Weekend Wandering

Weekend Wandering at LWSL

Happy Sunday everyone!  I’m not normally a huge sports fan, but I have to say that I am really looking forward to a day of good football today!  I was born and raised in the Seattle area so it is pretty exciting to see my hometown team doing so well this year!  You can tell I’m really getting excited when I start a new football themed Pinterest board! 😉

In the meantime, be sure to check out all the great posts from Thrifty Thursday!  There were SO many great ideas to choose from this week, which made it very difficult to pick favorites.  In the end, these are the ones I loved!

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First of all, my family would be all over this Chicken Rice Soup by Carmel Moments. It looks so yummy!


I can’t tell you how many times I have needed taco seasoning, only to see that I am all out.  Again.  I am  bookmarking this Homemade Taco Seasoning from One Little Project for the next time I run out!


My husband and I made jelly for the first time together last fall and it was so much fun!  Now that he’s embraced the idea, I’d love to venture out and try this Simple Pepper Jelly from Kleinworth & Co. 


These Valentine’s Day Marshmallow Pops & Candies by Savvy Saving Couple are absolutely adorable!


I love these Grown-Up Valentine ideas from The Moon and Me. Who says we can’t have fun too?


These Valentine’s Day Paper Strip Heart Garland by Posed Perfection look super easy and would be great to hand on a wall or fireplace!


The transformation of this Bedroom Chandelier by 24 Cottonwood Lane will seriously have you wanting to spray paint your very own!

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This Simple Yearly Cleaning Checklist by Moritz Fine Designs gives you 3 cleaning tasks each month so it’s not overwhelming. I love that!


Composting always looks so hard, that I’ve haven’t dared try it! Easy Composting for A Healthy Garden by Taylor-Made Ranch Homestead Blog makes this task extremely doable.


 I think stockpiling is a must, but it can easily take over my entire house! I love how Mission: To Save gives these Realistic Stockpiling Tips for those of us who don’t have a lot of space.


More Than Books: The Best Kept Secret in Your Town by Creative Savings gives you 9 FREE activities to do at the local library. I had no idea you could do all these!

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What did you love this week?

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  • Melanie @ Carmel Moments January 19,

    Thanks Ruth! You’re the best! Hope you get a chance to try it and that your family loves it.
    I noticed yesterday you said you made Dutch Babies. We had that for breakfast yesterday too. So yummy!

  • Danelle - Tattered Treasures January 19,

    All of this talk about valentines day is making me want to start decorating. It’s cold and snowy and the perfect day to start. Have a fabulous Sunday.

  • Debbie @ onelittleproject.com January 19,

    Thanks for featuring my taco seasoning recipe! I hope you and your family have a great day today! I’m not much a football fan, but curiosity got the best of me and I had to check out your football Pinterest board. Football fan or not, I’d totally make some of those things! :)

  • Gina January 19,

    THANK YOU so much Ruth- what a great collection of recipes & I’m so thrilled to be a part of it.

  • Mary @ Mission to Save January 19,

    WOW! Thanks so much for featuring my Realistic Stockpiling post. It means a lot that you found the tips helpful!

  • Heather January 19,

    Thanks for featuring my Simple {deep} Cleaning Checklist! Hopefully people won’t feel overwhelmed when it comes to unfavorable cleaning chores!

  • Gladys January 19,

    Thank you for sharing Taco seasoning recipe. I’ll try making it soon!

  • Kate @ Modern Day Faith January 19,

    As your follower from the Seattle area, I say “Go Hawks!!!” :-)

  • Rosa January 21,

    I love homemade seasoning you should write a new post about. Old one was delated

    Best wishes from spain



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