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The wind is howling around the corner
of my house as I write this newsletter. The weatherman is calling
this a "monster" storm that is affecting two thirds of the United
States. Winter is here!
Personally, what I like to do best when
it snows is curl up with a warm blanket, a good book, quiet music,
and occasionally look out the window at the swirling flakes. Usually
I get inspired to make a yummy pot of soup and a loaf of homemade
bread. The kids, however, have other ideas. Thank goodness their Dad
enjoys the chilly great outdoors as much as they do.
Whether you're the curl-up-inside
type, or prefer to bundle-up-and-play-in-the-snow type, I hope you'll
enjoy the "snow much fun" ideas in this newsletter. Be sure to
check our Econobusters
website for bread
and soup recipes . . . just click on the "from my kitchen"
category in the right sidebar.
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Tips and Ideas From Econobusters
- Inexpensive and Free Gifts for Your Husband: If you are low on cash this Christmas, here are a few ideas to bless that special man in your life.
- Little Cash~Lots of Charm: Thoughtful and thrifty gifts on a budget.
- Family Memories: How do you keep up with all those special moments from the year? Here is a really neat idea.
- Eight Frugal Family Gifts: Are you looking for a specific gift for someone but not a lot of money to spend? Here are 8 different gifts that are frugal but very handy!
- What's Good About Home: This was sent in my one of my readers and it is truly inspiring!
- Freebie Friday: Many good freebies!
- More Free Christmas Music: iTunes has a free Christmas album!
- Thrifty Traditions: Looking for thrifty
family traditions for Christmas? Check out this post, and bless our readers by
leaving some ideas of your own.
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Recipe of the Week
Snow Ice Cream
As a little girl, I would get so excited when I looked outside and saw the snow falling. I just knew what would come next. Momma would get the big silver pan and go outside and get fresh fallen snow, and then come inside and make a huge pan of snow ice cream! It is THE best tasting stuff in the whole world!
1 gallon snow
1 cup white sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
2 cups milk
When it starts to snow, place a large, clean bowl outside to collect
the flakes. When full, stir in sugar and vanilla to taste, then stir in
just enough milk for the desired consistency. Serve at once.
Make these easy no-mess snowflake ornaments.
One of my favorite blogs is the Frugal Family Fun Blog. Valerie always has some neat craft or tutorial going on.
This week, she and her daughter made these adorable snowflake ornaments. Hop on over to her website and find out how you can make them too!
Photo courtesy of Frugal Family Fun Blog.
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Molly's Money Saving Digest
December-- Comfort and Joy for CHRISTmas
Our Christmas gift to you. . . Get excited about giving to others! Make some
spectacular gifts yourself quickly and easily. Enjoy phenomenal tips to
keep the holiday season stress-free right into January as you put
Molly's ideas to good use! Return to the Digest to use them all year
during December ONLY, receive the latest E-Book from Sheri Graham, E-Book: Homemade Gift Mixes (200+ pages!!) AND The Urban Homemaker's E-Book: Holiday Open House--Open Your Heart and Your Home with your purchase of Molly's December Digest! Just in time for Christmas! A link to the bonus E-Books will be available after checkout.
With so much to do and less than a month to get it all done, the December Molly's Money-Saving Digest E-Book shows you exactly how to get those loose ends all wrapped up--in December, or any time of the year!
Tucked neatly within the pages of Molly's Digest, you'll
find truly unique, money-saving gifts to warm aching muscles or provide
emergency light, bringing your thoughtfulness to mind long after
Christmas. Gifts to reach the heart through taste buds--from dessert to
bread and snacks, or cleaning recipes you and your gift recipients will appreciate!
Monthly Feature-- "Comfort and Joy for Christmas"
will be exactly what your family feels when you simplify and minimize.
Be courageous this Christmas and eliminate obligation and guilt,
consider family gift-giving, agreeing to end gift exchanges or to make
homemade gifts-Molly tells you how! Enjoy comfort and joy all year long
as you put these ideas to continued good use in your gift giving.
- Eight Frugal Family Gifts will ignite creativity in your entire family.
- Twelve Generic but Sensible Gift Ideas are incredibly fun to personalize!
- Ten Fabulous and Frugal Foodie Gifts provide the thoughtfulness of both time and taste to friends and family!
- Let's Get Together! Make hosting a holiday brunch much simpler than you ever imagined!
- All the Trimmings includes tips for decorating, wrapping, and all the holiday trimmings with a thrifty perspective.
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all, relax, refocus, and realize that Christmas is about Christ's birth
. . . not about staging a magazine-perfect production and trying to
meet unrealistic expectations-financially or otherwise. Take the
holiday back-for faith, family, and friends. Resolve to keep it simple
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you have any ideas for re-purposing a 2-liter pop bottle?
you suggest low-cost or no-cost ways to show your family and friends that you
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