Entries by Mrs. Maker

August Menu Planning and Grocery Budget

Well here we are, the final piece before August Menu Planning and Grocery Budgeting.  I want to introduce you to Walmart Grocery Pick Up. I like to recommend Walmart Grocery Pick Up.  for a few reasons: Can make your list and stick to it, no impulse buys No need to spend 1-2 hours of your day […]

Quick DIY Weed Killer

Quick and Easy! The Hubby is mowing the grass and says “hey can you whip up some of that weed killer for the rocks around the fire pit?” 1 Cup Vingar 1 TBSP of salt 1 Squirt of Dawn dish soap! Done and done!  It took me longer to type this post! Now back to […]

Refrigerator Pickles

Hi Mrs . Maker and little Maker working together on our Super Delish Refrigerator Pickles. Special shout out to Mrs. Makers Co-worker who has a garden and grew all the cucumbers we used for pickles. These will be ready to eat in two days and make lovely gifts. Print Refrigerator Pickles Super Easy, Super Crunchy, […]

Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls

Hi friends- This will become a family favorite for sure. Super easy to make and so delish! Print Unstuffed Cabbage Rolls Love Cabbage rolls but hate the process of making them? Ingredients 1 pound ground turkey or beef 1 can tomato paste 1 can diced tomatoes 1 can tomato soup 1/4 diced onion 2 cloves […]

Preserve Tooth Brush

Hi Mrs. Maker here, after yesterday’s post on Recycling, I thought it only perfection to follow up with what I will call the BEST TOOTH BRUSH EVER!!! Preserve has made a wonderful toothbrush. Why We Love This Product Ultra soft nylon bristles that are gentle on gums All plastic is 100% recycled from yogurt cups […]


Without exception, recycling is the top action society can do to simultaneously improve: the environment, the economy, sustainable manufacturing and to prevent waste from going into oceans. Good morning, today is trash day, the reason The Maker family is so excited about trash day is because for two weeks in a row, we have filled our recycling […]

Non-Grocery Quarterly Budget

By now, if you are following along, we have only begun to work on the budget, but you should have a basic budget with your income and expenses and you should know what you have left each month. That is where this journey begins.  From our previous post, you should have everything included in your […]

Summer Pops

  Print Summer Pops Prep Time 5 mins Total Time 5 mins   Well it’s just about the time when the kids are bored of Summer, it’s brutally hot outside, and everyone starts to get on each others nerves.  I always find that when that begins, it’s best to fill their loud-whiny mouths with HomeSpun […]


It’s Friday and you know what that means, we are either making or saving money!!! This week we are going to build off of the EBates post and show you how to make even more money doing what you already do. As you will learn later this week, I am a huge promoter of Walmart […]