The Life Of A Chicken

I have said it before and I will say it again, my chickens need there own reality show! They are just hilarious to watch. The other day I let them out of their coup and just laid on the ground and took some photos. First of all I love letting them out but I hate that they…

5 Reasons To Look At Weekly Sales Ads

Obviously I am someone who regularly glances over weekly sales ads. If you are shopping with coupons this is a MUST. I almost always know what is on sale at the few stores I shop at regularly. There are a few bad things about keeping up with what is on sale at your favorite stores.…

Enjoy Your Life And Choose Happiness

Lately my mind has been racing with thoughts of enjoying life while we have it. Making sure that we spend time with our loved ones Making sure that we make memories that will last a lifetime Making sure that I find “my happy” Making sure my kids have a happy childhood Making sure I don’t…

How I Avoid Spending Money

For the past week I have REALLY been wanting to shop. I hate when this feeling strikes. I don’t want to go clothes shopping, although that would be fun to. I want to shop for my house. It has been forever since I went on a shopping adventure to buy things for my home. Oh…

Growing Zucchini

I have this love/hate relationship with zucchini. Let me tell you about it. I love how beautiful zucchini plants are but I hate that they are so pokey. It is nearly impossible to harvest them without having your arms all scraped up. I love how bountiful these plants are but by summers end I hate…

Bye Bye Youth

This year I am turning 30. 30?!?!? Thinking about entering my 30’s makes me feel like I am really entering into adulthood. I never thought that getting older would be a challenge for me.  The whole age thing really isn’t the issue for me. (Yet… at least!) What’s bothering me is all the changes that…

X is for e’x’citement

I am at the end of the atoz challenge so I am getting a little bit lazy, please forgive me! So today x is for e’x’citement. Excitement on the farm. My parents’ farm that is. We spent nearly the whole day at my parents’ house up in the foothills. It is such a fun place…

What To Do When Food Eats Your Budget

What the heck is she talking about you ask. I’m talking about the outrageous amount of money my family spends on food. Anytime we break the budget it is due to eating out, buying Redbulls or other food and beverage splurges. Typically I budget $500 a month for groceries and we typically spend about $400…

Vanilla Latte Made At Home

Back in the day before I moved to the boonies I use to LOVE Starbucks. I worked for AT&T for many years and if you ever noticed they are almost always located right by a Starbucks so you can only imagine how many vanilla lattes and caramel macchiatos I have had over the last 10 years.…

Utilize Your Local Library TODAY!

I visited one of my local libraries the other day because I wanted to do a little more research on blogging but didn’t want to spend money on a book.  I was surprised at how much this small town library had to offer. I have always been a fan of the library. But man they…