Archive for December, 2009

I came across this poem today and it was a needed reminder of the importance of my role as a mother. It’s so easy to get caught up in the endless cycle of chores, cooking, pinching pennies and changing diapers that I often forget the big picture of why I’m home with my precious daughter. […]

I’ve always thought clipping coupons was a waste of time. I’ve heard the stories about how people save tons of money using coupons and I never understood how they did it. Normally when I shop, I buy all generic because the brand name products typically cost double. Even with a coupon, the brand name product […]

Baby Check-up


I’m 23 weeks pregnant with Emmersen Grace and everything looks great! We got the C-section scheduled for March 31. I did get one small bit of news that thrilled my soul…I’ve only gained 10 pounds!!!! Apparently, running around after a one-year-old keeps those preganacy pounds away!