• How to Enjoy the Holiday Season 2020

    One question I think we have all be asking is “how to enjoy the holiday season in 2020”. Way back in March when our lives were turned upside down by COVID-19, I wondered how long things would be “different”. We were only a few weeks away from Easter and I…

  • How to Use a Monthly Bill Payment Tracker

    Growing up, I remember my mom sitting at the kitchen table with a stack of envelopes and the checkbook. The process seemed simple enough: Have a bill, write a check, mail it off. Easy peasy. Every bill arrived at your home and required its own paper trail to be paid…

  • Meal planning tool for leftovers

    How To Meal Plan with Leftovers

    Does your house ever sound like this: “I’m hungry! What can I eat?” or “What’s for dinner?” or “Is this still good??” If you do, know that you are not alone! These were things I heard (and hear) almost daily from the wonderful people I call mine. Meal Plan with…

  • The Importance of Setting Financial Goals

    Does your family have financial goals? Setting goals is an important step in getting our lives where we want them to be. Whether it be improving health, running a marathon, or not eating out, goals are generally things we set out to achieve that will better our lives in some…

  • Fixed vs variable expenses

    Understanding Fixed and Variable Expenses

    As you set out to create a household budget, you will likely come across the terms FIXED and VARIABLE expenses. When it comes to setting up a budget, sometimes all of these technical terms can become overwhelming. In fact, it might make creating a budget seem like a task too…

  • How To Make A Budget

    How to make a budget is a question many people ask. And for many, it can feel like an overwhelming task. Creating and keeping a budget is highly recommended and important for all households. And the good news is… it doesn’t have to be complicated. Having a budget will help…

  • Tips for traveling with kids

    Tips for Traveling with Children

    As the world continues to open back up and the weather continues to be warm, more and more families are venturing out on vacation. In our own home, we have been traveling to area state parks and getting out into nature as much as possible. Traveling to new places is…

  • Life Projects To-Do List

    Before our way of life changed due to COVID-19, I often said I wished I could pause the world for a few weeks just to catch up. The life of a mother is in so many ways, a never-ending high-speed train. Our physical and mental to-do lists can often feel…

  • Monthly Habit Tracker Printable

    Setting goals is something that is a great way to keep yourself driven and motivated and I love using a habit tracker to keep me on task. When it comes to accomplishing certain goals, often establishing new habits is necessary to achieve them. Whether it is de-cluttering your home or…

  • Creating a home binder

    How to Set Up Your Own Home Binder

    In many of my previous posts, I have discussed how mental clutter is a cause of incredible stress for many moms. With the continual to-do lists, grocery lists, meal plans, bill payments, household projects, and school schedules. Add to this the stress surrounding the current state of our lives, and…