Buying for toddlers is fun – they are interested in a wide variety of things at this point and are probably obsessed with toys! But I for one especially love any toys that will keep my toddler busy and entertained for more than 5 minutes! (And all the[…]

When I had my first baby almost 3 years ago (how is that possible?!), I really knew nothing about parenting. In the weeks leading up to my due date, I was actually stressing out about how little I knew! How often do I give him a bath? How[…]

I’ve always been a fairly frugal person. Sometimes it was out of necessity, other times, it was simply habit. I grew up shopping thrift stores because it was fun to find treasures, and thrifting was a way to save money on clothes (my babysitter’s budget didn’t stretch very[…]

I think we all have those days (or weeks, or months….) when we feel like a failure. Nothing seems to be going the way you expected it to. Everything is wrong, you can’t seem to get a single thing right, and you just want to throw in the[…]

13 weeks to a better me

Fall has arrived full swing here in Washington, and I for one am LOVING it! I am more than happy to say goodbye to the heat and pull out my sweaters. However, with the changing seasons comes a lot of distractions for me. I have a tendency to be[…]

How I Make Money from Home with Minimal Effort

A few months ago, I wrote about my zero budget Christmas experiment that I’m trying this year. We are focused on paying down debt and saving money at this point in our life, and Christmas spending is always a huge slow-down that throws us off track. No matter[…]

I wanted to share with you all a new printable today! A while back, I shared a couple different weight log trackers that I made, but I just didn’t love them (you can see them here). I liked the idea of both, but wanted to somehow join them together[…]

13 weeks to a better me

Happy Sunday! It has been forever since I’ve posted an update for my challenge! I’ve unfortunately had to put it on a back burner, due to sickness (you can read all about it here). I have felt wiped out and barely able to get the basics done for about[…]

Y’all might be wondering if I’ve dropped off the face of the earth, it’s been so long since I’ve written anything! I am sorry for being absent so long, but here’s what’s been going on. A couple weeks ago, we took a little trip to visit some family[…]

I’ve got something on my heart, and it’s a little bit heavy and perhaps even controversial, but bear with me. For several years now, I’ve had feelings of caution concerning electronics. I believe it’s important to limit usage, particularly in children, but in adults as well. This is[…]