The Christmas Preview Box from DaySpring

Hey friends, did you know it’s 95 days until Christmas? It sneaks up on me almost every year, but this year I’ve already bought 2 gifts, so I’m on a roll! How about you? You might know that I’m an affiliate for DaySpring.com, meaning I get to earn a small commission by helping them advertise. This…

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An Invitation (and why I decided to go!)

Ever since the day it was announced over on the Moms in the Making Facebook group, I’ve wanted to go to the first-annual MITM conference. The online support group has been a big encouragement to me, and the conference sounded so great!   When it was announced, the first thing I did was look at…

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NIAW Goodies

So girls, you might have heard – this week is National Infertility Awareness Week. I’m hoping to write another post on the topic within the next few days, but today, I wanted to share some goodies, discounts, and giveaways that are happening in honor of this week! I’m definitely getting in on some of these,…

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First Friday Favorites #3 – Thrift Store Clothes

First Friday Favorites is a new monthly post I’ve started this year, where I tell you about my current “favorites” of some thing or another. In case you missed the first two, here they are… January – Favorite Christmas Gifts February – Favorite Homey Decor Things On this First Friday, I’m excited to show you…

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Valentine’s is coming… here’s a sweet deal on cards!

Hey sweet readers! I just thought you should know that Dayspring.com has some sweet promotions going on for Valentine’s Day cards right now! Yes, Valentine’s Day…. I know how we all dread it…. but February 14th is less than a month away. I’m not a huge fan of the holiday myself, even as a wife,…

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My Friends’ Small Businesses + a Giveaway!

Hello my friends! I hope you each had a very happy Thanksgiving, celebrated with loved ones. I want to remind you that today – sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday – is Small Business Saturday. Yesterday was the ‘glory day’ for shopping malls across America, and on Monday, Amazon.com’s sales will skyrocket… but today,…

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Natural Products I’m Using (and loving!)

Hey friends! So over the past year or two, I’ve been making an effort to live a healthier, more natural lifestyle — including the products I use in my home and on my body. Sometimes we don’t realize how much junk, chemicals, fake stuff, and even artificial hormones we are taking in, just through the products…

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Date Night Idea #3 – Breakfast Date

In this series of posts, I’ve been sharing some of our favorite, affordable date night ideas. in case you missed them, the first two ideas were: Date Night Idea #1 – Built a Fort Date Night Idea #2 – Arcade! Today’s idea is simple: go out to breakfast!    For most of us, when we…

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Bachelorette Party Photo Scavenger Hunt

It’s getting to be that time of year — wedding season! And with weddings, come bridesmaids… and bachelorette parties! Whether you’re the bride, the maid of honor, or a bridesmaid, don’t let the idea of a bachelorette party scare you. Often, these celebrations are associated with strippers, lots of alcohol, inappropriate games, and the bride’s “last…

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A Few More Trip Tips…

I recently shared a few money-saving tips that I used for planning our first anniversary trip. The trip was last week, and girls, it was so wonderful! Hubby and I don’t have children yet, so it wasn’t that we needed a vacation to “get away” from kids or a crazy-busy lifestyle…. but still, it was…

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