Like last year, Walmart again challenged the Walmart Moms to stuff our family’s Christmas stockings for under $25. The problem? There are 6 stockings to stuff this year. Take a look: How did I do? I hate to admit it, but the stockings are still a little bare. Plus, I’m not a fan of buying… Continue reading Can I Stuff Six Stockings for $25?
Walmart often challenges us Moms to do meals and projects within a specific budget. Most of the time, I’m able to complete the task either at or under budget. This time? Notsomuch. Walmart challenged us to make a Christmas meal for $40 or less. This year, however, we’re going to have a bit of a… Continue reading Christmas Dinner Under $40? Notsomuch.
There are exactly 2 days a year when I actually enjoy cooking: Thanksgiving and Christmas. Maybe it’s the knowledge that my family expects a great, or the general jolliness of the holidays, but I really don’t mind spending hours in the kitchen to prepare a big, home-cooked meal a couple days a year. And I… Continue reading Thanksgiving Dinner for Less Than $40? I Did It…Sort Of…
Like many others, things are tight for us this year. In my house, that means more handmade and experiential gifts and less stuff to buy. Of course, for the things I do buy, my intention is to buy green. But I’m realistic. I learned a long time ago that buying a gift just because it’s… Continue reading Thank Goodness for Holiday Price-Matching
This year, Father’s Day has fallen on the weekend when we’re moving. We did most of the heavy lifting today, but there’s still lots of work to be done. So I had to come up with a special gift for my hubby that I could find quickly and easily. That may not sound like a… Continue reading A Simple Father’s Day Gift for the Man I Love
It’s late in the day, I’m stuffed and my husband is asleep 🙂 I figured now would be a good time to take a minute and say Happy Thanksgiving to all the wonderful readers who have stuck with me, Green & Gorgeous and Green Your Decor. I appreciate all of you more than you know,… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!