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molly goes camping


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Want to make that special connection with your kids?

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A Look Back at August 2009
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August means organization for many households . . .
 
Is your home looking dignified and grand?
 
How impressive are your organization skills?
 
Start now, and strategize to organize with this motivating issue of . . .
 
Molly's Money-Saving Digest-August 2009
 
The special feature for August is:
Organization for Busy Families
 
Get your busy family happily organized--buzzing like bees as you start to organizzzzze!
 
Are you ready to tackle the dirty dozen?
 
Learn how to organize a dozen different aspects of your life and home. From cleaning closets and sorting school papers to making meal planning a breeze, your home will soon be running more smoothly.


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Greetings!

breakfast
Ramon Grosso | Dreamstime.com

Studies have shown that people who eat a good, nutritious breakfast, do better in school, on the job, and with their all- around focus. Eating breakfast is also a great way to lose weight or to maintain a healthy weight.

But what happens to our bodies when we don't eat breakfast?

Skipping breakfast causes your brain and your body to run low on energy. At this point, your first instinct might be to grab an unhealthy snack, like a candy bar, or one of those highly caffeinated energy drinks.

This week, we are going to focus on healthy breakfast choices that will benefit our bodies and our pocketbooks. I hope you and I both can learn about better choices when it comes to the most important meal of the day!
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.

Molly Members

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Hi Molly Members,

My August Money-Saving Digest is available for download on your member pages.
Be sure to check out the freebies page for August, with back-to-school printables, canning printables and so much more that you will not want to miss out on.

This WeE-book is one of the freebies for August.
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  • Fruit-−What Is It, Anyway?: What is "fruit"?
  • How Do Blueberries Grow?: How do you know when blueberries are ripe? Can you grow blueberries in your garden? Find out the best varieties for your area!
  • Good for You: What are the health benefits of blueberries? Enjoy some yummy recipes included in this WeE-book™!
  • Blueberry Websites: Amanda always includes helpful links for further study and fun! Check out all the cool links-−additional information, games, coloring pages, etc.,-− included in this WeE-book™!
In order to get this freebie, however, you must be a Molly Member!

I've also added some more goodies to the main Members Resource Page. You'll find a list of groceries typically on sale each month, as well as a listing of frugal travel-related sites. Don't forget to check this page frequently. Remember, it is your one-stop shop for frugal resources. (And I'll keep adding to it regularly!)

Click this link today to become a Molly Member yourself! For only $3.95, it is well worth it.

Hey, I Can Make That!
Make a Food Face Plate
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@Dollar Store Crafts

What better way to get your kids to eat breakfast than to let them play with their food? I saw these adorable plates at the Dollar Store Crafts website. They are super easy to make, and the kids will have a grand time decorating a face.

Click HERE to access the tutorial.
Ideas From Around the Web
Here are some ideas to help you serve quick and healthy breakfasts.

In the Kitchen
Breakfast Burritos



I love homemade breakfast burritos. They are easy to make and fill you up fast. They can also be frozen and reheated for those busy school mornings.

These are much healthier for you than the ones at the Golden Arches and Sonic!

Here is what you need to make a batch of 12 breakfast burritos:

Ingredients
1 dozen eggs (got mine for 40 cents at Aldis)
1 pack of bacon (Aldis $1.99)
1 block of cheddar cheese ($1.29)
1 pack of flour tortilla (99 cents)
Shredded hash browns ($1.19)

Directions
Fry the bacon as you normally would. When it is done, remove the bacon and clean the pan. You can reserve the grease to make gravy on another morning. After the bacon has cooled, crumble it up.

Shred the cheese. I like block cheese better than packaged shredded cheese, which contain additives to keep the cheese from sticking together.

Fry the hash browns in the pan according to package directions and then set them aside.

Mix all the eggs in a bowl and scramble them in the pan. Once the eggs begin to come together, add the cheese, bacon, and hash browns and mix together.

Heat the flour tortillas. I do mine in the microwave for about 20 seconds per tortilla. Do them one at a time or you will have a huge ball of goo.

Put a heaping spoonful of egg mixture on the tortilla and then roll it up. Serve with salsa!

YUMMY!

If you were to buy 12 burritos from McDonald's, you would spend almost $13! Make your own at home and you will spend about $6!

Molly's Money-Saving Digest
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Store and stock up . . . adding significantly to your savings!
Get the best pick on apples . . . learning a bushel of useful information!

Grow responsible kids . . . employing time management support (with three great forms) to inspire productivity!

This month's special feature is:
Storing Summer's Bounty: Canning, Freezing, and Dehydrating

Is your garden growing in abundance? What's your vision for storing summer's bounty?
Putting up a pantry full of homemade goodness? Stocking a freezer full? What great machine can save you money, makes life convenient, takes little to no effort to use, and is fun? Wipe the dust off that dehydrator!

Is preserving food at home really worth the cost and effort? How can you profit the most from your farmers market and apple orchard purchases? Prepare now to store those special tastes of summer to savor during the fall and winter months! Do you love home-canned goodness? Discover Molly's favorite resources and recipes, and then enjoy a feast of food-preservation strategies and pantry-stocking delights from several seasoned guest authors!

Whether you're well-equipped or curiously new to the methods of storing your bounty of fruits and veggies, you'll find a delightful collection of articles on a variety of appealing topics. You'll come away with some new and practical ways to help you save more and enjoy life more.


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