Quick & Easy Power Breakfasts

I am a cereal lover at heart. It has been my breakfast choice for many years, as well as my go-to late night snack, or quick dinner if I’m too lazy to cook. One thing’s for sure, a sugar packed meal of cereal doesn’t sustain me very long. It has me coming back for something more in just a short time. My husband and I gave the 21 Day Fix a shot in the fall, […]

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Meal Plan Monday – February 1-14

Hello February, you came fast! January is notorious for draaaaaging on, but not this year. It. Flew. By. Here’s our meal plan for the next two weeks! Don’t forget to add whatever breakfast or snack items you may need to the grocery list. My favorite recipe from this plan is Sausage Bean burritos! It makes SO much and the best part…leftovers. It tastes even better the 2nd, 3rd or even 4th day 🙂 My girls […]

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Meal Plan Monday – January 18-31

I’m playing catch up posting meal plans for the month, so that I can be on track starting Monday! This two week plan is a combination of comfort food, quick meals, and tasty options. I’m all about quick and easy meals. The tortilla pie and stroganoff are two of those quickies! Both of them were big hits will the kiddos too. Look at her shoveling it in! To make things easier for you, here’s the January meal […]

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Messy Monday – Why Working Hard Matters

It was pretty clear by the dried snot smeared all over my two year old’s face and the whiny “good morning” of my three year old that today was going to be one of those days. You know, the ones where everyone needs you. The kind where you give everything you’ve got to make them comfortable and happy and to no avail, tears…lots of tears. And whining. Oh the whining. When you know you’re in […]

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Meal Plan Monday – Jan 4-17

I’m excited to be sharing our family’s meal plans throughout the year. If you’re new to meal planning and want a simple, helpful, and successful way to get started read this post! I plan two weeks at a time which saves time and lots of money! I shop mostly at Aldi and aim to spend about $175 every two weeks on groceries. Here’s our menu and grocery list from the first two weeks of January! Don’t […]

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4 Inexpensive Activities for 2 Year Olds

If you’re one of the lucky ones who has a two year old in your home, or are getting ready for that teachable twos phase, this post is for you! I’ve made it through the 2’s phase once, and here is my current favorite 2 year old! She’s spunky, funny, and sweet as can be! The best word to describe a two year old is crazy BUSY. BUSY. BUSY. Constantly on the go. But oh […]

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The Beauty and the Mess

I’ve dipped my toes in blogging once before when I was teaching and then again after becoming a new mom. The motives behind those half-hearted blogs were to give people what I thought they wanted to see or read. It was a chore, a burden at times, and no fun at all. I didn’t understand why, and after it was longer any fun, I decided to pretend like I never even started blogging in the first […]

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