My oldest turned FOUR on the 6th of August.We had a little BBQ at our house for her with old and new friends! It was our first time hosting and it didn't turn out too bad. ;-)For gifts this year, I requested items like play-doh, activity sets, coloring stuff - basically items I knew she … Continue reading Samantha’s 4th Birthday!
It's the first day of my "No Spend" month. If you missed that post, check it out HERE. In that post, I go into specifics of spends that I plan to cut. You know, all those "little things" that add up. I've heard of people saying if you see something you want in the store, … Continue reading Ending on a High Note
How do you not spend money in a month? Well the answer is the obvious. You can't. So what do you do? I've seen "no spend" months around the internet world over the past year and did try to do a no spend week. It didn't work too well.Earlier this year, I cut Facebook and … Continue reading “No Spend” Month 
The kids room I've found is an ongoing project...Some way, some how, it always gets messy or cluttered. We've been at our house for a little over a year and I think I've decluttered the kids room about 4, maybe 5 times.Every other room has been once or twice. Between playtime, holidays, birthdays and school … Continue reading Three Kids, One Bedroom [Summer 2019 Update]
Going from one kid to three kids really sent us throw a whirlwind. Not only mentally but financially too. I had a ton of plans prepping for baby #2. But when we found out that I was having twins, all plans went out the door. I wasn't going to be able to work the way I … Continue reading Seven Ways We’ve Changed Our Spending Habits.
I remember the days when I was just a college student; my grocery bill was under $40 a week. When the hubs and I had our first child, once she really started eating, our highest grocery bill was about $75 a week.On average, our grocery bill is currently $125-$150 for a family of five.Now there are … Continue reading Our Family’s Top 10 Food Staples + Grocery Haul!
Note: I created a new tab for Minimalist[ish] Living ❤ *** If you've been with the blog for a while now, you'll know that I have been posting more about minimalism and living a simple life. It's a big part of my approach to life (especially with family and fitness), so I want to continue to … Continue reading Social Media Detox & Living Minimally