Mommy life

Day 3 (or anytime during week one) of the No Spend January Challenge

Today you need to do a pantry and freezer/fridge inventory, so that you can see what you have, and what you may need to buy this month.  I include my groceries budget in my monthly budget, but this month is all about stretching your existing groceries (and your imagination near the end) just to see… Continue reading Day 3 (or anytime during week one) of the No Spend January Challenge

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She ain’t nothing but a Goal Digger

  It’s the most wonderful time…..of the year.  Yes, I love Christmas, BUT, I also adore the day after Christmas, the day when you can clean your house and put your decorations away.  The new year is right around the corner and everything feels fresh and new.  This Christmas was particularly difficult for me and… Continue reading She ain’t nothing but a Goal Digger

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Taking the Crazy out of your Crazy Morning Routine

I have one little tiny person, two cats (more or less, not counting the pack of stray ones who congregate outside our home and sometimes break into the sunroom) and one giant dog. I do not know how families handle their morning routine when they have more than one little stubborn child.  I hear mommies… Continue reading Taking the Crazy out of your Crazy Morning Routine

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Surviving the holiday season as a single mama (or daddy)

The holiday season is supposed to be the most thankful, joyous time of year. I personally consider the holiday season the time of year from October-December. If you have little ones, they love Halloween, then November comes, with the promise of family and thankfulness, only to be followed by the magic of Christmas. It is… Continue reading Surviving the holiday season as a single mama (or daddy)