Do you want to make family memories to last a lifetime?
You are a mom who struggles daily with just getting dinner on the table.
You want to stay home and take care of your family, but don’t know how you can afford it.
You have a blended family and want to start making your own family memories and traditions together.
But you know these things are difficult and you just don’t know where to start.
I am glad you are here.
After I had my second child, I really wanted to stay at home to raise my children. There was no way we could afford to maintain our current lifestyle and lose one income. With my business savvy mind I came up with a plan where I could do just that.
After some planning and cutting unnecessary things from the budget, we were amazed how little we could live on. I wanted to share that with everyone I knew to help them. So I started blogging to help others save money.
I am a writer, crafter, coffee drinker, wine sipper, wife to an amazing husband, mom to three children and women all in one person. We are a blended family of five. I love writing, creating homemade recipes just like mom or grandma used to make. I am a DIYer for crafts anyone can make. I enjoy creating clean eating recipes with basic ingredients to make something fabulous. I have three children total who live with us most of the time: one daughter (2001), one stepson (2002) and one little man (2009). My husband and I have been married since 2008.
Why I Started a Blog
Both my husband and I enjoy learning how to make things ourselves and traveling with our kids. Money is a finite resource, so we try to make sure our purpose is justified before we spend it. I started writing to teach people how to save money with couponing, but so was everyone else at that time. Since I starting writing I found I loved to learn the science behind cooking and learning to cook from scratch. Not cooking from a box. I enjoy teaching others the joy of creating their own DIY crafts and homemade recipes. I would love to teach you how easily you can do these things too.
Mainly Homemade is a lifestyle blog about teaching others how to make something fabulous using simple ingredients, simple materials and simple tools. I would love to teach you how to live a simpler life but much more rewarding. Each post should save you time or money. There is something here at Mainly Homemade everyone can make. Most things I use can already be found in your pantry, garage or craft room. I enjoy sharing our travel adventures on vacations and activities around the Dallas Metroplex area and our trips with the money we save. We save money to make cherished memories with our children.
Here at Mainly Homemade you can find information to help you live a simpler life:
Homemade Recipes – just like grandma used to make
DIY Project and Crafts – Easy and simple anyone can make
I have appeared on Texas Living TV show twice to share a creative and Easy Thanksgiving Hand craft and how to save money using coupons. One of my posts was selected for a national Hallmark card Facebook ad campaign with Collective Bias. I have been featured on many blogs for my easy homemade recipes and easy craft ideas. I am working on a few more good things to come, so grab a drink and stick around a while. There is lots to see.
Brands I Have Worked With or I am a Brand Ambassador
Seattle’s Best Coffee
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Feel free to contact me at pounds4pennies at gmail dot com.