The Summer is coming to a close, the days are getting shorter.  That means it’s my favorite time of year … Consignment Sale season.  Have you ever been to a local consignment sale?  We have a few around our parts, but my favorite operates just twice a year, in March and August. Sales usually are held in churches, schools, and warehouses.  Buying and selling are both fun.  Today, I’m going to give you 7 tips for First Time Consignors. I have been consignor three times for two different sales. It’s a lot of work, but it’s a great way to get rid of clutter, especiallyRead More →

My little man turned 4 last week.  So, of course we had to have a party.  I love planning his birthday parties. It’s a lot of work, but it’s so much fun and he (for the most part) appreciates it.  I understand that it can be daunting for some, so I decided to do a little tutorial, How to Host a Ninja Party (or really any party).  I promise it really is easier than it looks. First thing I want to say is that I try to keep our parties fairly simple and budget friendly. Step 1 – Choose a Theme A few months beforeRead More →

Back to School time is here.  Help your littlest scholars excel with these fun free printables for Preschool and Pre-K, including an exclusive printable from The Summer has flown by.  I can’t be believe it is almost September and my baby will be in Pre-K!   Like a lot of you, my town doesn’t have a public Pre-K program. My son goes to a small, private Preschool a few mornings a week.  It is a very traditional, old-fashioned school that is very focused on learning through play.  I love it, however it is only for three mornings a week, so I know my son willRead More →