Kicking off the the money topic talking about savings but don’t worry this isn’t a post about skipping Starbucks, buying off brand or other habit changing ways to save money. This is the basic stuff that – hopefully – you already know about. I’ll write more about our relationship with money later but a short … More 4 Easy Ways To Save Money
A friend introduced me to a the #150HoursOutsideProject a challenge/support network for families who want to spend more time outside with their kids. It’s a fun resolution and one I don’t think we’ll have any trouble making. We live outside in the summer months but I hope this encourages us to spend more time outside in … More 150 Hours
It’s 2019 and that means Sam will be here this year! I can’t wait to meet our little man and am surprised that an eggplant does seem larger than a cantaloupe… How far along? 28 weeks and 6 days Total weight gain/loss: 15lbs at my last appointment but I’m sure it’s closer to 20lbs at this point. Maternity … More Month 7 Round II
Nothing says budget quite like Ramen but in addition to being affordable this make-shift recipe is delicious, includes protein and even vegetables (which is needed in our house). The meat portion is based on Damn Delicious’ Korean Beef Bowl but I changed it up a little. Since most of these ingredients are staples of our … More Korean Beef Casserole
Like many people, the holiday season (aka spending) have forced us to look at our finances and the picture isn’t pretty. The good news is it isn’t especially dire, but it is going to require some changes in our behavior. What all of those life changes look like, we don’t know yet. But in a … More How Much Does It Cost To Live in Middle America?
Even with a two month hiatus, there was plenty to write about on the blog this year. Detroit: Top 10 Things To Do In Detroit / Spring Restaurant Openings / Family Day @ Vault of Midnight / Mother’s Day Gift Ideas / Flowers of Vietnam / What’s New In Detroit Vol. 1 / Palmer Park / Best … More Year In Review – 2018
Please ignore the opening credits on this – apparently I’m seriously ready for the new year! It also appears I do this EVERY year? Future Carrie is bound to be frustrated and confused. Our monthly tradition of making short family videos is my favorite thing in the world. This year was even more exciting because … More 2018