Archive | February, 2017

A day in the life of a working mama

27 Feb

Hey y’all, As we all know, working or not, parenting is HARD. Since I work all day as a teacher, I’m constantly on the look out for ways to optimize my time, especially with the little time I have with my kids. Between work, grading papers, planning, blogging, working out, and, you know, actually wanting to […]

Organize Your Kids’ Fridge Art With the Keepy App

26 Feb

The Keepy App

Hey y’all! You know that feeling, when you look around at your nice new house, and you love the look you’ve given the place, and you continue until BAM! All your kids’ artwork is cluttering the fridge, giving your new home that nice “family” feel (aka kids own this place). No, just me? Well, if […]

Friday Love List- Feb. 24

24 Feb

 Hey y’all! Another Friday is here which means another chance to share the products and foods I am loving lately in my Friday Love List! These past two weeks have been slammed, between parent-teacher conferences, starting back up on my diet, and just life in general. But here are the things we are loving! Butter […]

Moscow Mules: My latest obsession

23 Feb

Moscow Mule Mugs

Hey y’all! A couple of weeks ago, we were out to dinner withe the Rodriguez side of the family for a birthday dinner at this great new place down the street from our new house in Norcross called Ba Bellies. First of all, yum. Second of all, my sister-in-law, Jess, ordered a Moscow Mule, which […]

{Guest Post} Media Specialist: Your School’s Hidden Treasure

22 Feb

Guest Post: Your School’s Hidden Treasure by Juliann Terrell, Media Specialist and Blogger at CookingWithMom Most schools have them. Those people who live in the Media Center who just look like they’re hanging out most of the time.  Well they don’t just hang out, but do you really know what they do? Although many people […]

Google Gets Our Life In Order: Part 1

21 Feb


Hey y’all,Life gets busy busy busy! At times it becomes overwhelming and I’m sure everyone can relate! We all have our little tricks to make everything run smoother, but when more and more stuff gets added to our plate sometimes these tricks get, well, trickier to manage.  Sometimes life comes at you from all sides […]

{Recipe} Dark Chocolate Avocado Ice Cream

20 Feb

Hey y’all! In this house, we are a bunch of ice cream lovers. And when I say lovers, I mean 100% of us are certifiably obsessed, including Tino, who knew how to motion and yell for ice cream before he could walk. Going out for ice cream is one of our favorite things to do […]

Around Atlanta: Children’s Museum of Atlanta

19 Feb

Hey ya’ll! This weekend, we had the pleasure of heading out into Atlanta, and visiting The Children’s Museum of Atlanta to check out their Black History Month events. We’ve only been to The Children’s Museum of Atlanta once before, when Anissa was about 7 months old, and she was a little too young back then, but […]

In the Kitchen with Mr. R: Chicken and Sausage Kabobs + AnySharp!

17 Feb

Chicken and Sausage Kabobs

Hey y’all! So, as most of you know, I am not the chef in the house. The Good Lord blessed me with a man that loves to cook, thus making my life 90% easier. One thing Mr. R wanted most when we were purchasing our new home was a great kitchen that he could be […]

How To Make Money Using Credit Cards… Seriously

16 Feb

Hey ya’ll! Mr. R and I are all about saving money, and making money, wherever we can. One major way we make “extra “money is by using our credit cards for everything. Seriously, we ALMOST NEVER use our debit card or cash to pay for anything. Now, the title may seem a little misleading, but […]


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