Lost and Found – How to Keep What You Have

A folding table with lost and found clothing and other household items.

Do you ever get that feeling as you’re leaving someplace that you’re forgetting something? One uncalculated family expense is the cost of losing things. How much does your family lose each year? Is it in the tens, hundreds or thousands of dollars?

Years ago, Annette volunteered to manage the Lost & Found for the large church we attended (more than … Read the rest

Christmas Gifts for Under $10 — Frugal Doesn’t Mean Frumpy

Five pound flour bags converted into gift bags.

We live in a very generous society. We see evidence of this whenever there is a hurricane, flood or some other type of national disaster. This generosity isn’t limited only to times of crisis; every year it also shows itself in our gift-giving habits. According to an AC Nielsen survey, Americans spend an average of $948 per person for holiday … Read the rest

Easy Breakfast Strata

A glass baking dish filled with an egg strata for breakfast.

This is a great way to have a nutritious breakfast all in one pan. And it’s a good way to include some of your garden fresh veggies in a breakfast dish. This recipe can be prepared the night before and left in the refrigerator until morning (this may increase your cooking time by 10 minutes), or prepared in the morning … Read the rest