Medical Mom is off for the week

Medical Mom is off for the week

Get this, Medical Mom herself got sick. So, she is going to take off for the rest of the week as she gets better. I’m not sure where we got it from, but a stomach bug ripped through our house like wildfire. So far, 3 out of the 5 of us have gotten it. Even the dog was puking. Kinda strange, but I guess it could happen, right? I don’t know, I’m not the medical pro in the family.

So, we will discuss how our Christmas went, from my point of view. 😉

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A Christmas countdown craft that your kids will love every day

A Christmas countdown craft that your kids will love every day

Every day since the week of Thanksgiving, the girls have been asking how long until Christmas. I was ok with it for the first three times in one day but after that, I realized I was getting short with them. I had to come up with an idea for them that wouldn’t involve asking mom or dad.

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6 Tips to keep your sanity and help you save money this Thanksgiving.

6 Tips to keep your sanity and help you save money this Thanksgiving.

If you are in charge of cooking this year a good plan will help you save you a bunch of money and stress!

Get a good headcount

This will help you figure out how much meat you need.  The stores are offering a free turkey or ham and depending on your family’s need you can get something that will work.  They offer discounts on a full frozen, full fresh, turkey breast and organic meats. Some of these choices do cost some money, but when regular price is above $2/pound and the discount is down to $1/pound it is worth it!  Take advantage of being in the kitchen and get as much as you possibly can for free, or at a discount, and freeze the leftovers.

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Planning Thanksgiving early for smooth operation

Planning Thanksgiving early for smooth operation

We are all getting ready for Thanksgiving, right?!  After all it is in less than two weeks.  Despite the stores pushing Christmas on us already I am still planning for Thanksgiving.  I cook the meal and family and friends that want to come are welcome to attend.

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