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Freezer Hacks! + Things you (most likely) didn’t know you could freeze…

You may or may not know that I have a crazy addiction to freezing things. Like, it’s bad. I won’t even tell you how many freezers I have, because you will judge me. …he’em…cough…SEVEN!…cough… What can I say?? We have the space, my husband loves me anyway, and it just makes my life SO MUCH

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Speaking my Truth

It’s 2:04 am. I should be in bed, as I have a group of 4 year olds coming over to celebrate Beck’s birthday bright and early tomorrow morning (*update: I wrote this on Friday night). Yet, here I am. Mind racing, leg bouncing up and down as I try to channel my thoughts and energy

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Sexy, date night makeup tutorial!

Welp…sorry, but brace yourself for another beauty post! I don’t usually post so frequently about beauty and makeup. But I recently got some big gift cards to Sephora and Ulta (thank you Ebates!), and I’ve had so much fun trying new looks and products. Y’all have been asking about the products I’ve been using to create

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“No Makeup” Makeup! (My 3-minute face)

I’m back! I’m alive! I had an amazing vacation, and loved sleeping in, swimming until my skin hurt, and eating all. the. things. In case you missed it, I did a video before we left about all the vacations we have gone on and are planning on going on this year, how we afford them, what

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How I got my kids to STOP FIGHTING!

Hey Freebs! I’m actually on a cruise ship as we speak, enjoying some time with the family. But I got my act together before leaving and recorded a quick video for you, about something that y’all have been asking me about a ton on Instagram. As you probably know, we have 5 young kids…and yes…our house

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How I organize my diaper bag! (AKA Black Hole bag…)

Does anyone else have a diaper bag that feels more like a black hole with a side of crumbs? Welp, you’re not alone. With it being the new year and all, I’ve been really focusing on taming Hurricane Hilda (aka my annoying alter ego who insists on wrecking my life and causing havoc everywhere she goes,

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How to do a Spending Freeze!

Who’s loving January already? Whether you’re following along with my Focused in ’17 program or not, I hope this month has been full of setting goals and working on pain points in your life. This week I encouraged everyone to do a SPENDING FREEZE! (Does the phrase give you chills? Get it? See what I

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What is an HSA?…and why the heck should EVERYONE have one?? (+ $100 Target Giveaway!)

If you know me, you know I’m a fan of having multiple bank accounts. In fact, I recommend having AT LEAST seven accounts, though my family has over 20 at this point (true story). Are you hyperventilating yet? Don’t! I promise it’s not that weird! In fact, my “The 7 Bank Accounts Every Family Should Have” post(s)

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Oh hey, Babble!

Recently I got a call from a woman named Chaunie at Babble (a massive website owned by Disney), asking if I’d do an interview for an article she was writing. I like Babble because, since it’s a Disney site, it stays PG-rated and I trust that they won’t twist my words to make it some

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Focused in ’17: The Best Year EVER…FREE printable program for Freebs!

I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to kick 2017’s trash, especially after my major declaration from the other day. Don’t get me wrong, 2016 was a good year. It was a great year for us, actually. But this year? Watch out, world! As mentioned in my last post, I’ve decided to go back

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How to plan your ENTIRE YEAR in advance!

Are you following along with my Focused in ’17: Best Year EVER challenges? The first one is my favorite…plan your ENTIRE YEAR in advance! A few years ago I showed Bubba and I planning our entire year in advance. It basically broke the internet! You were so curious about how we do it, why, and

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Why I’m quitting blogging.

I’m not going to lie, I’m nervous as I write this. The funny thing is, I’m not sure why. You Freebs have been nothing but supportive and incredible toward me (and my family!) on my little blogging journey. What started as a whim hobby in 2011 has snowballed into an incredible experience, blessing, and GIFT that

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