Month: December 2015

New Years Eve Over The Years

New Years Eve is sure different now than it was 20 years ago when my husband and I got married.  New Years Eve used to be about parties with my husband and friends, and now it’s about helping my teens get ready for parties and dances and enjoying time with the kids who still want to...

/ December 31, 2015

Save Money and Time with emeals

A good friend of mine asked me what the best way is to save money on groceries.  A lot of answers came to my mind: shop sales, use coupons, have a stock pile…  I do all of these things and they save me a lot of money, but the first thing that really  helped me save...

/ December 28, 2015

5 Activities To Keep Kids Busy This Winter Break

It’s winter break from school where I live and I am one of those moms who loves having my kids home!  I love spending time with them but I don’t want them to spend the whole week vegging in front of the TV or phone.  So I try to plan some activities for us to do...

/ December 26, 2015

Family Games Under $10

These family games are perfect for game night and they are on sale right now! Does your family do game night?  I love to play games with my family and these family games are some of our favorites!  We had so much fun this summer on our vacation on the beach playing games at night!  I...

/ December 26, 2015

A Challenge Ends

For the last 30 days I have been participating in 30 Days of Content (A Blogging Challenge by LearnToBlog.com).  The challenge was to write a blog post every day for 30 days.  Today is the last day of the challenge and I am really grateful for what I have gotten out of it.   I imagine some...

/ December 16, 2015

Albertsons NW Best Week of 1/13/16

We love shopping at Albertsons!  We will share with you Albertsons NW Best Weekly Sales that we are buying each week!  There are always good sales to stock up on! Albertsons is one of our favorite stores because: The produce and meat are fresh and always the best quality! The service is amazing!  The people that work...

/ December 16, 2015

A Day In My Life

Are you curious about what a day in my life looks like?  A lot of people have asked me questions about what a day in my life looks like.  I am a mom.  I have so many days that just seem to fly by without anything getting done. When I think about a normal day in...

/ December 16, 2015

Handmade Gifts for Sibling Gift Exchange

One of our Christmas traditions is that our kids each pick a name of one of their brothers or sisters and then they make or buy them gifts.  We really encourage handmade gifts and we don’t allow them to spend more than $5 on the gift if they buy it. Every year the kids make simple...

/ December 11, 2015

Our Family’s Christmas Traditions

It’s Christmas time and a time for our Christmas traditions.  Our family loves Christmas and we love to things together as a family.  Most of our Christmas traditions are simple but those are the ones we all love the most. I’d like to share some of our Christmas traditions with you: Putting up the Christmas tree...

/ December 10, 2015

Legend of the Candy Cane Christmas Gifts

I love these Legend of the Candy Cane Christmas gifts inspired by my grandma.  My dear grandma loved to give gifts!  It was her passion!  She loved to celebrate and loved to make people happy.  While cleaning out her things this last month I was amazed at how any gifts she had in every corner to...

/ December 6, 2015