Category Archives: Random Ramblings

Gluten Free on a Budget

I think the biggest challenge we face as a large gluten free family is BUDGET!!!!!  I’m constantly working to decrease our food costs.  Right now, my budget for food and  household items is $1500/mo… that’s more than our mortgage! This … Continue reading

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Spring is in the Air!

It is a beautiful, sunshiny day today!  I can’t wait for Spring! Our yard is a MESS.  I’m sure that’s the case for just about everyone. . . but living in wet Oregon means MOSS.  Ugh.  We don’t have grass, … Continue reading

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Welcome 2013

#1- MENU PLANNING Reasoning: save money, stick to a healthy plan to minimize cheats, and reduce stress. I started off with a bang. . . last night I mapped out a full two weeks of GAPs/Grain Free meal plans (breakfast, … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

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Our Budget Bedroom Remodel

Our little girls room was UGLY.  We’ve been in the house almost two years now and I intended to redecorate the kids bedrooms much sooner than this.  However, our first bedroom makeover cost $1200 and it just wasn’t in the … Continue reading

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The Chicken or the Egg?

    Having chickens is a small step toward sustainability.  This wasn’t a cheap endeavor like I imagined it would be.  We spent about $150 in chicks and at least $500 on the chicken house/coop. Thankfully as the chickens age … Continue reading

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Testing

I’m having  issues getting posts to ummmm. . . post.  So this is a test. 🙂

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