Who Knew $3 Could Buy You This Much Health?

When we moved back to Lake Tahoe I was elated to return to our old doctor. He brings decades of emergency room work to the table, but he merges his medical training with the studies he acquired over ten years ago in alternative medicine. I love that he looks at…

Gift of Homemade Jam

I love it when the holidays just keep on giving! Four days into the new year, and what should arrive, but a wonderful gift package from Maggie at Dog Hill Kitchen. Out of the blue this lovely lady sent me a gift of homemade treats, including caramels, jams, and almond…

How Do You Sweeten?

In my inbox today, I received an email from Mambo Sprouts with information about, and a coupon from Florida Crystals. You can get the coupon yourself and print it at floridacrystalscoupon.com, but it is a wee bit different from your average coupon. They offer you the chance to “donate” a…

Your Recommendations: Holiday Party Recipes

Believe it or not, we have never thrown a holiday party. Our first home was quite remote, and since our more centralized friends had a party every year, we just never bothered. But this year, the key party-throwers not only have two little ones in tow, but they are also…

Calling All Recipe Addicts …

I have a few super-duper recipe-related offers and fundraisers to share: Cooking Light Subscription (one year) is JUST $5.00 – this week only!!! – http://tinyurl.com/yafobda While you are on Amazon, I highly recommend the Good Earth Tea deal (comes out to just $2 a box, I bought the Cool Mint…

Random Bites of Autumn Deliciousness

I haven’t created many unique and stellar recipes this past week … in fact, since we have been quite busy, I have been enjoying simplicity a bit. Don’t worry, this isn’t just a “what I ate” post. Think of it like a collection of mini recipes. Lunch all week has…

Sweet Deals – Literally!

Lately we have been using mostly liquid sweeteners in our household, but they can be pricey … unless you shop around … I received a wonderful gift of homegrown honey from Shirley at Gluten-Free Easily (from bees in her own backyard!), but needless to say, that treasure was devoured quickly.…

Inexpenive Maple Syrup! Yes, You Heard Me

What a dork. I posted about this great maple syrup dealio on Go Dairy Free, but not here on my frugal blog. Luckily, there is still time to share, since this deal goes until the end of the month. I bought two jugs of the grade B (am debating buying more),…