May 4, 2016

I Take Things for Granted

Mar17

Welcome! Come join us as we find beauty amidst the bedlam of everyday life. Inspiration and encouragement for meal time, finances, home life, DIY and more. If you’re new, you may like to subscribe for free updates. Subscribe via email […]

Tasty Tuesday – fun, new twist

Mar15

Today we’re putting a new twist on Tasty Tuesday, so read the WHOLE post before linking up. My sweet, IRL friend, Emily introduced me to this new image linky that I thought I would try for a fun, new twist. […]

Weekly Menu Plan Update

Mar15

Filled with a sea of middle school students, we hosted a discipleship weekend for our church. There was plenty of great food, junk food and miscellaneous food still to be determined, but it was a blessing to share life with […]

Help Me, Help You…Frugal Fashionista

Mar13

It’s hard for me to believe that I am coming up on the one year anniversary of my very first Frugal Fashionista post. So much has happened with my blog in just a year, yet a core topic remains the […]

St. Patrick’s Day Tradition Ideas

Mar12

Working diligently to share tradition ideas for every holiday and special celebration, we are now into March, and the 17 marks the history behind an incredible servant – St. Patrick. Even though I don’t really believe in “luck,” so to […]

Grocery Shopping on a Budget

Mar11

As we begin dissecting our personal finances, we’ve thought about our needs vs. wants, realized that tracking grocery expenses are the best way to understand where all the food money is disappearing, and now for what you’ve all asked – […]

Lower Your Grocery Budget by Tracking your Food Expenses

Mar9

If there’s one way to begin decreasing your grocery budget, as well as being accountable to some kind of meal plan, it’s by agreeing to blog about your kitchen activity nearly every day for an entire month. (See below for […]

Morning Routines…What are Yours?

Mar8

When I was asked to share a little bit about my morning routines, my knee jerk reaction responded, “Why morning routines? Please, ask me about living on a budget, couponing or raising kids, but to share about my morning routines…AHH!” […]

Financial Update – Needs vs. Wants

Mar7

Last week, we celebrated the one year anniversary of our God Watch – a time of watching and waiting expectantly. One year of transition, one year of unemployment, one year of unknowns, and one year later…we have grown, changed, cried, […]

Eating from the Pantry, Freezer and Fridge

Mar6

Many of you joined me in January as I ate from our pantry, freezer and fridge for the Pantry Challenge. We successfully ate for $150 by using what we had on hand. Well, it wasn’t my intent, but the same […]