The Fast Food Falacy

Our first month is almost done! All of our hard and fast expenses are out, now it’s all down to our more “free flowing” expenses. It wasn’t easy. We definitely slipped up a few times. We realized a large portion of our expenses went to unplanned/uncategorized things. Basically splurge spending. $20 here and $30 there…

3 steps to fulfilling our Frugal Dream

It’s been awhile since I made a post- we moved recently and are finally feeling settled again. We moved from a condo into a house. We also got a lot of cocked heads when we told people we were moving in the Denver metro area when the market was so high. I mean, we didn’t…

Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

I love making desserts- and I especially love making them for birthdays. It started with birthday cakes, then pies, now… Cheese cakes! My sister has always been the one to make cheesecake- and she’s awesome at it! It was her birthday month and when I asked what she wanted, she said cheesecake. I’ve never made…

Quinoa egg muffins

These are literally my favorite breakfast. They’re easy, healthy, and you make one batch and have breakfast for the week! Being able to stay at home so much has been awesome, but one of the hardest things is making breakfast. Ben NEEDS protein in the am to function, and Charlotte loves eggs, me? I have…

Gluten free, no oil, no processed sugar carrot zucchini flax muffins

There’s healthy, and then there’s a gluten free vegan eating tofurkey in a Prius. This falls somewhere in-between the two. I think eating one of these muffins could potentially increase your iq by like 20 points. Or be considered a detox- muffin detox! It’s a thing now, you’re welcome. I came up with this recipe…

How we potty trained our not-quite two year old!

Chances are if you’re reading this post, you’re dying a little bit inside thinking about potty training. No fear! Someone with advice is here! Haha. Isn’t that just the pits? Everyone has advice on how YOU should parent YOUR child. Well let me add this disclaimer: while I do have experience working with kids this…

7 rules for new potty training parents!

Potty training. The words alone are enough to strike fear into any new mom’s soul. It sounds so daunting and scary. What if they don’t like it? What if it’s too much stress? What if your house becomes a toddler sized litter box? I had all of these same fears- even though I’m no newbie…