Getting To Disney World – Revamping the Saving For Disney Series

In my house you will find many mason jars.  Their intended purpose (to preserve food) is the last thing you will find them used for.  See, I am a save-a-holic with very little saving skills.  I get an idea, and I start a jar for it. Basically because loose change is all I've ever had to work with.  But our family budgeting skills are getting better, and I think it's time to revamp our Saving For Disney challenge we bagan earlier this … [Read more...]

Swimming Lessons!

Every summer I enroll my son Ben in swimming lessons.  We began when he was 5, and beyond timid of the water.  It would take 15 minutes of his 30 minute class just to get him in the water.  His first summer we spend six weeks at the pool every morning, and he did not pass level one. His second year we only spent four weeks at the pool.  Four weeks where his skill advanced so much!  And at the end of his second year he got his first … [Read more...]

New Brunswick Road Trip! #ABMRoadTrip

We've never done it before... Never have we even thought that putting our two boys in the back seat of our little hatch back along with the necessities for four days would be a good idea...but something in me changed.  Something in me says we're wasting our summer's away not doing much, and though we long for big travel... our budget doesn't.  So this summer we're road trippin'. We've planned our four-day, three night trip to the Monction … [Read more...]

Going To Preschool

I believe in the power of preschool. I know that may seem bold, but my children do not go to daycare, they do not have a day home, or a regular babysitter.  They spend the majority of their days with me.  My husband and I work back to back shifts in the same restaurant, so the kids are either with one of us, or both of us.  If not with us, they're with their grandparents. We have lived life this way for the past 8.5 years...and it works for … [Read more...]

Easy SEO Tips For Bloggers

One of the hardest things I had to wrap my head around when it came to building my blog was SEO.  Search Engine Optimization.  Basically, what that means is how easily you are found when someone does a search on Google.  So below you will find a few of the easy seo tips and tricks that I have learned along the way. If you are reading this, and have anything to add...please feel free to leave a comment.  I am not an SEO expert by any means...I … [Read more...]

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