Wednesday, September 24, 2014

MYO Pumpkin Pie Spice

   With the holidays coming, this may save you a little money! Instead of buying the expensive containers of Pumpkin Pie Spice, just make your own! 

1/4 cup ground cinnamon
1/8 cup ground ginger
1 Tablespoon nutmeg
2 teaspoons ground cloves

½ teaspoon Allspice—optional

Mix all of the above and store in a mason jar or baggie.

Easy peasy!


Friday, September 19, 2014

Alexandria Asset -NKU Theater

  Have you attended one of the NKU Theater productions yet?  If not, you must take advantage of the cultural experience available to those of us living close to NKU!  We are truly blessed to be able to attend such wonderful theater productions at such a reasonable price!   This season’s productions include:

The Bacchae
Dance '15 oro M

For more information about the 2014-2015 NKU Theater Season go to:

This is such a great, inexpensive way to enjoy the arts close to our fair city!







Wednesday, September 17, 2014

MYO Taco Seasoning

This is installment 1 of the Make Your Own series to help save you money in the kitchen!  I hope you decide to make your own to know exactly what your family is getting in their food and to also save a bundle on those expensive mixes!

Taco Seasoning

6 Tsp. Chili Powder
5 Tsp. Paprika
5 Tsp. Cumin
31/2 Tsp. Onion Powder
2 1/2 Tsp. Garlic Powder
1/8 Tsp. Cayenne Pepper 

Mix all of the above and store in a mason jar or baggie.  7 Tsp. = one packet.  This has a 6month shelf life!


Monday, September 15, 2014

Alexandria Asset--Calvin A.Perry Community Center

     Do you  want to continue your walking this Fall and Winter? Then join the Alexandria Community Center! The hours are as follows:
      Office and Walking Hours
Monday through Friday – 8:00am to 12:00 noon
Monday through Thursday – 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

    For just $20 per year ($12 Senior Rate) you can continue your walking in a warm, safe place. Take advantage of this Alexandria asset and get fit Alexandria!

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Coffee With The Mayor

Coffee with the Mayor is September 6th 10am-noon at the Alexandria City Building.  Stop by and chat with our Mayor!


Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Free Fun Activities Around Alexandria

Living in Alexandria, we are very fortunate to have NKU so very close and accessible.  One asset for the area is the Haile Digital Planetarium.  Did you know they offer free shows on Friday evenings?  What a fun, educational thing to do with your children or an interesting date with your special someone! And did I tell you it's free?  Doesn't get much better than that!  Here is the link to find out show dates and order tickets! 
Take advantage of what our local University offers!