Weekend Wandering

Happy Weekend! I’m not quite sure what I am going to do with myself this weekend, what with my garden all taken care of again and no football to watch! (Did anyone else almost have a heart attack watching that Seahawks-Packers game? Oh. My. Gosh!)  But I’m sure I’ll think of something….this might just be a good day to tackle my kids’ room! What are your plans for the weekend?

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And now, without further ado, here is what I loved this week:

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First of all, These Lemon Ricotta Pancakes from Aria’s Kitchen sound like the perfect way to start the day. Yum!

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

 These Easy Crockpot Salsa Verde Chicken Tacos from Flour on My Face come together with just a few ingredients and sound absolutely delicious! A Superbowl Sunday meal perhaps?

Crock Pot Salsa Verde Chicken

These Cheddar Meatball Poppers from Spend With Pennies would also be a great recipe for game day!

Cheddar Meatball Poppers

These Homemade Soft Pretzel Bites from Kleinworth & Co. take less than 30 minutes to prepare!

Soft Pretzel Bites

Practical Stewardship has a great Guacamole Recipe that also comes together in minutes!

Easy Guacamole

Onto some sweeter recipes….these Copycat Girl Scout Samoa Cookies from Raining Hot Coupons look so good!

Copycat Girl Scout Samoa Cookies

These Cookies and Cream Red Velvet Brownies from This Silly Girl’s Life look absolutely AMAZING!

Red Velvet Brownies

On the party front, Army Wife to Suburban Life has 4 Easy DIY Football Party Ideas that are budget friendly and so cute!

DIY Football Party

 These Yarn Pom Poms from Home Made Interest add such a whimsical addition to any game day table scape!

Yarn Pom Poms

This Valentine’s Day Word Scramble  printable from Mortiz Fine Designs is a fun activity for kids!

Valentine's Day Word Scramble

Overwhelmed with debt? The Budget Mama reminds us Debt is Not Forever!

Debt is Not Forever

These 4 Ways to Save Money on Food from Single Moms Income are all practical tips that can be implemented right away! Plan includes a free menu planning printable!

4 Ways to Save Money on Food

Creating My Happiness shares 6 tips on How to Save Money on Groceries Without Using Coupons. I totally agree with tip number 5!

6 Ways to Save on Groceries

These 7 Ways to Start Saving Money Now from Finding Morgan are great for those who have a hard time sticking to a budget!

7 Painless Ways to Save Money

Finally, these 8 Free Ways to Turn a Bad Day Around from Retired by 40 will turn your frown upside down in no time!

8 Ways to Turn a Bad Day Around

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What did you love this week?

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