For Christmas last year, Phillip bought me a Cricut Maker and I absolutely love it! I've used it for applique ('cause it can can cut fabric!) and making tshirts, some home decor, a few cards, but lately, I've been using it to make my bullet journal. I've mentioned in previous posts that in the past, … Continue reading Cricut Planning
After my June Financial Update post, I had several of my friends ask me about the ins & outs of meal planning and I can completely understand why. Aside from cutting out unnecessary expenses and not buying whatever we want whenever we want, getting a handle on our grocery budget has probably been our most … Continue reading Meal Planning 101
I don't want to sound like a braggy, know-it-all first time mom when I say this because every kid is different, but Ellie will be 2 on Saturday and she's been potty trained since March. It didn't happen without some trial & error and lots of pee puddles around my house, but she got there … Continue reading How to Potty Train Your Tiny Human
If you read my June Financial Update post, you know that my husband and I recently installed new clothesline on the 50 year old posts in our back yard! For the last couple of months, I've used the clothesline as our main source of drying clothes and I've loved it! Now, I know what you're thinking. … Continue reading Airing Out the Laundry
My love for makeup has been lifelong, beginning with my mom's '80s eyeshadow when I was a wee little tot. Unfortunately, a wee little tot of my own keeps me from applying and experimenting with it as much as I used to pre-baby. Recently, however, I've been making it a point to spend more time … Continue reading Top 10 Drugstore Makeup Must-Haves
June has come & gone, and I thought it was time to do an update on where we stand on our debt snowball and the financial changes we've made as a whole. Full disclosure: I was disappointed by the progress (or lack thereof) up to this point. We had set some goals for the month … Continue reading June Financial Update
I've found myself dishing out breastfeeding advice to the majority of new moms I know because I experienced nearly every problem one can and I genuinely want to help other mamas.