New Mom Survival Guide: Things I Wish I Knew

NEW MOM SURVIVAL GUIDE THINGS I WISH I KNEW

guest post: Lauren Flake from For the Love of Dixie Being a new mom was tough. It was exhausting both physically and emotionally, thanks to the trauma of childbirth, fluctuating hormones and constant feedings.  There is nothing quite like being thrown into a brand-new, full-time job with very little training and no compensation. In fact, I dreaded going through it all over again with Baby Girl #2. But my prayers were answered, and having a baby the second time around was so much easier!  … [Read more...]

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Create a Simple Capsule Wardrobe in 5 Easy Steps

CREATE A SIMPLE CAPSULE WARDROBE IN 5 EASY STEPS

Guest Post: Savannah from SincerelySavannah {affiliate links are included} Being a mom isn’t easy, but getting dressed every day should be. A schedule filled with after-school activities, doctors’ appointments and a full day of work – whether inside or outside of the home – can leave you feeling fatigued, with little energy for taking care of the one who takes care of everyone else. However, a simple, capsule wardrobe can ensure that even the busiest of moms has time to pull together a … [Read more...]

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Horizons Preschool Curriculum Set Review

Horizons Preschool Curriculum

While I was trying to figure out this thing called homeschooling over the last year with our daughter who was in Kindergarten, the boys kind of did school in a "hit or miss" fashion. That why I was super excited to get to review the Horizons Preschool Curriculum Set from Alpha and Omega Publications. My boys loved being able to sit at the table with their big sister as she did school. It was the highlight of their morning. You can purchase the whole Alpha Omega Publications Horizons Preschool … [Read more...]

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Bless a Homeschooler Giveaway

Bless a Homeschooler Pin

It’s Back to (Home) School time!! It's that time of year, when many homeschoolers are busy preparing for a new school year.  Some of you may have already started your new year, and some of you may have never stopped!  Ah, the blessing of homeschooling - to be able to do what suits your family. Speaking of blessing, I've gotten together with a group of bloggers to bless a homeschooling family with $500 (Paypal) CASH!  We've put our resources together to bring you a giveaway for a chance of … [Read more...]

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Capturing Unforgettable Moments {One Photo at a Time}

Capturing Unforgettable Moments One Photo at a Time

“I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Panasonic. I received product samples as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” If we are honest with ourselves, I think most of us would admit that we have enough stuff. We don't need more things. Our kids don't need more toys. We have more than enough. That's one reason we decided to focus more on making memories this Summer. One day we dream of exploring the globe with our children. Possibly … [Read more...]

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15 Ways to Save $17,000 on a Tight Budget

15 Ways to Save $17,000 on a Tight Budget

Guest post by Elizabeth from The Reluctant Landlord My husband and I met in High School and were married months after I graduated from college. Getting  married young and relatively poor at 22 and 23 we quickly learned how to budget. My husbands job as a Navy Ensign in the pilot program meant that I moved directly from college to South Texas. We got married in 2010, in the middle of the recession. Unfortunately I was unable to find work, therefore i entered into a graduate program. Since the … [Read more...]

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