Tips for Living on a Budget

Financial advice is never taken for granted in a single mom's life.

Budgeting and planning for unexpected expenses to include medical, pet, extra school costs and much more are discussed. Many articles are written about how to save money on party ideas, family fun and tips for around the house including recycling, green living and feeding the family on a budget.

Having a healthy recipe database on hand is a great beginning. Living within budget constraints can create tough choices especially with housing decisions. Real estate resources will help educate on mortgage, home buying, renting, moving, avoiding scams and making sound decisions.

To conclude, this section explores a variety of basic financial topics with information and advice geared specifically to the priorities of single-parent households.

Rose Water Flan

Here is an easy and savory Flan recipe. Enjoy! Ingredients For caramel: 100 grams sugar and 2 tablespoons water For the cream: 400 ml of milk, 100 grams sugar, 2 whole eggs and 2 yolks, a tablespoon of vanilla, one tablespoon of rose water Preparation Heat the milk with the sugar … [Read more...]

Health Uses of Baking Soda

Among the countless ways baking soda is used day to day, here are some health uses. - Use baking soda as a face or body scrub. Offer yourself an invigorating facial or body scrub. Prepare a paste by mixing 3 parts baking soda and 1 part water. Rub in a gentle circular motion to exfoliate the … [Read more...]

Banana Pancakes

Pancakes will definitely win some fans with this easy recipe, especially since there are only two ingredients needed: bananas and eggs. The rest is magic! This great recipe is tailored made for those who have culinary restrictions, are on diet, or simply for those who are not into complicated … [Read more...]

Greek Chicken Pasta

If you are looking for a quick, easy to cook, delicious and flavorful dinner here it is: Ingredients: 2 crushed cloves of garlic 1 package (16 ounce) linguine pasta or any other pasta 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 large tomato, chopped 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast chopped into … [Read more...]

Great Uses of Baking Soda

Baking soda is a chemical that looks like a fine powder. It creates bubbles of carbon dioxide when it comes in contact with an acid. It’s most commonly used in baking, where it acts as a leavening agent, but it has so many other uses aside from making bread fluffy and soft. We will show you today … [Read more...]

Home Uses of Essential Oils

Essential oils extracted from plants can be used at home to kill/remove mold and bacteria. These oils are really strong, so use sparingly: one drop of peppermint oil is as strong as 30 cups of peppermint tea. You can find essential oils at health-food stores. Essential oils can be used … [Read more...]