Frugal Family Events – Pensacola, FL – Dec 3rd Weekend

With Christmas just around the corner, there are a lot of on-going events.  I’ll probably leave links to the websites for most of these so you can confirm them yourself.  I think we’re going to look at some Christmas Lights this weekend and head downtown for the Christmas Market on...

Gifts that Give – Hearts of Haiti from Macy’s

One thing I look for when shopping for gifts is those that give to causes I love. Heart of Haiti is using commerce and culture to create social change in Haiti for permanent rebuilding.  Instead of providing one-time funding through charity, Heart of Haiti is creating opportunities for Haitian artisans...

Wordless Wednesday

Are you ready for Christmas?We still have a lot to do, but I'm hoping for a fun Christmas month!

Spinach Artichoke Dip – So Easy a Three Year Old Can Make It!

My daughter loves cooking, so I’m always excited when we’re making something that she can really get involved with.  My In-Laws have appetizers the evening before Thanksgiving, so I thought spinach artichoke dip would be a great thing to bring that Little Miss could help make.  Little Miss helping in...

Frugal Family Events – Pensacola, FL – Nov 26th Weekend

Some fun events this weekend! Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!What:  Elf ParadeCost: Free!  For children nine and youngerWhere:  Parking Lot of the T.T. Wentworth MuseumWhen:  Friday Nov 26, 5 pm.  What:  Zoo LightsCost: $7.00Where:  Gulf Breeze ZooWhen:  Check website for dates, 5-9 pmWhat:  Storytime at Barnes and NobleCost: Free!Where:...

CSA Cooking – A Thanksgiving Side Dish

Recently, I got to attend the Thanksgiving veggie potluck with Little Miss and her cousin.  With our busy schedule, I rarely get to attend anymore, and it's something I really miss.  This month was our early Thanksgiving meal.  Everything was so delicious!  Since I had a hard squash and some...

Wordless Wednesday

For wordless Wednesday I'm going to share a few of the awesome pictures we had taken recently.  Patti at P.S. Portraits did an amazing job!  I highly recommend her if you're in the Pensacola - Navarre area.

CSA Cooking – Red Curry with Turnips

Not being able to pick and choose the vegetables you get each week can lead to interesting combinations.  This is one of the things I have loved about the CSA - trying things in ways that I never would have before!  I had been craving red curry for a while,...

Frugal Events in Pensacola

There is a lot to do this weekend!  What:  Gallery NightCost: Free!  Where:  Downtown PensacolaWhen:  Friday Nov 19, 5-9 pm.  What:  Mobile International FestivalCost: $10.00 adults, $8.00 seniors, $5.00 7-15 years, Free 6 and underWhere:  Mobile Civic CenterWhen:  Saturday, November 20 (10 AM - 5 PM)What:  Storytime at Barnes and...

Free Martha Stewart Thanksgiving Hotline Book

Thanksgiving is right around the corner.  If you're looking to brush up on those recipes, or maybe even add something new to the menu, go over to Sirius Radio and check out the Free Thanksgiving Hotline Cookbook.Each chapter can be downloaded separately, and there are enough recipes there to give you...