Not your every day blog…

Today is January 31st, 2017.  We are 1/12th into 2017.  Has your new year goals kicked off with a bang or has it gone bust? For our family, it is 8 weeks left until our new arrival.  Our family workout goals ended up a bust as my husband went up instead of down in weight…

Slashing the grocery bill in HALF – HOW I DID IT!!!

Currently our family of four with baby on the way has a budget of $800.00 a month in groceries.  Over the last three months I’ve been striving to figure out how I can reduce that bill to half.  I’m happy to say I have 6 days left in the month, a full pantry, and less…

Preparing Four for Mini Vacation!

Most would say that preparing for a small trip is fun and exciting.  For me, while exciting and fun, it is a lot of hard work.  It usually starts out with someone getting sick before we leave and then I’m stressing if the trip is truly going to happen for all of us.  We are…

Saving on Storage Solutions

With baby on the way and starting my third trimester, saving money is constantly on my mind.  We desperately needed storage in our small baby room but we didn’t want to spend the several hundred dollars on a storage solution.  And we also didn’t want it to look like we went for the latest Walmart…

Cold Winter Days and Keeping Hot Goals

We all have those cold winter days, where we refuse to go outside.  This am I woke and it was -4 degrees.  It’s the first dash outside that when your lungs take in air, it takes your breath away.  I had to go out to take our daughter to school, but it’s somewhat forgiving when…

New Year Resolutions

Most people start the year with a goal or resolution to change something about themselves. However something comes up or one simple falter and the next thing you know, it becomes next year’s goal.   How do we achieve those goals?  It’s as simple as the saying, “mind over matter”.  If you mind it, it…