Grocery Challenge Finale

Grocery Challenge Finale

I survived the month of pantry eating and limited grocery spending!  Pretty pleased with the results, I have to say.  At the very least, we really did clear everything out before buying an…
Three on Thursday

Three on Thursday

This post may contain affiliate links.   Welcome back to Three on Thursday, my weekly even though I sometimes skip weeks list of things I'm loving at the moment that I think you shou…
Stuff I Always Pack

Stuff I Always Pack

This post may contain affiliate links.   Megan and I are off to Iowa next weekend to meet Tara for tailgating and football Go Hawks!  I was going to show you what I'm planning on bri…
6 Podcasts to Add to Your List

6 Podcasts to Add to Your List

My days have been involving a lot of podcasts lately.  (Am I the only one that keeps typing it as pod cats and then having to go back and correct it?)  Podcasts and audio books, because lik…
Empties Lately

Empties Lately

This post may contain affiliate links.  About a month ago, I posted my 18 before 2018 list of the goals I wanted to work on before this year ends.  #12 was about finishing up my mostly done…
I'm The Kind of Person Who

I'm The Kind of Person Who

This post may contain affiliate links.   ... talks to my dog. ... always sends thank you notes. ... finds one thing I love and keeps buying it instead of trying new brands. ... votes.
Three on Thursday

Three on Thursday

This post may contain affiliate links.   Welcome back to Three on Thursday, my weekly even though I sometimes skip weeks list of things I'm loving at the moment that I think you shou…
Things I Cannot Control

Things I Cannot Control

The weather. Train schedules. People who leave me voicemails.  Or call me at all.
Cheap Meals and Money Saving Tricks

Cheap Meals and Money Saving Tricks

So far, the grocery challenge is working out well, and we've got a week and a half to stick it out.  The beginning was easy.  On Labor Day we had a family party where food was provided…
Popular Things I Can't Stand

Popular Things I Can't Stand

This post may contain affiliate links.   I don't try to dislike things just because they're popular.  There are some very popular things that I think are fantastic!  I watched the …
Transition Your Home For Fall

Transition Your Home For Fall

This post may contain affiliate links.   One week out, so we've already started the process around here of transitioning to fall and winter, both inside and outside the home as well as…
Three on Thursday

Three on Thursday

This post may contain affiliate links.   Welcome back to Three on Thursday, my weekly even though I sometimes skip weeks list of things I'm loving at the moment that I think you shou…
Favorite Fall Essentials

Favorite Fall Essentials

This post may contain affiliate links.  The official date of fall is slowing creeping closer, it's next Friday, and I'm ready to be one season closer to winter.  It actually feels a…
Five Books Lately

Five Books Lately

This post may contain affiliate links.   When looking for a new book to check out, the Show Us Your Books link up is one of the first places I check.  And yet, I've never actually link…
Questions You Didn't Ask

Questions You Didn't Ask

I found a list of 200 questions to ask someone, floating around on Pinterest.  It's where I go for blog content ideas.  There's no way I was going to answer them all, clearly, but …
Make Quick Money (Without Annoying Your Readers)

Make Quick Money (Without Annoying Your Readers)

This post may contain affiliate links.  I don't blog about blogging, I think there's enough of that around.  Plus most of my readers are not bloggers, so it wouldn't apply.  But…
Three on Thursday

Three on Thursday

This post may contain affiliate links.   Welcome back to Three on Thursday, my weekly even though I sometimes skip weeks list of things I'm loving at the moment that I think you shou…
Create An Intentional Evening Routine

Create An Intentional Evening Routine

This post may contain affiliate links.   Like I mentioned yesterday, I think evening routines are just as important as morning routines.  Maybe even more so, because I believe you set your…
Create An Intentional Morning Routine

Create An Intentional Morning Routine

This post may contain affiliate links.   I need my intentional morning routine, because using my mornings well affects my entire day.  If I wake up late and don't follow a plan, my who…
5 Reasons I Love Football Season

5 Reasons I Love Football Season

Football season has arrived!  The Iowa Hawkeyes played their first game on Saturday and the Chicago Bears play their first regular season game this coming Sunday.  And I also draft for my …
September Grocery Challenge

September Grocery Challenge

I decided I'm doing a finances and grocery related challenge for the month of September.  It's going to involve and fridge and pantry clean-out and a drastic reduction in what I pl…