• Frugal Life,  Uncategorized

    How to Cut out Cable and Save Money!

      Disclaimer: This is in no way sponsored by any company or service. This is just what worked for our family when we needed to look for ways to save money. When we first decided to cut out cable in our house- you would’ve thought we were moving our kids into a cave!   Nooooo, not the DVR!! In our house, cutting out cable came out of necessity. Too many monthly bills and not enough to warrant spending hundreds on a cable bill. Since cutting out cable two years ago – we have not looked back.  Even though we live in an urban area, the options for internet and cable are…

  • Family Traditions,  Holidays,  Uncategorized

    16 Family New Year’s Traditions

    Quick Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links.  If you buy something through these links, you won’t pay anything more, but I do receive a small commission.  Thank you for helping me support my family and business!    New Years Eve comes so quick after the holidays!  Creating fun family traditions is so important for our families. Sometimes it’s hard to plan something super elaborate because money is tight after the holidays. The days of partying till the middle of night are long gone! Maybe your house isn’t party ready, you have to work night shift (or day shift) the next day or maybe you just prefer to spend a…

  • Family Traditions,  Holidays

    10 Holiday Traditions for Couples

    The holidays are such an amazing time of year!  Yes- they are also a lot of work too (especially for moms!)  Most parents focus on the kids and traditions for the family.  Holiday traditions with your partner can sometimes fall by the wayside.  I know in my family and many families we know, both (or one) parent work so much leading up to the holidays to help with finances.  We deserve some fun too! Plus with the holidays just around the corner, there is always so much to do.  If you have children- they are usually the main focus of the season.  Making memories with your kids is so important. …

  • Motherhood

    Unplugging as a Busy Mom

    My 7 year old: “Mom….”(talks for 5 minutes about something related to school) Me: Uh huh yeah. My 7 year old:  “Mom!! You aren’t even listening! You are just like Dad – always on your phone! Ouch. That one hurt.  As a mom, I’m constantly on my phone.  Sometimes its for a good reason, checking the weather before going to the park, responding to a text message from a family member or looking up the school PTA reminders. Other times,  I am just straight out wasting time. Checking Instagram for the 100th time, going on Pinterest looking for things to do with my kids (as I ignore them), looking up people…

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