What to Wear when It’s Cold #FashionFriday

It’s freeezing out, and I am not a cold weather fan. My feet and hands are constantly cold from now until May. I love a well put together outfit, but this time of year it’s all about staying warm. I shared this photo on Instagram this week-this is essentially how I dress for work since […]

Barnes and Noble Discovery Weekend {sponsored}

Barnes & Noble Discovery Weekend

Last night Julie (from Julieverse) and I hosted a tweetup at our local Barnes & Noble store for a great group of local bloggers. We tweeted up a storm, shared gift ideas, and learned the awesome perks of shopping at Barnes & Noble this holiday season. We got a preview of what’s in store (pun […]

Best Time to Buy during the Holidays


Holiday shopping season is here, and with it lots of things to buy! Looking for savings this holiday season is challenging. You may buy something one week and the next week find it for even less. To be sure you’re finding the best deals use this handy infographic from Savings.com to help you find the […]

Should you switch your family to sulfate-Free shampoo? #CentsibleBeauty

sulfate free shampoo

Julie Meyers Pron from Julieverse will be sharing #CentsibleBeauty posts on the blog twice a month to help you find budget-friendly beauty products that really work. Have you ever wondered what sulfate-free shampoo means? Or why you might want to use it? Think about how shampoo works. Anything you wash your hair with doesn’t just sit on […]

Earning Extra Money with Avon {sponsored}

How to Earn Extra Income with Avon

Avon has been a huge part our family’s life. My Dad worked for a branch of the company and was transferred to Newark, Delaware office when I was a baby. He worked there for many years before changing jobs. My Mom also worked at Avon as an Avon Independent Sales Rep and later as a […]

Replacing your Roof with an Insurance Claim

AFTER roof replacement

We recently had our roof replaced and while it’s a process we hope we don’t have to do again! While the insurance company and our contractor made the process smooth it was still a nerve-wracking process. Roof Replacement with Homeowner’s Insurance Storm Damage While the roof was on our list of things to look into replacing […]

Monday Meal Plan: November 17th

2012 Printable Menu Plan

It’s sooo cold and yucky all of a sudden. It’s definitely time for coffee, tea, soup, and basically anything that will keep us warm! I’m hoping to share a few new soup recipes in the coming weeks, so stay tuned. Download the printable menu plan for 2014 to get started meal planning to help you save […]

ModCloth Holiday Picks under $50 #FashionFriday


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Scarecrow Treat Jars using Leftover Halloween Candy

Scarecrow treat jars using leftover Halloween candy

One of the many things I love about Halloween is all of the candy from trick or treating. Okay, my waistline doesn’t like it a single bit, but when you have children who don’t really like candy and are very particular with what candy they will consume, then guess who gets to enjoy most of […]

Monday Meal Plan: November 10th

2012 Printable Menu Plan

You may have noticed via my absence on the blog this weekend and noticed some photos from my social media accounts. I spent the weekend in North Carolina for a business event that involved some good friends and great sightseeing, too. I’ll share more about that soon. Today I’m back at the laptop and life […]