Finding Balance As A Work At Home Mom

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I sat here tonight planning out my week and felt totally overwhelmed! Then a word came to mind: balance. "Balance is a state of equilibrium or equipoise; equal distribution of weight, amount, etc. or the mental steadiness or emotional stability; habit of calm behavior, judgment, etc." Dictonary.com I have been a full time "work outside the home mom" and I have been a full time "stay at home … [Read more...]

Surprise Your Mate With a Breakfast Date (Featuring Starbucks Coffee!) #DeliciousPairings #cbias

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In our home mornings are crazy!  An average morning consists of my sweet husband getting up really early and getting ready and having breakfast alone. He leaves the light on for me but I sleep for about 30 more minutes. Moms need every moment we can get right? When I wake up he has long gone. I start my coffee, wake up the kids, bathe one kid (she will on bathe in the morning), dress the kids, … [Read more...]

A Year of Faith Testers, Doubt Busters & A Dream Come {A Look Back & Moving Forward}

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The other day I was chatting with my mother in law about this year. We were discussing God's provision and timing this year. This year has been full of ups and downs. I said it had been a year of "faith testers." She said "or doubt busters." I love that! Yes it was BOTH! Here is a short recap: We updated the kitchen to get ready to sell it. We moved with the plan of reaching financial … [Read more...]

The Amazing Spider-Man Party and Early Release #SpiderManWMT

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Are you as excited as we are about the release of The Amazing Spider-man on DVD November 9? I hope you remember a few weeks back I introduced you to Vudu.com. I told you how you could use Vudu.com to see The Amazing Spider-man before it is released on DVD.  This was my first time using Vudu and Pre-Purchasing a movie from Wal-Mart so I was really anxious to see how it would go. I entered my … [Read more...]

6 Fall Family Activities On A Budget

The leaves are turning colors, the geese are flying south, and there is a briskness in the air that can only mean fall has arrived. There are lots of things to do during the fall, but, if you are like millions of other Americans, your wallet is empty or close to it. The "back to school" season is always a costly one, and if you're self-employed, you just paid your quarterly estimated taxes.  Here … [Read more...]

Frugal Family Fun With The Avengers! An App, a Movie & a Pizza! #MarvelAvengersWMT #cbias

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The kids have been sick this last week. We have been stuck inside this house and on a medicine schedule. So I wanted this week's family night to be awesome and allow us to get OUT of the house! As always I had to come up with a cheap family night idea. So I decided we would have an Avengers Adventure this week!  I am sure you have heard of The Avengers either through the Marvel comics or Super … [Read more...]

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