I am a gal who loves to be on the go. Living on a budget can sometimes hinder my ability to just do as I please. I always like to say if I can help my family save money in one place, we can spend the leftovers doing things we love to do like eating out, going to local attractions or maybe, one day, … Continue Reading..
Thanks to Plum Organics for sponsoring my post about fun kid photos and the stories behind them. Enter Plum's "Babies for Yum Caption Contest" on Facebook and you could win a $100 gift card or Plum goodies. I’m stepping back in time today to four months ago…this is the second installment in this … Continue Reading..
This past Saturday was great. It was one of those days the hubby and I decided to not make plans for because we just don’t get a ton of free weekends these days between events with friends and family. So we decided to let the day lead us where it wanted to go… In the morning, I drove around to … Continue Reading..
For this week’s VlogTalk, I’m talking about three of my favorite outfits...because I couldn’t just choose one. I wouldn't say I'm extremely fashionable, but I do love to just have fun with clothing...and I l-o-v-e accessories. And, lo and behold, my favorite little accesory makes an appearance, so … Continue Reading..
Since summer gathering season is upon us and I’ve gotten a few requests to post this, I’m sharing a fun, easy recipe today. I love being married for many reasons, but one reason that stands out is all the new recipes I have received from my husband’s [giant] family during the past several years. … Continue Reading..
Ever wonder what to get as a baby shower gift for a new mama? With aisles and aisles of colorful items, it can be hard to cut through the clutter. Try these items to nab a gift that is not only budget-friendly at under $50, but also extremely useful. Bumbo – OK, this, along with the Boppy might … Continue Reading..
Because I LOVE making lists, I jumped at the chance to create a summer bucket list. Unlike my usual new years resolution lists, this should all be completely attainable – and low-cost – after all, I’m a gal on a tight budget. Here are 50 things I hope to do for myself and with my family this … Continue Reading..
As usual, I was faced with a dilemma…too many photo-worthy things happened during this past week and I couldn’t just pick one picture to talk about. So, I present my fun week in photos: If you're interested in seeing more photos of Wienermobile fun, be sure to check out my … Continue Reading..
Mmmm...nothing says summer like a cool cocktail - especially when you're not pregnant (yet!). Watch my video below to learn how to make an easy drink I think I invented and dubbed the Marilyn Monroe. Let's just say it's an adult spin on a kid classic. This video is intended for those 21+. ((And … Continue Reading..
Yesterday I discussed my recent lapse of baby amnesia. Yes, I love babies. But having two of them, under my care until they’re at least 18? SCARY. It already takes me an additional hour to go anywhere with Little K. What would two babes do to my planning? To qualm my fears, I decided to turn to … Continue Reading..
Today is father’s day, and while I should write about how amazing my husband is, I’m taking a different approach as I contemplate when we should make him a daddy again. At my childbirth class, the instructor talked about how “baby amnesia” might set in shortly after you give birth (or not). She … Continue Reading..
Summertime means it’s time for tasty grilled foods and fun by water here in Michigan. But whether you’re by a lake, a river, an ocean or a pool, music is always a must. Try these jams to get you ready to celebrate the hottest time of the year. Summer in the City – Lovin’ Spoonful: This 60’s song … Continue Reading..