Bringing Home Baby: The Clothing Essentials for Newborn Babies

While I am officially done having babies, I am still very much in “baby” mode as I have two cousins and a best friend who are all expecting their FIRST baby within the next few months! Although it has been over six years since I gave birth to our first baby, I still remember the […]

Mother’s Day 2015 Gift Guide

Mother’s Day 2015 is just around the corner! Seriously, it’s going to be here before you know it. Have you and your children prepared anything special for the special lady? As a mother, I know that a lot of times we tell our husbands and children not to worry about getting us anything for Mother’s […]

New Year Health Goals: Getting Started

It’s that time of year again…the time of year when everyone sets new goals for themselves. Most likely, the most popular goal among adults (I know I’m guilty) is to improve our health in some way. If this wasn’t true, then we wouldn’t see a slew of weight loss advertisements everywhere we look at the […]

A Few Ideas for Winter Weddings

While we all love a good spring or summer wedding, there is something special about those who plan their weddings in winter. Winter weddings can be some of the most intimate, beautiful and cozy weddings when they are planned just right. However, it’s the planning that can be the difficult part. I mean, the options […]

The Making of a Great Flower Girl Dress for a Spring Wedding

If you or someone you know is in the midst of planning a spring wedding, then the task of finding the perfect flower girl dress is going to have to be “tackled” at some point. While it isn’t one of the most important details of the big day, it is definitely one that some time […]

How to Save Money on Fall and Winter Clothes for the Whole Family

I know I’ve talked about how you can save money on the kids when it comes time to clean out their closets and update the outgrown clothes, but I haven’t talked about how you can save money when shopping for the entire family as fall and winter approach. And, as you know, clothing expenses aren’t […]

Christmas 2014 Gift Ideas for Toddlers

Christmas is only a few weeks away (at least I think we still have that much time) and if you have kids then I’m sure you’ve already been asked by relatives what your kids want for Christmas. For me, this question isn’t that difficult if I’m talking about my 7 year old as he started […]

Christmas Gift Ideas for Grade School Boys

Yesterday, my husband and I bit the bullet and made our first “big” Christmas shopping trip of the year. While I like to order a lot of gifts online, I still like to get out and shop too. So, my husband and I usually take two or three day long Christmas shopping trips to get […]

Winter Comfort Food Meal Ideas

As many of you know, Winter is my favorite season. In addition to all of the pretty colors, cooler weather, football season and the excitement of the upcoming holidays, I love to break out my crock pot for Winter cooking! There’s just something about cooking with the slow cooker when the temperature begins to drop […]