Back 2 School Tips to Stress Less

It’s Back to School time. Well some of our children have already gone back to school and in that case these tips will be even more helpful. Back to School is the perfect time to organize and prep to start the day off right. So here are my Back 2 School Tips to Stress Less and live more. Continue reading “Back 2 School Tips to Stress Less”

Instant Pot Chili

There’s nothing like cuddling up to a warm bowl of chili. It’s one of my favorite comfort foods, so when the weather dropped from 78 to a balmy 58 degrees, I seized the moment and made a big batch of chili in the instant pot. This is my seize the day Instant Pot Chili. Continue reading “Instant Pot Chili”

Instant Pot Baby Back Ribs

It’s the summer and what could be better than a slab of ribs. My mom loves ribs so we went to pick up a slab. I was hoping hubby would put the ribs on the grill but it didn’t work out that way. No worries, I have an instant pot. Instant Pot Baby Back Ribs to the rescue. Continue reading “Instant Pot Baby Back Ribs”

5 Travel Tips For Family Fun

Our first big road trip is around the corner and I can finally say that I am ready. I know it’s July and I probably should have been ready back in May or June but I wasn’t and now I am. We’ve got several family trips planned and I hope to make the experience as painless fun as possible. Here are my 5 Travel Tips For Family Fun. Continue reading “5 Travel Tips For Family Fun”

Crispy Thai Pork

We love Thai food in my home and had been craving it for weeks. The heat from the chiles, the subtle sweetness from the citrus, and the layers of flavor that meat just soaks up. Among my favorites is Crispy Thai Pork. So that’s what became our late night, date night dinner with tons of texture, spice and heat. Date night couldn’t have been better. Continue reading “Crispy Thai Pork”

My Amazon Prime Day Shopping Cart

July 11, 2017 is Amazon Prime Day. Do you believe I had never heard of this until this year. Well, I’ve had my eye on several items and since Amazon Prime is upon us, I figured I’d share some of the items in My Amazon Prime Day Shopping Cart. Luckily, the sales start July 9th. Continue reading “My Amazon Prime Day Shopping Cart”

5 Tips to Stay On Budget

Sticking to a budget can seem overwhelming. There are so many things to think about and don’t forget those unexpected hiccups of life. As a family of 6 sticking to a budget is even more important. Of course, I have a couple of tips on how to make it through without losing your cool. These 5 tips to stay on budget, have made budgeting less stressful and more fun. Continue reading “5 Tips to Stay On Budget”

Free Summer Activities for the Family

I appreciate the opportunity to spend time with my family and with my children but there’s only but so many times you can go to the pool, make toilet paper crafts or blow bubbles in the backyard. Sometimes you just need to get out of the house. With our budget in mind, every summer I put together a list of Free Summer Activities for the Family. Continue reading “Free Summer Activities for the Family”