Financial Advice · Fun-Day Friday · In Life · In Love & Marriage · In Memories

Travel Tips for a Fun & Frugal Williamsburg Weekend Vacay

My husband & I have made it a kind of goal to visit different cities (some larger & some smaller) whenever we go on vacations. We’re not the kind of vacationers who fill up every single minute of the trip with plans & things to do. When we travel, we try to visit for 3-4… Continue reading Travel Tips for a Fun & Frugal Williamsburg Weekend Vacay

In the Kitchen · Recipes

Slow Cooker Ham & Bean Chowder

As much as some of us are absolutely done with Winter and are longing for Spring…we still have a ways to go. With that being said, make the best of the cold weather with this delicious, thick, satisfying chowder. Just imagine yourself curled up on the couch with a steaming mug of hot chocolate &… Continue reading Slow Cooker Ham & Bean Chowder

In the Kitchen · Recipes

Food-Lovin’: Southwest Chicken & Quinoa-Stuffed Bell Peppers

Ummm, can you say delish?? I can! I took a recipe I found on Pinterest and made some of my own little changes to it. I’ll add the link to the original at the end of the post. Also, be forewarned- because we have a tight grocery budget and schedule, when I cook I tend to cook… Continue reading Food-Lovin’: Southwest Chicken & Quinoa-Stuffed Bell Peppers

DIY · Financial Advice · In the Garden

5 Ways to Use Yard Waste to Improve and Beautify Your Garden

As you may have figured out from some of my previous posts, I LOVE to garden. I wouldn’t say that I am a professional, but I am all about learning and improving what I do. I have a mix of veggie and flower/herb gardens. As you also may know from posts such as my “Fun-Day Friday”… Continue reading 5 Ways to Use Yard Waste to Improve and Beautify Your Garden

DIY · Financial Advice · Fun-Day Friday · In Decor

Fun-Day Friday: The Art of Thrifting- Tips & Great Locations

If you’re looking for something fun and thrifty to do this weekend, hit up local yard sales, thrift stores, and flea markets. If you’re in the process of decorating your home or need some “new-to-you” clothes, there is nothing better than finding something you love for very inexpensive prices. Here are some of my own… Continue reading Fun-Day Friday: The Art of Thrifting- Tips & Great Locations

In Life · Thoughtful Thursday

Random Thoughts on Yard Sales and Wal-Mart

Last weekend was the 301 Endless Yardsale in NC. My mom & I went and scowered the yard sales on Friday, then my sister and I had our own yard sale on Saturday. There was SSOOOO much stuff people were getting rid of and my sister and I had A TON of stuff to get… Continue reading Random Thoughts on Yard Sales and Wal-Mart

DIY · In the Kitchen · Monday Munchies · Recipes

Munchie Monday: Dehydrated Strawberry-Kiwi Snack

My mom got me a dehydrator for my birthday this past year. You might say “Woooh…another kitchen appliance 😳” but for real- it has become incredibly helpful in saving us grocery money and snacking a little healthier. I’ve done squash and zucchini chips, and strawberry chips before, but this was a fun (and delicious) twist.… Continue reading Munchie Monday: Dehydrated Strawberry-Kiwi Snack