A warm thank you to all those who messaged me in regards to my last post. It amazes me how many other women are/ were going through the same thing that I am. It's easier to stay quiet and just "settle" because it may seem that's what society tells us to do. Society tells us … Continue reading Worth.
On July 15th, 2019, my husband and I decided to separate. It wasn't a shock or a surprise. We had been on and off with the idea of separating and/ divorcing for quite some time. While I won't get into detail about our relationship, to put it simple was toxic. Toxic to the point where … Continue reading Unknown.
We've made it to a new decade. I seriously cannot believe that it is 2020. I still remember when before the year 2000, they were playing Prince's 1999 song. I haven't sat down yet to write out my goals for the year,so I am here writing them out together with y'all.#1: Save for an emergency … Continue reading 2020 Goals.
This weekended we enjoyed the last day of the farm being open.The weather was absolutely perfect, but I honestly wish I had went more times.There's always next year to make up for it. 😉 When we went to the farm in May, only Ally was interested in feeding the animals. Now towards the end of … Continue reading Fall Activities For Toddlers.
My oldest turned FOUR on the 6th of August.We had a little BBQ at our house for her with old and new friends! It was our first time hosting and it didn't turn out too bad. ;-)For gifts this year, I requested items like play-doh, activity sets, coloring stuff - basically items I knew she … Continue reading Samantha’s 4th Birthday!
It's the first day of my "No Spend" month. If you missed that post, check it out HERE. In that post, I go into specifics of spends that I plan to cut. You know, all those "little things" that add up. I've heard of people saying if you see something you want in the store, … Continue reading Ending on a High Note
The past couple of weeks have been amazing... Great weather, I've been feeling strong in my workouts, not to mention my dad even came to visit for a few days!The husband and I have also had a few date nights (one for his 30th birthday), so it's been nice to have that extra time for … Continue reading Mindset Shift [Plus Book Recommendations]
Lately I've been feeling like some people may have false idea of what Minimalism is; that it's extreme or you need to have money to be a Minimalist. As stated by The Minimalists themselves: "Minimalism is a tool to rid yourself of life’s excess in favor of focusing on what’s important—so you can find happiness, fulfillment, and … Continue reading Things I No Longer Buy
I remember the days when I was just a college student; my grocery bill was under $40 a week. When the hubs and I had our first child, once she really started eating, our highest grocery bill was about $75 a week.On average, our grocery bill is currently $125-$150 for a family of five.Now there are … Continue reading Our Family’s Top 10 Food Staples + Grocery Haul!
Can you tell the holiday season got to me?There has been a ton going on between the holidays, work, preschool plus an impromptu NYC trip! Obviously, blogging was put on the back burner. Hopefully once the new year rolls around, I can get back into the swing of posting at least once a week. *** Since moving … Continue reading *Updated* Mom Life Weekly Routine