Homemade Cleaner Recipe

I had a bit of a moment of panic  when I went to grab a few pictures of the ingredients of today’s homemade cleaner recipe and my camera wouldn’t work.  Could you hear me hyperventilating from where you are?  I wanted to cry and scream at the world.  Then it dawned on me.  Uh…..when was… [Continue Reading]

One income living with a medically fragile child with special needs.

I’ve always been a stay at home Mom who is well versed in one income living.   There have been times when I’ve worked at home to bring in extra money.  With Parker’s intense needs, trying to work while keeping him alive just isn’t in the plan.  Add in the homeschooling and therapies and you’ve got… [Continue Reading]

Make it Do or Do Without.

The final test in frugality for many is the ability to make it do, or do without.  When first beginning a frugal lifestyle, people tend to look at how much they save as their benchmark of success.  As time goes on the reality hits that even at 90% off, if it isn’t something you truly… [Continue Reading]

Multi-tasking my life away.

    I was reading a post by the amazing Rhonda from Down-To-Earth.  I was nodding my head in agreement and soaking up the wisdom until I read these words: Get involved in your life. Really involved. Stop working on automatic pilot, stop multi-tasking, focus on your work and do it to the best of… [Continue Reading]

Christmas……..in September.

Yeah, I know.  It’s September and here I am thinking about Christmas.   About re-evaluating it. I thought now would be a good time to begin thinking about entering into the holiday season with a new mindset this year. Let’s face it.  Times are tough.  Jobs are being lost.  Savings spent. I’m trying to look… [Continue Reading]

I’ll share mine if you’ll share yours…

My natural instincts are to rush, cram, and just get through the dealings of my day. But one thing I’ve learned about being Mom to a medically fragile child with special needs, is that slower is often better. Especially after the week from hell we’ve just been through. Quite the realization for a text book… [Continue Reading]