Owl Diaries Sale

The Owl Diaries series is marked down on Amazon with most books less than $2. Use Prime shipping and they arrrive midweek. These are great reads for 1st and 2nd graders.  They mix illustrations with simple storylines in a chapter … Continue reading →


The class lists are being hung, it is just about two weeks till school starts and one till teachers start.  Here I am a teacher with a pending application and no job yet.  Back to school anxiety is hard enough … Continue reading →

Ithaca- Inexpensive, Close, and Outdoorsy Vacation

Ithaca is a city in the midst of farms, literally one mile outside this city fields stretch on for miles.  We decided to do a two night trip to the area and spent most of our time in Ithaca which … Continue reading →

Don’t You Touch Those Goggles! 

At the start of each pool season, my children decide which goggles will be the best fit for the summer. Now one child in particular has a bit harder time, you may remember her from earlier posts including this fun … Continue reading →

Backcountry Semi Annual Sale

We love Backcountry not only for their high quality outdoor gear, but also for their beyond excellent customer service. Just last ski season my husband was in need of new ski pants, but had some really detailed specifications of what … Continue reading →

Super Hot Today Only 50% Off Backpacks Lands End

Today only Lands End has backpacks and lunch boxes for 50%. That makes these durable packs that outlast most and come with a guarantee, cheaper than most at even Wal Mart!  First head to Ebates for 2% back! If you … Continue reading →

Ugh Mom You Look…

I remember it as if it was yesterday and yet feel such a distance from that time. I was one day short of a month from giving birth to my second child. None of it was expected to be easy … Continue reading →


Five Things Worth Buying at Aldi’s *Giveaway

There are many treasures that we have discovered since shopping at Aldi. You can read more about my initial thoughts here. In honor of the $20 gift card giveaway here are five items worth taking a second look at when … Continue reading →

Rare Dorney Park Deal

Dorney Park is very close to where we live, but because we never see a great deal our family has yet to go! Now through Groupon, you can score discount tickets.  Start off a Ebates for 3% back (as of … Continue reading →

The Case of the Kitty Cat Undies

I was helping my daughter put out her outfit for the next day. I reached for a set of undies and came out with some cute kitty ones. I looked at them and remarked that she was probably getting too … Continue reading →