Category Archives: Economics

The Poor Man’s Guide to a Low-Budget Product Photo Shoot

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6 Weird Ways to Save Money on Your Air Conditioning Bill

Feeling the heat? It shows up not just on your skin, but in your wallet, too. Here are six weird ways to keep excess heat out of your house and save money on your summer electric bill doing it! 1: … Continue reading

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DIY Mini Veggie Steamer

My baby boys have started solid foods! We are trying Baby-Led-Weaning with our twins, which involves delaying the start of solids until around six months and skipping the mushy baby food-from-a-spoon altogether. Chip-sized portions of well-steamed veggies, slices of ripe … Continue reading

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What’s the Big Deal About Cloth Diapering (Twins!)?

Hello all! It has been a very long time since I last posted. Lots of health issues and life changes-all resulting in a very long story that I will spare you from. So, shall we get right back to posting? … Continue reading

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How to Make Homemade Veggie Broth

Veggie broth is one of those thing that you use a lot of, and the more you use it, the more uses you find for it!  Veggie broth is very nutritious and versatile–it can be used to pan fry meats … Continue reading

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Timeline for Buying a New Home

   Hubby and I finally moved into our new home on July 20th! Hurray! Being the organizational nut that I am, I recorded our experience and thought I’d share them with you.  Below is the timeline we experienced, from the day … Continue reading

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The Cost of Buying a Home

Hubby and I are clear to close on our first house and will be signing papers on Monday! Whoo Hoo!  I remember in the beginning of this long process (we are now five weeks past our original closing date) how … Continue reading

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