I’m doing my best.


Recently┬áI shared some news that was very dear to me about our family. And someone asked me this question on here: "Are you at your ideal fitness to be pregnant? Are you worried about being over your ideal weight going in?" First I will be honest I was shocked that someone would ask me that. … [continue]

Baby Branscom coming in 2015!


I’m so excited to share this with you! Some of you follow me on facebook or instagram and might have seen the news sooner. A lot of you have messaged me with tons of questions. I have answers! Hubby shared this picture on facebook. He just couldn’t keep the news in. He wanted to share […]


Errand Planner


Ever get to the store and realize you forgot your shopping list? And your coupons, and can’t find that store loyalty card. Or how about you get a gift card and can’t remember where it went? Then find it in your five year olds play purse and can’t remember if it had any money on […]


How I feed my family of 5 for under $400 a month

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1. I try to be as organized as I can be and I have a plan. I plan our meals, make the lists, and plan the trip. I try to be really thorough and sometimes I even lay out the ingredients so that I can be sure I have everything. Nothing more disappointing then realizing […]


6 Benefits of Working from Home Online


Ever wondered what it REALLY looks like to work from home? I’ve been working from home with an amazing group of women for four years now. And I don’t regret a single day of it. I truly love what I do everyday and I love to help other Mom’s too. Most of my work is […]


Pantry and Freezer Challenge Update

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I just wanted to give you a quick update on how we are doing with the eating from the freezer and pantry challenge.┬áIt’s been rough. Not really for everyone else, just for me. Morning sickness and pregnancy and cooking just don’t mix somedays! My husband is a ROCKSTAR. He has been a huge help for […]


Homemade Crayon Hearts

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This is one of my kids favorite things to make with our broken crayons. It’s free and it is a fun winter day craft. These make the best Valentines too for Valentines day parties. We went through all of our crayons and took the wrappers off of the broken ones. When we would go to […]


Eating from the Pantry and Freezer Challenge

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Hey guys! This month I wanted to scrap my whole pantry, fridge, and freezer and start over. Meal planning became a little crazytown. I thought, why not take everything out of the cabinets, take an inventory and cook from our pantry for awhile. Not only will it save us money, but it is a good […]


January 2015 Favorite Things

January 2015 favorites

Welcome back to my favorite things! I took a break for awhile. But I realized I missed sharing these with you. Here are some of my favorites! I absolutely LOVE Behr paint. I have found that it is the best paint. It dries fast, covers well and I love that it has paint and primer […]


5 Biggest Money Mistakes

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I wanted to share some of my biggest money mistakes. I know what has hurt me over the years. Things I wished I had known so that I didn’t continue to make these mistakes. I hope that just even one helps you or inspires you with your finances. Not Paying Attention: We have gone deeply […]