Adoptive Families Blog

Making a Dairy and Gluten Free Meal

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 23, 2012

More than ever, children are growing up with dairy and wheat/gluten allergies. Scientists have not been able to pinpoint the root cause for this rise in diagnosed cases. Whatever the reason, you may want to adjust your lifestyle to accommodate your child’s allergies and sensitivities. Here is a delicious and easy meal to whip up on a frosty autumn night. The whole family will be sure to ask for seconds:

Cream of Mushroom and Potato Soup

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Topics: Recipe, Parenting, General, Savings

Savings Alert: Non-Packaged Foods

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 19, 2012

It is true, prepared foods make life easier. It is wonderful to pop open a bag of coleslaw with carrots and toss in the packaged dressing. There is bliss that comes with washed, diced and frozen onions. No tears. No problem. We have become used to cheese shredded for us; lettuce washed and chopped; carrots peeled and bagged. If you decide to forgo the instant gratification of the “ready-made”, there is good money to be found.

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Topics: Family, General, Economy, Savings

Savings Alert: Household Cleaner

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on November 12, 2012

Hello friends. You might be wondering how I can come up with yet another way to save money in this crazy economy. There is no lack of penny pinching ideas from this determined saver. Why not try making your own surface disinfectant cleaner?

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Topics: General, Economy, Savings

Savings Alert: Helpful Tips to Help You Save

Posted by Lifetime Adoption on October 29, 2012

There is an old saying that says, “The difference between stumbling blocks and stepping-stones is the way man uses them!” Don’t let finances be a stumbling block to your dreams of becoming a parent. If you know in your heart that God intends for you to be on this path, there will be doors opened to you. You will find unique and unexpected ways of setting aside a little extra each month.

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Topics: Communication, Adoption Tips, Awareness, General, Economy, Savings