The Art Of Bartering

Bartering has been around longer than any other form of exchange for goods. You have something I need/want, I have something you need/want. We trade in an honest transaction of similar value.

Less is More

This last month I've been discussing a scary word.  Budgeting.  It is a subject that is on my mind quite a bit and funny enough, comes up in many of my daily conversations.    I enjoy hearing the perceptions of others on this topic.  One conversation, really got my wheels turning.  It started with one … Continue reading Less is More

Lunch Time

A big part of saving time and money goes into planning your meals.  The world likes to show us the convenience of grabbing on the go, but look what that has done to our waistlines and our wallets!  Yikes!  The best plan is to plan, prepare and work in your meals during a less busy … Continue reading Lunch Time

Napolito Soup

The one thing I absolutely love about Autumn and Winter is that it is SOUP SEASON! I can have soup every dinner and lunch and not get tired of it.  Luckily my husband enjoys it as well. This is a favorite of mine because of the intense flavors and warmth. These ingredients are in measurements … Continue reading Napolito Soup

Old-Fashioned Chicken Giblets

One of my absolutely favorite down home, stick to your ribs dinners is Giblets & Gravy.  To the city people that translates to chicken gizzards, hearts and livers in gravy. I was over joyed to find out my husband loves this dinner too.  We normally serve it over rice but it goes well over mashed … Continue reading Old-Fashioned Chicken Giblets

Living Simple

The one thing that can be the most difficult in today's world is to not be wrapped up over money.  We are bombarded continuously from all sides on wants over needs and blurring those lines. We are told self is a top priority and that things and money are the path to happiness.  The world … Continue reading Living Simple