• Mommy Tips,  Parenting

    Why Buy In Bulk

    Food shopping has become one of my favorite things to do as a parent. I will admit that there are times I regret not waiting for my husband to be home so I could make my way without the kids. Bringing kids with you to the store is a science — you have to measure the timing and the different factors involved. If your kids need a nap, turn around. Save yourself a headache and some gas. Where To Shop Growing up, we shopped at a specific wholesale store. It’s been a favorite ever since. I’ve traveled 20 to 25 minutes to get to this store since moving to South…

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    3 Ways I Embrace The (Mom) Geek In Me

    If someone told me five years ago that I’d be driving a minivan, I wouldn’t have thought they were crazy. Honestly, I learned how to drive in my parents’ minivan and it was the most comfortable vehicle we had growing up. But that’s not the only thing I love about being a mom. In fact, I probably enjoy being a mom way too much. I love doing silly things with our boys and keeping them entertained with just about anything. Yes, there are moments I would rather stay in, and sometimes these are during family gatherings, but I remind myself of how important it is for the boys to enjoy…

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    Making His House Our Home

    You’ve heard the expression that a man’s house is his den. But what happens when the lioness moves in? I had a hard time adjusting to a new place and calling it my own. Each room has a theme. Mainly the colors of his favorite teams — San Fran 49ers in the basement and NY Yankees in the bedroom. These were the two rooms he spent the most time in. He said it best, “I would only come home to sleep.” To help make the transition, I began to pick up little items for the house. I started off with food shopping. Jeff hates going food shopping, so when I…