Welcome to MidLife, Momma!

“Midlife That means old, doesn’t it?!   There’s no way I’m old enough to be a midlife blogger!”   At least that’s what I thought a few years ago. You see I was at one of my favorite blogger conferences (TypeA Parent) and several of my favorite blogger people were going to dinner as a group. A midlife blogger group. Gulp! We were going to be joining a bunch of old ladies that had blogs. Oh well, It would be a good learning experience if nothing else, right?   Imagine […]

BlogHer17 Recap: Was it worth it?

Last October, when I saw that BlogHer was coming to Orlando, I decided to purchase a ticket. Even though I’ve heard a lot about BlogHer, I had truly never wanted to go. Honestly much of what I had heard was negative. It’s too big. It’s too hard to get into the sessions. Too much exclusivity with the  invite only sessions.  But being so close, I decided to find out for myself. I arrived a bit late on the first day, registered and headed to my off-site hotel. Unfortunately, I missed […]

Keep Your Closets Happy With Goodwill

    Let’s face it, when you are trying to be frugal and have a large family, buying clothes and household goods can really take a bite out of the budget. Buying clothes for kids that grow faster than weeds can put you in the poorhouse! That’s why thrifting is so very important to me. I L-O-V-E a good thrift store shopping trip! Like truly, madly love it.  Where else can you get brand names for your children such as Hollister and Aeropostale for as little as $2.07 each? My […]