October 2015

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No Spend Week | 6 Tips for Surviving a No Spend Week

Recently, my husband and I decided to have a no spend week in our household. A week of no spending can be a challenge, but I’ve gathered some of my favorite no spend week tips. If you are looking for a way to save up some extra cash, try going an entire week without spending

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Realistic Post-Partum Weightloss

A few weeks ago, we headed to the park in the morning. I basically rolled out of bed, put some clothes on, and covered my bed-head with a hat. We had a great time and took some pictures. Later that day when I looked through the pictures, my eyes were immediately drawn to the extra

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4 Ways to Save on Toddler Clothes

With the cooler months quickly approaching, I have been getting my son’s fall and winter wardrobe together. He had been given a few outfits and shirts already, but I needed to get some more clothes to fill in the gaps. If you would like to see a few more pieces that I found, check out

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Pumpkin Pickin' and Outdoor Fall Decor

Last week we got a pumpkin and let Caleb paint it. Well, he actually ended up getting more paint on his high chair than the pumpkin! The pumpkin patches down here are sponsored by churches. They get the pumpkins shipped in and put them out on pallets. So it’s not exactly a real pumpkin patch,

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Egg Free Carrot Cinnamon Muffins

One of my favorite cakes is carrot cake, especially if the cake is moist. So why not have cake for breakfast? In the form of muffins, of course!   These muffins are super moist and delicious. Since my son is allergic to eggs, these egg free muffins are perfect for him to eat too.   

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Simple Fall Decor

We have a 1200 square foot home which is somewhat on the small end. I have found that I like a few seasonal items to decorate around the main living areas rather than having the house stuffed with seasonal decor. I like to call it “subtle touches” of fall. Everything that I decorated with was

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How to create a simple morning routine plus a free printable from Queen of the Household.

A morning routine is a powerful way to start the day. When you are intentional about the way you spend your mornings, it often has a domino effect on the rest of your day. It took me a little while to figure this truth out. Before following my simple morning routine, I struggled being productive