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I heard some feedback about my first money-saving blog like, "I never knew this about you" and "I always wanted to try that..." So here are 5 more ways. Take them or leave them! Be a Mystery Shopper: I use an app called iSecretShop. I was skeptical at first, but we have completed 20 shops... Continue Reading →
When I watch her swing or dance or laugh or live her best life, I pray to myself, that if she chooses to have her own children one day, she can hold them in her arms, kiss their foreheads, and hope they have a childhood like hers.
You should know right away that I am a saver, verge closely on idolizing money by giving it too much power, and genuinely love good deals. So, if you are like me, and perk up at free things or money saved, check out these options. Some are links, because eh hem, I get referral money... Continue Reading →
In the spring I wrote about 7 movies I watched at the beginning of the year. Since I have had quite a bit more free time this summer, I figured I would write round 2. Some were recommendations from the last time around, so thanks. Also, my first critical thinking point is that the first four... Continue Reading →
As you may know, I had a miscarriage at 12 weeks in December 2017. In March, we got pregnant again, and now, in August of 2018, we have made it to the halfway point of a new pregnancy, and the ultrasound technician told us we are having a boy. I asked her how confident she... Continue Reading →
six years ago, we nervously and absurdly dressed our 21 year old bodies in the most expensive things we'd ever owned, threw caution to the wind, and decided wherever life would take us, we'd go together. six years later, thank God our lives have taken parallel paths because neither of us emotionally resemble the kids... Continue Reading →
is there a word for thinking about the past that isn't nostalgia- because you don't look back on it fondly, and not regret- because it happened to you without your permission? when memories activate heartache? i learned something recently- there are some people that can live decades with tumors that don't kill them. all they... Continue Reading →
Okay, so spring didn't really actually happen in my interpretation of this year, and all of the sudden months had passed by before we realized we were trying to actually go on creative dates. See 15 Chinook Book Dates Under $50 for the original plan. Ben made sure we actually went on a date this month, and... Continue Reading →
Winter is (hopefully) on its way out here in Minnesota even though there is still a foot of snow on the ground and it is mid-April. Awards season has been done for awhile, but this has been a great winter for watching movies. Not all of the following films were a part of this year's... Continue Reading →