Motherhood

What to pack for your scheduled C-section on a budget

What to pack for your scheduled c-section on a budget

Okay, so I had my scheduled c-section on September 14th. (click here if you want to read about it) I searched on Pinterest what to pack and pretty much everywhere I looked I got these items… For mommy: Pillow/blankets Insurance cards Nursing bras Nursing pads Nursing covers Comfy clothes Breast pump Pads Socks/Slippers Nipple Cream […]

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Money Save

How I dramatically decreased my electric bill

The average family spends $114 a month on their electric bill. There was a point in time where I wished that was our electric bill… Not only has my wish been granted but I have managed to get my electric bill almost half of what it used to be! Don’t get me wrong, some months […]

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Money

How downsizing can save you money

I have a typical 3 bedroom 2 bath house.. nothing fancy. A living room, kitchen, formal living room and a laundry room. Again, nothing fancy.  Although it’s nice, but do I really need 2 bathrooms? It’s just 2 bathrooms I have to decorate… 2 towel racks. 2 toilet paper holders. 2 sets of hand soap […]

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Money

The secret to saving money no one tells you about

The secret to saving money noone tells you about

When I first joined Pinterest, my first search was “money saving tips” in desperate need to save money. I found tips like… No spend weekends… (whaaaaaaat? That’s no fun.) Save all your 5 dollar bills… only for forever. Put so much money back per day… for a year. No plastic cups/plates/bowls/towels… just no plastic nothing.. throwaways […]

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Money

How we ELIMINATE our garbage bill

I don’t pay a garbage man, at all. So… Image: Pixabay you’re thinking this ^^ And I absolutely do NOT dump off my garbage. When my husband and I first got together and he told me he takes what garbage he does have to his moms… My first thought… cheapo. Then when we started living […]

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Money

Your biggest mistake when shopping for fruits and vegetables

Your biggest mistake when shopping for fruits and vegetables So when I walk into my local grocery store, I notice they have apples in easy-to-grab bags. Might I add that I LOVE shopping for fruits and vegetables. Walking through this section makes me SO happy, I don’t know why, it just excites me… anywho. Throw […]

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Motherhood

What to expect for your scheduled C-Section

Please note: Every hospital is different and they may do things differently and I am not a medical professional. I am just simply stating my personal experience.    On September 14th, I had a very important appointment. An appointment so important, you’d think how could anyone possibly be late for it. I had an appointment […]

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Assorted

How I Quit Smoking Cold Turkey

How I quit smoking cold turkey

UPDATE: AS OF JAN 24th, I AM NOW 6 MONTHS SMOKE FREE 🙂 A little background info first.. I am 23, almost 24 and have been smoking consistently since I’ve been 14. Just about 10 years. No one judge me but… When I found out I was pregnant, I quit for 2 days and then […]

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Money

What you’re forgetting to add to your budget!

What you’re forgetting to add to your budget Everyone can remember to include their monthly utility bills, grocery, or gas expenses, but not many consider including holidays and special occasions into their budgets. Not that it’s hard to remember, most just cram save towards each event or take from another category. We shall put a […]

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