Sunday Reading

Favorite web links – July 10, 2016

I took a break from posting my favorite links from the week- but I’m baaccckkk.

The weekend is almost over, but there’s still some time to enjoy- so read up!

Money

Does this purchase make my life better via KeatsConnelly

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Parenting/Life

Why I’m saying No to Travel Sports for my Seven-Year-Old via Simple Dollar

Real Mom Confessions via Lisa-Jo Baker

Whatever you practice at, you will improve at via Money Saving Mom

 

Travel

7 Must See Nautical Tours in the US via Surf and Sunshine

25 Photos that will make you want to visit Dublin, Ireland via Traveling Canucks – Maybe 2017?!

 

In Case You Missed It:

My review of Belterra Hotel and Casino in Florence, Indiana

 

Have a great Sunday!

 

Best of the Web- May 1

The days are getting longer and the calendar is filling up for the next few months.  Welcome, May- I’m ready for you.

Here are my favorite links from the past week.  Have a great Sunday.

Life/Parenting

I’m working through the Make Over Your Evenings course and it’s helping me think about what I need to accomplish each evening so I can have a morning that goes better.

DIY Toddler Nature Hunt Activity– this is darling

The Effects of Homework on Young Students– #4 esp.  I’ll tell Jackson’s teacher. 😉

Finances

A different kind of love letter via Art of Simple

Don’t give up your daily coffee to save money for travel via yTravel Blog – A different perspective

Any favorites?

Best of the Web- April 2

Hi friends, THIS is how my day started!  At Urgent Care!  Ahhh.

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We’re home now and C is fine, a broken collar bone should heal in just a few weeks!  Nonetheless, as I was waiting for the doctor, I thought about how blessed I am to live in the USA and have quick access to medical care.  Reading Kristen’s God Help Me to Remember This on My Worst Mothering Days is an even better reminder on perspective.

 

Finances

Why We Say No to Gifts via Living Well, Spending Less.  I want to do this- but it would be HARD.

 

Travel

{Trip Report} Jackson Hole via Hi Sugarplum!

Packing light for spring international travel via The Pleated Poppy

Where to Stay on the Big Island via Flashpacker Family-  Who’s ready to escape to Hawaii?

In case you missed it, I was over at 10x Travel this week talking about how we have saved so00 much money using travel hacking!

 

Any favorite blogs?  Any travel hacking tips?  Past broken bones?  (That should cover it all)!

Best of the Web- March 26

Happy Easter weekend! He is risen!

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Here are my favorite links from the past week:

Parenting/Life

For When Chaos Makes You Crazy via the Lazy Genius Collective

How do I raise an independent child when I am a control freak via Organized Mom

Travel

A Tale of Two Vacationers via Enjoying the Small Things

Money

Barbara Corcoran’s Biggest Piece of Advice for Millennials via Inc. – I love watching Shark Tank, and this is advice that Dave Ramsey would approve of, too!

 

Any favorites?

Best of the Web- March 19

Happy weekend!  I’m back with my favorite links from the past week:

Life

When the News Makes You Feel Like America’s Sinking and Jesus is Fast Asleep via Lisa-Jo Baker

The Clutter-Depression Anxiety Cycle: How to Stop It via nourishing minimalism

Say ‘sadness’ to Siri in Cleveland, and she answers with Browns’ stadium via Washington Post  –  Hilarious!

Parenting

Simplifying Childhood May Protect Against Mental Health Issues via HuffPost  (Another reason to get rid of toys!)

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Travel

7 under-the-radar family travel destinations via The Washington Post- I love that this includes the Everglades!

Things to Know Before Visiting Costa Rica via Drink Tea and Travel

 

Any favorites?  What are you up to this weekend?

Best of the Web- Feb 27

Hi everyone!  How are ya?  Here’s my favorite links from this week:

Travel

Top 10 Things to do in New York with Kids–  Anyone going to New York City this summer?   We haven’t been there with the kids yet, but I know enough to know these are great tips.

An Airbus vision for the future of plane seating-  So the idea of a bench with kids seems appealing, I suppose. Although a hard bench for 17 hours? No.  Click through if just to see the odd face on the child Fig. 6.  Haha!

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Money

Why You Should Stop Spending Money to Impress People – Read this.  Hang it on your fridge.  Write it on Post-it Notes in your car.  I wrote a similar piece HERE.

Are you wasting $300,000 on lunch?

 

Motherhood/Life

Establishing Family Traditions for the Spring Season– I adore these ideas from The Better Mom.

 

Any favorites?  What are you up to this weekend?

Best of the Web – Feb 20

Hi everyone!  Did everyone had a good week?  We’re finally back on Ohio time , sleeping-in is over (but not over-rated, ha).   We had a nice blanket of wet snow on Wednesday morning, so we enjoyed some snow time- especially our own Princess Yea-ya.

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Here are my favorite links from this week

Travel

Book a Fall Trip- Southwest Schedule Now Open – If you’re hoping to fly over Labor Day or the Columbus Day holiday, it may not be a bad time to secure a flight.

How much does it cost to RV? – For those interested in long term travel.

Money

What are Dave Ramsey’s baby steps and do they work?  – Well of course they work!  Dave Ramsey has changed our life!  You can read more here, here, and here.

Life

How to find inspiration when you’re uninspired – Helpful

Love is a verb. – I nodded my head through this entire post.  I’ve lived this the past two years.  MUST, must read if you’re in the knee deep of trying to have a marriage while raising babies.