Books & Reading
Save $1000 in 100 Days Challenge
Personal Finance + Frugality
Homemaking + House Projects
Goals, Monthly Recap

Preparing For Changes Ahead {June 2020 Goals + May Goals Recap}

I didn’t mean to go so long without posting. Like many others, I didn’t always know what to say, and I also found myself emotionally spent for many different reasons. This is a time of a lot of uncertainty and change in our nation, and it’s also a time of a lot of uncertainty and …

Products and Books I'm Enjoying in July 2020
Book Recommendations, Loving and Learning Lately, Products I Love

Loving and Learning Lately {25}

Welcome to Round 25 of this little series I started of all the things in life I’m loving and learning lately! Here you’ll find everything from the books I’m currently reading to the products I’m loving to the shows I’m watching (which, spoiler alert–won’t be very many or very exciting, since I’m not a huge …

Frugality, Homemaking, Interview

How to Make an Income Stretch with Six Kids {An Interview With My Mom!}

I’ve been wanting to try something a little different on the blog for awhile and see how you lovely readers liked interview-style posts. (So if you like this, let me know in the comments and I’ll do more of them!) And in honor of Mother’s Day this weekend (and in honor of the best mom …

Quarantine Lunch Ideas for Kids
Frugality, Homemaking, Kids, Motherhood, Recipes

A Week of Quarantine “Making It Stretch” Lunches for the Kids

I have to admit, “quarantine cooking” doesn’t look much different than my regular cooking, because I was already in the habit of doing just one big grocery shopping haul at the beginning of every month with minimal (2, maybe 3) very small grocery trips in between for things like milk and produce (where I try …

Goals, Monthly Recap

What Month Is It Again? {May 2020 Goals + April Goals Recap}

Welp, last month was a doozy. Not necessarily because anything new happened, but just because of that—BASICALLY NOTHING NEW HAPPENED! Other than the fact that it’s starting to look more and more likely that we’ll be moving at some point this year (see my post on my other, more personal blog for details). Basically, since …