How We Feed Our Family of 8 For Less Then $200 A Week

There has been quite a bit of interest in how we manage to feed our large family of 8 for less then $200 a week eating mostly organic. I mean can you imagine how much our family eats, we have almost 4 teenagers that work out in the gym at least 3 days a week. 2 of them work many hours during the week. So I'm sure you can imagine how much food has to be cooked at every meal for everyone to leave the table full. Today I am going to share my menu's for the next 5 weeks and the shopping lists I … [Read more...]

Gardening With Kids 2013

With the weather warmed up in our area quite a bit later then normal and we didn't start our garden till later then normal in fear of the frosts we have been getting. It has involved a lot of work from everyone but with 6 kids and 3 neighbor girls who love helping in the garden it has been a lot of fun. Gardening with kids is something that we do every year, this year it is just being done on a much larger scale. We also picked some strawberry plants from the local farmers market of course … [Read more...]