Yes, you read the headline correctly. It is not yet the end of October and I have all my Christmas shopping done! It feels so good to not have to worry about fighting the Christmas Eve rush, or accidentally spending...
I feel like my delight over the opening of the Signal Mountain Road ALDI was a little out-of-hand. You should have heard my great enthusiasm and sighs of relief. No longer would I have to go out to Brainerd...
Freezing your child's credit isn't the most exciting or glamorous thing to do but it IS critical. I just finished freezing my kids' credit and honestly I shouldn't have waited this long. My mistakes and the things I learned...
My parents always taught us to look for good deals, and with five kids, we had to. Now I am proud to be a second hand shopper for most things. With the ever-increasing rise in consumerism today, you can...
I love thrift stores. I don't even really like shopping all that much, but I can rarely pass up a good thrift store. I can rarely pass up a bad thrift store. I think you get the point. With two...
My boys start back to school tomorrow. I feel depressed just typing that. Since I’m a teacher, I started back last week. Our summer was over in the blink of an eye. As much as I love summer break...
The first time we took our son to a hotel, it wasn’t exactly peaceful. He nursed around the clock and he never seemed to actually sleep. Neither did we. I remember carting him into the bathroom in the middle...
Switching to apartment life is no small feat with small feet. I'm the lucky mother of a three-year-old and a four-year-old. They were two and three when we moved halfway across the country from Spearfish, South Dakota to Chattanooga, Tennessee....
I felt a bit of Imposter Syndrome rising in me as I typed the title of this blog post. Currently, my home looks as if a bomb filled with Easter grass, dirty socks, and ketchup just exploded inside. That...
I have a love hate relationship with Facebook. Reading other people’s minutiae can cause a bit of turbulence in our own lives. Recently, I felt the need to cool my own jets after reading someone’s status update. Now, this...

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The weather is finally starting to warm up and if you are like my family and me, you enjoy cooling off in the beautiful,...