Category Archives: Family

Here is where we gather as a family to share meals, share in the joys of our children and create wonderful family memories

How to Green Your Kitchen in 5 Easy Steps:A Guest Post

Today’s post is brought to you by Assistant Chef, Bridget Sandorford. Bridget shares how you can go green in your kitchen, reduce energy costs and save some green too! Enjoy today’s… Read more

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DooF-a-Palooza:Unique Family Food Fest

Doof-A-Palooza sounded like a storybook character to me when I first heard about it. It’s actually a kid-friendly family event that’s fun for the entire family. It’s a totally free celebration of… Read more

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My CVS Coupon Shopping~Stocking Your Pantry Savings

Yesterday, I shared with you the beginning of my coupon adventures and how I started to get organized. After browsing through the ads from Sunday’s paper, I found a little bit of savings at CVS. … Read more

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Extreme Coupon Adventures:Will Coupons Work For Me?

The other day, I was asked the question, “Do you watch Extreme Couponing on TLC?” My response was no. I had heard about the show, but hadn’t had the opportunity to see the show. I can tell you right… Read more

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Weekly Menu: May 2-7, 2011

This past weekend was so beautiful.We spent one day doing family events and saw our oldest son’s band  The Dehlinger’s  play. They did an amazing job of course and I’m a very proud momma. They… Read more

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Jamie Oliver’s Food Resolution Wakes Up Los Angeles Schools

Last April, I shared with you a post called Nutrition In The Schools:Is It A Reality Check Or Just Drama? I discussed an interesting article I read after Food Network Chef Jamie Oliver’s Food… Read more

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Freezer Cooking On Busy Weekends

    My freezer cooking was off to a late start this week. We spent the beginning of last week looking for a new family car and after delibrating over what would work best for the family… Read more

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A Weekend Of Frugal Family Fun!

  We try to set aside some time each weekend for “family time.” Here are a few more family fun ideas including an idea for nature hiking, cooking and crafting together. Here are some other… Read more

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BBQ Battle For A Cause

  Cooking for a cause is always enjoyable for me.  In our local events section, I read that tonight, The United Way of Nevada County’s 4th Annual BBQ Battle is happening. It’s being held at 5pm… Read more

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First Day Of School:A Fresh New Start

Today is an exciting  new day! I’m not sure who’s more excited us or the kids. Both our kids start school today-our son, is now a fourth grader and our seven year old daughter is now a second… Read more

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