One Simple Word

At the end of 2017 and beginning of 2018, when mine and everyone else’s mind and hearts were buzzing with goals and New Year’s Resolutions, I decided to simplify. I had heard a few times of trendy blogger or friends of mine choosing not a phrase or goal, but a word. A word to describe…

The Art of Frugal

I hate the word cheap. I’m not what I would consider to be cheap, but I am frugal. I like to save money. I love getting cash back. If there’s a coupon, I’m going to use it and I’m going to try to use another one. Customer loyalty cards and rewards are my jam. When I’m ordering…

Helicopter Mom

When I got my son dressed this morning, I chose the cutest jeans to go with a striped long sleeved onesie. Paired it with some cute baby Sperry’s. Hair on point. I was super happy with the cute outfit and how put together he looked. Mom point for me, right? And then breakfast happened. Egg…

Safety First

The world is a crazy place. There is so much bad stuff going on. I feel like at least once a week (if not more) I’m seeing some kind of story about an attempted abduction in a grocery store parking lot or a suspicious man following a woman through Walmart. Just the other week, I…

Missing in Action

Wow– it’s been over a month since we’ve posted on the blog website, though we stay active on Instagram. Life has just been… crazy. Is that a good enough excuse? Can you forgive us for our slackness if we’re honest by just saying that we’ve been busy? To add to that, I’ll be honest in…

Six Easy Toddler Friendly Meals

Sometimes it can be difficult to find meals that your little one will eat. Well, don’t worry. We have some great meals for you! Not only are these great for your little one, but they’re good for adults too! Hopefully these ideas will help to make your meal planning and meal time a little smoother….

The End of an Era

We had a rough start. I thought nursing would be a breeze. I thought he’d come out, be placed on my chest, and just be ready to start nursing. And then he didn’t. The hours ticked by slowly and I began to worry that it wasn’t going to happen for us. Slowly, it did. The…

5 Tips for Party Planning on a Budget

I’m a frugal person. Cheap. I like to save all the money! When it comes to all things, I like to find a way to make it fabulous while also not spending my entire life savings. I’m sure many of you can relate to this. I’ve got a few good “party planning on the cheap”…

First Year of Motherhood

I woke up on this day one year ago just like it was any other day… plus a giant pregnant belly. My due date was July 6, 2017, and I was sure my kiddo wasn’t going to come out on his own. Thanks to gestational diabetes, my doctor was pushing for induction on his due…

Love Languages.

My top love language is quality time. 100% quality time. I love spending time with my husband enjoying a movie or playing a game. I feel so loved when we are doing the same thing in the same room and bonding over some experience. Fills me right up! My bottom love language? Physical touch. I…