On Homemade Halloween Costumes and Mom Guilt

Last week, I posted an instagram story confessing that I’d spent the last 2.5 hours since the kids went to bed working on Halloween costumes… and that I was seriously wondering why I hadn’t just bought costumes from Costco… I was surprised at how many fellow mamas responded to that story so I wanted to expand my thoughts a bit more… Continue reading

Frugal Favorites: Return to the Library…

I’ve written before about how much I absolutely LOVE the library– and today I’m coming at you with another edition of why you should be patronizing and supporting your local library, as well as highlighting some specifically cool things you can check out at the Phoenix Public Library for all my Arizona readers. Continue reading

Frugal Fun: Birthday Treats!

So I had a lot of fun celebrating my birthday last week. I celebrated all day long and the only thing we paid for was childcare and a movie ticket for my birthday date that night to Avengers: Endgame. The best part is? I still have birthday treats to come! After asking for suggestions on instagram, I had a few people follow up and asked what birthday treats I scored for free, so I thought I’d write a little blog post about where you can get some birthday freebies. Continue reading

January Wrap Up and February Goals

The first month of the year is almost over, and I can’t decide whether it flew by or felt like the longest month ever… anyone else feel that way? Anyway, here’s a re-cap of how my January goals went and what’s on the tending list for February. OH, and if you want to jump on the Powersheets train… you can get them HERE (they are almost sold out of the yearly planners and those will definitely be gone by the next time I post a┬ámonthly goals post so now is the time!) Continue reading