National Tortilla Chip Day (and an awesome recipe too)

homemade tortilla chips

Today is National Tortilla Chip Day (and totally deserving of caps)! Be sure you check out my recipe for the best homemade tortilla chips you will ever have in your entire, yes, your whole entire, life. Homemade tortilla chip recipe  

Wordful Wednesday: Jaz + Monkey = Love

Jaz and monkey

Our kitty has a new friend; Mr. Monkey from the Dollar Tree.  She took him up her cat tree and snuggles with him when she’s feeling all snuggly.  Isn’t it cute?

Pay more than the minimum – Money Saving Tip #22

credit card

Weekly $ tip #22. This week’s money tip might be hard to do, but if you get nothing else from my awesome money tips let it be this. PAY MORE THAN THE MINIMUM PAYMENT ON EVERYTHING credit cards car house department store cards everything you have borrowed money for The ONLY case I would not […]

A Silken Thread book giveaway (3 winners)

A Silken Thread cover

Let’s face it, I’m a single mom with THREE kids, I work full-time, I cook, clean, do laundry, I’m a room parent, I write a blog, I’m doing P90X, I travel with my job, I write, I blog and I love to HAVE FUN.   (Hmm, maybe this is why I don’t sleep anymore.) I also […]

… on migraines


I’ve been MIA for a few days because I’ve had a migraine.  One that landed me in urgent care Thursday morning.  I feel victimized by migraines.  Seriously.  I can hardly even get out of bed sometimes and they rob me of DAYS out of my life and I’m tired of it. And, did you hear […]