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December 2014

Found 3 blog entries for December 2014.

Disneyland photoWith the trip all completed, I wanted to do a final run down of how we saved all of our money and made this trip happen on a such a small budget.

1) The RV: I can’t stress enough how much money the RV saved us, and really, for a family our size, it was just plain easier. You know when you’re in a hotel, you’re just surviving without the comforts of home. But I have my motorhome stocked with all of our “stuff.” We rarely feel like we’re missing out on something that we need, that we don’t have.

But more on the money saving aspect. As I have said before, when you have a family our size, hotels want about $350 minimum per night to put you in a suite that they deem appropriate for your size of family. If we had to use a hotel for all 18 days that we

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The Ultimate Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

Vanderveen Brown Butter YorkiesI FINALLY did it. I discovered a recipe for yorkies that is better than the package!!! And those darn packages are so expensive! They want $1.99 for what I now know amounts to flour and beef powder, and it only makes 6 tiny yorkies. Not even huge popovers like I accomplished today.

Here it is people, one of my finest discoveries yet:

Vanderveen Brown Butter Yorkies

Ingredients

This is based on 5 eggs which yielded me 12 huge yorkies.

5 Eggs

1 cup Milk

1 cup Flour

Salt to taste

1 tablespoon Liquid Beef Stock Concentrate

Giant hunk of Butter (about 1/6 of a stick)

2 tablespoons Canola Oil

Instructions

1) Preheat Oven to 415 degrees.

2) So you take the eggs and crack them

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