Entries by Mrs. Maker

Monthly Budgeting-Your Next Moves

Good morning, Mrs. Maker here- I hope that you are enjoying the budget tools we have provided so far.  By now you should have about half of your monthly receipts saved up and a good idea of what money is coming in and going out of your house each month.  We suggested that you highlight […]

Friday Money Maker

It’s Friday and I like to finish off very week by showing you how to either make or save money…well who are we kidding…I like to show you everyday how to make or save money. By a show of hands how many people use EBATES? (Crickets) Just what I thought, like you I hadn’t heard […]

Cloth Napkins

Today I want to share with you one of the easiest ways to reduce a few bucks out of your budget and do something go for the environment. Cloth napkins. Now I know what you are thinking, she’s nuts. My kids are messy and the last thing I need is more laundry. I don’t have […]

Deviled Eggs

Mrs. Maker here and I have a confession….I have never made deviled eggs before today.  We are heading to a cookout later and I had no idea what to bring. I had 6 eggs in the fridge that were ready to expire and so I thought how hard can it be? This recipe is perfectly […]

Green BEAN Delivery

  I think I have mentioned, possibly a few times, that Mr. Maker and I both work full-time jobs in addition to running this lovely blog. Why I share this with you is because one of the things I hate is spending my time in the grocery store. Just a few years back, a friend […]

Spicy Thai Noodles (Gluten Free or Not)

I should note that I substituted rice noodles for linguine to make this wonderful dish Gluten Free. Ingredients: 1 box of linguine or rice noodles 1-2 TBSP of crushed red pepper 1/2 cup of sesame oil 6 TBSP honey 6 TBSP soy sauce *green onions, cilantro, peanuts and toasted sesame seeds for garnish Directions: Boil Noodles, […]

Mrs Maker’s Energy Balls (Gluten Free)

In the Maker house, our kids are always looking for something quick and easy to grab on the go. I started making these energy bites. The best part is they are easy to adapt to your own creation. Prep Time: 20 minutes          Ingredients 1/3 cup Honey 1/2 cup Peanut butter, creamy 1 cup Oats, old-fashioned […]

Stop Wasting Bags

When I was 8 years old, I started the neighborhood recycling club-we even had a theme song. Our job was to look at everyday things and see how we could reuse, reduce waste, or recycle them. Reducing my footprint and making a difference however big or small has always been important to me. Our family […]

LOLA- Organic 100% Cotton Feminine Care

Have you heard about LOLA? It’s a great new company by women, for women that is totally transforming tampons. Did you know that the FDA doesn’t require tampon brands to disclose a comprehensive list of ingredients, so most of them don’t. WHAT?! The more I think about it, I’m not comfortable not knowing what I’m […]