Kid Snack Bins

Kid Snack Bins

As a Mom, I’m sure you have heard the words more times than you can count “Can I have a snack?”, “I’m really hungry”, etc. As my children have gotten a little older, 5 and 7, I decided to give them a little more independence when it...
No Mudroom? No Problem!

No Mudroom? No Problem!

When we purchased our house before having children, I never realized how essential a mudroom might be. Our home is set up so that we enter in from the garage 95% of the time and that comes straight in to the kitchen with the dining room immediately to the left of the...
Budgeting Tips for Disney Vacations

Budgeting Tips for Disney Vacations

A trip to Walt Disney World in Florida or a cruise on the Disney Cruise Line can be somewhat overwhelming financially. There are travel costs, hotel costs, food, and park tickets. Don’t forget souvenirs and incidentals. For the average family of 4 who wants to...
Easy and Fast Meal Prep

Easy and Fast Meal Prep

One of the things that I hated most about getting home at almost 6pm was having to cook dinner. It would take almost an hour sometimes to get things prepped and prepared. I had to create some short cuts for myself that make things quicker and easier for any  meal...
Menu Planning for Vacation

Menu Planning for Vacation

When we travel, we normally stay in a timeshare that has a full kitchen. It works out great since we can save money eating many of our meals in the room versus having to eat out all the time. This is especially helpful given that my 4-year-old hardly eats and is a...
Monthly Grocery Shopping

Monthly Grocery Shopping

I have been menu planning for a while and when I sat down a few months ago and added up how much we were spending on groceries, I was horrified! It was obscene! Something had to change. I began buying all the meat for the month in bulk at Costco back in January and...