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Portion it Yourself!

Grocery shopping is fourth on the list of five things Americans spend most of their money on. There’s no need to make your bills even higher by purchasing pre-portioned foods for a quick-packed lunch. Buying small bags of chips instead of one family-sized bag, or a single-portion bag of baby carrots instead of a larger…

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Inspiration.

Today I took the inspirational quotes out of their little frame on my desk and replaced them with something that gives me so much more inspiration – to be a better person, to try harder (and keep on trying), to embrace joy as it’s presented to me – to be less cynical and see things…

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***SO excited to be sharing TWO events I am in charge of this week!!! Hope you can make it to our First Day of School Party, and Salsa Day!!!*** Monday, August 14: MomDay Monday at Odd Duck Coffee (1 pm) This upcoming Momday Monday is celebrating national lizard day! We’ll have some lizard pages for…

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Most parents regard back-to-school time with a mix of emotions. On one hand, you’re sorry to see your kids go. On the other hand, it’ll be nice to have the whole house awake and moving before noon again! Regardless, there’s time for one more shared experience before school starts and summer ends: back-to-school shopping! While…

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Monday, August 7-Thursday, August 10: Wichita Falls Youth Ballet Free Dance Week Introduce your child to ballet! Experience a free class from the Wichita Falls Youth Ballet. They have classes for all ages, including a mommy and me class, and every style to chose from. Check here for class schedule! Thursday, August 10: Animal Adventures:…

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Back-To-School Savings

Q: Is there any way to get through the back-to-school season without spending a small fortune? A: Back-to-school time is the second largest shopping season of the year. If all that spending makes your head pound, take heart. We’ll help you navigate it with your budget and sanity intact. Read on for 12 back-to-school saving tips. 1.) Do…

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Monday, July 31: Harry Potter Birthday Celebration (6 pm) Celebrate Harry’s Birthday July 31st at the Wichita Falls Public Library. Watch the Sorcerer’s Stone as an Interactive Script, all Props Provided! Doors open at 6pm; Movie Starts at 6:30pm. This IS an after-hours event! Tickets Go on Sale July 17th– $1 each. Buy Early to…

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Showing Up

Whew. I have to admit I’m not feeling a whole lot of inspiration for my usual Friday post. The truth is I’m just happy to have gotten here at all, and I’m ready for my nap now. (What’s that? It’s on backorder for another 16 years or so?) Mostly because last Friday I started a…

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It’s a long-held myth that credit cards are the source of all evil because they nurture the inner shopaholic and help us incur debt. However, used responsibly, credit cards can actually be very helpful. Credit cards are convenient. They can be used practically anytime and anywhere. Also, many come with exclusive discounts and cash dollar…

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