Walmart Beauty Box – Winter 2018

I feel kind of silly getting so excited about a box of samples, but some days you just need a little pick-me-up, and my Walmart Beauty Box arrived on one of those days. This may sound silly too, but these boxes are fabulous on their own! Not only are they…

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Best Laid Plans #3

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The guys made quick work of taking the last of the siding off. Says the lady who doesn’t go up and down the ladder… Our bedroom is on the other side of this wall so I wonder if we’ll notice any difference in sound or temperature now the siding is…

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Target Beauty Box – March 2018

A while ago Princess and I decided to stop getting the Target Beauty Boxes because we weren’t thrilled with the products and had collected SO many samples we really didn’t need more. But a couple of weeks ago she messaged me a photo of the March beauty box and said…

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The Best Laid Plans #2

Yesterday the guys got a great start on tearing the old siding off the house. College Boy was off work today so he came to help. Love Bug and Caesar Boy came along. Aren’t they getting big?!   There’s Teacher up on the ladder again.   And there goes Jo-Bear…

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The Best Laid Plans…

Remember last summer when we pulled the floor out of the kitchen and dining room? If not, check out the “How I Spent My Summer Vacation” series of posts. They’re a perfect example of how a little project snowballs into something major. At the time I was adamant that I…

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The 4 Basic Life Skills Every Teenager Needs to Know

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Is your teenager ready for the real world? Sure, classroom knowledge has its place, but real-world knowledge is critical for success. And if your teen is like most adolescents, they’re not prepared. When it comes to using money wisely, an international study found that only 12 percent of teens got…

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Walmart Beauty Box – Summer 2017

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Seeing as how my Winter Beauty Box is going to arrive any day now I figured I should probably post about the Summer 2017 one first. “Time keeps on slippin’, slippin’, slippin’ into the future…” Right? This time there were more things I loved than things I wasn’t thrilled with.…

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Four Down, Two to Go

I originally sat down to write about Jo-Bear’s high school graduation, but before I started writing I thought I’d look up what I wrote about the other kids’ graduations first. Wanna guess what I found? That’s right – Nothing. #momfail Again! So instead of a post just about Jo-Bear’s graduation…

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Walmart Beauty Box – Fall 2017

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It’s here! My Winter 2018 Beauty Box arrived, and it is FABULOUS! But, before I show you all of those goodies I figured I should post about the Fall 2017 Beauty Box first. Fair is fair, right? The colors and design of this box really appeal to me, which is…

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