Fresh Florida Strawberry Jam

Canning strawberry jam is simply nostalgic for me. Growing up I didn’t know that you could buy jam from the store. A few weeks ago, my first grader came home from school¬†excited to tell me that his classmate’s mom made … Continue reading

The Coupon Struggle: saving money in under 5 minutes

After 4 kids, #thestruggleisreal trying to save money on groceries. I do still try to use coupons but not always. If I am being completely honest, this clip is SO me. (thanks for sharing Jeanny!) If you are looking for … Continue reading

Beauty and The Beast Party {Hacks }

For my sister’s 30th party we went straight up 1993 with a “grown-ups only” Beauty and the Beast costume party.¬†This post contains amazon affiliate links. Costumes While fun in theory, all of us are on a budget and were trying … Continue reading

Sweet Zucchini Relish Recipe

This is a family recipe from my Grandma, Penny Faust. One of my favorite childhood memories was watching my mom can her sweet zucchini relish. Yum! We use it in anything from homemade dressings, potato salad, egg salad, tuna salad…etc. … Continue reading