Learn how to Roast your own Coffee Beans

My Family’s #1 Budget Hack: Roast Your Own Coffee

At my house we LOVE coffee, and as a busy mom, I sort of thrive on it. My kids know that the day doesn’t start off on the right foot if I don’t get my alone time for 5 minutes to drink my cup and do my Bible Study. This post contains Amazon Affiliate Links. You are not obligated to purchase through these links but when you do you help support Talking Mom2Mom. Thank you. via GIPHY   About three years ago my husband decided to try his hand at roasting his own coffee beans. We have always been fairly picky about our coffee. We always tried to buy organic, fair trade beans but the flavor and roast was important … Read more

Organize your Home and Homeschool with this Loop Scheduling Workshop

Are you allergic to planning and schedules like I am? I have been through a number of planners and calendars over the last decade, promising from one year to the next that I am going to “get my act together,” only to see my neat little plans unravel before my very eyes. It leaves a mom feeling totally discouraged. Can you relate? I tried a new planning method this year called Loop Scheduling and it has rocked my world. This is the schedule for the mom who hates schedules. What is Loop Scheduling? At the beginning of the 2017 homeschool year, I took a webinar from my good friend Tauna over at The Proverbial Homemaker. Tauna is a busy stay-at-home, … Read more

How to Make Snow Cream: A Snow Day, Family Fun Recipe

How to Make Snow Cream: A Snow Day, Family Fun Recipe

Please tell me you have heard of Snow Cream. If you haven’t, you are in for a real treat! This easy to make recipe is a treasured family tradition, and perfect for a snow day at home with the whole family. **This post contains affiliate links to Amazon.com. You are not required to purchase through these links, but if you do the small commission received goes to help support our families and this website. Thank you for reading Talking Mom2Mom. You can further read our affiliate disclosure¬†here. These Northern Winters I moved up to the frigid North a little over a decade ago when I married my husband. I could not believe that he had never heard of snow cream. … Read more

The Homemaker's Friend 2018 Planner GIVEAWAY

The Homemaker’s Friend 2018 Planner GIVEAWAY {Ends 12/8/2017}

Mama, are you juggling a lot of balls as a homemaker? How do you get it all done?¬† When you are homeschooling, paying bills, keeping house, and possibly even working from home on top of it all, it is enough to make any woman feel like she is losing her mind. We need to stop being just busy and start being more productive! You need a friend to help carry a bit of the load for you. The Homemaker’s Friend 2018 Planner can be that tool you need to help you get organized and focused in your homemaking. With its very practical and uniquely designed tools, you will find it is indeed a helpful friend during your day! Weekly Planning … Read more

Birthday Party and Holiday Party Pack

FREE Holiday and Birthday Party Planning Pack with a Christmas GIVEAWAY!

Does planning for parties and holiday events stress you out? Planning the budget, menu plan, the activities, keeping up with invitations beforehand and then the thank you cards to follow can be such a hassle. Make things easier on yourself with this Birthday Party and Holiday Event Planning Pack FREE for subscribers of Talking Mom2Mom! Download Your Party Planning Pack We know the reward of event planning and would love to share with you and easy guide to help get you started since Thanksgiving and Christmas are just around the corner! Click below to download your copy for FREE TODAY! Enter our Holiday GIVEAWAY! Who wants to WIN an extra $550 in your choice of Paypal Cash or Amazon Gift … Read more

Dirty Rice Recipe {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Budget Friendly!}

Dirty Rice Recipe {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Budget-Friendly!}

My family loves spicy food and since I decided to start cutting out some gluten and dairy to deal with some health issues I am experiencing, I am on the hunt to find some large family pleasing recipes that everyone is going to enjoy. Do you ever find that healthy cooking sometimes costs more money? I hate that. We live in a rural area so all the gluten free flours, special oils, etc. always cost more than my regular grocery bill. Mind you, we eat clean. I just prefer to cook with regular real ingredients instead of all the specialty items that are surprisingly difficult to find in a small town. I am all about feeding my family a healthy … Read more