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  • Lazy Pierogi

    Pierogi… the Lazy Way I shared a little bit in my Lazy Lasagna recipe post last week about the struggle to make dinner on busy weeknights. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about recipes that are surefire wins, easy, and inexpensive. This made me think of Lazy Pierogi! When I was growing up, one of […] Read more…

  • I Ditched Attachment Parenting to be a Better Parent

    I Ditched Attachment Parenting to be a Better Parent

    So, about that time I ditched attachment parenting to be a better parent than I had been… MIRACLE BABY Most of my life I dreamed of being a mother. I played “mommy and baby” as a child with my dolls, I picked out my favorite names for future children as a teenager, as a newlywed […] Read more…

Busy Women Loving Life

  • Free Printable Car Maintenance Tracker

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EarthDayDriveAway #CollectiveBias | Free Printable Car Maintenance Tracker The Busy Mom Life Let’s be real… I am a full time working mom and I’ve come to accept that I cannot possibly remember every single thing when it comes to […] Read more…

  • 9 Ways I Made Money as a Stay at Home Mom

    9 Ways I’ve Made Money as a Stay at Home Mom – this post contains affiliate links. The Crunch We’ve all been there. Money is tight and you’re trying to figure out how to pay the bills, buy groceries, and make it to the next pay day. This is the common story of roughly half […] Read more…

Holidays

  • 99 Easter Basket Ideas for Kids Plus Free Printable

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Mars Wrigley Confectionery US, LLC. All opinions are mine alone. #SpringMoments #CollectiveBias | 99 Easter Basket Ideas for Kids Plus Free Printable The Hunt Is On Isn’t Easter one of the sweetest holidays? I am a big fan of the Easter Bunny visits, fun […] Read more…

  • Puppy Valentine’s Box + Fun Valentine’s Crafts for Kids

    Puppy Valentine’s Box + Fun Valentine’s Crafts for Kids

    I love celebrating Valentine’s Day with my little one! Last year I created this collection of 16 Fun Valentine’s Crafts for Kids and it inspired some fun crafting activities with my daughter. This year we went all out and created an adorable Homemade Puppy Valentine’s Box. It took a couple of hours to make and […] Read more…

Food

  • Lazy Pierogi

    Pierogi… the Lazy Way I shared a little bit in my Lazy Lasagna recipe post last week about the struggle to make dinner on busy weeknights. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about recipes that are surefire wins, easy, and inexpensive. This made me think of Lazy Pierogi! When I was growing up, one of […] Read more…

  • Lazy Lasagna

    Dinner Dash Dinner… the bane of the working mom’s daily life.  Okay, I may be exaggerating just a little bit.    Maybe.    But why in the world is it such a struggle to get dinner on the table on week nights? I mean, we wake up early to get ready for the day and […] Read more…

Thrifty Living

  • How I Save Money with Children’s Consignment Events

    Say it with me: F-R-E-E! I want to tell you how I get my daughter’s clothes for free every spring and fall. This is not a gimmick. I am completely serious. So, let me just get right to the point…   I get my daughter’s clothing for free twice a year because I sell and […] Read more…

  • One Pot Creamy Spaghetti

    One Pot Creamy Spaghetti I received a really nice comment from a reader of another cheap dinner recipe I shared some time ago: You may not realize it, but these kind of simple comments are like fuel in the gas tank for someone like me! I love sharing recipes, thoughts, and ideas with you and […] Read more…

Family Life

  • I Ditched Attachment Parenting to be a Better Parent

    I Ditched Attachment Parenting to be a Better Parent

    So, about that time I ditched attachment parenting to be a better parent than I had been… MIRACLE BABY Most of my life I dreamed of being a mother. I played “mommy and baby” as a child with my dolls, I picked out my favorite names for future children as a teenager, as a newlywed […] Read more…

  • How I Save Money with Children’s Consignment Events

    Say it with me: F-R-E-E! I want to tell you how I get my daughter’s clothes for free every spring and fall. This is not a gimmick. I am completely serious. So, let me just get right to the point…   I get my daughter’s clothing for free twice a year because I sell and […] Read more…

Healthy Living

  • 7 Smart Tricks to Remember to Take Your Vitamins 8

    7 Smart Tricks to Remember to Take Your Vitamins

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NatureMadeGummies #CollectiveBias 7 Smart Tricks to Remember to Take Your Vitamins Heaven help us, this mama is so busy! Motherhood responsibilities, kid activities, working full time, commuting to and from work, school stuff and homework, household responsibilities (AKA: […] Read more…

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    Bulletproof Coffee

    Thank you to Bulletproof for sponsoring this post. All opinions in this post are my own. Is there any time of year that is busier than the holidays?! My family celebrates Christmas and we go all out. There are presents to buy and wrap, visits with Santa, a stupid little elf to hide every night, […] Read more…

Faith

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    Christians Who Trick-Or-Treat

    Christians Who Trick-Or-Treat We are Christians who trick-or-treat. Well, my daughter does the trick-or-treating as my husband and I are just a bit too old! This is not me trying to convince you that we are right. I’m just wanting to share a little bit of my perspective on Halloween as a Christian. Whether you […] Read more…

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    Skipping Church on Mother’s Day

    Thank you for stopping by to read Skipping Church on Mother’s Day. This post may contain affiliate links. Photo Credit: Unsplash Looking Back Every day I look at Facebook’s “On This Day” app to see what I was up to exactly one year before. My posts seem to split into my own specific version of B.C./A.D.: […] Read more…