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Mommy Review Monday: Maybelline Makeup “Stick”

I hate putting makeup on. I like the way my face looks when I wear it but I hate, hate, hate taking the time to do it. Some call it lazy but I call it prioritization. There are about 10 million things I’d rather do with my free time.  So I’m always looking for the… Continue reading Mommy Review Monday: Maybelline Makeup “Stick”

Frugality · Kids · Mommy Review Monday · Stuff · Twins

Mommy Review Monday- I mean Tuesday: Sam’s Club Diapers

So first of all- sorry for not posting for a LONG time.  Busy times around our house these days! Every Monday seems to come and go without me posting.  But today, as we opened ANOTHER box of diapers, I thought- I wonder how much I’ve spent on diapers??? And, you know what??? I have NO… Continue reading Mommy Review Monday- I mean Tuesday: Sam’s Club Diapers

Adventures · Craftiness · Travel · Using What You've Got

The Great Button Escapade of 2017

First off, I can’t take credit for hardly any of these photos or for the title of this post. However, I can proudly say that I love buttons.  Let me tell you a little of the background… My dear mother-in-law, Jacquetta, currently has a large collection of vintage buttons passed down from her Aunt Lily. … Continue reading The Great Button Escapade of 2017

Events · Frugality · Kid-friendly Recipes · Quick and Easy Recipes · Recipe · Using What You've Got

Overnight Blueberry French Toast

This is a recipe that I traditionally make for our Christmas breakfast at home because I can make it the night or day before and also because it’s super easy. It leaves me free to enjoy some coffee before the kids get up while it’s baking. As if that’s not enough, it’s also very versatile.… Continue reading Overnight Blueberry French Toast

Frugality · Kid-friendly Recipes · Quick and Easy Recipes · Recipe · Repurposing Food · Sweet Treats · Using What You've Got

Repurposing Food: Strawberry Cheesecake Trifle 

This is another repurposing recipe. When I say recipe, I really mean more like guidelines for making something you need to get rid of look good. See another post for another similar trifle.  I had some leftover pound cake in the freezer and wanted to fix something with it and incorporate cheesecake….because who doesn’t like… Continue reading Repurposing Food: Strawberry Cheesecake Trifle 

Craftiness · Frugality · Gifts · Kids · Stuff · Sweet Treats

Last Minute Gifting: Family Movie Night

Have I ever mentioned that I am the queen of procrastination? Well, they say the first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem. So I’ll admit it: I wait until the last minute sometimes. Disclaimer: I did buy the almost all gifts early, mostly thanks to Amazon.  Wrapping…now that’s a whole other story.… Continue reading Last Minute Gifting: Family Movie Night