Vogue Parody Questions and Answers

Happy Friday, everyone! The sweet Ami (@Ami_T1995) nominated me to be next to answer the questions for the Vogue parody flittering about Twitter.  I thought it sounded like fun, so here are my answers.  I hope you enjoy and learn a little more about me. 1)What is your usual Starbucks order? Caramel Macchiato 2) What does … Continue reading Vogue Parody Questions and Answers

Weekend Recap

Our family had a pretty busy weekend.  We did a lot but didn't get to do as much as we'd hoped. I was wanting to go to see Avengers: Endgame but we didn't get a chance.  I have been trying to stay offline as much as possible so that I don't read any spoilers. Saturday … Continue reading Weekend Recap

So This is What 37 Looks Like… and Cake

It's official: I've made 37 trips around the sun. It doesn't feel like I should be 37, but then again, what is 37 supposed to feel like? I think 37 isn't too bad. I have two pretty awesome kids and an incredible husband. I have wonderful supportive family on both sides. We have a roof … Continue reading So This is What 37 Looks Like… and Cake

Check Out my New Freebies Page

Good morning everyone! I am the queen of lists. I even have lists of lists! Otherwise, I am a mess terrible at staying organized and keeping everything straight. It is even worse now that I have a husband and kids! To stay organized, I keep a binder of lists that I use over and over. … Continue reading Check Out my New Freebies Page

I Won a New Book

About two weeks ago I entered a contest on Facebook. Kansas Public Radio was giving away a copy of Hillary Frank's book, Weird Parenting Wins. I almost never enter contests, but it was for a book I have been wanting to read. I'm happy I did, because I received notice on Monday that I had … Continue reading I Won a New Book

The Geek Retreat- Come Check Out my Basement

Our basement is a fun place for our family and friends to hang out and watch movies or play games. I jokingly call it the "geek retreat." In the family room area we have a TV, sound system, and three comfy couches. We also have a bouncy ball pit that the kids love. I didn't … Continue reading The Geek Retreat- Come Check Out my Basement

10 Free Places to Visit as a Family

These days many people are trying to get by on a small budget or living a frugal lifestyle. I like to get out of the house and have fun with the kids during the weekend, but I don't want to spend tons of money. And let's be honest, sometimes families don't have the money to … Continue reading 10 Free Places to Visit as a Family

Geekin’ Out: What I Love and Why

  I saw this meme earlier today and thought it described me to a 'T.' I have always been a geek. I wouldn't have originally described myself as such, but other people have and it stuck.When I was in high school I was kind of ashamed of how uncool I and the stuff I was interested … Continue reading Geekin’ Out: What I Love and Why

My Five Favorite Podcasts

I love to listen to podcasts in the car, when I am getting ready for work in the morning, or at work using my Bluetooth headphones. It's my way to catch up on current events, learn something new, or just block out my surroundings and concentrate on work. I listen to all my podcasts using … Continue reading My Five Favorite Podcasts

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50 Free (or Almost Free) Fun Family Activities

I'm sure you know how it can be. Sometimes money is tight and entertainment can be expensive. Kids, or mine at least, always want to do something, to be entertained, to experience something different and fun. While when they are younger it can be rather easy to find fun things to do, as they get older … Continue reading 50 Free (or Almost Free) Fun Family Activities