Monthly Archives: October 2009

So here in my neck of the woods we received a bit of snow yesterday…and who doesn’t love eating snow treats?? My family loves to make “snow bowls” by getting a packet of koolaid powder and mixing it with a cup of sugar. We then fill our bowls with good, clean snow and sprinkle the koolaid mixture on top. It’s delicious! I came across a fun, yummy looking recipe for snow ice cream over at Utah Deal Diva as well. […]

Snow Treats

I don’t know if anyone else has a child that LOVES to get mail… My daughter is so sad when she gets the mail, because there is rarely anything for her. It’s silly, it’s cute, it’s heartbreaking! So I decided to start “sending” her stuff. I’ve got a couple of envelopes that I rotate with her name and address on it, and I put fun things like stickers (bought from Oriental Trading) and coloring pages in them, always along with […]

Free Coloring Pages = Easy Children’s Mail!

A poll of more than 2,000 adults conducted last month for Citigroup Inc. found that 63% of American consumers said the recession has permanently altered their spending and savings habits. Read the full articleHERE…and see the interview with your’s truly!:-)

Living Frugally…Will It Stick?

I posted awhile back about freezer cooking with potatoes. Here’s the baked potato soup recipe that I mentioned.  This was adapted from 30 Day Gourmet: 8 baking potatoes 12 Tbsp butter 1 cup flour (I use a gluten free kind) 8 cups milk 2 cups low sodium chicken broth 3 cups shredded cheese (cheddar is suggested, but other kinds work too!) 2 tsp salt freshly ground black pepper 12 oz sour cream   Wrap potatoes in aluminum foil, and bake […]

Freezer Cooking – Baked Potato Soup

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Go HERE for the full article. Simple ways to prevent influenza/H1N1 (Swine Flu)Posted September 28th, 2009 by Sarah N Following are Prevention Tips to minimize getting H1N1 (Swine Flu)… Dr. Vinay Goyal is an MBBS,DRM,DNB (Intensivist and Thyroid specialist)having clinical experience of over 20 years. He has worked ininstitutions like Hinduja Hospital, Bombay Hospital, Saifee Hospital,Tata Memorial etc. Presently, he is heading the Nuclear MedicineDepartment and Thyroid clinic at Riddhivinayak Cardiac and CriticalCentre, Malad (W). The following is a message […]

Simple Ways to Prevent Influenza

Bonds are a common investment, but not everyone knows exactly what they are, and how they work. To put it simply, when you buy a bond, you are essentially loaning the company/government money, and they pay it back at an interest rate that has been set. Once your bond reaches maturity, you receive the amount you “loaned” out, plus the interest. What a fabulous idea!!! Here are some common bond types: Discount bonds: Treasury Bills, are purchased at less than […]

Bonds….a simple overview