It's been a while since I've given real attention and focus to this blog. Life has happened to me, and I know that you totally get that. Like one of my absolute favorite bloggers says, we are all juggling invisible balls. To be honest, this blog is a ball that I've willingly not only dropped but kicked … Continue reading Focus On What’s Important
Everyone eats, and everyone has to shop for groceries. That doesn't mean that you can't trim your grocery budget. It is the easiest place to save money! Here are 15 tips to get you started. Meal Plan I've said it before, and I'll say it again. Menu planning saves a lot of money and it's not … Continue reading Grocery Shopping On a Tight Budget: Save More Of Your Cash Now
Making school lunches is honestly a pain in the you-know-what. After they get home and homework is done, then it's time to make dinner. Then you clean up from dinner, and have to make lunches. Those lunches have to be healthy, filling and yummy enough for the pickiest of eaters. Bleh. About two months into … Continue reading School Lunches That Are Decent Enough
I listed the internet as the number one tool that every Mom should use. I didn't mean that you should be chilling out on random websites or Facebook all day...but if you do remember to bookmark The Decent Mom. You need websites written by like-minded, smart and funny women! These ladies know the tricks and tips … Continue reading Websites You Need To Bookmark Today
This was a busy week for my family. Field trips, after school activities, doctor and dentist appointments...you get the idea. Busy. Luckily I have some quick, easy, and cheap meals to share with you! Family dinner in a rush can still be yummy. These are kid pleasers and you'll love having them in your arsenal. Quesadillas I … Continue reading Family Dinner: Quick, Easy, Cheap and Yummy!
This week is busy! We have a field trip to the rodeo, a holiday and an early release from school...plus dentist visits for the kids, cub scouts, flight club and Mississippi Man's doctor visit. That makes the meal plan this week a MUST...but I'm not going to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. … Continue reading Meal Plan Week of 20 February 2017
Instant gratification seems to rule the world, and weight loss surgery (WLS) can seem like the greatest quick fix. People that have gone through WLS can tell you however, this journey is anything but easy. It's one of the hardest things I've ever done to be honest. Before you decide that weight loss surgery is … Continue reading Is Weight Loss Surgery Right For You?
Hi there Mama! I thought I'd share this week's menu plan for those of you like me and are a bit behind this week! We have a few weird days this week with Valentine's Day and a big even for Mississippi Man's group...which equates to a date night fo r us! Remember that menu planning is … Continue reading 13 Feb 2017 Weekly Menu Plan
It's 2017 and things can be busy and hectic for Mamas. Luckily, there are more tools than ever to help you get work done quickly. How do you choose the best possible tool for the job? I'll give you 5 tools every Mom should use in her arsenal.