A Personal Guide to Thrifting

A Personal Guide to Thrifting

One of my favorite places to shop is at thrift stores.  Thrifting takes patience and time so if you’re not in a place in life right now where you can put forth those two things, that’s okay.  I’m not either, with a sweet little babe 

Saving Money and Mom’s Sanity

Saving Money and Mom’s Sanity

I am very passionate about saving money but even more so when it comes to helping others save a few dollars.  We try to cut costs so that I can stay home to care for our daughter but there are many reasons to save money 

Understanding End of Grade Tests

Understanding End of Grade Tests

In a few weeks, many students throughout the High Country will take the North Carolina End of Grade Tests (EOG’s), which are often a source of stress amongst students, teachers and parents.  As a former school counselor, I spent thirty percent of my time coordinating 

Mom-friendly Businesses – Part 2

Mom-friendly Businesses – Part 2

I recently highlighted some Mom-friendly businesses that are part of our local high country community.  Here are some other locations where I’ve had recent positive experiences. Looking for great service for your vehicle?  Call Judd Huffman at Alray Tire & Auto, located on the Highway 

The Ripple Effect

The Ripple Effect

How many of you grew up with a role model that you absolutely adored?  Mine was my Grandmother Greer.  She embodied that “gentle and quiet spirit” found in the Bible.  She grew the most impressive vegetable garden, from which she made lots of yummy food 

Mom-friendly Businesses – Part 1

Mom-friendly Businesses – Part 1

Before I became a mom, I really did believe everyone who told me that a baby would change my life.  What I didn’t understand was how much our baby would change my life, decisions and everyday routine.  After our baby (now four months old) was