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Home & Family, Valentine's Day

What Your Husband REALLY Wants for Valentine’s Day. . .

A few weeks ago, I asked my husband what he wanted for Valentine’s Day. He responded with the “S” word. Not the bad one, the intimate one. I asked him again, “Seriously, what do you want for Valentine’s Day? What do men really want for Valentine’s Day?” He told me the same word again. I was asking my husband to get a man’s perspective so I could write a gift guide for Valentine’s Day. My husband is a typical “Man’s…

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Home & Family

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Him

I know it’s usually hard to come up with gift ideas for my husband for Valentine’s Day. I mean, so many of the Valentine’s Day gift ideas you see are geared toward women. I came up with a list of some more manly Valentine’s Day gift ideas. Most of these are all under $20 too. Poker Mania Heart Cufflinks $9.99–Is your man a poker player? If so, Poker Heart Cufflinks reminds him you are his “Queen of Hearts”. Best Husband…

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Home & Family

Menu Planning Monday:: Week of October 13

I actually have more of a “real menu” this week since my husband will be back from Africa. 🙂 Monday:: Dinner out on the way back from Atlanta Tuesday:: Grilled Pork Chops, Corn Casserole, Green Beans, & Rolls Wednesday:: Chicken & Rice {Crockpot recipe} Thursday:: Chicken Alfredo, Broccoli, & Garlic Bread Friday:: Pizza Night Saturday:: Cheesy Potato Soup Sunday:: Cube Steaks, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans, & Rolls What’s on your menu for the week? See some recipes here.…

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Home & Family

Menu Planning Monday:: Week of October 5

I apologize for posting my menu a little late today.  I made my menu based on what I already had at home. I’m hoping I won’t have to go to the store this week, and that the simple kid-friendly dinners will keep the girls happy. Monday:: Spaghetti & Garlic Bread Tuesday:: Chicken & Mac & Cheese Wednesday:: Small Group {Girls will eat at church & I will eat leftover White Chicken Chili} Thursday:: Pizza for Morgan & Girls Friday:: Chicken &…

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Home & Family

Menu Planning Monday:: September 29

I absolutely hate not knowing what I’m going to be cooking for dinner. When that happens, 9 times out of 10, the items I have on hand to cook need to be defrosted. This means if I had planned a menu, I would have known I needed to take something out of the freezer the night before and saved myself the extra stress. 🙂 One way I’ve learned to alleviate the stress of dinner is to write out a menu…

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Freebies, Home & Family

I have some exciting news to share . . .

If you subscribe to my email, you received an email from me Saturday afternoon announcing a fantastic deal coming soon. 🙂 I am super excited to be teaming up with a great group to people to bring you an amazing deal! I’m even more excited that you can get this deal for FREE! 🙂 I have some EXCITING news for you! In a couple weeks, you will be able to snag hundreds of dollars’ worth of quality resources for one low price — The…

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Baby & Kids Deals, Home & Family

My Day:: Chick-fil-a, Crazy 8, & Friends

I met a friend for lunch today at the mall. She has a super cute little girl about 6 months younger than my baby L. After eating, we walked down to Bath and Body Works to pick up my free travel sized body wash (you can sign up through Bath and Body Works to get the free coupons each month). Then we stopped in Crazy 8. They were having a Crazy good sale too! (If you need clothes for your…

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Home & Family

Office Depot:: Scotch Expressions Washi Tape $1.16

There is a fantastic deal on Scotch Washi Tape at Office Depot/Office Max this week! Scotch Expressions Washi Tape is on sale 3 for $6.00 (or $2.99-$4.49 each), and there is a printable manufacture coupon to pair with it. When you pair the printable coupon, you can save up to 75%! I would go ahead and print this coupon now before it reaches it’s print limit. Scotch Expressions Washi Tape, 3 for $6.00 –$5.00 off Scotch Expressions Tape $10.00 or…

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Home & Family, Mommy Moments Monday

Trying to Be Someone You’re Not Only Brings Feelings of Discouragement, Frustration, and Unwarrented Stress

A few weeks ago, I was discouraged. I was running on caffeine and racing against a crazy deadline. A deadline I had set on myself, nonetheless.  I felt like I was swimming against the current, or like a huge wave of discouragement. I was trying to “keep up with the Jones'” to make others happy. You see, I was in the process of switching my site from one platform (Blogger), where I was extremely limited about what I could do…

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Frugal Living, Home & Family

Time to Myself

My husband tells me quite often that I don’t take enough time for myself. Since he was off today and offered to stay home with the girls, I didn’t hesitate to leave the house by myself. 🙂 I needed to run a few errands, and enjoyed the quiet time. I was even able to send a text message (in the parking lot of course) without having to stop three times to say, “Quit talking to your sister like that!” or…

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