Feeding my fam is a huge challenge. Laila is prone to scowl at her dinner plate. Mark’s tastes swing like a pregnant woman’s. Eli brings ‘hangry’ to a whole new level. Me? I’m trying to lost some of the 14 pounds I gained in 2015 (instead of the 20 I said I’d lose-HAHA). Besides all that, …
November is in full swing, and I’m a fall-lovin’ kinda gal. Here are the things I’m into these days. Leaves I grew up in Michigan, and I’m pretty sure by this time of year the trees are lookin’ sparse in the naaaawth. But here in Oklahoma, the fall colors seem to peak in November. scarves …
Right, so I had stomach flu most of last week; it was a hellish gastro nightmare! I kept trying to exert mind control over my body and tell it that I wasn’t sick. I had things to do. Like, I went to work. I sat down and noticed the photos on the wall were…pulsing. Like …
I scored free tickets to a Minions premiere for Laila&me. The question: What about snacks? I pledged to go on July spending freeze, which for me, meant grinding to a halt, to the best of my ability, spending cash on non-essentials. That’s because I messed up June. I big time messed up June.
Indeed, Oklahoma has a tax-free holiday tied to back-to-school shopping. Does your state?
It’s August 5, 2011. I’m sitting in a cafe off of the highway south of San Francisco sipping coffee. The front page I hold — a free copy of the San Mateo County Examiner — carries news of yet another market crash. My husband sits across from me and snaps a picture of me holding …
Due to the prevalence of deadlines and end-of-year-everything, I’ve neglected to write as of late. Ah, we’ve been busy. Here is just one of our cockamamie schemes: growing a garden the old-fashioned way. Fingers crossed: maybe this is our year. Nature has obliterated gardens past with some combination of storm or drought.
Tomorrow — Saturday, May 2, is World Naked Gardening Day.
Whether you are frugal by necessity or just cheap, the dollar store is not to be overlooked. Here are my five favorite dollar store finds as of late:
I’ve haven’t been up for writing about our efforts to save in the face of chronic disease lately. Why?