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molly goes camping


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!

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Get ready 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.

Special Announcements
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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.

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A Look Back at August 2009
Molly Makes

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.


Order this past Digest today by clicking HERE.

 
Greetings!

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Exercise is good for you, but do you know how good? Exercise can help you improve your mood, fight against diseases, help you manage your weight, boost your energy level, help you sleep more soundly at night, and it can also be a source of enjoyment.

But who has the money to go to a gym and work out? Not me! But I cannot use that as an excuse to not exercise, so I made myself do some research and found  ways that I can work out from the comfort of my own home--forgoing no cost whatsoever.

Together, in this newsletter, we will look at different ways we can exercise and get fit, while keeping our wallets intact.

Who's with 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.

Molly Members

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Hi Molly Members!

Just a few more days until my September Digest is waiting in your Member Pages. September focuses on Emergency Preparedness and is chock full of helpful tips and creative ideas. Feather Your Nest is an especially creative (and frugal!) example this month. You'll find checklists, pantry lists, resources, kid's activities, and much more. And Penny Raine shares how she went from being a successful California businesswoman to a "no longer self-driven but love-driven" mother with eight children on a horse farm in Tennessee. Living frugally is not something she has to do; it is something she chooses to do. Inspiring stuff!

And, of course, you'll find all kinds of freebies and extra goodies on the August members freebie page. Can't wait to see you there!

Not a member yet?
Don't miss out. Click this link today to become a Molly Member yourself! For only $3.95, it is well worth it.

Hey, I Can Make That!
Create Your Own Workout Plan

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When I decided that I wanted to start exercising at home, I had no clue where to start or what to do each day. Trying to follow others way of exercising just wasn't working for me. I needed something for my level.

I found an article at E-How that explains how to create a personal workout plan just for you. Now, instead of doing some celebrity's special workout, you can come up with a plan of your own!

Ideas From Around the Web
Here are some ideas to help you find a starting point for working out at home.

In the Kitchen
Ice Cream Strawberry Smoothie

I found a great smoothie recipe shared by a very talented homeschooled teenager.

Her family has been working on trying to eat a little healthier and she shared this delicious recipe on her blog.

Ice Cream Strawberry Smoothies

Ingredients:

2 - 2 1/4 cups of frozen solid strawberries

1 - 1 1/2 cups of plain yogurt

sweetener to taste

Directions

Quickly chop the frozen strawberries in a blender. Add the yogurt and sweetener. Blend very quickly. Pour into glasses and serve immediately.

Recipe notes: If you aren't going to serve this immediately, put the smoothie glasses in the freezer. You can leave them there as long as they don't freeze solid. You can also add a Banana or two. The key to thickness is being very quick!

You can visit Hannah's blog and find more yummy recipes like these and also  read all her great photography tips!

Molly's Money-Saving Digest
Molly Makes


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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