Archives for January 2008

Coupons and Ads Are My New Best Friends.

With Jim and me trying to save money I have decided one of the first places I am going to start is our grocery bill.  I do have to say that I menu plan every week, and we shop for our groceries bi weekly.  And when we go grocery shopping we spend from $150.00 to $200.00 every two weeks for a family of 5, three dogs, and three cats. Not to bad but I want to spend less. This week I picked up all of our grocery store ads, and started clipping coupons like crazy.  I planned 14 days worth of lunches … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday

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We will have financial Peace!

Jim and I decided that this year we were going to get out of debt.  It is something we have talked about for quiet some time now but never really done anything about.  Although now that we look back it is something we should have started a long time ago. I have always heard that things happen for a reason and I am a true believer of that.  Our Church offered a 13 week Financial Peace University Course by Dave Ramsey and we jumped all over it.  It came at the perfect time.  It was defiantly a sig … [Read more...]

Menu Plan Monday

Pork Loin Sandwiches Pigs in the Blanket Chicken Helper  Taco Salad Keilbasa Soup Chicken Enchaladas (we did not have them last week) … [Read more...]

Sunday Routine

Do you have a Sunday Routine?  We do at the Gardner Household.  Sundays are a very relaxing day.  A day to spend with our families. And a day to get things done around the house.    A normal Sunday for us.   Church Come back home and get in super comfy cloths Brunch Clean House Do Laundry Play with the kids Lunch Play with the kids Make my to do list for the week Get office ready for Monday Laundry Supper Bath and bedtime   Nothing super fun going on in our house. What is your S … [Read more...]