Molly's Newest E-Book
Do you long to enjoy and explore the great outdoors with your family?
Want to make that special connection with your kids?
Don't let a
few varmints, mosquitoes, or mishaps spoil your fun--go camping!
the price of spending a night or two in a motel, you can outfit your
family for adventure and make memories for a lifetime!
for an unforgettable experience as Molly and her fellow campers show you
how, in her newest E-Book . . .
No doubt you'll find that camping, in whatever form you choose, can
be the ideal family activity. This awesome resource (73 pages!)
will whet your appetite for some frugal family camping fun!
For one low cost--only $8.95--you can begin preparations
for your next great family adventure now.
Just click the above link to get yours today!
You can find more of Molly's E-Books HERE.
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A Look Back at July 2009
You're on a tight budget and the kids are growing out of
What options do you have?
Are you a bit
challenged in the sewing department, or do you wonder if sewing is
Don't miss out on this special, fun issue of . . .
Molly's Money-Saving Digest
Molly's special feature for July is: Frugal
Check out some great summer saving ideas--updating your wardrobe --looking your best for less --upcycled sewing
projects . . . This issue is loaded
with ideas, tips, recipes, checklists, and more.
PLUS there are three special bonus pages included at the end of the Digest. If you've ever wanted to try sewing,
this would be a great place to start!
Order this past Digest today by clicking HERE.
I love family road trips, but I don't really care for all the questions like, "Are we there yet?" or "Are we going to be stopping soon?"
I have had so much fun putting this newsletter together about travel. By the time we finish here, you will be able to take a road trip with your family that is not only fun and educational, but also frugal.
I would love to showcase your family's favorite travel tips--whether they be recipes, boredom busters, or money-saving tips, send them to me!
From the Blog
|Here is a recap of what we shared on the blog last week, just in case you missed a post or two!|
You asked, we listened! You want great, tasty recipes with simple, fresh ingredients. Get ready then to "freshen up" and bask in the best of summer.
Enjoy 22 pages of fresh and easy recipes, fabulous household tips, and
more! Full color, eye-catching photos with each easy-to-use
Hi, Molly Members! I hope your summer is off to a great start. And if
you've had a chance to check out this month's Digest, you'll see it's
full of great ways to make it even better. I just LOVE this issue. In
addition to all the great tips in the Digest, we're giving you a couple
of FREE WeE-Books dealing with family fun and travel. Just click the subscribe link below to download and enjoy!
If you love the Digests and already order them, you can save yourself $1.00 each month by subscribing to our program. For only $3.95, you get the Digest and tons of freebies! And we certainly hope that by following just one or two tips and tricks in each Digest you recoup that and more!
Hey, I Can Make That!
Travel Notebook I posted about this fun, educational notebook last year. I love it so much that I decided to post about it again!
Jamin created this notebook for her kids when they were taking a road trip. If your kids are easily bored, this would be the fun book for them!
Find the tutorial for this travel notebook HERE.
| Featured Website
If you are looking for a great website that helps in planning fun road trips, then this is the one for you!
Here you can find recipes, tips, games, ideas, and more to make the most of your road trip.
Click HERE to visit Planning-Fun-Road-Trips.com.
Ideas From Around the Web
|Here are some ideas from around the web to help you plan the best road trip ever.|
- Visit the newsletter we did last year on travel tips.
Minivan is a fantastic site packed full of ideas to keep kids
happily occupied on road trips. You'll find instructions for games and
activities, fun printables, and lots more helpful suggestions. Check it
McNally's website shares a handy checklist for an emergency car
kit. Be prepared!
June 2009 Digest included lots of road trip tips and recipes for meal
and snack solutions on the road.
- Food tips for a road trip. This is a post I did during Thanksgiving, but can definitely be put to use here.
- Learn how to use the crockpot to save on money when you reach your destination!
- Frugal travel tips to help you save money!
- The Kitchn offers tips on great food for road trips.
- Our Homeschool Home has advice on places to visit when you are traveling.
In the Kitchen
|Granola|When I go on a road trip, I am always looking for a snack to take that is healthy, but filling for my family. Granola is a great fit for that.
It is easy to make, light on the wallet, and can be packed in individual baggies so everyone has their own snack bag.
Mix and Match Granola
4 cups rolled oats, wheat, or barley (any
½ cup sunflower or sesame seeds
½ cup honey, maple syrup, or a thick syrup made with
½ cup brown sugar and 2-3 tablespoons water
¼ cup canola oil
1 teaspoon of vanilla and/or other
¾ cup raisins or other dried fruit (optional)
½ cup nuts (optional)
½ teaspoon salt
1. In a large bowl, mix all the dry ingredients
except for the dried fruit. Set the dried fruit
2. In another bowl mix the sweetener, oil, and
3. Add the liquid to the dry ingredients and mix
The liquids will be absorbed and the granola will
darker and shinier.
4. Spread the granola in a shallow baking pan. Bake at 325°F
for 25 to 30 minutes or until fairly dry and
brown. Stir every ten minutes while it is baking
the granola on the bottom from burning.
5. Remove the granola from the oven and stir in
Tips 1. Granola will become crispier and crunchier as
2. Because of the oil, granola will not stay fresh
Store in an airtight container and use within two
It will last for six months or longer in the
(This recipe was reprinted from Road Trip America website. Visit there to find more recipes and stories to help make your road trip a success!
Molly's Money-Saving Digest
"Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability."-Sam
Do you know how to be respectably lazy?
To take some time to observe and appreciate the beauty and miracles in
creation around us, reconnect with family and friends, and simply enjoy
the company of those closest to us?
From a picnic day for someone special in your child's life to summer
sales, great park activities, oven-less recipes, and more, this
edition of Molly's Money-Saving Digest is superb!
If you love fun--and who doesn't?--
you will be mesmerized by the information included as July's monthly
Molly's Money-Saving Digest's July feature is . . .
Summer Fun From A to Z
Does summer fun evade you? Or has your family slipped into seasonal
habits that need some refreshing? Are you ready for a little excitement
The alphabet takes on a whole new meaning when every
letter provides another exciting summertime activity! This month's
special feature can help you learn:
Slow down this summer and really consider the many wonderful
components that make up Molly's Money-Saving Digest.
- How to make the coolest bracelets ever!
- A new use for a clothesline--they are good for far more than drying a
- All about the wonders of the Fourth of July--from art to fireworks.
- Great new uses for lots of things, from Frisbees to hula hoops!
- How to find unique places to visit--from national parks to
lighthouses and more.
- And you will love what Molly came up with for the last few letters
of the alphabet!
Click HERE to view a sample of this item.
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