I Want My Money

My friends and family have always called me innovative.  I am always looking for new ways to make extra cash on the side. This money comes in handy for family vacations, extra spending, school clothes, hobbies, and even paying down our credit card debt.  Though I have several small enterprising ideas in the works, I wanted to share… Read More »

Loudoun Grown Expo Success!

I don’t know what you did on your Valentine’s Day but we had a great time at the Loudoun Grown Expo located in Purcellville, Virginia.  This event featured so many amazing businesses that are available in my backyard.  Everything from organic meats to wine tasting were available.  We were able to attend the VIP event which was 1… Read More »

Feeding an Army of 3

I have 3 hungry mouths to feed – well 2 younger kids and MatchDad.  Either way you slice it or dice it, I have a very hungry household.  The sheer volume of food I place in their bellies on a daily basis is mind blowing and I know that my grocery bill will only rise as their ages increase. Sure –… Read More »

To CSA or Not CSA – That is the Question

Tis the seasons for CSA signup.  Not familiar with the term CSA?  A CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) is a program setup by local farms across the region. You sign up for a seasonal subscription to the CSA farm, and in return you receive weekly produce packages picked-up or delivered fresh from the farm. It is a great way… Read More »

Tips to Reap the Rewards!

In a time where everything we do seems to be tracked, why not make a little money from it. I am very protective of my family’s “footprint” in society. I rarely sign up to be a part of “tracking” programs that track my purchases. Though, I have several grocery cards. They track all my purchases and send me… Read More »