October 30, 2017 And good riddance! I will humbly admit that going grain free was NOT easy. I believe I've shared that already. The greatest struggle that came about from this journey was that I became allergic to eggs. Not severely to the point of needing an Epi-Pen. But enough that I'd end up in… Continue reading Good-bye Grain Free!
September 23, 2017 Why are we the minority? Why are we so different? Why are we the "only" ones saving to buy a house cash? Why are we the "only" ones living a frugal lifestyle? Why are we the "only" ones without a TV? Why are we the "only" ones with one cell phone? Why… Continue reading Dare to Be Different
September 12, 2017 And I miss it. Not THAT house. Definitely NOT that area, not New Jersey, not the 2,000 square feet or the 5 bedrooms and 2 baths. I miss a yard. I miss being able to take my child (only my daughter at that time) outside and let loose. Go, run, be free. … Continue reading It’s Been a Year Since We Sold Our House
August 13, 2017 When I was pregnant with my daughter, I spent endless hours thinking about what I could do for her every year as a gift. A gift that I could pass along to her when she flies from our nest. Some moms suggested taking a favorite piece of clothing that she had outgrown… Continue reading My Gift to My Kids
May 30, 2017 Is it just me or does anyone else get overwhelmed by the amount of photos and videos they take? Maybe it's just me and that's fine. My husband, who fully supports my decluttering ventures and purges thinks that I should just leave the photos and videos I take of us and the… Continue reading Decluttering My Digital Photos and Videos
July 8, 2017 One day when my daughter is all grown up, she will ask me about my engagement ring. About the diamond. About my wedding band set. And I will show her pictures of them. Because I sold them. Then I'll tell her to watch Blood Diamond. I know, gasp! How can a woman… Continue reading Why I Sold My Diamonds
July 30, 2017 St. Ives face scrub - homemade face scrub ingredients: sugar, olive oil, lemon essential oil (or any fragrance of your choice) directions: combine all ingredients into a container (I use a small jelly jar), mix, wet face, slather on face or legs or feet or hands and scrub Crest toothpaste - homemade… Continue reading Replace 24 Items in One Year Challenge