It is funny how food can bring back memories. When I think about summers growing up, I remember ice pops that turned my mouth strange colors and nibbling on those little candy dots attached to a paper strip. You know the ones I’m talking about? You’d bite them off and end up swallowing scraps of paper in the process. But most of all, I think of s’mores. The taste of chocolate and marshmallow always reminds me of summers at my grandparents’ cabin in the Poconos.
Now that you are married, one of the biggest changes in your life will be your finances. This is probably why money is one of the most common reasons that couples get divorced. It is very important that you make sure to start off on the right foot with your newlywed finances so that you can avoid possible disagreements in the future. Here is a financial to-do list that will help you and your spouse navigate some of the tough financial decisions you now need to make as a couple.
For a special treat, I will make something more than coffee and Dan and I will eat breakfast in the sunroom. We open all of the windows and enjoy the breeze while we eat. Recently I made these awesome grain-free waffles for breakfast in the sunroom. I like making waffles during the warm weather because it doesn’t involve sweating over a hot stove.
With January in full swing, many of you (like me) are probably starting to waver from your New Year’s resolution to eat healthier. The struggle is strong, and it doesn’t help that the football games and get-togethers are ramping up. I think that one of the easiest ways to stick to a healthier lifestyle is to stick to healthier snacks. Snacks are my downfall. I crave sweets, salty treats, and cheesy goodness. So, if I can incorporate these into my snacks and still keep it healthy, I am thrilled. That is exactly whatWeight Watchers Light Mozzarella String Cheese does for me—it is healthy AND satisfying!
Are you tired of your same old meal plans from last year? Are you ready to introduce new healthier options in 2017? Do you and your family want to incorporate more vegetables into your meals but are not quite sure where to begin? Now is the time to make some New Year’s “Vegolutions” for your busy lifestyle! MorningStar Farms® products are a great way to incorporate vegetables into your weekly meal planning. These items are not just for vegetarians, but are great for everybody!!
Have you ever come upon a photo or painting that you just can’t take your eyes off of? It grabs you and makes you want to look closer. Maybe you feel at home in the painting, or are comforted by the colors? Or maybe it just shows a favorite place or person. Whatever the reason, you just know that you love it. Why not use it as inspiration when designing a room?
There are certain stages in life when it is important to think about your insurance coverage: when you get a job, retire, buy a car, and of course, when you get married. Most newlyweds recognize that a few insurance topics need to be dealt with after they get married. For example, you aren’t going to want to keep two car insurance policies if you can save by combining them under one policy. The same thing goes for health insurance. However, there is one other type of insurance I really wish that we had considered …
Last year my mother passed away from Acute Myeloid Leukemia. I haven’t really talked about it much on the blog because it has been quite difficult to find the words. As my mother was going through treatment, in and out of the hospital, for almost a year, Dan and I spent a lot of time with her and my family.
Have you ever struggled to fall asleep? Or maybe you toss and turn in the middle of the night? How about feeling tired even after you’ve slept for hours? I think we have all felt at least one (if not all) of these occasionally. However, most of us don’t deal with it on a daily basis. Luckily!
I’m starting to feel it… November is in full swing and every morning my bed feels increasingly comfortable. I want to stay curled up under the covers and sleep. It now takes 2-3 cups of coffee for me to start to wake up. My mind and body are getting ready for shorter days, lower temperatures, and