If you are a Kmart customer with an online layaway contract you might be unpleasantly surprised this week. At this writing there are about 704 angry consumers battling Kmart over their unfulfilled layaway contracts. Unfortunately, we happen to be one of them. It seems Kmart did a piss-poor job of reconciling the online layaway order contracts […]
Reuse and repurposing: Our goal- Throwing less into dumps
There are many ways to recycle, reuse and conserve from day to day. You just have to look at things differently. As I become more and more earth friendly I discover new ways to reporpose, reuse and recycle. For me, a focus on repourposing and reuse has been what we’ve continued to expand on. Can […]
Seriously?! An Electric Toothbrush Turned This Mouth Snob Around! #ad
Being the child of an “oral hygene professional” means I’ve always got someone on my case about my teeth and that I’ve been exposed to an array of dental products. I remember as a kid, like in the 90’s, we had one of those old school electric toothbrushes. It was nasty and strange. The darn thing vibrated […]
Gorgeous Girl summer pampering gift set, twitter giveaway
This new mom is trying to reduce her custom gift business inventory. It is time for us to purge and organize! Now that baby Everly is here I just don’t have the time or energy to sell my stuff at craft shows anymore and I’ve got so much inventory taking up valuable space in the […]
A breastfeeding mom's quest to eat well on the run…
Going back to work has been great for my sanity and emotional well being, it’s proving to be hard on my diet and nutrition though. While I was pregnant I gained weight easily because my appetite really increased and also my activity level decreased as it was harder and harder for me to move around. […]
Budget crunching: Grocery costs. Could you manage to save some $$$
These days when all the bills and birth cost savings are out of the way we are making out with an average of $100 left for groceries and possible discretionary spending. We are normally pretty money conscious people but now that we are chunking away $700 a check for the home birth it has squeezed […]
Like everyone else, we're looking for ways to "get by"…
Normally we don’t complain or share the financial situation with others but I am pretty sick of hearing about how “lucky we are” from people who THINK we are living the high life. I am not going to rant on and on about this though… We’ve got less than 3 months to save up the […]
Don't worry, I am not dead- just blog slacking.
Don’t worry, I am not dead. Just crazy busy. I survived the tornado warning and am still doing well with Tater. We are still moving stuff in to our new place and I did actually do the video tour of the new house today. The video is kind of a speed demon tour though, lol. […]
DOLE Recipie Review, what do you think?
I got some DOLE canned fruit and notification of a contest DOLE is running right now, the DOLE Make me a Chef Essay Contest. It runs from March 16 through May 8 and all you have to do is write a 200 word or less essay on “How DOLE Canned Fruit is part of your […]
Summertown & Nashville Tennessee weekend recap, fun times!
We had a blast this weekend and even took some photos to share with you. Hopefully you enjoyed the belly shot photos I shared with you over the weekend. If you haven’t seen those yet you can by following this link. For those of you who didn’t already know we planned to spend my birthday […]
How much do you pay to banks each month? Take a closer look!
I am curious, do you know the exactly how much money you are paying in interest and bank fees each month? I ask because recently I’ve been particularly worried about this one credit card account I have. It was literally the first card I got when I decided to try reestablishing myself credit wise. This […]
The Filter Queen, a cute country home and more landlord drama…
Today was an early and productive day for us. We woke up and headed to our bank to discuss getting some legal documentation against our landlords. You see they closed their accounts prior to the beginning of February and our electronic bill payment to them (for rent) wasn’t paid since their account is no longer… […]
Weekly Winners January 12th- 18th
Here is this weeks Weekly Winners post, as with last week all photos were captured using my new Kodak Cd-1013 Digital Camera. Here is Alexandria-Maybelle, the bunny. We have had her since way before the move to Evansville. We ended up buying her at the feed and tack store one spring while my mom was […]
Waho… My energy is back folks!
Ever have one of those days where your brain moves way faster than your hands? I am totally having one of those days today. I am even finding trouble slowing down to eat, poor Tater Tot. Lets see, I have a huge burst of energy so I figure the bills and wrote checks and all […]
I am home, woho!
Last night we got back to town at 1am. Our time on the party bus officially had ended! It was an interesting time. The party bus was so cool but not conductive to an 8 hour drive, things were a bit tight and uncomfortable but it made for some great memories. We had a great […]
Some fun TriScents contest entries
I just spent some time viewing the contest entries for the Renuzit TriScents “Transform Your Home with Tanya Memme” Promotion, the winner with the most votes will receive a $20,000 home makeover with Tayna Memme! I talked about how you could enter in a previous blog post and I wanted to take a look and […]
What? Mothers Day is THIS weekend?
If you just realized that mothers day is this weekend chances are you don’t have a gift for mom. If that is the case don’t fret! You can still show up at her home with a thoughtful card and take her out. I am going to make soap with my mom and garden this mothers […]
WTF, the shower curtain is making me crazy!
The rental we are in right now strangely enough came equip with shower curtains. When we first moved in the shower curtains wreaked of urine and the house hadn’t been thoroughly cleaned so we contacted the rental company and they sent out a house cleaner. The house cleaner who barely spoke English told me they […]
A day in the life of my pants! LOL
Lets see, my favorite pair of pants is my new black pair of Capri workout pants, they say “Guard” on the pant leg. I love these because they are comfortable and because they are durable. What would a day be like for my pants? Hm, it would be hard I think. I wake up in […]
Fair Credit Billing Act, do you know your rights?
I have a credit card account with HSBC card services/ orchard bank. I got the card to rebuild my credit and have rediscovered why I hate most credit card companies- The are out to SCREW you, but you need them. Okay, I know what you are thinking. “Ditch the credit cards and just live off […]