Mothering Forums - Search Results

Showing results 1 to 25 of 250
Search took 1.66 seconds.
Search: Keyword(s): ; Posts Made By: Jenn_M
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-10-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,727
Posted By Jenn_M
I think we'll probably have eggs and pancakes for...

I think we'll probably have eggs and pancakes for supper tonight. Quick and all the kids like it.

I need to make more yogurt to use up some milk. I'll probably start it before bed so it's ready...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-05-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,727
Posted By Jenn_M
We ended up having pasta with meat sauce for...

We ended up having pasta with meat sauce for supper tonight.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-05-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,727
Posted By Jenn_M
Okay, I have: Fresh Stuff apples carrots ...

Okay, I have:
Fresh Stuff
apples
carrots
onions
potatoes
garlic
milk
plain yogurt
eggs
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-04-2016, 03:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,727
Posted By Jenn_M
I've been kind of doing an unplanned pantry...

I've been kind of doing an unplanned pantry challenge. Our fridge/freezer/cupboards need to be cleaned up so we don't end up wasting food.

Monday night we had beef and noodles over mashed potatoes...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   05-04-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,580
Posted By Jenn_M
So far we've spent $10 on a few random things we...

So far we've spent $10 on a few random things we needed for meals. I'll make a big trip this weekend that will probably run around $200 or so.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   04-27-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,580
Posted By Jenn_M
My husband has been doing all the grocery...

My husband has been doing all the grocery shopping since I broke my foot at the end of March so I have not been keeping track of our spending. I'm sure we are way over for this month. I'm slowly...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-30-2016, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By Jenn_M
I would be in for a low spend April.

I would be in for a low spend April.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-29-2016, 06:06 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,182
Posted By Jenn_M
Project number 3/12 for 2016

Project number 3/12 for 2016
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   03-29-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,941
Posted By Jenn_M
I agree, it makes me sad to come here and see the...

I agree, it makes me sad to come here and see the lack of chatter. My post count isn't very high but I've been a member a long time and used to love all the discussion. I learned so much back in the...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-29-2016, 06:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,300
Posted By Jenn_M
My 12 year old gets $10/week. She helps around...

My 12 year old gets $10/week. She helps around the house a lot but the allowance isn't tied to chores. She is saving for a tablet right now. My 8 year old gets $5/week. My 5 year old really doesn't...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-29-2016, 06:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 554
Posted By Jenn_M
I would definitely use 100% cotton for the first...

I would definitely use 100% cotton for the first two, for the sweaters you could use a cotton blend. I like KnitPicks CotLin yarn, it's a cotton/linen blend. It's a DK weight so it's nice for spring...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   03-28-2016, 01:40 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,580
Posted By Jenn_M
I took a month or two off but I'm back at it for...

I took a month or two off but I'm back at it for April. I broke my foot this weekend and will be off work for 4-6 weeks, I do have PTO to use and will get some short term disability but it won't be...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   03-23-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,182
Posted By Jenn_M
I need to get another project done before the...

I need to get another project done before the month is up so I can stay on track for 1 per month.

This is my second project of 2016. A knitted hot water bottle cover.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-06-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,580
Posted By Jenn_M
I live in a very rural area and have to drive an...

I live in a very rural area and have to drive an hour to shop at a decent grocery store. It's frustrating and I need to do a better job of planning the biweekly or monthly trips so I don't have to...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-02-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,580
Posted By Jenn_M
I made a quick stop yesterday to pick up a few...

I made a quick stop yesterday to pick up a few things so I'm at:

$60/$800

Big winter storm here today so I don't have to worry about unexpected grocery store trips!!:wink:
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-29-2016, 09:49 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,580
Posted By Jenn_M
We are over the budgeted $800 for January because...

We are over the budgeted $800 for January because we made a big trip last weekend and have made a couple extra little stops here and there.

Looking forward to trying to meal plan a little better...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-20-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,580
Posted By Jenn_M
Ruthiegirl- Do you cook with the items you've...

Ruthiegirl- Do you cook with the items you've bought for the pantry or is it more of a long term storage? Do you mind sharing how you store it all? What kind of containers do you use?
Forum: Meal Planning   01-18-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4,788
Views: 110,616
Posted By Jenn_M
I'm working on cleaning out the fridge and pantry...

I'm working on cleaning out the fridge and pantry so we'll probably have some kind of random chicken and veggie stir fry with mixed grains instead of rice.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   01-18-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,182
Posted By Jenn_M
Love seeing all the projects so far!! I've been...

Love seeing all the projects so far!! I've been working a lot lately and haven't made time for crafting but I'm going to try to make it priority. I did make some face scrubbies for my girls. I made...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-18-2016, 07:56 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,580
Posted By Jenn_M
I don't recall ever saying it was good. Just...

I don't recall ever saying it was good. Just stating what I've been told.
-----

I haven't been doing a great job keeping track of our spending. My goal for this month was $800. I just looked...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-14-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,580
Posted By Jenn_M
My husband works for a major food manufacturer as...

My husband works for a major food manufacturer as well and has said the same about beef prices- they are dropping significantly.
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-31-2015, 04:00 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,182
Posted By Jenn_M
This is what I have... ...

This is what I have...
http://www.amazon.com/Schacht-SCH-15-Cricket-Loom-15/dp/B00IRMPIKK

It's a great little loom. My mom bought it for herself but decided she didn't have the patience for it. I...
Forum: Arts & Crafts   12-30-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,182
Posted By Jenn_M
I want to complete a project every month for...

I want to complete a project every month for 2016. I knit, crochet, sew, weave, and spin so they will probably be any of the above. Looking forward to seeing the great creations everyone else...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-30-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,890
Posted By Jenn_M
We currently rent a very large home for our...

We currently rent a very large home for our family of 5 but we are looking to downsize in a major way. I'm curious to hear about others as well that are living in small spaces and/or have gone from a...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   12-30-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 9,580
Posted By Jenn_M
I'm in. I budget $800/month for groceries but we...

I'm in. I budget $800/month for groceries but we are spending upwards of $1,000 right now. I'd love to have some accountability and be able to get back into line with budget. Or maybe even reduce...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 250

 
Forum Jump: 

Online Users: 15,800

64 members and 15,736 guests
agentofchaos , AshleeSheree , bdmaidul , Bill Perry , camillabien , Choochoo52812 , CricketVS , DahliaRW , Dakotacakes , Dear_Rosemary , Deborah , emmy526 , floss&ferd , frugalmama1 , happy-mama , happymamasallie , hillymum , katelove , Katherine73 , keepingFAITH , kiachu , lilmissgiggles , lisak1234 , LLM21 , mamabear0314 , marsupial-mom , mckittre , Michele123 , Mirzam , Momof5crazies , Mylie , NaturallyKait , newmamalizzy , NomadMom9753 , omarinbox1888 , petey44 , RollerCoasterMama , rubelin , Saladd , samaxtics , Sarahnwright , SchoolmarmDE , sciencemum , shantimama , Shmootzi , shoeg8rl , Skippy918 , Socks , sren , stellanyc , stephalittle , tifga , transpecos , Xerxella , zebra15 , zoeyzoo , Zooey Barnett
Most users ever online was 449,755, 06-25-2014 at 12:21 PM.