Debt Free Christmas - Make a Plan to Shop All Year at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Debt Free Christmas – Make a Plan to Shop All Year

Ok, before you write me off as mental for broaching the topic of Christmas in April, give me a paragraph or two to explain!You see, if I want to have a truly debt free Christmas then I have to plan ahead. Like waaaay ahead. If I wait until November to start thinking about Christmas then I either break the bank, […]

Our Favorite Camping Tips, Tricks & Hacks

Today we’re talking camping tips, tricks and hacks!I’m so excited that you’ve joined me for this week’s Camping Series, where I’m sharing meal and snack ideas, fun & games and lots of great tips, tricks and hacks for making your next camping trip the best it can be!What follows are the tips & tricks that we’ve used, or decided to […]

Camping Games and Fun for Kids

Today we’re talking camping games and fun for kids!I’m so excited that you’ve joined me for this week’s Camping Series, where I’m sharing meal and snack ideas, fun & games and lots of great tips, tricks and hacks for making your next camping trip the best it can be!Keeping the kids busy while camping is second in importance only to […]

Camping Meals for Dinner and Dessert at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Camping Meals – Dinner and Dessert

I’m so excited that you’ve joined me for this week’s Camping Series, where I’m sharing meal and snack ideas, fun & games and lots of great tips, tricks and hacks for making your next camping trip the best it can be!Today we’re talking dinner and dessert!Dinnertime for us is the slow down and take it easy meal of the day. […]

Camping Meals – Lunch and Snacks

I’m so excited that you’ve joined me for this week’s Camping Series, where I’m sharing meal and snack ideas, fun & games and lots of great tips, tricks and hacks for making your next camping trip the best it can be!Today we’re talking lunch and snacks!The best camping lunch requires great taste, minimal effort and easy clean up. We have […]

Camping Meals – Breakfast

I’m so excited that you’ve joined me for this week’s Camping Series, where I’m sharing meal and snack ideas, fun & games and lots of great tips, tricks and hacks for making your next camping trip the best it can be!Today we’re talking breakfast!While we’re at home I go to great lengths to prep well enough on Sundays that my […]

Planning a Weekend Camping Trip at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Planning a Weekend Camping Trip

We are really not a “take a vacation every year” type family. Vacations can be expensive and don’t fit into our very tight budget.We also don’t much care for the idea of going somewhere for a week, running ourselves ragged, and coming home more exhausted than when we left.No thanks.We keep it low key in the Nerddom, and what’s more […]

Preserving Potatoes at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Preserving Potatoes

The thought of preserving potatoes used to scare me. I thought it would be far more complicated than it actually turned out to be. I like to buy potatoes in bulk when I find them on sale, but unless you have a root cellar, potatoes aren’t going to last much longer than 2-3 weeks without preserving them in some way. […]

Grasshoppers and Crickets Study at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Grasshoppers and Crickets Study

We like to delve into a few delight directed studies throughout our year. It’s an easy way to dig a little deeper into things that we might read about in books, as is the case with this Grasshoppers and Crickets study. We’ve been listening to the audio book of On the Banks of Plum Creek. All throughout the book it […]

What I'm Reading April 2017 at LifeInTheNerddom.com

What I’m Reading in April 2017

I. love. to. read!I read a LOT of books and typically have 4 or 5 books that I’m reading from on any given day. Every month I try to choose three to four books to read in the upcoming month.This post is not necessarily an endorsement of these books, just sharing what I plan to read in the coming weeks.These […]