With so much uncertainty and the stress its put on families, here is a list of 5 easy things you can do at home to make your day with kids stuck at home more structured and sane!
Creating your own perfect morning routine should be a priority for your health and wellness! I'm here to tell you why you need one and how to get started.
I always thought of myself as a pretty frugal spender at the grocery store. Yes, I had certain things I've always splurged on, like a high quality protein powder or an extra bottle of wine.. I even believed that my budget of sticking to $150 per week for my family of three seemed very reasonable.… Continue reading How I’m cutting my grocery bill in HALF
Welcome back! During the Money-wise Wedding Series, I'm dishing all of my tips to take the least costly route possible when planning your dream wedding. As a recently wed woman, I completely understand the stresses of planning a wedding and that so many of them come from the mountains of costs associated with this important… Continue reading Money-wise Wedding Series (Pt. 2): selecting vendors
Welcome back to the Money-wise Wedding Series, helping you get through the pains of planning without having to throw yourself into eternal debt. Last week I introduced myself, a newly married woman and as a wise spender. Yes, I am that person, the one who sifts through the weekly grocery ads and uses hand-clipped coupons at… Continue reading Money-wise Wedding Series (Pt. 1): setting a budget
If you're reading this, a congratulations and a pop of the champagne bottle are probably in order. So, cheers! You're engaged! You've uploaded the insta-perfect snapshot of your sparkly stone, gushed about the proposal to friends and family and now you're ready to start putting those childhood dreams into plans into reality. The early stages… Continue reading Money-wise Wedding Series (intro) – a bride’s guide to not breaking the bank
What pops up when you type #mealprep into your social media search bar? Food storage boxes packed with ground turkey, cubed sweet potatoes and vibrant strings of green beans all nestled together; bulk packages of the trendiest health foods posed for a photo-op on a kitchen counter; a shot taken from above of someone's grocery… Continue reading 2-step meal prep: a beginner’s guide
I wouldn't consider myself the Scrooge of this "Hallmark holiday," but I do think it's a tad bit overrated. Valentines Day - the modern definition, anyway - is supposed to represent a holiday during which we shower our loved one with affection and romance. But what's so romantic about a day that makes one feel… Continue reading Celebrate V-Day without the anxiety
Making the transition into this new lifestyle began with the babiest and most cautious of steps. Afterall, vegans get a bad rep. I was nervous my family would look at me like I'd announced I was joining a convent. I also wasn't sure how my fiance would feel about no more frequent triple meat lovers… Continue reading Becoming a weekday vegan…
"Babies are expensive." is an old saying that, whenever I hear, I like to rephrase to: "Babies can be expensive." Many mothers choose to stay home with their children while their partners take on full responsibility of being the income provider. On the other hand, there is a continually growing amount of women who choose to… Continue reading Having a baby without breaking the bank, part 1: before the arrival