May Google + and YouTube Amazon Giveaway Ends May 21

Back for week 3 of the Amazon Blast! Thats means a 3rd $100 Amazon Gift card just in time for summer! What would you spend it on if you win? This week Makobi Scribe is bringing you this Amazon G+/YouTube blast where one lucky reader will win a $100 Amazon gift card. The giveaway is open… Read More »

Finding New Roads After Your Service Member Retires or Separates #ChevySalutes

Finding New Roads After Your Service Member Retires or Separates #ChevySalutes

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Chevrolet via MSB New Media. The opinions and text are all mine. When your service member retires or like my husband separates from the service things can be daunting! You have to find a new place to fit in. Many times this means yet… Read More »

Thrifty Thursday | Freeze Fruit and Vegetables in Season

 Thrifty Thursday | Freeze Fruit and Vegetables in Season  My tip this week is  to buy fresh fruit and veggies in season when they are cheap. I was just able to grab strawberries 2/$3. They day you bring them up cut them up and freeze them! Then you have fresh fruit and veggies out of… Read More »

Stockpiling 101 – The Budget

Stockpiling 101 – The Budget

In the first post of our Stockpiling 101 series, I showed you how to prepare yourself and your home for getting ready to build a stockpile. Now, I want to show you how to maximize your savings while you stock up. Stocking up doesn’t have to be a budget buster, but it can become that… Read More »

FREE Printable World’s Best Dad Certificate!


Want to give Dad a truly unique gift on Sunday? Have your kids print this FREE Printable World’s Best Dad certificate! It won’t cost you anything and they can sign it and give it to him personally!   Here’s how to get yours: Head over HERE and sign up or log in. Click on “Today’s… Read More »

Discovery Channel: Features US Army Captain on Deadliest Catch The Bait


I have to tell you! You know how we all have at least one TV show e just have to watch each week? Well Deadliest Catch is hubby’s he LOVES it! So I am really excited to share that they are featuring a  US Army Captain TONIGHT (5/12) on Deadliest Catch The Bait See the video clip… Read More »

Military Spouses Don’t Let Your Eligibility for Valuable Benefits Expire

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When we first got married and I was a new Navy wife I didn’t know about any benefits for either myself or my husband. Heck I didn’t even know about military discounts at stores! There is no handbook that lists everything there is out there and boy I wish there was! I was lucky enough… Read More »

Stockpiling 101: Getting Started

Stockpiling 101 Getting Started

Stockpiling is one of the best ways that you can save money. It isn’t one that will save you immediately, but it will save you big in the long run. It doesn’t have to be some complicated event that forces you to go broke right from the start. That would defeat the purpose. Instead, follow… Read More »

Menu Planning Monday Week of May 11, 2015

Menu Planning Monday Week of May 11, 2015 We are using the gill this week I am LOVING this warm weather. Not sure where to start with Menu Planning? Check out our Menu Planning 101 and my menu planning tips and my How I Menu Plan Video. Monday – Breakfast for Dinner Tuesday – Apple Stuffed Pork… Read More »

Washington DC Homeschool Activity

Washington DC Homeschool Activity

Washington D.C. is an extremely kid friendly city, with a parade of sights, free museums, national monuments and plenty of parks for kids to run through.  If you are planning on a family trip to our nation’s capitol, there are several things that kids will want to take note of. Try some of these fun… Read More »