The $20 Challenge: Shopping the Sales

Several months ago I challenged my three boys, ages 10-15, to plan, shop, and prepare a meal, for our family of five, for $20 or under. Each of them stepped up and did an awesome job! At that time, I encouraged them to come up with a meal and create a shopping list in order … Continue reading The $20 Challenge: Shopping the Sales

Basil, Beans, and a Buck Too Much: The $20 Challenge

With one round of our family's $20 Cooking Challenge in the books, we sought out our next recruit.  My eldest son stood up and took the challenge.  My oldest son is very organized and to his testament has proven himself to be quite wise with his finances, albeit his limited finances. In preparation for our … Continue reading Basil, Beans, and a Buck Too Much: The $20 Challenge

A Fun Family Craft: 3D Snowflakes

With three boys ages ten through nearly fifteen in the house, craft time is, well, becoming a thing of the past (understandably). However, there is one craft that still gets them all, hubby included, to the table to join in: paper snowflakes. We've been making these little gems since the kids were toddlers. It's a … Continue reading A Fun Family Craft: 3D Snowflakes