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We pay so much money for entertainment. SO. MUCH. MONEY. I’m talking upwards of $100 a month just to sit on our butts and watch other people do dumb stuff (lookin’ at you, reality television). But is it really necessary? When my husband and I first moved to the Falls almost seven years ago, we…

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“Cutting” Back!

About three years ago, my husband came home from church and announced that he wanted me to start cutting his and our boys’ hair. Save the time I cut a girl’s braid off in first grade, I had literally ZERO experience. I wouldn’t let a person with my skill set within ten feet of my…

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My family of nine eats a lot. A LOT. We eat a lot of whole foods, and I’m blessed with kids who really like fruits and veggies. Pair this with the fact that Mr. TWK is a firefighter (aka bottomless pit), and you can understand why I buy ten pounds of apples each week. Over…

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Financial Peace

My husband and I recently decided to add Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU) to our mix of weekly chaos. Texoma Community Credit Union was offering up the nine week course and I’ve heard amazing things about the teacher, Tara Neal. We already have a good, sturdy budget, we’ve read a few of his books,…

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Even if you don’t love Halloween in general, it’s hard not to get behind free candy and fun costumes. We don’t do the “scary” stuff, but we are HUGE fans of themed family costumes. When there’s five of you (and your children *cough*husband*cough* require that every part of each costume fits the original comic book/movie/etc),…

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