Joy Elliott

Adventures with a stay at home mom and frugal life

Behind My Mask

It’s still me behind this Mask One’s life is usually marked by a series of events or milestones.   I have had many events in my life many great and many … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Pancakes and syrup

Anyone ever realize how much it cost to make pancakes and buy syrup.   Ok now I bought Hungry Jack complete wheat blends pancake mix.  It cost $2.59 a box.  The … Continue reading

October 4, 2010 · Leave a comment


Today I will share the recipe I use to make our laundry detergent.  I have used this for years now For the bar soaps required in the recipes, you could … Continue reading

August 23, 2010 · Leave a comment


Saw a bunch of family tonight, one of which I had not been seen since around 1996 he moved here from Cininnati with his wife.  Also saw all my cousins … Continue reading

August 22, 2010 · Leave a comment

30 pounds of chicken !!!!!!

What do you do with 30 pounds of chicken.  Well you take 10 pounds place it in three crock pots and let it cook 8 hours on low.  Then you … Continue reading

August 20, 2010 · 2 Comments

Story About my Frugal Life by my Husband

Welcome to my blog.  I hope you will find it interesting and entertaining .  A few weeks ago my husband wrote an article about me to thrifty fun.  Please read … Continue reading

August 20, 2010 · 6 Comments