My Happy Little Man!

I am so incredibly blessed to be Mommy to such a happy, easy-going, laid-back Little Man. He is amazing! His smiles are so contagious and he keeps Prince Charming and I completely entertained and laughing! 7 MonthsHappiness is the norm, but sometimes … [Read more...]

37 Peeps For A Party!

Yesterday was Prince Charming's 28th Birthday! We're getting so old! Ha! So, I decided to have a fellowship-party after church on Sunday evening. It was rather insane, since I was out-of-town until Saturday night. Thankfully the house got cleaned and … [Read more...]

Healthy Savings!

This past weekend my Mom and I (& Ridley) took my oldest-younger brother back to college in South Carolina. While we were there, my Aunt took me to this "hole-in-the-wall" shop. Their stock is from Earth Fare and Whole Foods Market. Most items … [Read more...]

Awesome Publix Savings…

2 Lipton Teas (0.73 ea)6 Snapple Drinks (0.39 ea)1 Publix Tortilla Chips - too expensive!...but needed 'em.1 Publix Corn Chips (1.33)4 Del Monte Fruit Chillers (0.70 ea)2 Dozen Extra Large Eggs (1.83 ea)4 Eclipse Gum (0.28 ea)4 South Beach Living … [Read more...]

A Couple’s Wedding Shower

This week over at Kelly's Korner we're getting great ideas for bridal showers! One of my very favorite bridal shower themes is a couple's shower. I was a hostess for my sister's bridal shower and we decided to invite all the guys. It was wonderful, … [Read more...]

The Best Teething Remedy!

teething tablets

My sweet Little Man, Ridley, is 7 months old now. He just got his third tooth and I'm pretty sure he's working on his 4th. I can't believe how fast babies grow and change. His teeth definitely make him look like a big(ger) boy. It kinda makes my … [Read more...]

Peekaboo Momma!

I walked out of Ridley's nursery for just a couple minutes while he was playing on the floor and this is what I found when I came back! Ha!Peekaboo Momma! Such a sweet little face!For more Wordless Wednesdays, visit 5 Minutes for Mom. … [Read more...]

Confession Overload!

I missed a couple weeks of "therapy", so I have more confessions than usual to make this week! Ha!I did not put my Little Man to bed for his nap with a sweet potato mustache. I'm a way better mother than that. I keep my child perfectly cleaned at … [Read more...]

Because Christ Has Forgiven Me…

Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying, that it may minister grace unto the hearers. And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealed unto the day of redemption. Let all … [Read more...]

Baby Bouquets!

It is time, once again for "Show Us Your Life" Friday! This week, we're sharing baby shower ideas! I'm so excited about this because my amazing sister is expecting a baby girl in December!!! We are so. so. excited!! So, I need all the ideas I can … [Read more...]

Lunch Date

One day last week, Ridley and I ate lunch here......with my two adorable nieces......and my in-laws (Grandpa and Grandma DD)... We had so much fun with the kiddos! Aren't they cute?!For more Wordless Wednesdays, visit 5 Minutes for Mom. … [Read more...]

Praline Pumpkin Cake

praline cake

Am I the only one who has about had it with the summer heat and humidity? I love. love. love Fall and I'm so ready for it this year! I love the decorations, family celebrations, parties, Thanksgiving and all the yummy food. This Praline Pumpkin Cake … [Read more...]

Kroger Gift Card Giveaway!!!!

Kroger's Mega Sale started on Sunday, August 16th and goes through Wednesday, September 2nd. The "extra special" dealio is that when you buy 10 items of the participating brands you instantly save $5 when you use your Kroger card at check-out. And … [Read more...]

Sunday Meditations Blog Hop!

Today along with my normal Sunday Meditations post, I am hosting a "blog hop" specifically for scripture verses, hymns and spiritual song lyrics or poems that have encouraged you in your walk with Christ. I would love for you to join in and be … [Read more...]

Super Savings Saturday

What does all this lovely produce have in common? It's all being made into baby food! Making homemade baby food saves so much money! I bought all this produce (peas, prunes, apples, bananas, green beans, squash, pears and carrots) from Aldi. It … [Read more...]

My Best & Worst Vacation Spots

I'm participating again this week in the Show Us Your Life meme that Kelly is hosting. We are visiting each other's favorite vacation spots. I'm excited because Prince Charming and I haven't been on a real vacation in way. too. long and I'm hoping to … [Read more...]

Kroger Comforts Diapers

Before Ridley was born, I stocked up on Huggies and Pampers diapers whenever they were on sale. I had 20+ packages of diapers. It was insane! Seriously, I didn't have to buy diapers until he was 3-4 months old.For baby shower gifts, we were given … [Read more...]

Wordless Date Night!

Self Portrait (in the car) After Eating JapaneseActually we spoke many (uninterrupted) words! It was incredibly wonderful to be "just us" for a couple hours!! God bless Ridley's wonderful Pawpaw and Yaya for babysitting!For more Wordless … [Read more...]

Hoppin’ Around: Favorite Photos!

My Amazing Parents Mom and Dad hugging when we (the whole family) met Dad at the airport after he had been away preaching for almost a month. It was really sweet and we had a few happy tears!! I treasure our family's incredible closeness. My Little … [Read more...]

The Sweetness of Jesus’ Name

This is a favorite hymn of mine. I hope it encourages your heart today!How sweet the Name of Jesus soundsIn a believer’s ear!It soothes his sorrows, heals his wounds,And drives away his fear.It makes the wounded spirit whole,And calms the troubled … [Read more...]

Grocery Savings

This week, I didn't see a ton of amazing deals AND my coupons have been a total disaster. I finally had time today to go through and pull all the expired qs. There were some that expired in May! Ack! Prince Charming helped me go through them and then … [Read more...]

Our Wedding Reception

This week, for Show Us Your Life at Kelly's Korner, we are visiting each other's wedding receptions and honeymoons. How fun is that?! I hope you enjoy visiting mine. We were on a pretty tight budget for our wedding, so our location wasn't amazing...a … [Read more...]

Our Honeymoon

For some insane reason, I thought that we were supposed to show our honeymoons next week. Duh! I'm still suffering from MAJOR post-partum brain! I can't remember a thing these days! I'm glad that my head is attached to my body or else I would leave … [Read more...]

Recent Etsy Loves

One of my new favorite places to hang out is Etsy. There are so many...okay, overwhelmingly many wonderful shops to browse through. Handmade items are so intriguing to me. I wish I had more time to knit, sew, scrapbook to name a few, but I enjoy … [Read more...]