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    Valentine’s Day For the Guys

    Ah, Valentine’s Day..so close to Christmas and if your brain is tired of thinking of gift ideas for everyone like mine is, I’ve compiled a little list of goodies that ship right to you. For the card you are on your own..and can we just discuss the $6+ price tag that some of these cards are carrying now? What is that all about? Can I not give a cleverly worded poem about my love for my husband for less that $5.99..I’m pretty sure I don’t need 15lbs of glitter or detachable pins to get my message through to the hubs..…

  • A Few of My Favorite Things

    Keeping It All Together

    I had a friend ask recently what planner system we use to hold it all together with 5 kids (technically 4 kids and 1 adult-y type person) and the answer was multiple. We have tried lots of things over the…

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    A Fresh Perspective

    Wow! 2018 flew by and before I knew it we had crossed into 2019. Every year I tell myself that I am going to plan out my days, be more structured and organized, commit to things that make me happy..and…

  • Home Renovation/DIY

    Demo Day – Kitchen Edition

    When we bought this house 2.5 years ago, we knew there were changes we would want to make and things we gave up off of our “want” list because we loved the space and layout for our family. One of…

  • Grocery Savings

    Creating a Couponing Monster

    Joey, my self-described 11 year old math nerd, is learning how to coupon and takes great joy in calculating his savings. I’ve created a monster! 😉 Today’s trip he saved 42% and we got some stockpile items.  He was up…

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    The Plant in My Bathroom

    There is a plant I keep in my bathroom and if you ask anyone that knows me, I’m not the most successful in keeping plants alive. (Thank you IKEA for having such affordable, yet real looking, fake ones!) This poor…