Christmas, Crafts, Decorating, Humor

Workin With What Ya Got- Calendar Frame Turned Tray Turned Grocery List Turned Menu Board

[spacer height="20px"] My poor Lang calendar wall holder has a personality complex. It doesn't know who he/she should be.   So here is what it originally became after I spray painted the frame white and spray painted the inside with chalkboard paint:  I loved how this turned out but after the 4th, I just wasn't… Continue reading Workin With What Ya Got- Calendar Frame Turned Tray Turned Grocery List Turned Menu Board

Dieting, Food, Humor, Link Party

Four Ingredient Recipes- Low Fat French Toast

[spacer height="20px"] I love french toast, especially when my mom makes french toast with Pannetone? Sweet baby ruth. But since I am on a quest to look like a supermodel eat healthily, I try to re-create my favorite recipes into a lower fat version. I must give most of the credit to the invention of… Continue reading Four Ingredient Recipes- Low Fat French Toast

Decorating, Humor, Link Party, Summer

Workin’ With What Ya Got- A Kiddie Table Everyone Will Wanna Sit At

[spacer height="20px"]   I have had this little kids table and chair set forever:     My mom and dad got this for Annie at IKEA when she was just a toddler! IKEA may cost next to nothing but this thing has been played with, drawn on, jumped off of and eaten over for nine+ years and it is still going… Continue reading Workin’ With What Ya Got- A Kiddie Table Everyone Will Wanna Sit At

Decorating, Humor, Link Party

Home Tour Or How I Can Decorate on The Cheap & You Can Too

[spacer height="20px"] I love reading home decor blogs, they give you a glimpse inside a person's world without leaving the comfort of your own home. It's like going for a drive at night by a beautiful home and peeking inside to see how they decorate or going to a model home in a new neighborhood to… Continue reading Home Tour Or How I Can Decorate on The Cheap & You Can Too

Family, Humor, Life, Link Party, Summer, Travel

Vacation on a Budget – How I Got out of the Crap-Tastic “Dells” Without Taking Out a Loan

[spacer height="20px"] So I mentioned that we went to the Wisconsin Dells for an overnight getaway with the kids over the weekend. The "Dells" is huge in our area as a little getaway place for families. It is a town filled with cool water parks, beautiful scenery, fun boat rides and lots of kitschy stores… Continue reading Vacation on a Budget – How I Got out of the Crap-Tastic “Dells” Without Taking Out a Loan

Food, Humor, Link Party, Summer

Four Ingredient Recipes- Low Fat Pizza

[spacer height="20px"] Just because I live in the Chicago area doesn't mean that I don't love a good homemade pizza. In fact, I make this recipe once every two weeks in our home and it is so good and it's not bad for you either!   Low Fat Pizza 1- Boboli pizza crust (whole wheat… Continue reading Four Ingredient Recipes- Low Fat Pizza

Crafts, Dieting, Humor, Life, Summer

Random Fun Things- Some Funky Nails & A Cheap Craft

[spacer height="20px"] Here are some fun little things I have been obsessed with lately but I can't really create a single post around just one so here is the lazy way to do it: put it all in one blog post!       Annie and I found these at the drugstore the other day and… Continue reading Random Fun Things- Some Funky Nails & A Cheap Craft