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3 things we did to adjust our budget when I left my full-time job

November 25, 2018
Snow Storm 2018

Thank you PayPal and Walmart for sponsoring this post. Introducing PayPal cash in and cash out money services, the financial services alternative which allows you to manage your PayPal account and cash flow needs on your own terms! It has been exactly one year since I left my full-time job. And while giving up that full-time income wasn’t something I took lightly, it’s definitely something I’ll never regret.…

the value of $160 for your family

November 15, 2018
Iced Coffee and Chocolate Milk Cheers

This post is sponsored by Vanguard but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. One of the hardest parts of adulting is dealing with your finances. Sure, I can think of a few people who are good at it, but do they like it? No. If they didn’t have to do it, would they? Nope.In our family, Jason is the saver and I’m the spender. He…

cozy work from home / sahm style

November 13, 2018
Working from Home with Ben

This post is sponsored by Cuddl Duds, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Now that I don’t have to worry about dressing business casual from 8-5, I’m fully embracing the momiform. Blaire is in afternoon Pre-K, so I typically start my day with breakfast for all of us, then when they’re done and playing, I do the dishes and then respond to emails and…

livin’ my happiest life as a sahm

November 4, 2017

It’s been FOUR MONTHS since I went back to work from my 12 weeks of maternity leave. And it has been tough, ya’ll. I’ve forgotten what it’s like to sleep and my anxiety is kickin’ my butt. With two kids, a full-time job, a hubby who can sometimes work long hours, plus bloggin’ when the kiddos are in bed, life has been c r a z y.…

a healthier baby with only 5ml of breastmilk per day

September 4, 2017
Breastfeeding is quality time1

Thank you to Evivo for sponsoring today’s posts. All thoughts & opinions are my own. Breastfeeding is hard. SO hard. For me, anyways. I realize it’s not that way for everyone, but for me, it has been. Blaire wasn’t exclusively breastfed past day 3 and Ben only was for the first few weeks. I have one lazy boob that barely makes anything. I am uncomfortable nursing in public…

Tips for Transitioning Your Toddler to a New Daycare

February 21, 2017

Let me just start off by saying, transitioning to a new daycare was really hard. Although, I’m not sure which was harder. The actual process of transitioning Blaire to her new school or having to tell her current daycare that we were moving her. Blaire attended the same in-home daycare from the time she was 12 weeks old, up until three months before her third birthday. She LOVED her.…

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