Monthly Archive: February 2011

Feb 28

Help Me Out Here…

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Hello everyone! I am going to be totally shameless for a minute.  I have a HUGE (but pretty easy) favor to ask. My family is in a contest to win free milkshakes for a year from our local Chick-fil-A!!!  We are one of 10 contestants.  To enter the contest, we had to submit a photo …

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Feb 28

Gallery of Giveaways

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It’s another week, which means more opportunities for some awesome giveaways!  Here are a few of my faves: Here’s a good one ending today:  GO HERE for your chance at winning a BPA free customized water bottle! You’ve got until midnight tonight to enter.  I’m a big fan of anything that will help me and …

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Feb 25

I Have an Announcement

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Hello…is this mic on? I have an announcement to make, so listen up. Are you listening? Drum rollllllllllll……………………………. As of 10:25 am MST, February 25, 2011, my family and I are officially: DEBT FREE!!!! I’d like to thank my husband for being willing to drop the landline and go exclusively with his employer’s cell phone …

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Feb 25

Friday Freebies

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Register for Tylenol’s Just Keep Moving Program and you’ll get a healthy living kit, which includes a pedometer. Fill out THIS FORM to receive a free sample of Fanah Face Wash. Try Hearos and Sleep Pretty in Pink for free. GO HERE for free Disney Printables that you can create fun crafts with. Request free …

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Feb 25

Friday’s Frugal Food – Black Bean Soup (GF)

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Today’s frugal meal is one I tried in an attempt to be a little more healthy.  (although I admit to having added some cheese:-))  The result was pretty dang good! Black Bean Soup 1 tsp minced garlic 1/4 tsp cumin 1/4 tsp onion powder 2 cups cooked black beans – (I cooked my own dried …

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Feb 24

I’m Being Featured…

So, the Better on a Budget Blog is being featured in TWO different spots today!  Head on over and give these gals some blog love, would ya?? First, check out my feature over at Chez Mukweto.  The gal over there is all about creativity, and I love her blog! And second, head on over here …

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Feb 24

Thoughtful Thursday

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“I would be true for there are those who trust me; I would be pure, for there are those who care; I would be strong, for there is much to suffer; I would be brave, for there is much to dare; I would be friend of all – the poor, the friendless; I would be …

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Feb 24

Philanthropy: Pledge to the Good Egg Project

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Thanks to Live Laugh Love to Cook for sharing this information: America’s food banks and charities continue to need more food, especially high-quality protein foods like eggs, which help build muscle and allow people to feel fuller longer and stay energized. America’s egg farmers donate more than 12 million eggs per year to food banks and …

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Feb 23

“Read ‘em All” Challenge – LDS reads

I’ve lost my mind. Yep, I’m crazy.  Crazy excited!! I’ve decided to join in on the “Read ‘em All” 2010 Finalists Challenge.  The 2010 Finalists is a list of some of the most popular LDS-authored books from 2010.  I’m joining in on the challenge to read each and every one of the finalist books! I. …

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Feb 23

Wellness Wednesday – The WEIGHT Saga

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Well, I suppose it’s time I face it. Time to accept the reality and take responsibility for it. Face the cruel fact in the face and fix it. I’m talking about my weight. In light of all the health issues I’ve faced in the last 2 years, I think it’s past time. I believe stress …

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