I’m Giving Away a Prize Pack!

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        I am so excited.  Today marks the beginning of June and……my first ever giveaway!  I think giving away a little happy is a fantastic way to start hurricane season.         Here’s how it will work, on June 15thI will choose a winner from my blog followers and send them an […]

Giving up on Coupons

So it’s time for another “Giving up on Good” post with Naptime Diaries and the Tiny Twig.  As the name of my blog points out, I am the envelope keeper in our family.  I’m the one who spends the money.  As a stay at home mommy who doesn’t contribute to the budget financially, I put […]

The dip with no name……

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     Here’s the dip recipe from my last post.  It was so easy (and inexpensive maybe $4 total).  When we opened the can of tomatoes and poured them over the cream cheese, my mom took one look into the bowl and said, “I don’t know if this is going to work.”  I still had faith […]

Cut me some slack…

      I received tons of encouragement after my last post.  Thank you.  I had so many ladies tell me they knew exactly how I felt.  Part of the reason I wanted to send my insecurities out into cyber space was because I figured I couldn’t be the only mom that had ever felt this way […]

Hitting the Wall

It’s funny how life works.  My last post, The Luckiest Girl in the World, was honestly written from the joy bubbling out of my heart, but lately I’ve been struggling.  I have been really conflicted because I don’t want to log onto my blog and spew my discouragement and dismay, but I want to be […]

What in the World is She Going to Do With All That Pumpkin?

Ty is teething. He turns five months old today and he is already cutting his first tooth. He’s on his way to becoming a man and leaving me. (Crazy I know, but I really feel this way.) He and I went to Walgreen’s yesterday to get him a teething ring. (We have a ‘baby stuff’ […]

It’s not that great of a bargain….the Library

I love the library.  It’s one of my favorite places to visits.  I have felt this way as long as I can remember.  Just thinking about Library day in elementary school still makes my stomach flutter.  Lining up to make that trip across school, nothing was better.  The first week of summer vacation always included a trip to […]