Monthly Archives: October 2009

Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

  This week I am Thankful for…             I just realized this was my 100th post! Yippie! As always, I am Thankful for my happy, healthy, wild little beasties that run around my house all day long driving me crazy, I am Thankful that we have a roof over...
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Vinegar is a Great way to Get rid of Lime Deposits

Also known as Hard Water Stains, Mineral Deposits, and Calcium Build-up, Lime Deposits around your faucets, in your sinks and tubs and in your coffee pot can be a nuisance, and now they can be a thing of the past! With just a little bit of vinegar you can get rid of the lime...
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"Let’s Say Thanks" to our Soldiers

Let’s Say Thanks is a website started by Xerox and is partnered with many others including Give2TheTroops, the Rochester Institute of Technology, and the Boys & Girls Club to name just a few. These companies make it easy for you to say “Thank You” to US Troops stationed overseas. Children from all over the...
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Christmas is just around the corner (ask any retailer)

I know it is not even Halloween yet, but I have already seen Christmas items showing up at many different stores.I figure if they are trying to get you to spend money already, I can help you save money before you go out and spend it. If you are the type of person who...
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Simple ways to Save Money on Holiday Wrapping Paper While Going Green

The Holiday budget does not only include gifts, you have to figure out how to wrap all of those presents without going over budget and breaking the bank. By using Recycled materials from throughout the year, you can not only save money, but it is a great way to incorporate Going Green into your...
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Yay, I got a few Awards! Y’all ARE reading about my Nutty Life

I have a few bloggy awards that I have received recently…well, one of them was almost 2 months ago. I just got another one yesterday and I figured I better get to showing off my awards as well as giving them away. I am working on getting caught up with some of the things...
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Little Nut Nut’s 3rd Birthday and a Birthday Blog Hop

Today is Jamie’s birthday over at From Memories to Books, Happy Birthday Jamie! Jamie works as an Independent Consultant for Heritage Makers, they turn digital work, such as blogs and photos into scrapbooks. I am loving it and can’t wait to get one for Wee Nut’s story! Jamie’s Blog Hop is that we are...
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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

For years, when I roasted pumpkin seeds, I took them out of the pumpkin, washed them, added a sprinkle of salt and tossed them in the oven. They were good, but they were never great. Last year for Thanksgiving I tried, for the first time to brine my turkey, soaking it in salt overnight....
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Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

This week has been a rough one at the Nut House. Four out of 5 of my little Nuts were sick on Tuesday, 2 of them that normally go to school, stayed home. Wee Nut had a runny nose all morning and seemed fine until he woke up from from his afternoon nap wheezing,...
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Slow Cooker Turkey Meatballs with Tomato Sauce

Once the weather starts to cool off, we start to eat a lot more pasta with red sauce. One of the great things about this is that it is so quick and easy to make a simple red sauce and a pot of pasta, but if we want meatballs, that takes a bit more...
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Easy Peasy 15 Minute Chicken Pot Pie

I love love love cooking from scratch, especially my Deep Dish Chicken Pot Pie, but sometimes there is just not time to prepare and bake it…even though it is soooo easy. If I have coupons and can find convenience foods on sale, I stock up on them for days when I need dinner on...
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Fun Friday Photos

 
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Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

Whew! It has already been a long day at the Nut House, I am ready for a nap. The day started out very early with several unhappy babies and one reluctant 6 year old who was not happy about going to school today. He was only 45 minutes late, that doesn’t make me too...
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