5 Tips to Successfully Be A One-Car Family In A Multi-Car World

This is our baby.  Our 1 and only car.  Since the time we were married, we have been a one-car family.  We choose to do that to save money.

How to be a one car family

We live in central CA.  In a place that doesn’t have lots of public transit, and the transit we do have doesn’t really give us much help.  So we had to really consciously make the choice to make this work. We had to figure out tips to successfully be a one-car family.

Why we chose to be a one-car family

Before we were married, we both served missions for our church.  Shortly after coming home, we started dating.  Matthew bought a car and I did not.  I used a family car until we were married.  So instead of going into debt for a car, we decided to manage with 1 car.

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The Best Stuffed Bell Peppers With Ground Turkey And Vegetables

One of my favorite recipes is stuffed bell peppers with ground turkey and vegetables! It has always been a dish that leaves me full but not heavy feeling.  I also love that it gets me lots of vegetables!

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We searched high and low for a vegetable and turkey stuffed peppers recipe.  I tried a few but never LOVED what I was eating.

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How to Save Money When Building A House Of Your Dreams

Purchasing a home is possibly the largest event that you will make in your lifetime. Everyone is always looking for ways to save money when building a house because making the decision to build a home adds a large amount of complexity to the process.

light blue house with white porch and writing on it saying how to save money when building a house of your dreams.

You will have to worry about every detail from buying the perfect plot of land to choosing countertops that match your taste and lifestyle. It is a daunting task that can quickly become overwhelming if you don’t have the time and desire to stay on top of all elements of the project.

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Quick And Easy Taco Soup Recipe For The Whole Frugal Family

One of my favorite things to make in the winter with leftover taco meat is to make this quick and easy taco soup recipe! This is a great make ahead and freezer recipe to have on hand!  Sometimes I make a huge stock pot of this taco soup recipe and freeze some of it for later.

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Fun Halloween Crafts: Halloween Spider Plate Craft For The Home

It is time for some fun Halloween crafts! We decorate with this craft for the home every year and love the feeling it brings to our home as we spend family time as we decorate.

Picture of a fun halloween craft of a Spider Platter craft for the home the is a purple plate with black spiders glued on.

Spiders and the Halloween season go hand in hand, which is why this spooky spider platter is the perfect accent to your fun Halloween crafts.

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