The Importance of Giving (and Receiving) With a Cheerful Heart

Updated Post Alert: This is an after-Christmas post from 2014. I had every intention of writing a post about how it really is “the thought that counts,” but after rereading this one, I decided I probably just couldn’t say it any better.   The Importance of Giving (and Receiving) With a Cheerful Heart   I started off the Holiday Season like a whirlwind.  I had big dreams and plans and calendars full of ideas.  Now, Christmas Day has come and {Read More}

6 Ways To Trick or Treat Yo Self On Halloween!!

Don’t save all the treats for the kiddies on Halloween. Find 6 ways to treat yourself right here!!

Christmas in July…Sorry I Missed Actual Christmas!

Christmas in July I know, I know…Christmas in July?!?  A lot of people think that it’s way too early to even think about Christmas but judging from all the social media posts and the Hallmark Channel it’s a real thing. And since I realized I never shared my decorations from last Christmas, July seems like a great time to do it! Personally, I work on ideas for Christmas all year long…even if it’s just pinning decorating ideas or looking for {Read More}

Why LimeLife by Alcone Is a Great Opportunity for Moms

Why is LimeLife by Alcone a Great Opportunity for Moms?!? First, let me please say that LimeLife by Alcone offers a great opportunity for anyone. Basically, if you are a person, LimeLife is for you. As fabulous as these products are, they don’t know whether you are a mom, businessperson, or a super spy! They don’t even know if you are male or female. Whether you want to use it or sell it, it’s right for everyone. But because I’m {Read More}

Do You Have a Summer Bucket List? (Here’s One Just In Case!)

It’s that time of year again–ah, sweet summer! It’s the time for vacations and fun and relaxation and a bucket list. If you have time off for relaxing and having fun, that is. Otherwise, it’s just another few months of work, sweat, and tears. (Did I mention sweat? It gets really hot and humid here in the summer.) Since our youngest just graduated, this is sort of a last summer to squeeze in some family time and do a few {Read More}

Chipotle Chicken & Sweet Potato Bake

Getting food on the table doesn’t have to be hard and this Chipotle Chicken and Sweet Potato Bake is proof of that!! For years and years, I cooked for a family of five. My oldest child now has his own place and my middle child works full-time and is constantly off doing his own thing. As a result, most nights it is just me, my husband, and our daughter eating dinner at home. She is a super picky eater and {Read More}

4 Ways to Give Gifts Without Going Into Debt

Is it seriously almost November? Holy smokes!! Thanksgiving and Christmas will be upon us before we know it. I’m not even sure how we’ll get it all done! Does anybody have their Thanksgiving menu planned? Have you started Christmas shopping yet?? Technically I have started shopping, but I’m not even close to finished. As always, I have two burning questions: What should I buy these people and how will we afford it? In a perfect world, we would all have {Read More}