Prepared

Each January I choose a word that is going to be my word for the next 12 months.   I’ll write lists of them and then scratch through them as I try to find just the right one to make my focus of the new year.    I almost decided on the word renaissance.  You know,  as […]

Growing vegetables for blenderized diet tube feeding

Looking to save money on a whole food formula for the favorite tubie in your life?  On of the best ways to cut down on the grocery budget is by growing  vegetables for  blenderized diet tube feeding.  Your garden doesn’t need to be elaborate.  Your green thumb doesn’t even have to be perfect.  No back […]

Our Weekend in Pictures

Salsa making.  Having family over.  Squeezing out the last bit of goodness from the backyard garden.   Stuffing the freezer with fruit for Parker’s blenderized diet.  Working on special needs homeschooling activities.  That was our weekend.  How was yours?   Peppers from the garden headed to the salsa pot. The salsa pot filled with yet another […]

Dehydrating Bananas

Dehydrating bananas.  It’s something I’ve been wanting to do for a long time and never got around to it until…..well, now.  While at Costco yesterday I found bananas @.49 cents a pound.   They aren’t organic, but that is okay.  With their thick skins I don’t sweat it if I purchase conventional bananas.  Plus the organic […]

Local Facebook Yard Sale Groups

The best way to save money is simply not to make any purchases.  Unfortunately, there are times when something is a need.  The second best way to save money is to purchase those needs second hand.  I’ve recently discovered Local Facebook Yard Sale Groups..  Not only can you purchase from these yard sale pages, you […]

Summertime at the Hodson’s

For a lot of people summer is a time of vacations, hanging out at the pool, and kicking back.  For me summer is a time for prepping my pantry.  Yeah, I’m some big time fun at parties too, I know.  To be honest I love the feeling of knowing I can go for a few […]