Exciting news over here: I joined Usborne Books & More as an Independent Consultant! The company offers fiction and non-fiction books for all ages, from babies to high school students. Even adults enjoy them! I had been thinking about getting my toes wet in a company like this and when Usborne came to my attention,… Continue reading Books, books, books!
Birthday parties = special treats. When my baby turned one we celebrated with a Curious George themed birthday party. One of the DIY items on the list? Homemade rock candy. This stuff is SO easy to make and made for a fun science experiment for the preschooler. First: boil water. I used 4 cups of… Continue reading Homemade Rock Candy
Hey Wichita friends! From now until the 16th head over to zips and you can get a free car wash! And don’t think it’s the lowest wash they have; the free one is the Mr. Zippy’s Foam Bath… a $15 value! The self serve vaccums are available at no charge as usual. If you’re interested… Continue reading Free car wash!
It’s Thrifty Three Day! For those of you just tuning in, thrifty three day is a day where I give three non earth-shattering tips on how to be frugal. It all adds up, am I right? 1. I bought a reusable tablecloth from Hobby Lobby while it was 50% off. I host a lot of… Continue reading Thrifty Three 7.10.17
So you all know I am finally decorating our master bedroom. I got some decor up but what I was really anxious to do was to find a new bed. And then I started looking. Ouch. 1. Headboards are expensive! 2. Plain, curved fabric headboards are hard to find! People. Not everyone loves tufted and… Continue reading DIY wins again!
Our little one turned one last month and big brother picked his birthday theme: Curious George. He picked the same theme for his own party in a month so I was game. Using the same decorations? Totally. (Apparently I didn’t take a picture of the dessert buffet decked out in all its sweet glory…whoops!). We… Continue reading A Curious George themed birthday
I love to borrow items; it makes no sense for all of us to have all of the items. But I also think if we use a certain item over and over, we have the space for it and it’s within our budget, it might be wise to invest in the item ourselves. In this… Continue reading Cupcake, please!