It is Mamavation Monday time again!I have had more comments on the Two Week No Soda Challenge so I want to leave that reference you can details here! I finished my challenge and have decided to set a one soda a week limit for myself. Last Friday, I decided to have my soda. Well I … [Read more...]
Archives for January 2010
Just Turn it UPSIDE DOWN!
Are you a bottle of the barrel ... errr ... bottle, jar, container, tube ... whatever, scraper?I am. I am sure one day my kids will find it embarrassing but they will get over it. I bet that one day I will walk into their house and find them doing the same thing! Why do I say … [Read more...]
Car Seat Sale plus Personal Review
If you have kids, this is for you. I just saw over on Mrs. Moneysaver (via My Frugal Adventures) that our FAVORITE car seat is on sale at Target this week. The Grace Nautilus booster seat is $154.99 and you get a $20 gift card this week at Target! I am a bit bummed because … [Read more...]
Mamavation Monday: A Push Forward
It is Mamavation Monday time again!I am THRILLED to say I made through my two week no soda challenge (details here!) YAY ME!!! Check our my post and see if you want to do a soda challenge yourself. You might just surprise yourself! So what did I do to celebrate? Drank some water. … [Read more...]
Simple Budgeting: What is your budget?
This is the first of a monthly series that starts this year. I am going to call it Simple Budgeting. Hey, if it is Simple or Simply or something along those lines then I don't have time for it and you probably don't either. So look for a post each month starting with "Simple … [Read more...]
Following your Bliss
Looking back to 2009 To answer the theme of BlissDom and how I Followed my Bliss in 2009, well this blog right here is part of that answer. My kiddo blog (here) is the other and first part of that answer. I was feeling like a slacker mom last year and started to blog to keep up … [Read more...]
Healthy Foodie Tip on a Budget
Bulk buying scares many people. There I said it. I know it is true. I have had many friends tell me just that. I don't "need" that much chicken or toilet paper or apples. I am one ... two ... a family with small kids that don't each much. OK, it is time to stop the excuses! I … [Read more...]
Haley Baley’s Hair Accessories
Jasmine from Haley Baley Hair Accessories recently sent me a sample of their hair bows after she learned I had two little girls. Haley Baley's has great products such as ... satin rose bows: butterfly bows: crytsal daisies: Valentine's hearts: My … [Read more...]
Blog Event Survival Top Ten
I am looking for the t-shirt that says ... I was asked by of my great readers for tips on a blog event. I feel odd offering up tips. What do I know? I just started this blog last June. I did do my first blog event in December though and even more so, I SURVIVED. I am … [Read more...]
From Mamavation to a Lifestyle Change
Today is the LAST day to apply for the Mamavation campaign. You can find out the details here on how to apply. Go check it out! Applying might be YOUR first step. A few confessions are good for the soul, right? Well here goes one. So when I filled out my Mamavation application … [Read more...]
Mamavation Monday: Step it UP!
It is Mamavation Monday time again! I say Step it UP as in taking it up a notch! Trust me, no stepper here. Steppers and I do not get along. Enough said about that now ... more later on that I am sure! I am THRILLED to say I made it one week in the two week no soda challenge … [Read more...]
Mamavation Friday … keep it up!
Well there isn't a Mamavation Friday post but I am making one.=P Today is day 6 of the no soda challenge and I am making it! GO ME! Oh there are times I want that soda (like last night when the kids took my last nerve) but I didn't give in to that urge. My crazy husband … [Read more...]
Well here goes nothing ... wait. Let me start that over. Here goes a journey to a healthier family in 2010! Here is my application to become one of the next Mamavation Moms ... That pretty much says why I want to do this and what I ... umm, we can offer if I am a … [Read more...]
Mamavation Monday: A Start
Have you seen the #mamavation hashtag on Twitter? Well you will probably be seeing it a lot more here soon! Mamavation is a weight loss campaign and social media experiment brought to you by Earth Footwear, The EA SPORTS Active & Smooth Fitness. The Mamavation campaign is … [Read more...]
"Beth Week" Announcement!
I am excited to start promoting my next blog event. This event is a personal event for me but I love the reasons behind it. I will be hosting "Beth Week" here from February 8th to 14th.What is "Beth Week"? Beth Week was born six years ago when my husband and I eloped on February … [Read more...]