We haven't been hiding ... well kinda. We admittedly took Beth Week off from the blog. Then Brian and I both went and got sick. I know there are rules about parents not being allowed to get sick. We need to change those rules so there are added rules about both parents not being … [Read more...]
Happy Birthday, Jesus! and Merry Christmas to You!
We want to take a minute today to remind everyone the true reason of Christmas ... It warms my heart when the kids say "Jesus' birthday". Gosh they love birthdays. Our sign is back in the yard ... Yeah the lights never made it up but we did get the sign out. Plus we made a … [Read more...]
Campfire Dump Cake
Once again another post that I meant to get up in August but I know that folks in this area still camping and even more so making fires to huddle around at night. Here is a beyond easy treat for you. The girls made Campfire Dump Cakes at Girl Scout camp this year. So when … [Read more...]
And he is FOUR! … Happy Birthday!
On Saturday we had a very Happy Birthday party here. Despite my best efforts to mess up Matthew's party, it was a great success with his requested dinosaur cake and pizza from the pizza man. I failed to invite my family (our only semi-local family) until the last minute. My … [Read more...]
Dinosaur Train Father’s Day Card + Giveaway
We are excited to provide a review of the Dinosaur Train Sticker Stories Buddy's Favorite Trips book and Cake Decoset as we lead up to a Dinosaur Train Father's Day! Matthew has become a huge Dinosaur Train fan. He loves to see new shows pop up on the Roku! We are excited to … [Read more...]
Happy 5th Birthday, Sophie!
Today Sophie is 5. It is hard believe we have a 6 year old, 5 year old, and 3 year old in our house now! The year that Sophie was born, we had all cards written and waiting for a picture of her to be added. Presents were wrapped ... I was worthless but Brian did the decorating … [Read more...]
Wordless Wednesday: 6th Birthday for Grace
Grace's 6th Birthday was last Friday. She had a little family party the week before at my parent's house where she picked a Hello Kitty theme. Cake by Chamber's Cakery! We ordered her birthday cake from Sam's Club so we get a full sheet cake to share at a church dinner. … [Read more...]
Wordless Wednesday: Happy 3rd Birthday!
Matthew turned three while we were at the beach. As a result he had a cake at this party with family before we left and then he had a cake at the beach on his actual birthday! From chamberscakery.com (bought by grandma) From greatcakes.net (bought by … [Read more...]
Wordless Wednesday: A Beth Week Birthday
Sunday was my birthday and my parents, brother, and sister came to visit. They came with food too! Here is my ice cream cake (YAY vegetarian eating that includes dairy!!) Let us know where your Wordless Wednesday is so we can come visit ... … [Read more...]
Wordless Wednesday: Happy 4th Birthday, Sophie!
Our Sophie-bug turned 4 on Sunday. She had her party with family on Saturday. She picked Tinkerbell. At the last minute she decided to be Tinkerbell for her party and I found the old Halloween costume that didn't get stashed away! The cake was a homemade, budget friendly version … [Read more...]
Wordless Wednesday: Birthday and Kindergarten!
Today our Gracie turns 5 AND she started Kindergarten. Happy 5th Birthday Grace and Good Luck today!! Happy Wednesday! Let us know where your Wordless Wednesday is ... … [Read more...]
Wordless Wednesday – Dude is 2!
Today is Little Dude's 2nd birthday. It is hard believe he is two already. We had his family birthday party on Saturday. Happy 2nd Birthday, Matthew! … [Read more...]
Friday Favorite: Homemade Cupcakes
Friday Favorites is another almost weekly feature here at Simply Living on a Budget. The whole point of this feature is to share some of my favorite finds. Anything is game. Food. Cleaning supplies. Kid stuff. Garden favorites. Recipes. Anything that I really like and want to … [Read more...]
Growing Tree Toys
I am excited to introduce you to Growing Tree Toys! I have be learning about this company myself as I was added to their Blog Network. They have two great budget savers that caught my eye that I wanted to go ahead and pass along to everyone! First up ... the FREE Birthday … [Read more...]