No Spend November | How We Did

This November was the first time Tom and I participated in No Spend November, a spending freeze where you only spend on ESSENTIALS for a whole month.  How did we do? Well, we kinda blew it on black Friday when I needed a laptop and Tom needed? a PlayStation….yeah, so there was that. Otherwise, we did pretty good and it made… View Post

Toddler Must Haves

Hi friends. Happy Friday! Here are some of my must haves for #raisingbabies, toddler edition. Chicco NextFit Carseat– It took us forever to decide what carseat to upgrade to. I was hesitant to buy the Chicco NextFit because it’s on the expensive side but it is so worth it. You won’t fight with your toddler and your carseat every morning.… View Post

No-spend November

It’s here! No-spend November. Which means not spending money on anything extra for a whole month. Wish us luck! We are still writing the rules but so far I’ve put back a ton of stuff I would have bought at Target that I really didn’t need so I think it’s going to teach us a lot. Have you done a… View Post

A Minimalist Guide to Halloween

1.Pick one pre-made, store bought costume– $15.00 2. Buy one pumpkin bucket– $1.00   3. Buy two bags of candy– $9.76 Eat pizza for dinner– $5.64 Happy Halloween everyone! How are you doing Halloween this year?

Today Wasn’t Hard + Scooby-Doo Stickers

Keeping it real. Ever since I had a #pulmonaryembolism two weeks ago, I have doctor appointments on top of doctors appointments. On top of doctors appointments. At least that is how it feels because one doctor appointment will wipe you out. So does making the bed. Sheesh. So today Tom’s mom watched Tommy while I went to the doctor, then… View Post