Chocolate Banana Cream Pie Recipe #Pyrex100 {sponsored}

Cacao Banana Raw Vegan Pie

I have a love of old school kitchen equipment. Iron skillets, glass bakeware and storage containers, and not a microwave in sight. While I also profess my love for more modern kitchen appliances like refrigerators, there’s something about cooking and baking in old school traditions that makes sense to me. When Pyrex®, a World Kitchen brand, […]

How To Talk To Kids About Saying ‘No’ To Alcohol {sponsored}

how to talk to your kids about alcohol

One of the most important things we can do as parents is teach our children how to live their best life. While the Centsible Life often focuses on the financial aspect I recognize that there are a lot of other factors when it comes to living ‘centsibly.’ Part of making wise financial decisions and living […]

April Menu Plan: Week Four with GIANT {sponsored}

April Meal Plan week four

Spring is finally here and with it lots of time spent outdoors. Our menus in the spring focus on buying fresh and local produce and making quick meals so we can spend more time outside soaking up the sun and warm weather. I’ve included menu items that will allow you to grill outside or slow cook […]

#MakeitMango Mango Recipes & Cooking with Kids {sponsored}

Mango recipe and tips for cooking with kids

Mango is one of our family’s favorite fruits. Available year-round in the produce aisle and in the freezer we use it regularly throughout the year for smoothies, fruit salads, and a simple snack. We were invited to a cooking with kids class to learn more about cooking with mango, but due to our after-school activities […]

How to Pack a Healthy Lunch in 5 Easy Steps {sponsored}

5 Easy Steps to a healthier lunch

Packing lunches becomes the bane of any parent’s existence a few months into the school year. Now with only a few months left in the school year, but you still can’t get of easy. There are summer outings, picnics, and summer camps coming up soon. I thought it would be a great time to tackle […]

Car Maintenance: Know When To Replace Your Tires {sponsored}

Tire Tread Penny Trick

Do you include car maintenance in your budget? Back in my less frugal days I would ignore the expense until I was hit with a large repair bill. Ouch. While it’s no surprise that cars require maintenance-it just tends to sneak up on us if we don’t plan ahead. Now, of course, I include a […]

15 Essential Baby Items with Chicco {sponsored}

15 must-have baby essentials

Thank you Chicco Shop for sponsoring this post. While this was a sponsored opportunity from Chicco Shop, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. Since many readers are entering or in the ‘baby’ phase of life I’m thrilled to share that I’ll partnering with Chicco to share some great money-saving ideas for new […]

Better Baking & Easier Dieting With Fraser Scale {sponsored}

Fraser Scale

One of the most essential and overlooked tools you can have for your kitchen is a kitchen scale. It can be used for a variety of reasons such as precise measuring for baking, measuring ingredients for cooking, or to monitor your portion size when you’re aiming to eat healthier. We have a scale, but I […]

Must-have handbag essentials kit {sponsored}

must have handbag essentials

One of the things I’m slightly obsessive about is keeping a stash of things in my handbag at all times. I call it my essentials kit. It’s not that I’m the most organized person in the world, but I’ve learned the hard way that getting caught without my essentials means disaster. I keep all the […]