Motherhood,Uncategorized

Birthday Parties Are Too Much

You know how there are so many posts about if you are the first child you have 1k pictures and all the beautiful, filled photo albums? Well let me tell how this applies to the cool birthday parties.

Self Reflection,Uncategorized

Today Is That Day! I’m Grumpy!

Writing a blog post is almost like writing a diary post. I get to unleash, write my thoughts down or simply just get to have a moment to think and speak from the heart. Today is one of those days where I feel the parenting kick, grumpiness or maybe just the "I need to be me for a moment again!" I swear I get into this rut every time I am on maternity leave. It's the isolation from other adults, or the unable to just get out of the house and go shopping alone, or go visit with someone. It's...
Meal Planning,Uncategorized

$150/Week Food Budget Canada (March)

Welcome back! It's that time again where I share my weekly meal plans for the month. Back in December & January, I was using many different cookbooks for inspiration or ideas, but this past month I reverted back to my old ways of using Pinterest. You got to do what you go to. March was super busy for us as it was the end of the hockey season for my 2 older boys which meant year-end weekend games and tournaments. It was a lot of hockey for this mama and I know in the future it will only get worse.....I...
Freezer Meals,Meal Planning,Recipes

Frugal Chili – 1 recipe, 3 meals for a family of 6

Today, I am sharing a chili recipe I make over and over. It’s simple, it’s frugal and I can make it stretch a long way. 2 lbs of ground beef are eaten quickly in this house and it’s the most expensive ingredient in this recipe. I use it all and split this recipe into 3. Instead of eating it three times the same way, I try to change it up and eat it with different carbs.

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