Tag Archives: Fall

8 Slow Cooker Recipes To Try This Fall

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The cool weather is finally here and with schedules getting busier, I’ve been pulling out my slow cooker more often. Paul and I have been prepping up 6-8 different recipes once a month and putting them in the freezer. I use this crock pot here.

It’s been great to have these on hand to whip a quick and healthy weeknight meal without all the prep and clean-up. Usually all I have to do is create a side dish like rice, steamed broccoli or salad and we have dinner and lots of leftovers for lunch the next day!

Here’s a round-up of a few of our favourite slow cooker recipes to try this week. If you can, prep a bunch of these on a Sunday, throw them into freezer bags and you’re good to go! (more…)

7 Ways To Save Money This Fall

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via Inspired Taste

Welp, we bought a house last month and we’re going into lockdown for the next few months because of all the fees involved. We have closing costs, A LOT of furniture and appliances to buy, plus we need to cover the rent on our place in Portland AND our mortgage on our beach house until we can start renting it out in the spring.

If you’re trying to buckle down on your costs and spending, here are a few ideas on how-to save money this fall:

1) Make Your Own Pumpkin Spice Latte

That expensive $5 latte is also really easy to make at home and a great way to get your fall pumpkin fix. The DIY version lets you control the amount of sugar and natural ingredients that are in your drink – so you know exactly what’s in it. Here’s a great pumpkin spice latte recipe to try out! (more…)

8 Little Splurges For Fall

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I am all about small pleasures that bring me a little bit of joy everyday. So when I was thinking about my fall wish list, I wanted to put together a list of ideas that didn’t break the bank. It’s all about the little splurges – you don’t need a ton cash to get a little happiness in your day.

Here’s what I suggest: (more…)