The Thrills of Modern Day Inventions
The weather here has just been brutal- blowing snow, freezing temperatures, icy road conditions…the list goes on and on. I am ready for warm weather and bathing suits. I want to sit in my lounge chair and watch the kids … Continue reading
Free Family Fun Subscription
Head over to Baby Cheapskate and read how you can get a free subscription to Family Fun Magazine! This is a great magazine for those of us who try desperately to craft with our kids, but are stumped for ideas! … Continue reading
All Around the House 02.07.08
You might be wondering where I was yesterday? Well, I am proud to say that I am tackling one of my New Year’s resolutions and have begun a sewing course over at Hancock Fabrics. I had been looking into it … Continue reading
Open Your Own Bed & Breakfast
Pre-children, my husband & I got the opportunity to take some really fun trips and to visit some really amazing places. While we have never gotten the opportunity to travel out of the country, we have gone lots of great … Continue reading
I Heart Oz (Or I Heart Carrie)
I got an unexpected package in the mail last week. I didn’t remember ordering anything, but tucked between all of the junk mail was a squishy envelope. I opened the envelope up and out fell an “I Love Oz” t-shirt. … Continue reading
Braggy McBrag-Brag Strikes Again…
You can read an interview about how I got my start in the frugal community on Frugal Hacks today. Much thanks to Kim for showcasing my blog this week. I am awfully flattered and oh-so-proud!
Does Your Safety Net Look Worn Out?
I have always tried to keep money in an emergency fund for the unexpected because, frankly, the unexpected seems to happen a lot in our family. About five years ago, we faced an unexpected time of unemployment for my husband’s … Continue reading
Worth Its Weight in Gold
Last week I went to a local market to stock up on meat for the month. I have been really disappointed in the quality of the meat at our supermarkets in town so I decided to go to another town … Continue reading
A Special Prayer Request
Update: Austin’s surgery went really well and he is now in recovery. Thank you for your prayers and thoughts. Please continue to keep him in your thoughts and prayers, as he has a long recovery ahead of him. I don’t … Continue reading
It’s Official! I’m OLD!
I turn thirty today! Isn’t thirty the new twenty? Or the new ten? I keep hearing those rumors so I am hoping that they are true. Does it help that I feel much younger than I am? Or that I … Continue reading