July 30, 2014

Crockpot Meatloaf

Can it be done? Meatloaf in the crockpot?!?!?  With the Summer heat the LAST thing anyone wants to do is turn their oven on for a […]
July 29, 2014

Walmart’s New Savings Catcher

Get this!  Walmart now has a new savings catcher to make sure you’re paying the lowest price possible!  Basically the way it works is: you purchase […]
July 28, 2014

Memorial Video

Ok, so not to make Monday’s a memorial or sad posting day, but this week I’d like to share a memorial video I made of my […]
July 21, 2014

RIP James Garner

Saturday night one of my all time favorite actors died.  RIP James Garner.  Growing up with shows staring James Garner and seeing more as an adult […]
July 18, 2014

Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich

This was one of the yummiest ways to make a grilled cheese sandwich! I call it Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich.  It’s basically like cheesy garlic bread […]
July 17, 2014

Extreme patience or simple minded?

You’ve probably heard that saying “simple toys for simple minds” or something along those lines.  Well today’s experience made me wonder if being easily entertained is […]
July 15, 2014

How to sew a maxi skirt and pillowcase dress

After going through some unneeded sheet sets I came across one that was made of t-shirt like material and realized how perfect it would be for […]
July 11, 2014

Crockpot Jambalaya

Another Summer cooking experiment as we try to use our crockpot more was Jambalaya!  This turned out pretty awesome and by just throwing everything into the […]
July 10, 2014

Chinese Mushroom Chicken in the Crockpot

After searching high and low for a recipe for Chinese Mushroom Chicken that I could make in the crockpot and have it taste something like Panda […]
July 9, 2014

Baby Clothes Prep

In preparation for the new baby I washed the entire bucket of 0-3 month old clothes we saved from when Addie was born.  Let the baby […]
July 8, 2014

The best commercials lately

I know it’s Tuesday and I typically post things about TV or movies on Monday but today I’m shaking it up a little.  Ok, or I’m […]
July 4, 2014

Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July! I hope you all have a great day!  We’d like to remember those who made it possible for our country to have […]
July 2, 2014

Crockpot Tortellini Stew

After seeing some ideas on Pinterest we decided to try out our own version of Tortellini Stew in the Crockpot.  Boy was it good!!  It was […]
June 30, 2014

Survivor Newby

The show Survivor is one that I had only ever seen one or two episodes of but never really got that into.  That is until lately- […]
June 27, 2014

Veggie side dish

Another fun Pinterest recipe we’ve seen floating around got made for dinner- a Veggie side dish that includes: potatoes, zucchini, summer squash, carrots, onions, and a […]
June 25, 2014

How to patch your pool

This year we purchased one of those quick set ring pools for our kids to enjoy this Summer in the AZ heat.  Unfortunately it wasn’t after […]
June 24, 2014

Homemade Pizza on the BBQ

We’ve been wanting to try this out for awhile now and finally got around to it, and boy have we been missing out!!!  Homemade pizza’s cooked […]
June 23, 2014

Across the Race divide

Despite the outcry’s for racism to stop it’s still alive and well.  And it will stay that way as long as people continue to focus on […]
June 20, 2014

Crock pot chicken casserole from Pinterest

This week we tested another popular Pinterest recipe we’ve seen posting around a lot.  I found a few slightly different versions- some put veggies, some didn’t […]
June 19, 2014

Splurge vs Save

As one of my many ideas to help spread the word on how to live a life of luxury on a budget you can afford here’s […]
June 18, 2014

Are you a child collector?

It seems as though the mentality towards large families have changed drastically over the years.  Instead of large families being celebrated and admired we parents with […]
June 17, 2014

Pinterest a/c bucket

You’ve probably seen this or something like it floating around pinterest- a a/c bucket you can make yourself.  So we decided to try it out for […]
June 15, 2014

Happy Father’s Day!

Happy Father’s Day!  This is my dad- a hard working, quick to fall asleep anywhere, silly at times, ticklish, loves to laugh, spiritual giant of a […]
June 13, 2014

Chipotle Cilantro Grilled Chicken

Another pinterest inspired recipe we tried out.  The best thing about this chipotle cilantro grilled chicken is that it only takes about 25 minutes from start […]