Odds and Ends


Kitchen Organization and Shopping Tips

When I was painting the kitchen cabinets, I took this time as an opportunity to organize inside the kitchen cabinets as well.  Seriously, this has driven me nuts for years!  If I want anything I have to dig and pull stuff [...]

Unsolicited Roku Review

Unsolicited Roku 3 Review

Christmas held a lot of surprise gifts for me!  You've already caught the Neato Vacuum cleaner, Rosie.  Well meet Roku 3 Streaming Media Player! To aid with our budget while Ben is away and because I am now a SAHM [...]


How to Become A Stay at Home Mom: Planning and Preparation Guide

If you are looking to become a stay at home mom then this book, "How to Become A Stay-at-Home Mom: Planning and Preparation Guide" is the book for you! Moving from the corporate world to become a "stay-at-home" mom was [...]


Pantry Organization Tips – Goal $300 Grocery Budget

Since I became a stay-at-home mom I've come to realize that I'm a mess!  My work-life was completely organized, structured with spreadsheets, plans, goals etc.  I knew where everything was.  At home I've found I need to get this crap organized! So [...]

Neato Vacuum Unsolicited Review Silhouette Design-

Neato Vacuum Cleaner – My Unsolicited Review And Silhouette Personalization

My blog isn't about reviews or giveaways, but it is about what I find extremely helpful, fun, recipes and ideas, so I wanted to share with you guys one of my favorite gifts I received for Christmas, Neato Vacuum. This [...]

Fall Decorations - Be Thankful

Fall Porch Decorations

It may be cold outside, but our front porch is warm and inviting.  Check out our Fall Porch Decorations! The Antique Sewing Machine - Mom had this sewing machine taking up space in their house and they didn't know what to [...]

Pinterest Do - Flower Pot Smores-0205

Pinterest Do: Individual S’mores Pots

If you guys follow me on Instagram, occasionally it shows us having S'mores - an ooey, gooey marshmallow, chocolate mess that is awesome!  I even have a whole Pinterest page dedicated to S'mores! Anyway, I saw a post by Apres [...]

SAHM-vs-Working Mom

I Quit the Corporate World; So Am I Just a Stay at Home Mom?

This post is not about the kids, crafts etc., and more about me and maybe even you.  I have been in the workforce for over 15 years. I worked my way up from Programmer to a Project Manager.  On 9/12/2014 I [...]

Magic Kingdom: Ben the Birthday Boy

Disney & Nickelodeon Vacation: Disney’s Magic Kingdom

The first time we took the kids to Walt Disney World I think we made several mistakes that culminated into a vacation, that simply wasn't a vacation, it was exhausting... The kids were 3 and 5 years old, too young [...]

Nickelodeon Spongebob Family Pic

Disney & Nickelodeon Vacation: Nickelodeon Resort

Ben and I originally planned to go to Italy this year for his 40th birthday and the vacation of a life-time, but once we found out that he was going to be deployed we changed our plans to have a [...]

Pizza Pool and Smores Party

Pizza, Pool and S’mores Party

What better way to end the summer than spending some time with some great girls, having pizza and eating decadent S'mores beside a pool!  THERE IS STILL SOME SUMMER LEFT, take my advice HAVE SOME FRIENDS OVER AND S'MORE IT [...]

Back to School Grade Announcement

Back to School: Free downloadable!

    Who's thinking about back to school?!  ME! :) For years I've seen other mom's posting Facebook pictures of their kids with placards saying what grade the kids were entering and I'm the slacker mom who didn't make a sign, [...]