Monthly Archives: February 2011

Help Me Out Here…

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 … Continue reading

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Gallery of Giveaways

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 … Continue reading

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I Have an Announcement

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 … Continue reading

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Friday Freebies

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. … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday

“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 … Continue reading

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Philanthropy: Pledge to the Good Egg Project

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. … Continue reading

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“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 … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – The WEIGHT Saga

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 … Continue reading

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