Frugal Mom$ter and Lifelong Learning Podcast Host

Slow Cooking for a Slow Winter

My desire to cook has finally returned. It took me well over a year to feel that desire again to meal plan and cook (it’s been a stressful year of food changes), but alas, it has returned and thank goodness not a moment too late. The past two weeks I...

Adventures in Making Gluten-Free Thin Mint Cookies

Over the long weekend, I put my baker’s hat on and tried my hand at making my own gluten free thin mint girl scout cookies. It’s been almost a full year since I’ve gone gluten-free, so I guess this is the last in the adventure of the seasons and various...

AeroGarden Hydroponics: One Year Later

I purchased my AeroGardens almost a full year ago, and now it’s time to reflect on that purchase and what I’ve learned through hydroponics and the seasons. Plus, I have some tips for making your herbs last longer than their 6-month expected lifespan. When I purchased these Harvest models, I...

Maplewoodshop: Learning to Use Hand Tools in Woodworking

On Friday, I was fortunate to have been given the opportunity to learn how to use hand tools in woodworking through my school district as we look to integrate innovation labs and maker areas across disciplines. When woodworking came up as an option, I jumped at the chance knowing that...

Frugal for the Holidays (Part 2) – LLP011

Chris joins me for a holiday 2017 update and wrap-up! Find out how our frugal holiday plans turned out and what’s ahead for 2018. Our Christmas Eve Menu: Penne Vodka Jeanne’s Gluten Free Dinner Roll’s Our Christmas Day Menu: Butternut Squash with Cranberries Italian Roast Beef Jeanne’s Gluten Free Dinner...

Essential Oils with Liz Cook – LLP010

Liz Cook, my friend, photographer and essential oil enthusiast shares insight about adding essential oils to your life. Notes from the show: What are Essential Oils Purchase a Starter Kit from Liz Curious about oils? Join the FB Group for more info and tons of resources/inspiration! Contact Liz: www.liz-cook.com liz@liz-cook.com...