15 Things We Don’t Spend Money On

15 Things We Don’t Spend Money On

My husband and I are currently throwing every extra dollar we can toward saving for our first home. Thus, there are some things we don’t spend money on. We try to keep our budget as trim as possible, and giving up certain luxuries is a great way for us to save....
Virgin Bloody Mary Drinks | 5 Minute Recipe

Virgin Bloody Mary Drinks | 5 Minute Recipe

Concocting virgin Bloody Mary drinks will forever remind me of summer. Before Benj and I got married, I worked in my parents’ homeschool book business. Summertime was our crazy busy season because moms were buying books for the next school year. We worked...
Salsa Fresca | A Recipe for Summertime

Salsa Fresca | A Recipe for Summertime

Once upon a time I lived in Florida. Our house was a mere 12 minutes from the beach, and it was glorious! This particular beach had a great farmer’s market that would open up on weekends. Shopping for fresh produce with a view of the ocean is about as idyllic as...
25 Free and Fun Summer Date Ideas

25 Free and Fun Summer Date Ideas

Summertime is the perfect time to try new things, to get outside, and to go adventuring! It’s also the perfect time to save money on dating. (Enter: these 25 awesome summer date ideas!) There are so many fun things you can do without spending a penny! My husband...
4 Ingredient Strawberry Mango Slushies

4 Ingredient Strawberry Mango Slushies

These 4-ingredient strawberry-mango slushies will make your summer even brighter! Winter weather typically makes me gravitate toward warm cups of coffee in heavy mugs and steaming Earl Grey in pretty teacups. But every once in a while—usually as spring...
5 Vitacost Food Staples I Buy and Love

5 Vitacost Food Staples I Buy and Love

I recently received an order from Vitacost in the mail. My box had several food staples that I order on a regular basis, so I thought it would be fun to share them with you! I’ve been ordering from Vitacost for the past 8+ years because there’s a lot to...
Woodland Themed Gender Reveal

Woodland Themed Gender Reveal

Today, I have a very special name and gender reveal to share with you! If you know me well, you know that I love surprises. I always have, and I’ve always loved being able to surprise others on special occasions or for no reason at all. Turns out, this little baby is...