Keeping It Simple: Breakfast

Despite everything that is packed into my day, I try to refrain from making excuses that I don’t have time or that I’m too busy.  It’s more about making priorities (as recognized by Laura Vanderkam).  In order to excel at life, I’ve tried to make changes that will streamline the less-important …

A Mr. Money Mustache Moment

He’s right. He’s totally right. That’s what I found myself thinking as I passed the one-hour mark on my commute into work. There had been some snowfall overnight and the roads were not really that bad, but all of the other drivers on the road during this busy time of …

Frugal Family Activity That Keeps On Giving

On a rather chilly October afternoon, we enjoyed picking some apples as a family. Goofball had mentioned that he wanted to pick apples, most likely after hearing discussions of friends at daycare. I had never gone before, so I did a little research. These farms have devised quite a profitable tactic …

Keeping It Simple: Wardrobe

Keeping It Simple: Documenting my attempts to be more efficient and minimalist. I seem to be adopting a regular rotation of certain outfits.  This is due, at least in part, to my growing waistline.  It seems that a significant portion of my maternity wardrobe was given away after my last …

I Never . . .

I never considered that having children would completely change my life.  In bringing these amazing beings into the world, my existence was forever changed.  Before, it felt like there was purpose, but it was untrue and incomplete. I never paid much attention to my finances. There were a few times …