Hi there my loyal readers. I hope everyone had a good weekend. This weekend we spent a lot of time with family which was nice. It also cut down on all trips to the grocery store; which was just an extra bonus. I've found that where most of our money goes is on the quick trips to the store to buy one or two things. That $5 trip quickly turns into a $30 trip. Especially with two little boys who want ... Read More about August Budget Challenge Week 1 Recap
Are you in need of some cute kitchen organization pieces? How about the perfect accent piece to finish up designing your coffee table. Well have you looked at World Market? This is one of my most favorite stores to not only shop at but just to walk through. They have some of the cutest accessories you have ever seen; and I LOVE their accent furniture. The best part is it's super affordable. Plus ... Read More about If You Could Buy Anything At World Market What Would It Be?
Have you ever had a craving or wanted to make something only to find out you were missing one or more of the ingredients? You always want what you can't have... that's the saying. Well this totally happened to me the other day. I hadn't been feeling well and the only thing that sounded good to eat were the granola bars I had made a few weeks back. The only problem was when I got out everything to ... Read More about Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Granola Bars… With A SPECIAL Ingredient
Can you believe it's August already?! This year has flown by for me, as I'm sure it has a lot of you too. For those of you who just started following me (Or if this is your first visit, Welcome!) let me give you a quick recap of my year so far.The year started out with our entire family being sick for almost 3 months straight. It was tough, but I've been told it's good that my boys were sick young ... Read More about How To Pay For Christmas: Starting in August
About a month ago my super sweet mother-in-law (seriously she is the nicest person I know) asked me to help her make a meal plan for three weeks. My sister-in-law comes up every summer to visit from Arizona and the last few years I have helped her plan the meals for them while they were here. Most of the time they only stay for 7-10 days so we just plan easy oven recipes and what not. We were also ... Read More about 60 Freezer Meals, 3 Days, $300