Frugal Fun at IHOP Today!

I had my niece over today, and while the idea of taking both girls out on my own seemed a little foreboding, I just couldn’t resist surprising them with free Spooky pancakes at IHOP. This was a true freebie – no other purchase was required, which was awesome.  (Though yes, I did purchase some food … Read more

Sometimes We All Have Days…

that feel like this… no? p.s. Yes, she did this to herself. She is actually screaming with laughter. Yes, she is a wild woman.

The Kid. The Dog. And a Tiara.

The other day I headed into the kitchen to start dinner.  I knew that Lily Bean was occupying herself in the living room and I knew that she was having a grand time with her potty doll. Making dinner each day is always met with no fewer than 5 interruptions from Lily.  The usual laundry … Read more