Gifts on a Budget: Luxurious DIY Hand Soap

Since we became parents, our gift-giving budget has been drastically reduced. Not only did adoption put a strain on our finances, but we have the added cost associated with having kids paired with the decision to scale back my career to spend more time with Baby C and just juggle this whole mom thing. It […]


Easy Crockpot Chicken, 3 Ways

I’ve been wanting to blog a lot more about recipes that make my life easier, because meal planning is one of my most dreaded tasks as Mom in Chief around here. It’s so hard to be the planner, shopper and maker of the meals. Aside from the toddler and the wine, the crockpot is my […]


Hiring a Nanny? 3 Questions to Ask Yourself.

Since I had planned on staying home after Baby C arrived, but changed my mind mid-“maternity” leave due to financial apprehensions, we had to find a nanny rather quickly and based mostly on a gut feeling, a reference and a good background check. Totally did not know what I was doing! It all worked out, […]