Asparagus & Scallop CousCous

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I saw this really awesome looking recipe for scallops and it inspired me I love scallops, asparagus and the kids love CousCous (or goose, goose depending on what side of ten years old you live on). This was a huge hit with everyone in our house….This dinner is also an easily transported meal…for ya know, […]

Back To Reality

Well, it has been a whirl-wind kind of summer, and back to school, and work. Okay, life, life has been crazy. I am sorry I haven’t been posting as often as usual. I suck. But in my defense life has gotten busy and I have a lot to tell y’all about. Where to start. Where […]

Recap Of Our August Budget

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I am sure some of you have noticed I haven’t done a dedicated budget post in a few months. I tend to negate the budget during the summer, because, well, it’s rather painful to look at. School just started again for us which means I don’t have to take 4 kids on daily, or even […]

The Time My Husband Used Braces To Conduct Electricity (And Invisalign)

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I am one of those poeple who are super blessed to have naturally near perfet teeth. I didnt marry someone quite as lucky though, Corey had braces for 4 years in high school and wonky teeth for all his years prior to that. When you put those genes together the odds are the off spring […]

Frugally Refinish Furniture In An Afternoon

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I have a sick addiction to refinishing furniture. I would do it all day, every day if I could. Unfortunately, I don’t have the time, nor the resources for that. When the opportunity arises for me (and CJ) to refinish furniture I jump on it (CJ jumps too, just far more reluctantly)! Recently a friend […]

Vegan Rocky Road Ice Cream

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Mothers Day was a real win for me, my kids {cough, husband} bought me the Ice Cream attachment for my Kitchen Aid Mixer! I absolutely :pink sparkle heart: ice cream buuut with Mr. Justus’ allergies there isn’t a whole lot of ‘safe’ ice cream out there (same goes for Brett). I made my first batch […]

Mimosa-Esque Recipe

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If you have been reading, I am certain you have noticed that Brett’s birthday was yesterday! I can’t believe that he is 7!! Well, we celebrated his birthday this past weekend and I chose to enjoy the kids! How you may ask. By enjoying Mimosas, duh. O Wines sent me some delish wine and said […]

Throw A Super Hero Birthday Party Frugally

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Brett turns 7 on Thursday, I absolutely cannot believe it! This past weekend we celebrated this mile stone with all his very best first grade friends! We celebrated in Captain America style, courtesy of Dollar Tree (our friends at Dollar Tree also sponsored this post)! I am so excited with how his party turned out, […]

Eat Clean & Save Money

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Want to know more? See the full post here.

Simple Updates For Your Kitchen Window

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Can I tell y’all a secret? I have a black thumb, maybe even a gangrenous dying thumb but I have finally found a garden I can grow on my own!!!! I started my window sill garden last summer with chives and have since progressed to romaine lettuce. The process is simple and my garden will […]