Author Archive | Ashley Baker

Family Fiscal Fast

Family Fiscal Fast (AKA No Spend Week)

I first heard the term ‘fiscal fast’ on an episode of TLC’s Extreme Cheapskates. I was just getting into the couponing craze and seeing people take my love of saving money to such outlandish ends was fascinating. Regardless of how crazy some of the lengths they went to in order to save $1, there were […]

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Summer Corn Salad

Summertime, to me, means family time, outdoor adventures, fresh produce, vacations, water, and lots of cookouts. Summertime also means HEAT since we live in the great state of Tennessee. To quote my late Uncle Chuck, “It’s hotter’n a blister bug in a pepper patch!” Can I get an amen?  Thankfully, eating well during the hot […]

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The Year I Broke Thanksgiving

The Year I Broke Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. Some years, I think Thanksgiving beats Christmas, but it’s always a close call. Let’s face it; T-Day has all my favorite pastimes in one single day. Family. Food. Football. Naps. Food. I’m not much for the football side of it, BUT I include it on my list because I take […]

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