Saturday, October 10, 2009

Lovely Links

--This picture doesn't have much to do with the post, but I figured the post needed a picture. This is one of the things we've been busy with at my house - one of my favorite parts of the Halloween season is baking my secret sugar cookie recipe! --

In my attempt to live frugally and well, I often look to other websites and blogs for ideas. However, there's so much to read and learn out there in the blogosphere that it can get a little overwhelming. So, I usually just check a few of my favorites and go from there. One thing that I love is that a few of my favorite blogs do this thing called 'Weekend Links' where they post articles from some of their favorite blogs. So, I thought it would be fun to do that every Saturday and spread the love (and useful info!). Here's the first of the Saturday edition of 'Lovely Links"...

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes and other such pumpkin treats - Joy the Baker
( there anything that says fall better than something baked with pumpkin?)

Crafting Fun and Cooking Fun - Giveaway! -Simple Kids
(Not only do I think these books look great, but there's a chance to win them! Wait a minute - am I hurting my chances of winning by telling you about the giveaway? )

Greatest Granola - 320 Sycamore
(I came across this a couple weeks ago. I'm definitely going to try it - sans raisins, of course)

12 Clever Substitutions that Save Money (Nearly) Effortlessly
- The Simple Dollar
(My husband's cousin sent me this link - it has some good ideas. I'm going to do the laundry-vinegar one.)

12 Green and Frugal Lessons from My Mom - Simple Mom
(I'll probably post a link from Simple Mom every weekend - I just love it!)

'Let Him Do It with Simplicity'

(Inspired words from an inspired man.)

Without frugality, none can be rich, and with it very few would be poor." - Samuel Johnson

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