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
If you're like me, you experienced some snow last week and maybe even this week.I live in New England so it's inevitable, but for places like New York City (where I'm originally from) it's waaaaay too early. But it's fitting because I actually put up the Christmas tree before the snow, so maybe I jinxed … Continue reading Holidays and Homeschool