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  1. Pets
    Although this may not be for everyone, I wanted to post the success that we have had with raw feeding our dog on a budget. When we got Stryder, we had him on Purina dog food. Then Taste of the Wild, then Nutro, etc. Well besides eating a TON of food, he developed skin allergies. He was miserable...
  2. Kitchen Basics
    My DS12 and DS7 have been eating us out of house and home (literally!) in the last few weeks. DH has experienced an increase in his appetite since we've moved. He's lost a few pant sizes. Every time we eat dinner, he's always eating a bowl of cereal about 30 minutes later. I ask him if I'm...
  3. Pets
    I hate to admit this but I have forgotten to feed kitty before leaving the house in the morning. Just a couple of times. I always feel horrible when it happens. She is very used to feeding times. Well the last evening I came home to be greated with much screaming. Which is usual. Then I was...
  4. General Chat
    ...and I don't know how to feel about it. She is a nice enough woman, moved here about 4 years ago, has one son just off to college this year and one son about 11. They are nice people. She can be a picky-picky type person, and is kind of a health nut (rightly so, she has had tongue cancer...
  5. Kitchen Basics
    Looks like the Dog days of Summer :hot:are on our doorstep with temperatures steadily rising today through Wednesday or Thursday when it's supposed to hit 98º. :thud: How do you feed your family when it's so hot? Me, I plan ahead and do any cooking early in the day. I try to center meals around...
  6. Make It Yourself
    The hummers are back here in Virginia! I always use this recipe I found on Recipezaar for the solution in our feeders ~ the hummers love it and it's simple to double or triple if you have lots of feeders. Kim D's Hummingbird Feeding Solution 1/2 cup sugar 2 cups water Combine sugar and water...
  7. Homesteading and gardening
    Feeding my Dog http://www.durgan.org/URL/?ECNJG 6 October 2009 Dog Food I consider commercial dog food to be unhealthy. My small 11 pound Pomeranian is fed a home preparation. Commercial treats, I consider poison. The ingredients are readily available, prepared vegetable juice (various fruits...
  8. Question and Answer
    my fiancee and i seem to spend too much on food, and although in the last several months we've cut down, i still think we're spending too much. we are slowly cutting out fast food and i am cooking far more often than i used to. we've actually cut our expenses in half so far! i want to know...
  9. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals
    I'd like to see some recipes (or just plain "meal ideas") where people feed two people for under $4. Bonus points if you can do it in $2-$3.
  10. Frugal Canadians
    I spent like $85 at Superstore an hour ago. :thud: Now before you guys wonder how I could spend so much, look at what I bought! A thick turtleneck sweater for $9.94 (clearance, down from $49) A pair of thick black winter slacks for $6.94 (down from $39) A nice pretty cream colored sleeveless...
  11. Homesteading and gardening
    My cousin has a cabin and using a wood stove to heat the place when they are there. The problem is sleeping or rather waking up to feed the wood stove every couple hours. Any ideas?
  12. Homesteading and gardening
    Went to go buy some black oil sunflower seed the other day & the lowest price I could find was $25 for a 50lb bag. I'll keep searching for a better price but those birds better start rationing, lol. Do you feed the birds & if you feed them the black oil sunflower seed, how much does it cost...
  13. Pets
    As everyone in this category knows, I had a scare with my 14 year old cat, Little Girl. She was diagnosed with Slight Viral Infection. Although all of her blood tests and x-rays and temperature were normal, I have had to assist her feeding (twice per day since Thursday) which is getting...
  14. General Chat
    I am really curious about this ... ellen is 4 months old and although she has been eating cereal and odd and end bites of baby food for quite some time.. i am curious about what others have experienced with their children. Expecially since my boss i slipped up and mentioned that she had had...
  15. Frugal Living
    Our grocery budget has skyrocketed out of this world. Partly because of the increase in food prices but mostly because I am now feeding teenagers whose apetites are legendary. My son is growing like a weed and both are very competitive athletes (my hubby is too). It is like inviting vacuum...
  16. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    Some nice sites for Money Management and Financial Planning: http://www.feedthepig.org/ http://www.360financialliteracy.org/
  17. Financial hardship
    I got some checks that I can mail out just let me know if you need them. Other baby coupons too. Reply here or email me: [email protected] Love to the frugal village mommies! -Jessica
  18. Kitchen Basics
    I just came across this link posted at another board, and I wanted to pass it along. I'm not sure if this is the best place to post this, so feel free to move it to a more suitable location if need be: (OOPS! Post rejected: I'm not allowed to post URLs until I've made 15 posts, so just Google...
  19. Family
    Is there any benefit of feeding a baby on a strict schedule? So, if the baby is hungry before the next scheduled feeding, do you make him/her wait until it's time?
  20. Freebies
    When it comes to understanding babies and knowing what they like to eat, mums and dads know best! We've set up the tinytums Parents Panel to give you the chance to make your views count... and get a sneak preview before everyone else! We'd love to get your advice on new Foodie ideas, which...
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