waste-meal-plan#post_16565330)

When I...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-21-2011, 06:12 PM
Replies: 418
Views: 183,085
Posted By captivatedlife
bumping because I searched for this thread again!

bumping because I searched for this thread again!
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-20-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,618
Posted By captivatedlife
Whoo - hoo - I"m so glad I'm not the only one! ...

Whoo - hoo - I"m so glad I'm not the only one!
 
I love the idea of meal planning and actually sticking to it. I've been thinking about my problem (never knowing if DH is going to eat at home or...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   07-20-2011, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,618
Posted By captivatedlife
Ok. A very, very short back story.   I...

Ok. A very, very short back story.
 
I *know* how to be frugal. I really do. When I was working part time (as opposed to full time) I did a great job making everything from scratch, stockpiling in...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-16-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,378
Posted By captivatedlife
 I enjoy soccas with a curry (sans rice),...


I enjoy soccas with a curry (sans rice), grilled vegetables, dip, cheese (like pizza).
Yum!
Quote:Originally Posted by SundayCrepes http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-15-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 13,090
Posted By captivatedlife
I'm in! Going to be making some potholders for...

I'm in! Going to be making some potholders for family members and dolls for the little nieces! Loving seeing what everyone is doing.
Forum: Traditional Foods   07-15-2011, 01:07 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,350
Posted By captivatedlife
We do a pretty grain free existence here - it's...

We do a pretty grain free existence here - it's been hard with a house guest, but I am SOOOOO ready to go back to grain free! Today is day 1 (again!) of grain free. I'll eat rice or corn...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-15-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,378
Posted By captivatedlife
I'm with everyone else - I cook EVERYTHING in my...

I'm with everyone else - I cook EVERYTHING in my cast iron pan.
Breakfast: eggs and bacon
Lunch: heat up meat and beans from last night, quick saute some vegetables
Dinners: Socca's...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   07-09-2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By captivatedlife
not really a blog   ...

not really a blog
 
http://www.oneprettything.com/
Forum: The Mindful Home   07-08-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 806
Posted By captivatedlife
10% off if any other frugal food allergic...

10% off if any other frugal food allergic families can use it - I get almond flour, but they have lots of stuff there. $5 ships your entire order
 
FREEDOM - THROUGH 7/12/2011
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   07-06-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 856
Posted By captivatedlife
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by tbone_kneegrabber http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
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