Monthly Archives: February 2017

You Can Afford the Wanted Items

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What do you do when you have “needed” items but no more budget money? How did I end up with three desks, two curtain rods, a specific couch, lamps, and nightstand with no more money in the budget? Funny things happen when you move. No matter how well you budget, prepare for the new home, declutter, and other such things,… Read more »

One of Our Favorite Read Aloud and A Kindle eBook Sale

I wanted to share this Kindle Sale written by one of our favorite authors, Arleta Richardson. In recent months we have been using the In Grandma’s Attic Series, as our evening dinner-table read aloud. If I have said it once, I have said it a thousand times, you know you have a great read book when your kids are begging… Read more »

New Changes, New Grocery Budget, And the Meal Plan

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I know it is not a glamour picture, but it was the best I could do after a long day moving furniture into our new home… yep! We’re renters for the time being. It has been a wonderful, crazy ride! I know I did my post on small home living and while I wanted badly to touch on it more,… Read more »

Strengths and Weaknesses | This Thing We Call Parenthood

As I sat digging in the soil and planting my spring flower bed, I  contemplated on the things that parents are plagued with day-to-day; namely, am I doing a good job as parent? I was thinking about how we need to cultivate our children’s strengths and then as I really sat moving soil, pulling weeds, and seeing a beautiful picture… Read more »