Delectable Crockpot Chicken + Bone Broth!


Imagine you had to go on a diet that cut out all grains, all dairy, and all sugar (at least the processed stuff). Imagine the grocery bill…
Imagine the time spent in the kitchen…
Imagine the taste…

What if I told you, I not only created a recipe on that diet, but is also: frugal, easy, uses normal pantry items, requires 20 minutes prep, and tastes amazing? (more…)

Teal Pumpkin Project: 15 Frugal Alternatives to Candy

Did you know 1 in 13 children face food allergies? That can make Halloween truly scary for millions of families. Here are 15 frugal alternatives to candy to help make Halloween fun for everyone.

Well, we are coming to the hardest part of the year for my family. The season of joy, filled with parties, crafting, candy, pie, fudge, peppermint ice cream, buck eyes, shortbread, toffee, and gingerbread, all sprinkled with more sugar.

What’s not to love right? That all sounds fabulous!

It is also temptation and hidden dangers for many kiddos, especially those with allergies. Try going trick or treating or hosting a party with someone who can’t have peanuts-its eye opening! Almost everything either has peanuts or is made on the same equipment as peanut filled candy. These poor little guys are getting left out!

While my family isn’t dealing with food allergies, we do have restrictions concerning sugar. Since we’re on a low glycemic & non-dairy diet, store bought candy is pretty much out of the picture. Which means trick or treating is too.

Or is it? (more…)

Pumpkin Fun

Free download of a jack o lantern design/coloring sheet -it works both ways. Plus a look at a free Halloween activity in Utah Valley.
Hey looking for something fun to do this weekend? Go to a pumpkin patch, even if you’ve already bought a pumpkin it’s a lot of fun to check out the activities. Sometimes it’s free! We found that to be the case last year when we tried out Jaker’s(more…)

Tardis Games Winners

Happy Tardis games! And may the odds be ever in your favor. Now before we begin, I have a very special message brought to you all the way from…

Kidding, just kidding. Here’s the winners from the Tardis giveaway. (more…)

Enjoying the Loveland Living Planet Aquarium: Review

Tips to help you make the most of your visit to the new Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, in Draper Utah. The New Aquarium in Draper Utah is up and running, here’s a review and some tips on how to make your visit better.


“Fishy, Fishy!” He exclaimed over and over as he attempted to scale the rock wall, trying to reach that small window of aquatic life. Almost creating his own punk ballet with the motion of his body. Bobbing from side to side-tippy toe to tippy toe and straining his biceps for all he was worth, so close and yet so far. Sir bounce-a-lots excitement bubbled over and attracted the attention of every adult around. (more…)