With all of the changes I have been making in my living room, I decided I needed to freshen up the mantle area. I didn’t do much, but I do love how it looks! Here is the before: And here is the after: See? Nothing really major. I took down the window, mirror and hurricane… Continue reading New mantle!
Have you all been to the new AMC theater in Wichita yet? We have been once and it was lovely. Talk about watching a movie in style! And guess what I recently discovered! If you are an AMC Stubs member movies are $5 on Tuesdays!! I am an AMC Stubs Insider because it’s free but… Continue reading $5 Movies!
Pearly whites….I have longed for them, but my teeth are SENSITIVE. Anyone else? The whitening strips were out of the question and even baking soda isn’t great to use for a long period of time. Insert whitening by charcoal: I got mine from Grove Collaborative but I also saw it is on Amazon. It’s $12… Continue reading Blacken your teeth to whiten them
I. LOVE. THIS.STORE. Seriously though. When Sprouts came to town I thought to myself, “oh sure, I’ll pop in once and get the opening specials and then never come back b/c I will gag at the prices.” My current self laughs at my former naïve self. All for $42 bucks people. Go on Wednesday. You… Continue reading Calling all Sprouts lovers!
So my husband was gone for work a couple of weeks ago and I’ve had an itch to re-do the wall above our couch for ages. So in the name of NEEDING TO BREAK ROUTINE while he was gone I loaded up my boys and we jetted of to Ikea for the day (a 2.5… Continue reading My Ikea living room makeover
It’s Thrifty Three Day! What little changes have you been making in order to save some cash? I made my husbands birthday cake. Every year I make him a from-scratch carrot cake; it’s his favorite. He likes to tell people how I even shred the carrots myself. I’ll let him brag 😉 I had company… Continue reading Thrifty Three 4.10.18
You know those super large clocks that are B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L but also cost an arm and a leg? I wanted one for above our bed in our master bedroom, but couldn’t justify the cost. So I figured I could surely make one. We had some spare wood laying around so my hubs made the base for… Continue reading I made a clock.
There’s a sweet spot where the inside crowd dies down; it’s that perfect half hour in between the breakfast crew and the crazy lunch crowd where your kids can actually play in the play place and not get bombarded by the much- too-old- kid who can’t seem to remember the right way to go down… Continue reading Love me some chick-fil-a
Did you guess Great Wolf Lodge? Winner, winner chicken dinner if ya did! The hubs was gone on a work trip for a week so needless to say, we needed to get away when he got home. Because he had some comp time he was taking off Thursday and Friday so come Wednesday I was… Continue reading The “ultimate” kid hotel in KC
Wowza, did you think I fell off the face of the earth in blog land? Sorta felt that way : / But folks, I am baaaaack! #yippee! Here’s to all things frugal, cheers #clink #clink Frugal ideas have been floatin around in my head, everything from vacations to groceries to activities and I am excited… Continue reading I’m still here!