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
The past couple of weeks have been amazing... Great weather, I've been feeling strong in my workouts, not to mention my dad even came to visit for a few days!The husband and I have also had a few date nights (one for his 30th birthday), so it's been nice to have that extra time for … Continue reading Mindset Shift [Plus Book Recommendations]
Lately I've been feeling like some people may have false idea of what Minimalism is; that it's extreme or you need to have money to be a Minimalist. As stated by The Minimalists themselves: "Minimalism is a tool to rid yourself of life’s excess in favor of focusing on what’s important—so you can find happiness, fulfillment, and … Continue reading Things I No Longer Buy
Can you tell the holiday season got to me?There has been a ton going on between the holidays, work, preschool plus an impromptu NYC trip! Obviously, blogging was put on the back burner. Hopefully once the new year rolls around, I can get back into the swing of posting at least once a week. *** Since moving … Continue reading *Updated* Mom Life Weekly Routine
If you're like me, you experienced some snow last week and maybe even this week.I live in New England so it's inevitable, but for places like New York City (where I'm originally from) it's waaaaay too early. But it's fitting because I actually put up the Christmas tree before the snow, so maybe I jinxed … Continue reading Holidays and Homeschool
There are a ton of articles and YouTube videos online on ways to save money. It is important to note that many of these videos may only work for certain people. For example, not everyone has a house or kids, so those aspects may not apply to you.From all the articles or videos I've watched over … Continue reading 7 Ways We Are Saving Money!