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Two YEATS!

Two YEATS!

Errr, that would be two years. TWO YEATS is what you hear from Jack when you ask him how old he will be on his next birthday. Well, that birthday has snuck up on...

Our Path to Cheapness

Our Path to Cheapness

I’ve been a frugal/thrifty person my whole life.  Even when we both had good jobs and had this really cool thing called “disposable income”, I still worked hard to keep our feet on the...

Make your own vapor rub

Make your own vapor rub

I’ve officially gone off the deep end in terms of homemade stuff.  My friend Anne would proclaim me “full hippy” at this point. Last week Jack had the spring cold that everyone in the US...

Arroz Con Pollo

Arroz Con Pollo

I can pretty much guarantee you, 75% of people reading this blog have almost all the ingredients for this dish sitting at home right now. This recipe was given to me by my friend...

Mmmm, homemade graham crackers

Or “graham Jackers” as they’re now known in our house.   This was the 2nd attempt at graham crackers, and I’m happy to say this time it was successful.  I used another recipe a...