Cheap Date Night Ideas


Life of a Wife

We love to eat and try new restaurants.  It’s kind of our thing.  And when we go out, we get appetizers (plural), drinks and then our main course.  Then, we typically go to an ice cream spot nearby.  Our dinners get expensive.  Good food is worth it.  But, the way our budget is setup, we […]

August 2, 2019

Eight Ways to Juggle Life With Kids


Life of a Mom

Sometimes it feels like I was young and living the single life one day and then woke up with a whole husband and two kids.  Then, I laugh at myself.  That young 20-something woman from yesterday thought she had a lot going on.  HA!  Now, I have a family to take care of, clean up […]

July 21, 2019

Five Ways To Continue Education During The Summer


Life of a Mom

Summertime comes in and routine goes out the door.  Kids are excited to trade in teacher led lesson days for snacks and video games.  However, parents know that the lessons don’t end just because it’s summer.  I recently read that, on average, students lose 2 months of reading skills over the summer.  In addition, math […]

June 9, 2019

What They Didn’t Tell You About Being a Boy Mom


Life of a Mom

Boy moms everywhere are always warned about the amount of energy they have, how much they eat and how fast they grow.  And, all boy moms agonize over the lack of variety and options in the boys clothing section of any store.  But, there are some things that are never mentioned.  Here are 3 things […]

May 18, 2019

Family, When Saying No Is Not An Option


Life of Leigh

The past couple of weekends have been super busy.  We have been on the go non stop.  But, who cares when you’re spending time with family?  Thanks to Walmart grocery pick up I still managed to get food on the table.  But, our schedule was still out of whack.  Surprisingly, I wasn’t upset or bothered […]

April 1, 2019

A Lesson in Thankfulness


Life of Leigh

Our night time routine does not change.   8 o’clock is bedtime.  Because I always have, my boys expect me to tuck them in.  Simply saying “Goodnight, go to bed” doesn’t always work.  Before they lay their head on the pillow we say our prayers.  First, we recite The Lord’s Prayer.  Then, they take turns saying […]

March 23, 2019

Walmart Grocery Pick-Up Service


Life of a Mom

The way my life is setup, the only time I can shop for groceries is on the weekends.  So, God forbid I have a busy weekend.  There have been many nights I think I can squeeze in a trip to the grocery store on a Monday night.  Do I even need to list all the […]

March 10, 2019