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Children’s Books About Starting School

My son is starting PreK soon. He (and I) seem to have some mild anxiety about it. So off to the library we went. I mentioned to the librarian that I wanted to read books to help him (and me) get ready. She was on top of it and made for sure we left with… Continue reading Children’s Books About Starting School

Week in Review

Week in Review 7/28/17

I hope everyone had a great week. Thanks for checking out my weekly series, Week in Review, posted every Friday. Enjoy a recap of how the week went down and tell me about yours.   1) What’s gotten my attention this week? Art via text. My sister sent this to me, and it kind of made my day.  The… Continue reading Week in Review 7/28/17


Remind me not to do THIS again.

Do you ever bite off more than you can chew? And then do it again? I am a full time working mom. Every so often I get this idea in my head that I can do some sort of side gig for extra money. Here’s how that has worked out and what I’ve learned. My… Continue reading Remind me not to do THIS again.


An Ode to Aldi (And 4 Recipes with Aldi Ingredients)

  An Ode to Aldi Oh Aldi how I love you, And your bare bones, no frills inside. There’s no flashy eye candy Causing my kids to ask for things as we go by. Oh Aldi how I love you, And how it’s no big deal To bring a quarter for the cart So I… Continue reading An Ode to Aldi (And 4 Recipes with Aldi Ingredients)


Summer Side Dishes

Just in time in case you need to bring something to a cookout, here are a few quick, easy, and yummy sides that are perfect for hot summer days. Happy eating!   Vegetable Fritters These are the perfect way to use up the surplus of squash or zucchini from your garden or just any vegetables… Continue reading Summer Side Dishes