Summer is in full swing down in Texas, and it is H-O-T. The temps have been hovering around the 80s and 90s, which doesn’t sound that bad….until you see the heat index is 111 degrees! It’s that thick, heavy, so-hot-you-can’t-breathe, kind of heat. It’s awful. Not only do the stifling temps force us to live… Read More July 24th Meal Plan: Beat the Heat with These No-Oven Meals!
Can you guys believe it is already almost the end of July?? I’ve been bombarded by “Back to School” signs and sales in every store I go into for weeks now, and as a former teacher I know the crazy mix of emotions that brings. Excitement over decorating your classroom, sadness that summer is flying by… Read More 5 Minute Back to School Gift for the Less Than Crafty Momma
One of the biggest questions I get as a budget savvy shopper is, “How do you shop for gifts of a budget?” Oh my, we are in a time where there are gifts required for so many things! Of course you have your holidays like Christmas, birthdays, Mother’s and Father’s Day…but don’t forget about Valentine’s Day,… Read More How to Shop for Gifts on a Budget
If you’re an avid reader on Her Happy Home, then it’s probably become pretty clear that I’m a total organization nerd. Meal planning, toy organization, and making teacher gifts a month before school starts are just the tip of the iceberg. I guess that can be seen as an annoying quality, but that’s just the way I… Read More Friday Faves-Nerd Edition
Pineapples are super popular right now, and although I don’t consider myself someone who follows every trend and fad, I’ve totally jumped on the pineapple train! Of course I’ve always loved the sweet taste of pineapple, but I’ve only recently became more attracted to them in terms of decoration/home décor. It started back in January of… Read More Back-to-School Pineapple Mason Jar Teacher Gifts
After a busy last week filled with holidays, mechanics, plumbers, birthday parties, and traveling, I’m back with this week’s meal plan! In my very first blog post, I mentioned how about once a month I like to make a big pot of beans and use those in recipes throughout the week. I don’t really have a… Read More July 10th Meal Plan