MY THANKSGIVING NIGHTMARE CAME TRUE!!!

Plans. Foiled. Shot. Blown. I can't believe it. My Plan A was to go to my in-laws.  Found out 3 days ago that they have to work. So that plan is shot.  My parents had already reached out, but we'd pretty much said we'd be out of town. My Plan B was to: 1. Order … Continue reading MY THANKSGIVING NIGHTMARE CAME TRUE!!!

Instead of Telling Our Kids to Slow Down

If I believed what the my child's principal & his former teachers imply, I'd think my middle child has a learning deficiency!  But thank God I've been teaching since 1998.  I've tutored since 1993 (well actually since elementary when I'd help the other kids with their math).  Anyway, is anyone else going through this common … Continue reading Instead of Telling Our Kids to Slow Down

My Favorite Holiday Dinner Timesaving Shortcuts!

Hi guys!  I really think you are going to enjoy this post, but because of the timing of it, I do not have many or any pictures of most of what I'm talking about! So you would just have to trust me this time. I'm not even sure if I will be cooking this year, … Continue reading My Favorite Holiday Dinner Timesaving Shortcuts!

Family Room Entertainment Center Makeover

Hi guys! This post is a little weird.  Like the other ones are normal, right?  Anyway, our family room has a massive Thomasville entertainment center that we're not using.  Why aren't we using it?  Because the people I live with are "special".  Ok, full disclosure, the TV fits inside, but the children couldn't see the … Continue reading Family Room Entertainment Center Makeover

Introducing My Friend: Squit Squit

Today, I must reveal one of my big cleaning secrets.  I keep it hidden in plain sight because it's just too cute.  He blends in with my decor every time I refill him.  Who is it?  Squit Squit! I can't believe I never introduced him to you before!  Well, here he is!!  No guys, I … Continue reading Introducing My Friend: Squit Squit

My Crazy Idea of the Week: Make Money By Paying Your Bills! (This isn’t a Sales Pitch, Promise!)

Hey guys.  I've been mulling something over & I want to know what you think.  I own a business & have a PayPal debit card that I use for it.  Now, I love it when my email dings telling me I've earned cash back from using my card.  But one day (a particularly broke day) … Continue reading My Crazy Idea of the Week: Make Money By Paying Your Bills! (This isn’t a Sales Pitch, Promise!)