• 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…

  • How to Use Food Inventory Sheets

    Food inventory sheets are a tool I have used in our home for several years to help decrease food waste and make my shopping trips more efficient. In a past post, I spoke of how and why I developed these sheets in the first place and how helpful these sheets…

  • Grocery Shopping During Quarantine

    With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic keeping us inside except for essential travel, it is important to keep shopping trips to a minimum. In order to make sure our family is staying protected and doing our part, I have changed our shopping habits. Pre-pandemic I was accustomed to meal planning and…