It’s Almost February? Well, Happy New Year!

It’s almost February.  Seriously??  2016 is already flying by and once again, I’m behind.  Story of my life… I hadn’t intended to go so long without checking in.  I had all kinds of great ideas for Thanksgiving and Christmas.  I had tons of recipes and crafts and mom tips on my calendar for January.  I apologize. There was a minute or two when I thought about giving up my little blog forever.  I just couldn’t do it.  I was so {Read More}

My Amazon Wish List…What This Mom Really Wants For Christmas!

Let’s be clear here:  I don’t expect Christmas presents.  And I am just as happy with something homemade or given from the heart, as I am with anything that could be bought at the store.  My daughter actually started a tradition of going through her room and wrapping up things she didn’t want anymore to give to me.  She started it at first because she had no money to buy anything and now it’s just become “our thing.”  I wouldn’t change {Read More}

Decking the Halls at That One Mom!

The halls are being decked as we speak!  I can’t seem to get them just right though.  Bummer for me.  : (  Every time I think I’m finished, I think of something else I would rather have.  The problem is, I don’t have the time to make everything I want and buying it all is surely not an option!! It’s also hard to decorate when you are juggling so many other things.  I’m not sure where I found all of {Read More}

Happy Thanksgiving From the That One Mom Family

It’s Thanksgiving morning.  It’s so quiet here.  The children (who aren’t so much children anymore) are still asleep and my husband is out by a pond or in the woods somewhere hunting whatever is in season at this particular moment.  He will be there for a short while and then he will come home and get ready for work.  I’m thankful he has a job…so many people don’t. My house is a mess.  Luckily, we aren’t hosting dinner here today, {Read More}

More Ways To Earn Extra Christmas Cash or Jump-Start Your New Year Savings!

One thing a lot of people seem to be working toward this year is a debt-free holiday season.  There are a lot of ways to earn extra Christmas cash and I’ve actually already covered a few in my 10 Easy Ways To Earn Extra Christmas Cash post.  Here are just a few more: TopCashBack–I actually forgot I had even used this program.  I found my username and password on a random piece of paper and thought I would login just for kicks! {Read More}

Thanksgiving: Don’t Forget To Count Your Blessings (and Get Your Free Printable)!

It’s almost Thanksgiving.  While most people know I am already working on Christmas decorations, I don’t want anyone to think I’m totally skipping Thanksgiving.  As if–I have to have my family time and turkey!  Since I don’t have all of my Christmas stuff out yet, I decided to make a Thanksgiving printable and I’m sharing it with you today.  : )   Thanksgiving Printable   Also, I’m sorry if anyone is tired of my free printables, but I like to give {Read More}

My Best Tips & Tricks for Christmas Holiday Prep!

I know, I know.  You don’t even have to tell me that’s it’s just the start of November and not even time to think about Christmas.  Except that, in my world, it’s always time to think about Christmas! Not only do I love that most happy of holidays, but if I didn’t think about it so much I would never get anything finished.  Today I am going to share some of my best tips and tricks for Christmas holiday preparation. {Read More}

Don’t Want To Be an Ingredient In the Witches Brew?? Print Your Free Warning Today!

Well, ladies and gentlemen, I am still working on my Halloween decor.  Yep.  I’m that person. I’ve seriously been spending more time looking at my old Christmas set-ups and trying to decide how I want to decorate this year and when I want to start all that mess.  I’m thinking “immediately” would probably be my strongest option! On the plus side, I did manage to finish and print out my latest free Halloween printable.  I think it’s totes adorbs (Spizzie {Read More}

Want a Free “Wicked Spiders” Printable for Halloween? Here It Is!

Is anybody else absolutely stunned at how fast this whole year is flying by?  Honestly, it’s almost Halloween and I am so far behind it might as well be last year! I truthfully haven’t done a lot of Halloween decorating this year.  I’m even doubtful that I will get the porch decorated at all, but y’all know me and I’m more concerned with Christmas decorating at this point anyway!! I am working on prettying up my Hoosier cabinet.  I love to {Read More}

Need Money for Christmas? 10 Easy Ways to Earn Extra Holiday Cash!

Is anyone else slightly shocked that it’s already October?!?  Since it happens every year, it shouldn’t be surprising…it just seems so sudden! And the scariest part isn’t that it’s actually October, but that we are now so close to Christmas and there is so very little in my Christmas savings account.  Yikes. I had great plans for our Christmas savings this year.  I saved faithfully for six months.  The balance was looking so nice. Then life happened.  My husband lost {Read More}