• Recipe

    How To Prepare a Freezer Breakfast

    I love having a quick breakfast that tastes like it took a while to make. I’ve been making my Banana Oatmeal Waffles when I have a spare browning banana. If we can’t eat all of them, I make more and save them for later. Here’s how to save them and cook them in a flash. 🙂 Follow the recipe for blender waffles. Set each waffle on a cooling rack. Prepare sheets of wax paper. Place a sheet of wax paper between each waffle and gently place in a freezer bag. Freeze on a flat surface, this way it will freeze flat. Quickly cook: Pull desired waffles out of the freezer…

  • Tips

    10 Free Attractions in New York City

    New York City is known for extravagance and expensive things. However, traveling in the city can still be done on a budget… even for free! Here are 10 free things to do in the Big Apple. 1. Attend a TV Show Taping – You can see your favorite TV show recorded in person! Find out more information here. 2. Grand Central and Midtown Tour – My sister and her fiance took this tour and really liked the experience. The AAA Guide to New York rated The Grand Tour as New York City’s “Best Walking Tour.” The Grand Tour meets each and EVERY Friday throughout the year at 12:30 pm in…

  • Entertaining

    How to Save Time, Money, and Still Eat Healthfully

    Here’s how, pick one day to prep food. Yes, it’s work but if you do it right you’ll eat well for the week and save yourself money. Win and win! I am guilty of doing it too. I will buy tons of fresh fruits and veggies and then the next day look at the refrigerator and think “ugh. what is there to eat?”. Anyone else guilty? So to make an effort to eat up the good for you veggies and stay away from the super easy to unwrap and grab empty carbs here’s the plan. Chop up carrots and celery – Don’t buy baby carrots, they’re OVER priced. Baby carrots…

  • Tips

    4 Ways to Reduce Your Air Conditioning Bill

    While I feel like I was just writing this post about keeping your home warm in the cold winter, it’s time to cool off from a scorching hot summer day. Today I’m sharing 4 tips to save money on your air conditioning bill! Clean or replace filters – Keep your unit working in top condition by removing the dust and debris in the filter and vents. Use black out curtains – A few years ago, I made insulated curtains to help keep out the cold, but I discovered a secondary (and more cost effective) use for them. The darkening curtains block out the sun, which can drastically heat up a…

  • Entertaining

    How to Save Money When Shopping Online

    I love a good bargain, I’m going to be that you do too. I try to channel my inner extreme couponer but that’s a little more than I can dedicate time to. However, this is a simple tip to save real money in a matter of seconds. Coupon codes. I LOVE coupon codes. You see then when you check out and probably skip over them. Here’s a simple trick. Before clicking past the coupon code, open Google and search “Store XYZ Coupon Code”. You will almost always get a result. Websites like RetailMeNot and CouponCabin will give you codes that you can pop into the order and get free shipping…

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