Making My Boys Share A Room

After having baby #2 my husband and I decided that the boys would have separate rooms. Not because we are such sweet considerate parents but because we thought it would be easier. You know, having them go to separate rooms when they are in trouble and napping and bed time routines would just be easier to…

6 Ways I Have Changed My Spending Habits

Since I have started following a strict monthly budget I have had to really start paying attention to my spending habits. In the past you could have caught me cruising the aisles at Target to waste time. The problem was I wasn’t just wasting time I was wasting money to! In the past 2 months I…

Homemade Classic White Frosting

I made cupcakes over the weekend for a birthday party and I feel the need to share the frosting recipe because it is so delicious. I have to say since taking cake decorating classes and getting a KitchenAid mixer I RARELY buy canned frosting. It was a bit of trial and error finding the perfect…

Spring is in the air

Words can’t describe how beautiful today was. With some good food (thanks for the smoked ribs hubby), great weather and some family and friends how could you not have an amazing day   Good times and a great Sunday! ❤ Sarah

Homemade 1st Birthday Presents

I LOVE homemade gifts. I love giving them and I love receiving them. With 2 birthdays in 2 days, I have been a little busy. It’s one of my best friends daughters 1st birthday. I knew I wanted to make her wood abc blocks. I have been working on these dang blocks for weeks. I had…

Chasing A Dream

Remember when you were a kid and you wanted to be an astronaut or something else that now seems so far-fetched? Why as adults do we lose the ability to think we can do or be anything? Lately I have been pondering this question a lot. For the past few months I have started to…

That Dirty Word- BUDGETING

In the past month and a half we have made some real progress in our Dave Ramsey Baby Steps. I am so proud of my husband and I, we are currently working our way through baby step #2. Yes it is tax refund time so that helped us make some head way. But the old us…

I Have A Problem… Couponing!

I admit it… I am addicted! Its consuming my time and energy. Couponing. I can’t help it, its like a high getting a good deal. And it’s so challenging! What’s amazing is I am buying things I actually am in need of right now and I am getting some really great deals. Todays trip was my best…

Chile Verde Burritos

Not sure what hit me when I made my meal plan for the week but I decided to make homemade Chile Verde. It was delicious but man, it wasn’t the quickest thing to whip up. I made my Chile Verde with goat stew meat because that is what I had on hand. It was really…

Learning How To Coupon

As I am learning more about couponing I am figuring out that my expectations were to high. Here are a few things I have earned. Most “couponers” still pay for things, they get great deals but not everything is FREE– I thought with coupons you would be stocking up your closets with lots of FREE things.…